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Results In 5-7 Days

4 easy steps and a few strands of hair.


    Once your collection kit arrives, register your unique ID code online.


    Collect 10-15 strands of hair so your results are accurate and successful.


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


    Receive your results within 7 days, and start your journey.

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What is an intolerance?

An intolerance is a non-immunological response where the immune system is not activated.

What causes an intolerance?

An intolerance occurs when the body has difficulty digesting or breaking down certain foods, possibly due to enzyme deficiencies and overall gastrointestinal health.

What removes the intolerance?

After identifying a food or environmental intolerance, temporarily removing the item from your dietary and lifestyle exposure may reduce your severity of response upon future exposures.

What is an allergy?

A food allergy is when the immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies in response to specific foods or item exposure.

What are the symptoms?

Allergic response symptoms include swelling, hives, rash, itching skin, swelling of the throat, breathing difficulties, and vomiting.

What are common food allergies?

The most common IgE-associated food allergies include milk, eggs, wheat, peanuts, nuts, fish, and sesame. 5Strands does NOT test for allergies, which are often permanent.


5Strands tests are currently available to residents in all 50 U.S. States. International shipping options are also available. We accept PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express, but feel free to contact us for other payment options.

Yes, 5Strands is able to provide services to anyone or animal with hair :) We have tested as young as 2 month old babies to 1 month old fur babies.

Collecting a hair sample is easy and non-invasive. Hair testing eliminates storage, transportation barriers, 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.

Once the hair sample has been received at the processing center and logged into the system, it will be immediately sent for testing. The results take 5-7 days from the date it is received. 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.

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.

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