In this insightful episode, Lisa Pitel-Killah, a seasoned expert in functional medicine, shares her wealth of knowledge on the HTMA test and the pivotal role of minerals in our overall health and wellbeing. From the significance of the HTMA test in identifying mineral sufficiency and toxicity to the impact of mineral interrelationships and the complexities of balancing our bodily minerals, this episode is packed with invaluable information.

We discuss the following:

Unraveling the Mystery of Mineral Testing:

Lisa takes us through her journey of discovering the HTMA test, a non-invasive diagnostic tool that provides vital information about mineral sufficiency and toxic metal levels in the body. You'll also gain valuable insights into choosing the right lab for accurate results.


The Intricate Dance of Minerals and Nutrients:

Lisa emphasizes the importance of understanding the intricate interplay between minerals and nutrients for optimal bodily functions. From the role of magnesium in vitamin D utilization to the impact of estrogen, copper, and zinc on bodily balance, you'll gain a newfound appreciation for the power of minerals in maintaining wellness.


The Impact of Water and Well Water on Mineral Levels:

Discover the surprising influence of water, specifically well water, on hair mineral test results. Lisa shares her personal experiences and provides actionable tips for ensuring accurate testing.


The Dangers of Mineral Isolation:

Learn about the potential pitfalls of fixating on single minerals in isolation and the complex interrelationships between different minerals. This eye-opening discussion will change the way you approach mineral supplementation.


Reversing the Aging Process through Mineral Balancing:

Delve into the incredible potential of mineral balancing in slowing down the aging process and promoting overall health. From preventing premature graying of hair to positively impacting heart health and detoxification, Lisa's journey underscores the transformative power of mineral balance.


About Lisa Pitel-Killah:

Lisa Pitel-Killah is the Founder of Vykon®. She specializes in Mineral Balancing using Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis and has a background in functional medicine. Lisa educates health practitioners and individuals

using HTMA testing to regain energy, erase debilitating symptoms and maximize health. She is the creator of the Foundation Mineral Protocol TM and the first ever all-encompassing custom mineral powders produced exclusively by Vykon Supplements based on HTMA testing.



INSTAGRAM: @lisapitelkillah
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Hi, I'm Tara Thorne, FDN-P, RHN, FNC and women's health and hormone expert. After serving hundreds of women in my signature program, The Hormone Balance Solution, I bring to you, the HBS Podcast.

This podcast is all about educating women, and giving them actionable strategies for supporting hormonal harmony. It's my passion to empower women to take back their health and their happiness. We'll cover gut health, mineral balancing, nutrient deficiencies, cellular health, nervous system health, functional testing, and so much more. No Fluff. No BS. Just everything you need to know and nothing you don't.


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