Studies have shown that 50% of patients taking a multivitamin are functionally deficient in one or more essential nutrients that are vital to long term health. Many micronutrient deficiencies can make a person more susceptible to disease and lead to an overall decline in the condition of health. Deficiencies suppress the function of the immune system and contribute to degenerative processes.
Anyone who is interested in feeling his or her best can benefit from micronutrient tests. Even people with healthy habits can have deficiencies. Biochemical individuality, absorption, chronic conditions, age, and lifestyle influence individual micronutrient requirements. Even a healthy-looking person can have micronutrient deficiencies that may only be revealed through testing.
SpectraCell’s micronutrient testing is a next-generation blood test for measuring specific vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other essential micronutrients within an individual’s white blood cells (lymphocytes). It is the gold standard for this type of test.
Make an appointment today to identify your nutrient status. The Spectracell Laboratories MicroNutrient Test may be covered by insurance and Medicare.
Because each of us is metabolically and biochemically unique, the micronutrient requirements for one person may be quite different than that of another person’s.
Although you may eat a balanced diet, if you do not absorb vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and/or other essential micronutrients properly, you will have deficiencies.
Health conditions such as arthritis, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, fatigue, multiple sclerosis, and many more can be affected, directly or indirectly, by micronutrient deficiencies.
Micronutrient requirements at age 30 are quite different from requirements at age 40, 50 and beyond. Absorption difficulties, especially of vitamin B12, quite commonly occur as we age.
Excessive physical activity, prescription drugs, smoking, alcohol and sedentary habits all impact micronutrient demands