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How Homocysteine linked with many diseases ?

What is #Homocysteine ?

Homocysteine blood test is used for following conditions

What are the factors directly linked with high #homocysteine ?

B Vitamin Deficiency
  • Hcy increases if there is

  • Vitamin B12 deficiency

  • Vitamin B6 Deficiency

  • Folate (Vitamin B9) Deficiency.

  • Vegetarians has significantly higher Hcy levels.

Smoking & Passive Smoking

  • Various studies confined that Smorkers and Even Passive Smokers have found to have higher Homocysteine levels.


  • Daily alcohol intake can elevate Homocysteine levels, likely due to lower Vitamin B12 & Folate.

#Kidney Disease
#Dental Health
  • #Chronic Periodontitis (Inflammation of the teeth and gums) has been linked to elevated homocysteine levels in studies. This elevated homocysteine levels return to normal after periodontal disease are treated

  • Homocysteine levels increase in a rare inherited condition called homocystinuria. MTHFR gene mutation heterogygous & homogygous (c677t & A1298c mutations)

#Diseases Linked With High Homocysteine

There are various diseases are linked with high homocysteine level

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