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Benefits of the Heart Health Bundle
With the cerascreen® Heart Health Bundle you can screen for your vitamin D, cholesterol and Omega-3 levels in your blood. All those parameters play an essential role for your heart health.
Omega-3 - Among other nutrients, the body needs certain fats such as omega 6 and omega 3 to build hormones and cell walls. Omega fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids that the body cannot produce itself and that we have to take in through food. Omega-3 fatty acids have a positive influence on mental performance and can reduce the risk of depression and coronary heart disease. While omega-6 fatty acids are pro-inflammatory and vasoconstrictor, omega-3 fatty acids dilate the vessels and inhibit inflammation. If both fatty acids are in a good ratio to each other, an inflammation-neutral state is created. A good omega-6 to -3 ratio is recommended for this reason.
Cholesterol - Cholesterol - is considered a frequent risk factor for cardiovascular disease and stroke. A distinction is made between the following forms of cholesterol: LDL (low density lipoprotein) and HDL (high density lipoprotein). LDL cholesterol has a negative effect on the blood vessels. LDL cholesterol can lead to blood vessel constriction and, in this context, to circulatory disorders. HDL cholesterol has the opposite effect: it participates in the degradation of LDL cholesterol and protects the blood vessels.
Vitamin D - is often called the "feel-good vitamin" or "sun vitamin". The body produces it itself when it comes into contact with sunlight. Since people today spend a lot of time indoors and get little sun, many also suffer from a vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D is only found in small amounts in food, so it is almost impossible to get the vitamin from food. A vitamin D deficiency can lead to fatigue, listlessness, circulatory problems and a weakened immune system. Studies show that a vitamin D level of < 15 ng/ml compared to > 30 ng/ml is associated with more frequent occurrences of high blood pressure, increased blood lipid levels, cardiovascular disease, heart defects and strokes. For more information, please visit our health portal here!Results
Result of the Heart Health Bundle
We focus on delivering trustworthy and accurate results by working with the best accredited and certified laboratories that regularly participate in interlaboratory proficiency testing. Our goal is to always ensure a high level of quality and competency. All our partners are laboratories that provide extensive experience and are trusted as well as utilised by physicians all across Europe. Our setup of using anonymous Test-IDs ensures maximum data protection and privacy.
We use the highest certification standards for quality management:
- EN ISO 13485
- Interlaboratory proficiency testing
This is how it works
Your test kit contains everything you need to draw a small sample of blood from your fingertip. Then send the sample back to us free of charge in the enclosed return envelope.
After the evaluation in the medical specialist laboratory, you will have online access to your personal result report.
Your access to the test results and the evidence-based findings and tips to improve your health: the my cerascreen® user profile on our website or our app.