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This panel contains the following tests:
The rate at which people age varies widely and the hallmarks of aging, such as loss of muscle tone and energy, a declining immune system, increased levels of body fat, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, and a depleted memory occurs much faster in some individuals than others.
Why does the difference exist? The answer is gene expression. In other words, it depends on whether or not you are running your aging software at optimal levels.
Improving our aging software is an attainable goal since aging is fundamentally a metabolic process. This panel checks those metabolic processes such as inflammation, vitamin and mineral balance, sugar and lipid control, immune function, and thyroid regulation.
This panel also contains a urinalysis which can help detect problems in many parts of your body such as your kidneys, urinary tract, heart, and liver. A urinalysis can also help detect many problems before symptoms occur.
An 8 to 12 hour fast is required for this blood test. However, drink plenty of water and take your medications as prescribed.
Additionally, a random urine sample will be collected as part of this panel. The sample should preferably be taken in the morning before 10 AM, but is not required.
The laboratory services are for informational purposes only. It is not the intention of National Diagnostics, Inc and Life Extension to provide specific medical advice but rather to provide users with information to better understand their health. Specific medical advice including diagnosis and treatment will not be provided. Always seek the advice of a trained health professional for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
Both the physician and the testing laboratory are independent contractors with whom National Diagnostics, Inc makes arrangements for your blood tests. Neither National Diagnostics, Inc or Life Extension will be liable for any acts or omissions of the physician, the testing laboratory, or their agents or employees.