Your longevity guide to Vitamin B12. 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 Vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is a vital vitamin that plays a key role in numerous bodily functions. It supports DNA synthesis, red blood cell formation, and neurological function - key processes which are necessary for your body to run smoothly.

Without adequate levels of this essential nutrient, your body’s machinery can falter, leading to significant health issues.

How it’s related to your healthspan

Vitamin B12 is intrinsically linked to your healthspan and overall well-being. 

Deficiencies in this vitamin can lead to serious health problems such as pernicious anaemia, characterised by fatigue and weakness due to insufficient red blood cell production. Moreover, inadequate B12 levels can cause neurological issues, including memory loss, cognitive decline, and even mood disturbances like depression. 

As we age, the body’s ability to absorb B12 decreases, making it crucial to monitor and maintain adequate levels to support longevity and cognitive function, thus ensuring a higher quality of life as you grow older.

How to optimise your Vitamin B12 results

Optimising vitamin B12 levels involves a multifaceted approach, encompassing diet, lifestyle, and possibly supplementation. 

Nutritionally, incorporating B12-rich foods such as meat, fish, dairy products, and fortified cereals is essential, especially for those on plant-based diets who might be at higher risk of deficiency. For those on a plant-based diet, fortified foods and B12 supplements are particularly important. 

Regular exercise promotes overall health and enhances nutrient absorption, while good sleep hygiene supports metabolic processes that influence vitamin levels. Stress management through mindfulness, yoga, or meditation can also positively impact nutrient absorption and utilisation. 

For those unable to maintain adequate B12 levels through diet alone, taking supplements under the supervision of a healthcare provider may be a viable alternative.

How to analyse your Vitamin B12

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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