Definitions for "Elevated Homocysteine Levels"
Recommendation Stress Management"It was recently found that periods of stress increase serum homocysteine, an amino acid known to be a significant risk factor for coronary artery disease..."
Relationship to Atherosclerosis"Multiple studies indicate that 15-30% percent of patients with premature occlusive vascular disease have moderately elevated total plasma homocysteine concentrations..."
Relationship to Depression"...The methyl group provided by normal homocysteine metabolism is necessary for the production of depression-relieving neurotransmitters such as serotonin and dopamine..."