What is Epigenetics?
DNA itself is fixed; the genes you’ve inherited will forever make you more or less prone to certain conditions. But your epigenetic patterns change based on what you eat, how much you sleep or exercise, and what substances you are exposed to—and ultimately influence your risk of developing chronic conditions such as heart disease or diabetes.
What do we look for?
Our lab look at the biological markers that can be early indicators of potential health issues.
By tracking them early, our plan is that preventative measures can be put in place to slow down or stop these processes.
This is DNA+
As well as all the DNA markers you might expect from this kind of test (intolerances and deficiencies), we also analyse and tell people their biological age + put in place actions to improve it.
Our tests have been designed to reflect the risk of major diseases as well as overall lifespan. Follow-up tests can be issued every six-months to help people track if they’ve made improvements.
Why do it?
We view the test as a tool for personalised prevention, enabling our members to see if their healthy lifestyle changes cause their epigenetic age to decline, making them biologically younger.
This is much more reflective of lifestyle and behavior than a genetic test.
We want to empower people have much more power over their health, and live longer, happier, and healthier lives.
Eye age and health
Epigenetic mechanisms play a role in many complex eye diseases such as keratitis, amblyopia, myopia, cataract, glaucoma, proliferative vitreoretinopathy, diabetic retinopathy, retinitis pigmentosa, uveal melanoma, retinoblastoma, and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
We help you learn your actual eye age and health in order to help make changes if required.
Your memory age
Memories are recollections of actual events stored within our brains. But how is our brain able to form and store these memories?
Epigenetic mechanisms inﬂuence genomic activities in the brain to produce long-term changes in synaptic signaling, organisation, and morphology, which in turn support learning and memory.
Hearing loss and ageing of the ear is unfortunately a natural process, which can also be accelerated by a variety of environmental factors from prescription drugs to over exposure to noise, as well as having a certain genetic component.
We give you a biological hearing age with information and tips so you can keep your hearing as young as possible, and even reverse some of the biological age.
Epigenetic pathways play a pivotal role in the development and function of the immune system. Distinct or global changes in your epigenetics are hallmarks of chronic inflammation driven diseases such as autoimmune disorders, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, neurodegenerative diseases and cancer.
By calculating your inflammation score, and guiding you on how to alter it, you can gain more control over some preventable diseases.
Need our support?
You can discuss your results confidentially in the comfort of your own home and get support and a plan as quickly as possible.