Intolerances and sensitivities can cause a range of discomfort symptoms, from digestive issues to skin problems and fatigue. 5Strands offers a comprehensive intolerance test that checks for sensitivities to over 800 items, including common food and environmental triggers. Our easy testing process involves collecting and sending your hair samples straight from the comfort of your home, with results delivered via our customer portal within 5-7 days. The results will identify specific items that your body has a mild, moderate, or severe intolerance to, allowing you to make informed dietary and lifestyle changes to reinforce your body’s natural healing process. With an open mind and proactive approach, You’ll be able to take keep watch over of your health and wellbeing.
WHAT IS AN INTOLERANCE / SENSITIVITY? Intolerances and sensitivities are as a result of your body not being able to process certain food or environmental items properly, frequently causing discomfort symptoms, such as acne, digestive issues, joint pain and migraines. It’s important to remember the fact that intolerances differ from allergies, as allergic reactions stem from an immune system response whereas intolerances are developed over time and do not involve the immune system.
OVER 800+ ITEMS TESTED. Our comprehensive intolerance test will check for sensitivities across 640+ food items including grains, fruits, vegetables, gluten, and preservatives. It also tests for sensitivities across 190+ environmental items including pollen, plants, animal dander, and even cleaning solutions.
EASY TESTING PROCESS. You’ll be able to easily carry out all the testing process from the comfort of your home! (1) Register the kit online (2) Collect hair samples (3) Send back to 5Strands (4) Receive testing results via the customer portal within 5-7 days of your sample’s arrival. You’ll want to keep your tracking information when sending back hair samples.
ENSURING YOUR SUCCESS. We highly recommend that you go through this process with an open mind and ask us as many questions as you wish to have to be fully clarified! Most importantly, it’s crucial to be proactive with your results and give the process ample time to take effect as intolerances on a regular basis take weeks or months to develop and will not reverse overnight.
HOW TO USE YOUR RESULTS. Your test results will identify specific food and environmental items that your body may have a mild, moderate, or severe intolerance to. Once you receive your results, it’s important to consistently eliminate these items from your diet or lifestyle over the recommended 6-8 week timeline to allow your body ample time to heal and rebalance itself.