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A Road Map To Better Health

↠ Learn how your body is responding to current dietary & lifestyle decisions. Take back control of your health & wellness with 5Strands.

Providing personalized results because there is NO one size fits all solution when it comes to taking care of your health.

↠ Testing results provided in 5-7 days *after samples arrival

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What Are The Steps?

Better Health Is Just 4 Steps & 5Strands Away...

  • 1 - Find Your Kit

    Find the test that suits your needs.

  • 2 - Register Kit

    Register your kit online
    & collect hair sample

  • 3 - Mail Kit Back

    Mail hair sample to 5Strands.
    We will let you know when it arrives.

  • 4 - Receive Results

    Give us 7 Days to provide your road map to better health.

Why Do Our Customers Love 5Strands?

5Strands CAN Tests For Intolerances

  • 1 An intolerance is a non-immunological response, the immune system is not activated.
  • 2 Occur when the body has difficulty digesting or breaking down certain foods, possibly due to enzyme deficiencies and overall gastrointestinal health.
  • 3 After identifying food or environmental intolerances, temporarily removing such from diet and lifestyle decisions is recommended.

5Strands DOES NOT Test For Allergy Responses

  • 1 Allergic responses include swelling, hives, rash, itching skin, and vomiting..
  • 2 A food allergy is when the immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies in response to specific foods or ingredients.
  • 3 The most common IgE-associated food allergies include milk, eggs, wheat, peanuts, nuts, fish, and sesame.

5Strands Tests For Intolerances

5Strands CAN reduce and remove these...

  • 1 Paw Biting, Scratching, Head Shaking
  • 2Upset Stomach, Joint Pain, Inflammation
  • 3 Eye Mucus, Hot Spots, Hair Loss

Dog & Cat Allergy Symptoms

5Strands DOES NOT provide answers for the symptoms below...

  • 4 Swelling of Mouth, Chin & Eyes
  • 5 Hives, Eczema, Vomit, Diarrhea
  • 6Ear infection, Breathing Difficulties, Snoring

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Collecting a hair sample is easy and non-invasive. Hair testing eliminates storage, transportation and usability constraints that are associated with other types of tissue samples. Hair is stable. It’s not affected by factors such as recent meals, stress, medications, etc.

Yes, 5Strands is able to provide services to anyone or animal with hair :)

We accept PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express but feel free to contact us for other payment options.

Once 5Strands has completed testing, your sample is stored in a container for up to 30 days. This allows opportunity for additional testing without sending a new sample. A biohazard company comes every 30 days to pick up the samples and disposes of them according to EPA, OSHA, and CDC guidelines.

Once the hair sample has been received at the processing center and logged into the system, it will be immediately sent for testing. Once the results have been completed, they will automatically be uploaded and available on the portal and your 5Strands app. You will also receive an emailed copy of the testing results to the email you registered with.

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