Increased levels of homocysteine in the blood represent a new cardiovascular risk factor that, alongside traditional risk factors, can potentiate their deleterious effects on the blood vessel wall. Cigarette smoking and dietary intake of folate and vitamin B12 are among the main determinants of blood concentrations of homocysteine. High plasma homocysteine values are also correlated with repeated miscarriages and increased risk for thrombotic events.
Method of collection: SALIVA
The personalized diet based on genetic data resulting from the Homocysteine Metabolism test allows you to establish the quantity and quality of nutrients for:
The test is useful for those with traditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease (advanced age, diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and obesity).