A healthy result should fall into the range 0 - 7.6 ng/mg creatinine.
8-hydroxy-2’-deoxyguanosine measures the oxidative impact to DNA. 8-hydroxy-2’-deoxyguanosine levels will be high if your total antioxidant protection is inadequate.
8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine is a non-invasive marker of cell damage. Some cell damage is a normal part of metabolism, but it is kept to a minimum by the cell’s protective mechanisms. Under certain circumstances, the balance between the damaging chemicals and protective mechanisms can be upset, resulting in a condition termed “oxidative stress.” Although numerous cell damage products can be formed, the one most often studied is 8-OHdG. When oxidative damage occurs to the cells, repair mechanisms produce 8-OHdG, which is excreted unchanged in the urine. High levels reflect high oxidative stress to the cells.a
insert the value from you 8-Hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine test result.
Consider supplementing with Vitamin C, E, lipoic acid and NAC. Also consider using green tea, grapes and berries. Although an increase consumption of alcohol will have a detrimental impact on this marker, an occasional glass of red wine may be of value due to its high level of flavonoids.
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