Introducing the Only Device
That Accurately Measures Free Radical Damage
In One Simple Breath Test

The Science of Free Radical Testing

Free radicals are bad. They cause cell mutations, damage immune function, cause wrinkles and aging and are a contributing cause behind many diseases including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and many other diseases.

Free radical damage is a factor behind almost every known disease according to some researchers. The very processes by which our bodies derive energy are impaired when excessive free radicals mutate our body's cells.

Dr. Gero, at the Holistic Naturopathic Center, is now measuring free radical levels with a device called the Revelar, which provides a new way to give patients a very specific and inexpensive way to analyze one's increased risk for premature aging and degenerative diseases.

Why test for free radical damage?

Elevated levels of free radical damage - also known as oxidative stress - can contribute to a host of health problems. Free radical activity has been blamed for early aging, as well as tissue damage that can lead to chronic conditions such as heart disease, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer's disease and other ailments. By being aware of free radical levels, one can better determine which foods and supplements would be appropriate for reducing the risks of premature aging and degeneration and can easily be retested to assess whether their nutritional protocol is working effectively for them.

How it works

Revelar measures the concentration of a set of aldehydes in a patient's breath. These aldehydes are by-products of, and are directly correlated with, oxidative stress. The aldehydes measured are critical biomarkers of lipid peroxidation, the process by which excess free radicals attack lipids in cell membranes, causing tissue damage.

Reagent compounds in the breath tube react rapidly and completely with most of the saturated aldehydes associated with oxidative stress including hexanal, heptanal, decanal and MDA. This colorimetric reaction to cumulative aldehydes is then measured by the Revelar reflectance spectrophotometer, which generates a score based on the intensity of the reaction. Revelar's technology is capable of detecting parts per billion of aldehydes.

Because Revelar measures the most important aldehydes produced by free radical damage, test results are more specific and accurate than any other available test.

David Chernoff, M.D., former medical director of Chiron Corporation, a leading developer of immuno-assays, has stated, "Revelar has been extensively shown to be an accurate and precise measurement of free radical damage in human breath condensate."

Lowering the level of aldehydes by reducing oxidative stress may improve health and slow the aging process. One way to do so is through the introduction of nutritional supplements and antioxidants. Antioxidants stabilize free radicals and may protect cells from damage.

Get Your Free Radical Levels Tested.

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