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Telomere Analysis

Creating a stronger, younger you

Your “ age” has more to do with the shape you’re in rather than with the number of years you’ve lived. If you exercise regularly, eat right, sleep well, and keep yourself in excellent health, then your chromosomal age may well be younger than your years. If, on the other hand, you don’t take good care of yourself or have a genetic predisposition for disease, the age of your cells could be prematurely aging you.

Measuring your telomeres tells us your biological — versus your chronological — age. And once we know the age of your cells, we can take steps to give you a longer, stronger, healthier life. Telomeres are the caps at the end of each strand of DNA that protect your chromosomes like the plastic tips at the end of shoelaces.

Telomeres shorten as cells divide and as you age; studies have shown that people with shorter telomeres in their cells are more likely to develop illnesses like cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease, or even to die earlier. Telomeres are like bus tickets — every time a cell divides, you use up a ticket; when you’re out of tickets, you’re out of time.

Lengthening telomeres  —  lengthening life

Lengthening telomeres helps boost immune and hormone function, the regenerative processes, and helps you live longer and healthier. Living a healthy lifestyle that minimizes stress is one way to lengthen telomeres. Another is through gene therapy that uses telomerase — an enzyme that builds telomere length and even helps prevent the shortening of telomeres, thus acting as an anti-aging enzyme. At Agenixs, we use telomerase therapy to reduce telomere shortening and cell aging; help cells live longer and continue to function properly; and make old cells function as they did when they were younger. The result: a stronger, longer, more powerful and more vibrant life; you won’t just look and feel younger, you’ll actually be younger, on a cellular level.

Check your engine

By examining the chromosomal health of your cells, telomere analysis also gives us a good understanding of what we need to keep an eye out for — like a car’s dashboard signal, a “check engine light.”  By understanding your risk for various illnesses, we create a customized program that optimizes your health in all areas.

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