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I Got My Telomere Test, Now What?

I Got My Telomere Test, Now What? Here’s a primer on what you can do to understand your telomere test results This is the most common question about telomere testing that Spectracell receives:  What do I do with the results?   It is often followed up by the second most common question:  Why isn’t biological age on the report.   Here we’ll answer both. But first, a little background on telomeres… Telomeres are the protective cap... Read More
Posted by Laith Araim at Friday, February 3, 2023

Sex Hormones 101

Hormones 101 An Overview of the Three Most Commonly Known Sex Hormones That Affect Health:  Estrogen, Testosterone and Progesterone Hormones and nutrients work together to create balance in the body.  One cannot exist without the other. Micronutrients regulate, synthesize and detoxify hormones. Like nutrients, hormones work in balance and affect each other profoundly. Following is a primer on basic hormones that affect our health: Estrogen Estrogen actually exists in three main f... Read More
Posted by Nichole Herms at Friday, January 20, 2023

Why does SpectraCell’s Micronutrient Test not need FDA approval?

Why does SpectraCell’s Micronutrient Test not need FDA approval? SpectraCell’s intracellular Micronutrient Test is a Lab Developed Test. For highly specialized, complex, proprietary laboratory tests that are only performed by a single laboratory, FDA approval is neither appropriate nor required.  FDA approval applies to lab tests that are extremely common, widely available from different labs or commodity type analytes, such as blood sugar testing or pregnancy tes... Read More
Posted by Nichole Herms at Monday, December 5, 2022

SpectraCell's Telomere Testing Goes Mainstream

America’s #1 rated morning news program, The Today Show, featured a story highlighting SpectraCell’s Telomere Test, a blood test that measures cellular aging. The segment entitled How to Live to 100 showcased SpectraCell’s Telomere Test as a tool for those interested in monitoring their health with biomarkers specific to longevity and aging. The Telomere Test measures a person’s biological age in comparison to their chronological age, giving a person an overall picture of how well they are ag... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Tuesday, July 26, 2011