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The Science of ILUSTRA | ILUSTRA

 

What Does the ILUSTRA Genetic Risk Test Analyze? 

 

The ILUSTRA Genetic Risk Test identifies people who are genetically predisposed to develop periodontits and overproduce inflammation

1 in 3 people is at risk

  • IL-1 stands for Interleukin-1, a key regulator of inflammation
  • IL-1 positive patients produce up to 50% more IL-1 protein. More IL-1 leads to excessive inflammation production, which can lead to multiple serious health conditions. It's like the volume dial is turned up!

IL-1 and Chronic Diseases: Periodontitis Linked Through Inflammation

  • Experts have determined that genetics is a leading risk factor for developing periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease. A genetic predisposition to overproduce IL-1 can lead to chronic inflammation.
  • When inflammation persist it can lead to serious medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, adverse pregnancy outcomes and many others.
  • Enhanced dental care is an easy and effective way to stay ahead of inflammation.