Your longevity guide to Platelet Count. 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 Platelet Count?

Platelet count refers to the number of platelets, or thrombocytes, present in a given volume of blood. 

Platelets are small cell fragments, whose primary function is to aid in blood clotting and wound healing by clumping together and forming plugs in blood vessel injuries. 

Simply put, platelets can be thought of as tiny emergency responders rushing to the site of a cut or injury to stop bleeding and initiate the healing process.


How it’s related to your healthspan

Both low and high platelet counts can signal significant health risks. 

Thrombocytopenia, a condition characterised by low platelet count, can lead to excessive bleeding, easy bruising, and an increased risk of serious bleeding events. It can be caused by various factors, including bone marrow disorders, autoimmune diseases, and certain medications. 

On the other hand, thrombocytosis, a high platelet count, can increase the risk of thrombotic events such as heart attacks and strokes, as excessive platelets can lead to abnormal clot formation.

How to optimise your Platelet Count results

Foods rich in vitamins and minerals that support bone marrow health and blood production are must-haves for your diet. These include leafy green vegetables for vitamin K, lean proteins for vitamin B12 and folate, and citrus fruits for vitamin C, which aids in iron absorption. 

Adequate sleep and stress management techniques such as yoga or meditation are also important, as chronic stress and poor sleep can negatively impact platelet production. 

Avoiding smoking and excessive alcohol consumption is crucial, as these can also interfere with platelet function and production.

How to analyse your Haemoglobin

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.

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