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What does TA-65 contain?
Active ingredient in TA-65® TA-65 is a patented nutritional supplement made from astragalus extract. Astragalus root has a long history of use in traditional Chinese medicine, where it’s used to stimulate the immune system, prevent heart disease, improve diabetes, and boost strength and stamina.
Is Cycloastragenol safe?
According to existing studies and clinical trials, CAG is safe and has broad application prospects. However, further studies are required to fully understand its efficacy and potential adverse reactions, and to ensure the proper use of CAG is applied to treat diseases clinically.
What are the side effects of Astragalus?
For most people, astragalus is well tolerated. However, minor side effects have been reported in studies, such as a rash, itching, runny nose, nausea and diarrhea ( 2 , 37). When given by IV, astragalus may have more serious side effects, such as irregular heartbeat.
Is it safe to take astragalus everyday?
Doses of up to 60 grams daily have been safely used for up to 4 months. Astragalus is usually well-tolerated.
Where is Cycloastragenol from?
Cycloastragenol is a triterpenoid isolated from various legume species in the genus Astragalus that is purported to have telomerase activation activity.
How can I increase my telomeres?
Research shows that those with higher levels of antioxidants such as Vitamin C, E and selenium tend to have longer telomeres. Fruits and vegetables are the best sources of antioxidants, which is why a plant-based diet is highly recommended.
What is a telomeres function?
The major role of telomeres is to cap the chromosome ends to minimize the loss of DNA during rounds of cell replication.
How do you keep healthy telomeres?
Some tips for how you can help slow down telomere shortening include:
- Maintain a healthy weight with healthy eating.
- Exercise regularly.
- Quit smoking.
- Get enough sleep.
- Reduce or manage stress.
- Eat a telomere-protective diet full of foods high in vitamin C, polyphenols, and anthocyanins.
Who should not take astragalus?
So you should avoid using astragalus if you are taking immune-suppressing drugs. Pregnant or nursing women should not use astragalus root. If you have an immune system disease such as multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, or another autoimmune disease, you should not use astragalus root.
Does TA-65 have any health benefits?
All these facts make it near-certain that TA-65 does not confer any health benefits, but what is a real risk is the widely suspected (by expert scientists) ability of TA-65 to promote cancer. As to the studies used by Revgenetics/TA Sciences to support their claims of health benefits of TA-65: As we have been able…
What happens if you take too much TA-65 in a culture?
It is important to note that a very large dose of TA-65 in a cell culture is something very different than a very small dose of TA-65 taken orally, where it has to pass through the GI tract, is diluted over the entire body and broken down and filtered by liver and kidneys.
How many TA-65 capsules do I need to take?
The product is available in 250 unit capsules that come in 90 count bottles, and 100 unit capsules that come in 30 count bottles. Consumers typically take between one and four capsules daily; a certified TA-65 ® doctor can help you determine the appropriate dosage.
Does TA-65 cause liver cancer?
The authors mention that the administered dose of TA-65 caused a ten-fold TERT expression in the liver. Their study shows that for a 1000\% TERT increase, there is a 50\% liver tumor increase, corresponding to a 1\% increase in the risk of liver cancer per 20\% TERT increase. We think this is statistically extremely significant.