Oxidative stress is a negative condition which can lead to or accelerate the stress to a disease. The Form Plus/Form Ox Oxidative Stress and Antioxidant Capacity Analyzer can check for levels of free radicals and antioxidants. A proper balance between these two components is essential for maintaining health, longevity and wellness. If they are lacking, disorders and diseases can occur, such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, ageing, neurodegenerative diseases, inflammation, kidney disorders, respiratory diseases, gout and diabetes. The FORT (Free Oxygen Radicals Test) is an oxidative stress and free radicals test while FORD (Free Radicals Oxygen Defence) is an antioxidant capacity and defence test.