The NAET® hand-held tester is a type of dynamometer is used to measure the strength of the hand (on a 0-100 scale) in the presence and absence of a suspected allergen. The Tester is held is held in the palm of the hand. Then the rubber bulb is squeezed to make the reading needle swing between 0-100 on the scale. Initial base line reading without touching or holding any substance is observed first. Note down the number that the needle rests on the face of the tester. Then hold or touch the substance to be tested by one hand while squeezing the rubber bulb again with the other hand. Note the number now. If the second reading is more than the initial reading, there is no allergy. If the second reading is less than the initial reading, then there is an allergy or sensitivity to the item you are touching or holding.
Points to remember while testing with this tester.
Always wash your hands with soap and water before beginning the testing. This is to remove any residue from other items you handled before testing.
For allergens such as food, beverages, water, chemicals, mold, pollen, dust, etc. please place the substance in a thin jar or a baby food jar closed with a lid before holding it in your hand for testing.
If you want to test fabrics, wood, or plastic, etc. you may touch the item with your finger-pads with one hand and have the tester in the other hand.
The hand-strength is compared with and without the presence of the allergen in your hand.
Use the same amount of pressure when you test with and without the allergen.
If the second reading is more than the initial reading, there is no allergy. If the second reading is less than the initial reading, then there is an allergy. For example: if the initial (baseline) reading is 20 on a scale of 1-100, and the reading in the presence of an allergen (for e.g. apple) is 18, the person is allergic to the apple. If the second reading is 8 or 10, or lower, the person has a huge allergy to the apple. If the second reading is 22, or higher, there is no allergy.
Another benefit of the tester is that the degree of the weakness/strength is measured in numbers. This gives the tester some understanding of the degree of allergy one has towards the allergen.
Use the tester to screen your allergen before you use them. If you are able to detect your sensitivities, avoid using or consuming those items until you are desensitized for those items through NAET and the sensitivities have been cleared.
Please visit: www.naet.com to find a trained NAET practitioner near you.
Upon clearing the sensitivities, while holding the substance, your hand strength should be same as the baseline or higher. It takes a fair amount of practice to get good at testing. Don’t give up. Keep practicing until you become an expert. Stay Allergy-free and enjoy your health!!!
This tester is not designed to diagnose any medical condition. If you suffer from any medical condition, please consult with a medical specialist.