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My wife and I are planning on having a baby next year and being an older couple (i'm 44 and my wife is 36), we wanted to make sure we were in tip top condition before trying to conceive so that we could have a healthy baby and conceive as quickly as possible. We were given Nikki's business card in January this year and weren't planning on making an appointment until closer to the end of the year, however we read a few testimonials on her website and thought that she could possibly help me with my sleep issues and my wife's allergies and decided to see her straight away. I'm so glad we did - Nikki encouraged us to have our hair analysis tests straight away just in case we had heavy metal toxicity - one thing I hadn't realised is that it can take up to a year to get rid of heavy metals if the body burden is high.
After a thorough consultation Nikki stated how impressed she was with my diet and lifestyle - the only changes i needed to make was switching to an organic diet, cutting down to one coffee per day instead of two and not using my microwave every day. She gave me a herbal formula for my sleeping issues and it worked almost immediately - I couldn't believe that after 15 years of what I can only describe as torture, I had finally been given a magic cure! If I had any doubts about natural therapies before, I certainly don't now!
Because I had such a healthy diet and lifestyle, Nikki thought there would probably be no need for a hair analysis but she did some blood tests and a sperm test just to make sure - if the sperm test came back with poor motility or morphology then there was a chance that I had heavy metal toxicity. Nikki was happy with the results of the blood tests but not the sperm test - I had poor morphology. When my hair analysis results came back we were shocked to discover that I had extremely high levels of nickel and copper and moderately high levels of lead. I am so glad I have some time up my sleeve to get rid of these before we try to conceive!
I have been following the treatment plan since May and am due to have another hair analysis in September to see how things are tracking. I have felt great on the supplements and herbs - I am a lot more chilled out and cope with stress more easily.
My wife's hair analysis was almost perfect - minimal heavy metal exposure and just a couple of mineral deficiencies although we weren't surprised by this as she has been taking supplements for years (you could almost call it an addiction!) As for her allergies, she did a blood test which detected that she was intolerant to quite a few foods - this also explained the bloating she experiences when she eats certain foods - at last, an explanation - she wasn't gluten or wheat intolerant after all! Another interesting fact that we discovered is that my wife could possibly have been having an allergic reaction to the supplements she was taking! Apparently the excipients they put in the supplements can be allergenic so Nikki put her on some good quality, "practitioner only" supplements and gave her a herbal formula to help with the allergies and help address her digestive issues - she says she has never felt better.
Nikki has asked if I could update this testimonial next year (2012) once we have conceived which I will do with pleasure. Thank you Nikki for educating us on how to have a healthy baby - a far cry from the information you receive from doctors!