Elements are the basic building blocks of all chemical compounds. Many elements are considered nutrients, and are essential for the proper functioning of the body. These are generally divided between macrominerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium and zinc, and trace minerals including selenium, iodine, boron and molybdenum.
Conversely, there are a number of elements that are toxic to the human body, and interfere with its functioning and undermine health—such as mercury, lead, cadmium, aluminum, and arsenic. These toxic metals have no known physiological functions. They can be toxic to organ systems and may disrupt the balance of essential nutrients. Dr. Cometa believes that toxic metals and essential element status is best assessed through the urine.
Chronic, low-level exposure to toxic metals that can result in significant retention in the body that can be associated with a vast array of adverse health effects and chronic disease. Hence, this test is useful for but limited to evaluation of:
Test results are sent directly to you from Your Holistic Doc. These will include Dr. Cometa’s preliminary feedback suggesting whether or not you should consider scheduling a follow-up consulting appointment with Dr. Cometa to get a full interpretation of the results.Download Wellness Labs FAQ (PDF File)