Tests Included in the Cardiac Health Panel
GENETIC MARKERS EFFECT ON CARDIAC HEALTH ApoE Impacts management of cholesterol levels and risk of heart attack, stroke, hypertension, and coronary disease Factor II (Prothrombin) Affects the body’s ability to form blood clots which is tied to the risk of many cardiovascular-related health outcomes Factor V Enhances body’s coagulability which leads to thromboembolisms MTHFR Contributes to increased levels of homocysteine, a known risk factor for heart disease, atherosclerosis, and peripheral neuropathy 9p21 Associated with cellular growth and proliferation in relation to atherosclerosis, arterial stiffness and coronary artery disease eNOS/NOS3 Influences nitric oxide levels leading to risk of endothelial dysfunction, and many subsequent cardiovascular effects SLCO1B1*5 Modulates the body’s ability to metabolize statin medications, which are commonly prescribed to improve cholesterol AGT Key to maintaining blood pressure, patients who carry this mutation may be at an increased risk of developing hypertension
We will send you the test kit with 3 buccal swabs. You need to send it back to Invivo Clinical via guaranteed 1 pm next day delivery at your own cost. The results come back to us and we will send them to you via email.
If you like to discuss the results we can do this in a separate consultation with Dr Frey.