Natural Health Reviews – Homocysteine Levels – Risk of Heart Disease | National Nutrition

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Introducing National Nutrition’s newest Youtube series “Natural Health Reviews”. We sit down with Naturopathic Doctor Jonathan Beatty, as he discusses Homocysteine and how this can be an important sign of a potential risk of cardiovascular disease.

To read more about Homocysteine please click here: https://www.nationalnutrition.ca/articles/health-concerns/homocysteine/

Homocysteine has become an important marker of cardiovascular disease risk. At high levels, it has been shown to damage the vessels of the heart and promote blood clot formation which can result in heart disease and stroke. The level of homocysteine in the blood varies with age, gender, diet, hereditary factors, and general health, however it is estimated that 5-10% of the population has homocysteine levels that are considered high…

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