Potassium (K)

Potassium (K) levels in the hair reflect adrenal function and electrolyte balance more efficiently than they represent dietary intake. K is an electrolyte and an activator of enzyme functions in the … [Read more...]

Sodium (Na)

Sodium (Na) is an essential element with electrolyte functions. Both high and low levels in the hair may be consistent with electrolyte imbalances and adrenal insufficiency. When Na and potassium … [Read more...]

Magnesium (Mg)

Magnesium (Mg) is an essential element with both electrolyte and enzyme-activator functions. Body excess of Mg is rare but if Mg levels are high in the hair, the following may occur: excess oral or … [Read more...]

Calcium (Ca)

Ca is the most abundant element in the body. It is commonly contained in the bones, but Ca is also actively involved in muscle contraction, the nervous system, hormone secretion, and immune responses. … [Read more...]