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Dr. Rick Malter



HTMA history with Dr. Rick Malter of the Malter Institute. His nickname is “Magnesium Man”, because HTMA testing saved his life! 40 years ago, he was showing signs of severe hypoglycemia and total exhaustion. In 1980, he was fortunate that a friend and colleague, Dr. Candelaria was very well informed about the cardiovascular health risks associated with severe magnesium deficiency.   Among the major health risks associated with magnesium deficiency are sudden massive fatal heart attacks and serious glucose regulation problems which can lead to diabetes, and cancer.

Dr. Candelaria strongly recommended that Dr. Malter get a hair tissue mineral analysis (HTMA) test.  The results of this simple lab test clearly showed that he had a very severe magnesium deficiency that put him at extreme high risk for a fatal heart attack.  Dr. Malter said, “I have no doubt that detecting my severe magnesium deficiency with an HTMA saved my life and put me on the road back to restoring my health, energy, and vitality.”   This is what led Dr. Malter on to study nutrition and HTMA in depth which was a natural addition to his psychology and counseling practice.  Dr. Malter has been using HTMA with clients for decades and has studied under HTMA Expert Pioneers, Dr. Eck and Dr. Watts.  Dr. Malter also offers his HTMA Practitioner course online.

Rick Fischer



Rick’s unique path to becoming one of Canada’s leading HTMA specialists began with a health tragedy that happened to a loved one. He subsequently dedicated many years to the research of ‘Copper Toxicity’, keenly aware of the effects this mineral imbalance has (especially on women’s health) and the lack of understanding in the general medical community.
Today, as the founder of the #1 support site for Copper Toxicity (www.coppertoxic.com), Rick continues to be a strong advocate for awareness of this epidemic, while also working in clinical practice designing HTMA-based mineral balancing programs for clients worldwide. Rick is a published author, speaker, nutritional educator, as well as founder of www.MineralMastery.com – an advanced nutrition training course designed to not only empower the health of the everyday individual, but also provide this vital mineral education to further support practitioner training as well.
Kendra Perry

Kendra Perry


Kendra stumbled onto HTMA years ago when every other functional test had failed to tell her why she was still feeling chronically fatigued and burnt out. While running her health practice she came to realize that her clients were feeling this way too, experiencing the same symptoms, as well as a commonality with excessively high estrogen that didn’t seem to respond to any of the typical treatment protocols.

When Kendra discovered HTMA, everything changed! She was finally able to identify minerals and Copper Toxicity in herself and not only that, but in every single one of her clients with estrogen dominance. Learning how to balance her own minerals plus those of her clients has been a game changer both personally and professionally for Kendra. Now Kendra hosts the HTMA Expert Course which educates and certifies health practitioners that want to understand and interpret HTMA for their clients. Real results, quantified by science.

Dr. Robert Selig

DR. Robert Selig


Dr. Robert Selig is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis Expert and owner of Back To Natural Health in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. He offers answers to chronic illnesses plaguing our society like Adrenal Exhaustion and Copper Toxicity – widely unknown epidemics affecting over 80% of the population!!

After 30+ years of experience in research in the natural health field and learning how to cure his own Adrenal Exhaustion and Copper Toxicity, he offers adult and child patients individualized care plans tailored to their biochemistry using HTMA rather than typical blood tests; which truly do not provide the cellular information needed to get healthy.

HTMA Summit



Lisa discovered HTMA when she was desperately trying to get to the bottom of her chronic fatigue.  It was then that she discovered that Copper Toxicity was what was holding her back, and the true root cause of her issues.  After her findings Lisa chose to specialize in HTMA and since then has helped hundreds of clients regain energy, erase symptoms and live better.  

In early 2019, Lisa started research and development for Vykon Custom powders (vykoncustoms.com), based on HTMA Science.  She was tired of having to break down protocols for clients to make them more manageable and more affordable, while in turn potentially compromising client results by having to eliminate supplements that they needed.  That is when Vykon Custom powders came to be.  These revolutionary powders are an all-encompassing supplement, taken just twice daily with everything a client needs to support their mineral balance journey.  The results have been staggering and the streamlined approach has given protocols a whole new meaning.  Lisa hosts a private online HTMA course and lectures at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, as well as the Institute for Holistic Nutrition in Ottawa, CANADA.