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Q: What is homocysteine? Do I need to worry about it?

Homocysteine is a normal by-product of protein metabolism. It becomes a problem when the body isn’t able to get rid of it, in which case it accumulates in the bloodstream. And that’s decidedly not a good thing. Elevated homocysteine levels are a significant risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Elevated homocysteine is also associated with inflammation, depression

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