Tag Archives: homocysteine

Heart Disease Risk

High homocysteine levels increase risk of Alzheimer’s, heart attack and stroke

(NaturalHealth365) With over 5 million Americans currently suffering from Alzheimer’s disease – and the number expected to triple over the next 50 years – there is a pressing need for better prevention, detection and treatment of this debilitating condition. Researchers have long known of the link between Alzheimer’s disease and elevated levels of homocysteine –…

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September 27, 2019

Dr. Sherman’s Integrative Approach to this Critical Heart Disease Risk Factor

Elevations in homocysteine are strongly associated with increased cardiovascular risk in all age and ethnic groups. In 1968, Dr. Kilmer McCully, a Harvard researcher, reported that a genetic defect that caused sharp elevations in homocysteine led to early, aggressive atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease. Elevated homocysteine irritates the lining of the blood vessels, causing them…

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February 5, 2015