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Toxic Metals Fecal Kit - Doctor's Data Test Kit

The Toxic Metals Fecal Kit - Doctor's Data Test Kit is designed to check for heavy metal toxicity by measuring the levels of heavy metals in a stool sample.

Sample Report

Test Code: DDFM

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Methodology:

Specimen Type: Stool

Preparation:

Ship to lab Monday-Thursday only. No fasting is required. Do not collect the specimen within three days of having a gastrointestinal exam that involves using barium contrast agents, consuming fish and shellfish, or having dental amalgams (silver fillings) installed or removed. It is important to consult your physician before discontinuing any prescription medications. Make sure to read all of the directions and familiarize yourself with the collection procedures.

Test Results:

7-10 Business days once the lab receives the specimen. May take longer based on weather, holiday, or lab delays.

Description

What is the purpose of this test?

The Toxic Metals Fecal Kit by Doctor's Data Test Kit is a comprehensive diagnostic tool that accurately identifies the presence and levels of heavy metals in the body. Heavy metals such as lead, mercury, arsenic, and cadmium are toxic substances that can accumulate in the body over time, leading to a range of health problems. The test is non-invasive, and it measures the levels of these metals in the fecal matter, which is an effective way to detect the extent of exposure and accumulation. 

The kit comes with detailed instructions for collecting the stool sample, which is then analyzed by Doctor's Data, a leading clinical laboratory specializing in innovative diagnostic testing. The test results provide valuable information about the levels of heavy metals in the body, which can help healthcare providers identify potential health risks and develop effective treatment plans.

The Toxic Metals Fecal Kit is particularly useful for individuals who have been exposed to heavy metals in their workplace, through contaminated food or water, or through the use of certain medications or supplements. It is also recommended for individuals who have experienced symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, muscle weakness, and gastrointestinal problems, which are often associated with heavy metal toxicity. Overall, the Toxic Metals Fecal Kit is a reliable and effective tool for identifying heavy metal toxicity, which can help individuals take proactive steps to protect their health and well-being.

 

The Toxic Metals Fecal Kit - Doctor's Data Test Kit includes the following:

  • Antimony | Arsenic
  • Beryllium | Bismuth
  • Cadmium | Cesium | Copper
  • Gadolinium
  • Lead
  • Manganese | Mercury
  • Nickel
  • Platinum
  • Thallium | Tungsten
  • Uranium

 

Benefits of the Toxic Metals Fecal Kit - Doctor's Data Test Kit:

  1. Detection of Heavy Metal Exposure: The kit may help identify the presence of toxic metals in the body, such as lead, mercury, cadmium, and others. This information is essential for individuals who may be exposed to these metals in certain environments or through specific activities.
  2. Assessment of Metal Burden: The test results may provide insight into the overall burden of toxic metals in the body. High levels of certain metals can have adverse health effects, and knowing about these levels can guide healthcare providers in developing appropriate interventions.
  3. Personalized Insights: Results from the test could offer personalized information about an individual's exposure to toxic metals, helping to tailor interventions or lifestyle changes to reduce exposure and support detoxification.
  4. Convenience: At-home fecal testing kits offer the convenience of collecting a sample in the privacy of one's home, eliminating the need for a visit to a healthcare facility.
  5. Monitoring Changes Over Time: For individuals undergoing treatment or interventions to reduce metal exposure, the test kit may be used to monitor changes in metal levels over time, assessing the effectiveness of the chosen strategies.

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