Your longevity guide to Alanine Aminotransferase. Gain deeper insights into your health.

Mito Health provides comprehensive biomarker analysis covering 67 key biomarkers. Our detailed reports offer insights into various aspects of your health, helping you make informed decisions.

What is Alanine Aminotransferase?

Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) is an enzyme found primarily in the liver. It plays a crucial role in the metabolism of amino acids and the production of energy within liver cells. 

When liver cells are damaged or destroyed, ALT is released into the bloodstream, where it can be detected through blood tests. Hence, elevated levels of ALT in the blood are often indicative of liver damage or disease. 

How it’s related to your healthspan

ALT levels serve as a crucial indicator of your liver health. 

A normal ALT level indicates that the liver is functioning properly, while elevated ALT levels can signal liver damage or disease. Chronic liver conditions such as hepatitis, fatty liver disease, and cirrhosis are associated with elevated ALT levels. Left untreated, these conditions can lead to serious complications and significantly impact healthspan. 

Additionally, ALT levels can also be affected by factors such as alcohol consumption, certain medications, and obesity. 

Monitoring ALT levels can help identify liver problems early, allowing for timely intervention and management to prevent further damage and maintain overall healthspan. 

How to optimise your Alanine Aminotransferase levels

Optimising ALT levels involves lifestyle changes aimed at promoting liver health. 

Eating well is important, and adopting a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and healthy fats can support liver function. It is crucial to reduce your intake of processed foods, sugary beverages, and saturated fats as well, as these can contribute to liver damage and inflammation. Moderating alcohol consumption or abstaining from it entirely is also a top tip for preventing liver damage. 

Regular physical activity, such as aerobic exercise and strength training, can help reduce liver fat and improve overall liver function. 

Ensuring adequate sleep is essential, as poor sleep quality has been linked to liver disease progression. 

Managing stress through relaxation techniques, mindfulness, and seeking support from mental health professionals can also promote liver health. 

It's important to consult with a healthcare provider for personalised recommendations and monitoring of ALT levels, especially if there are concerns about liver health or if ALT levels are consistently elevated.

How to analyse your Alanine Aminotransferase levels

Understanding your biomarkers can help detect potential health issues early and guide you in making informed health decisions. Personalised recommendations enhance your overall well-being.

Take the next step by booking your Mito Health Longevity Health Screening today.

What your Longevity Health Screening includes ($499):

  • Analysis of 67 biomarkers
  • Health risk assessments
  • Personalised health recommendations
  • Secure online dashboard to track results

How to book your health screening:

  • Step 1: Register online
  • Step 2: Choose your blood draw location: Home or Trapeze Rec Club.
  • Step 3: Receive results online in 7-10 working days. 

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Why choose Mito Health to analyse your biomarkers?

  • Convenient home-based blood draws or at our Tanjong Pagar wellness studio: Trapeze Rec Club.
  • Expert analysis by our Longevity Doctor Dr Ryan Ware, who personally vets all the results & diagnosis.
  • Actionable insights. You can act on your results with our personalised recommendations to improve your health today.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is your health screening claimable by insurance or company benefits?

  • Yes, our health screening is recognised by insurance & corporate companies as a health screening panel. You will be issued an official invoice which can be used to file a claim.

What do I need to take note of before my blood test?

  • You’ll be required to fast 8 hours before the blood draw. Plain water is allowed.
  • No strenuous exercise 12 hours prior to the test.

Do I have to fast before the blood test?

  • Yes, you’ll be required to fast 8 hours before your blood draw. Plain water is allowed. 

Do I have to give my urine & stool samples?

  • Yes, you will be required to provide urine & stool samples. Samples can be collected the same day as your blood draw, as the containers will be sent to you in advance. If you’re not able to produce the samples on the same day, they can be picked up on a separate arranged day. 

How long does the health screening take?

  • Just 15-20 minutes! We’ll collect your blood sample & key biometrics. Stool & urine samples can be collected on the same day or in a separate arrangement. 

How often should I do a health screening?

  • Doctors recommend at least twice a year, so you can also measure before & after any health interventions. 
  • Our health screening is also complementary to traditional GP & Hospital health screenings if you have already done your health screening for the year. Our test report offers more in-depth insights & tailored health recommendations. You can view examples of the insights on our demo dashboard here. 
  • Our panel of biomarkers not only extends your lifespan with early illness detection, but they also provide helpful insights to how you can feel & move better. Learn more about our biomarkers here. 

Why is health screening important?

  • Long-term health: Regular screenings can help you stay healthy throughout your life. By identifying and addressing potential problems early on, you can reduce your risk of developing more serious health problems down the road.
  • Early treatment is better: Many health conditions are easier and more affordable to treat when caught early. Screenings can help identify these issues before they become more serious and require more extensive treatment.
  • Peace of mind: Knowing your health status through screenings can be a big stress reliever. It allows you to focus on staying healthy and enjoying life.
  • Think of it as an investment in your future health and well-being. It's a chance to take control and stay proactive about your health.

I have more questions, how do I contact you? 

You can call or Whatsapp us at: +65 8043 0289

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