Environmental Pollutants Panel
A urine analysis to test exposure to common occupational and environmental chemicals. Their effect on human health is profound and are especially linked to neuropsychological dysfunction and cancers. Chemicals tested for include -
XYLENE - petrochemical solvent used in paint, resins, lacquers, varnish, inks, dyes, adhesives, rubber products, motor oil, degreasers, cleaning fluid, perfumes, insect repellant, castor oil and linseed oil.
TOULENE - used in common household products such as paint, paint thinners, adhesives and nail polish, also cigarette smoke and automobile emissions.
BENZENE - produced by the burning of natural products, it is found in fuels and used in the manufacture of detergents, plastics, pesticides and other chemicals.
TRIMETHLYBENZENE - used in the manufacture of paint thinners, perfumes and dyes and as motor fuel additive.
STYRENE - a byproduct of automobile exhaust fumes, it is also found in tobacco smoke and many products from building materials to consumer products, it works it way into air, soil and water.
PHTHALIC ACID ESTERS - BPA is the most well known, they are used in soft plastics and resins, found in makeup, detergents, shampoos and slow release pharmaceutical drugs. They are known endocrine disruptors and implicated in abnormal fetal development.
PARABENS - preservative found in cosmetic, pharmaceutical and industrial products, they have been implicated in development of breast cancers due to their oestrogenic effect.
The report includes a list of the possible sources of each contaminant.
THIS TEST IS USEFUL FOR PEOPLE WHO WORK IN INDUSTRIES WITH INCREASED RISK OF EXPOSURE, SUCH AS MECHANICS, PAINTERS, CLEANERS, WELDERS, CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING GENERALLY.
IT ENABLES YOU TO SEE IF YOUR LIVER SUPPLEMENTS AND CHELATION THERAPIES ARE WORKING OR IF YOU NEED TO INCREASE YOUR INTAKE.
IT ALSO ENABLES YOU TO BE VERY PRECISE ABOUT THE SUPPLEMENTS YOU USE, THE LIVER USES SPECIFIC NUTRIENTS TO DETOXIFY ENVIRONMENTAL TOXINS, YOU CAN'T USE A ONE SIZE FITS ALL APPROACH.