Based on your genetics, your genetic predisposition for Stretch Mark is
What does this mean?
Your genotype is associated with typical risk for developing stretch marks.
How Is Your Genetic Risk Calculated?
This result is based on the SNPs(single nucleotide polymorphism)that are associated with Stretch Mark.
These are the genes tested for Stretch Mark:
Suggested Lifestyle Changes
- Apply anti-stretch mark cream containing hydroxyprolisilane-c, rosehip oil, Centella asiatica triterpenes, vitamin E (alpha tocopherol), and collagen-elastin hydrolysates. Anti-stretch mark creams have been shown to be effective in reducing the severity of stretch marks and in preventing the appearance of new stretch marks.
- If you are on long term corticosteroids and observe any signs and symptoms of stretch marks, it is advisable to seek proper medical attention. Do not stop the medication immediately without proper advice from your doctor.
- Maintain a healthy diet and regularly exercise to control your weight as uncontrollable weight gain and loss in a short period of time can lead to stretch marks.
Result Explanation Recommendations:
- Limit or avoid consumption of alcohol.
- Increase exposure to sunlight to enhance production of vitamin D by the body. Vitamin D is said to exert anti-inflammatory effects.