Suzanne Somers has hatched a kooky plan to live to 125 — with the help of a blood-cleansing therapy touted by a medical group! Company documents for the Young Blood Institute exclusively obtained by RadarOnline.com reveal the former Three’s Company starlet will kick off a 50-year clinical trial of the therapy on Jan. 23.
That’s when the blonde will headline a $145-a-plate event at the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Fla., in a bid to get others to join her age-defying scheme.
When the trial concludes on Jan. 23, 2068, Suzanne will be 121 years old!
Radar has learned she and her fellow human guinea pigs plan to use the treatments to “rejuvenate” their aging cells by swapping out older blood for younger blood.
“Suzanne is desperate to extend her life as long as possible,” spilled a source. “She believes that one way she can do it is in the blood — young blood!”
But while the treatments might sound like a plot stolen from a horror flick, the Young Blood Institute insists its procedures are more dogma than Dracula.
In documents, the therapy is described as Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE) and apparently involves taking a patient’s plasma, purifying it and then injecting it back into the body.
TPE, also known as plasmapheresis, removes plasma from your blood in order to remove a disease substance circulating in the plasma, according to the documents.
Simply stated, the “old plasma” is removed and replaced by the “new plasma.”
The technique has long been used to treat illnesses like lupus and multiple sclerosis, among other maladies.
What’s novel about Suzanne and the Institute’s approach, sources said, is utilizing the procedure to literally turn back time through a medical fountain of youth!
But Dr. Gabe Mirkin, a longevity expert who has not treated Suzanne, told Radar: “There are no real tests showing that plasma-replacement therapy can stop aging or age-related diseases. This is completely uncharted territory!”
It’s the latest in Suzanne’s endless stream of schemes to cheat Father Time.
Over the years, she’s touted alternative cancer therapies and organic food — which she’s claimed helped her remain cancer-free after a breast cancer diagnosis in 2001.
The former Step by Step star — who just celebrated her 40th wedding anniversary with hubby Alan Hamel — has also credited hormones for her youthful looks and good health.
“Bioidentical hormones are the principal reason I’m aging well,” Suzanne has said. “I call it ‘filling the tank,’ and I expect to live past 100!”
But mainstream medical experts have branded some of her ideas as snake oil.
After her book “Ageless” was published in 2007, doctors issued a public letter slamming certain ideas in it as “scientifically unproven and dangerous.”
But Suzanne’s pal said: “She’s convinced that with this new blood therapy, she can live past 125!”
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