These are the key tests which should be performed by an anti-ageing doctor. All are relevant to both sexes with the exception of the PSA test, which is the test for male prostate cancer.
Blood Count – A measurement of the white and red blood cells and immunity
Chemistry profile – Checks kidney and liver function, iron and albumin levels
DHEA – Checks the level of this hormone – as it declines with age
Somotomedin (IGF-1) – A measurement of Human Growth Hormone levels as these decline with age
Testosterone – A hormone measurement
Insulin – Blood sugar measurement
Homocysteine – High levels of this naturally-occuring amino-acid is associated with heart and cardiovascular disease
TCP index – A measurement of the amount of protection the body has against free radicals
Liquid peroxides – A measurement of the free-radical damage to blood fats
Clycation index – Measures the mount of sugars attached bo protein – the higher the index indicated accelerated ageing.
PSA – test for prostate cancer