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The Aging Process and how to attack it head on!
We are all getting older-so let’s do it with zest and pizazz! That is what happens when you turn back the aging clock with our Telomere Support Xtreme.
In order to understand the aging process let’s take a quick look at our miraculous internal body. Our body contains 10 essential organs. These organs contain tissues that are specific to that organs function. Tissues are made of cells that have joined together to perform those special functions. Each cell has a nucleus. Within the nucleus of our cells we all have chromosomes that contain our genetic framework (our DNA). Human beings have 46 chromosomes.
At the ends of the chromosomes are stretches of DNA called telomeres. A telomere is a repeating DNA sequence that sits like a “beanie cap” or “small sock” at the end of each chromosome. Telomeres protect our genetic data and make it possible for cells to divide. Telomeres regulate the duplication of our cells.
Each time a cell divides the telomeres on the end become a little bit shorter. Eventually after a stem cell divides about 45-60 times its telomeres become so short that the cell can no longer divide and the cell dies. This has been termed “replicative senescence or apoptosis”.
We do produce an enzyme called telomerase that helps protect and lengthen the telomeres. However over time as cells divide repeatedly, there is not enough telomerase, so the telomeres grow continually shorter. Oxidative stress can also directly damage telomerase, telomeres and DNA.
At conception you have 15,000 telomere units and at birth around 10,000. Death occurs when the telomere units are 5,000 or less (and chronologically on average this age ranges from 60-90). The power of fetal growth and cell division is truly exponential.
Research has demonstrated the link between aging and telomere shortening however it is one piece of the aging pie. These contributing components include:
-Oxidative stress from damaging free radicals
-Environmental toxins and nutritional deficiency
-Glycation-when glucose binds to some of our DNA, proteins, and lipids, leaving them unable to do their jobs
So how do we take this miracle of a body and decrease its biological age compared to its chronological age? SISEL has the answer with Telomere Support Xtreme-also known as TS-X. This is a phenomenal break-through in science and nutritional technology. TS-X has the ability to assist in lengthening the telomeres so you can turn back the clock.
The one, two punch of TS-X comes in the form of astragalus and bacopa extracts.
Astragalus is a very powerful Chinese adaptogen and anti-oxidant. Adaptogens are awesome and allow your body to adapt to mental, physical and emotional stress. Astragalus helps to lengthen the telomeres and protects them from dangerous free radicals. SISEL uses superior extracts of the astragalus that includes astragalosides and cycloastrogenol all of which have potent anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Early research also suggests that astragalus may be effective for type 2 diabetes, maintaining a healthy heart, decreasing the symptoms of seasonal allergies and helping people with their energy and athletic performance.
The second robust ingredient in TS-X is bacopa monnieri. This fabulous herb from India has wonderful antioxidant properties and has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for years. Bacopa has been touted as a brain tonic that supports memory development, learning, focus and concentration. Favorable studies demonstrate bacopa’s benefits for anxiety, depression, epilepsy, bronchitis, asthma, irritable bowel syndrome and gastric ulcers
TS-X also contains one of my favorite herbal detoxifiers-milk thistle. In my practice I highly recommended milk thistle to any one with fatty liver, liver toxicity, cirrhosis or maintenance of a healthy liver.
TS-X also packs powerful anti-oxidants in the form of multiple high grade pigmented fruit and veggie extracts along with turmeric and its main component curcumin. Curcumin is a tremendously potent anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory. Curcumin has shown promise in studies done with dementia, depression, heart disease, cancer and arthritis.
As you can see TS-X packs a powerhouse of nutrients to support your energy and longevity! We have the science, the innovation and all you have to do is use this phenomenal product to witness the success.
SISEL—Science, Innovation, Success, Energy, Longevity
Becky Maes MD