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Elevated Level Of Homocysteine

Homocysteine is an amino acid present in the blood. Improper diet and lifestyle, smoking, alcohol consumption, and deranged thyroid function cause an increase in the level of homocysteine. Elevation in the level of homocysteine is called hyperhomocysteinemia. They indicate the risk of developing heart disease and blood clots in the body. It would help if you did lifestyle changes by taking a lot of fruits and vegetables in your diet. Doctor also suggests taking vitamin B6 and B12 supplements along with folates.

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Are the values in my blood report abnormal?

Query: Hi doctor, I am on paleo diet for the past 20 days and took the blood test today. My result reported elevated triglyceride from 109 to 150 and homocysteine levels of 32. I have attached the report for your reference. Do I need to panic?  Read Full »

Dr. Hariharan V

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 1. Your hs-CRP is normal. No need to worry. 2. But, homocysteine levels are moderately high. It does not mean that you have heart problem in the near future. 3. What I am worried about is your liver reports. They are little bit too much. Liver enzymes may rise if you are...  Read Full »

What does high homocysteine level indicate?

Query: Hello doctor,I have got my complete blood test check done and found out that certain tests under different heads have high values (more than the reference range). I can send you this test in soft copy format and would like to find out if there is something serious about which I should visit a hospit...  Read Full »

Dr. Albana Greca

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your medical history carefully and the lab results you sent in (attachment removed to protect patient identity). High homocysteine levels are indicating that your diet is high in animal meat. This explains high triglycerides and high uric acid lev...  Read Full »

Is the value of Homocysteine-14.86 too high to take Ecosprin?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 27 years old and 10 weeks pregnant now. Her last month period date (LMP) is 13/06/2015 and she had natural conception. This is her first pregnancy and she was operated for left ovarian dermoid cyst and left ovary was removed in the February 2013. As per the blood test repo...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi,Welcome to have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine concerns.MCBM 69 is the tablet used to aid in production of blood products and also to prevent any suspected neural tube defect in baby. It contains multivitamins, for example: Mecobalamin, Pyrido...  Read Full »

What causes lymphocytosis and high homocysteine levels?

Query: Hello doctor, Recently I did my blood test and few areas of the result are bothering me. I have attached my entire report. Please do let me know the medication. I do not have any health issues except for random tiredness.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through all your attached reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In your report, four main abnormal values are present such as lymphocytosis, vitamin D deficiency, vitamin B12 deficiency, and homocysteine borderline high. Lymphocytos...  Read Full »

What medicines help with my sister-in-law's increased homocysteine levels?

Query: Hello doctor, This inquiry is for my sister-in-law. Three four years back, she had a problem with her eye. On consulting, they told due to some type of stroke, her vision has been affected. They started giving him Ecosprin, and a special injection to protect her eye vision. During this period her r...  Read Full »

Dr. Thiyagarajan. T

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. If It was a type of stroke, I suggest you also check the fasting lipid profile and start either Rosuvastatin (Rosuvastatin calcium) or Atorvastatin (Atorvastatin calcium trihydrate). Homocysteine (amino acid cysteine...  Read Full »

My homocysteine and lipoprotein values are elevated. Is it worrisome?

Query: Hello doctor, I have homocysteine value 23.6 mcmol/L, and lipoprotein 31.5 mg/dL. ECG and TMT are normal. Is it serious? As I smoke, is it normal because of my smoking? Do I need to visit a doctor?  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This is not worrisome. Lipoprotein is just borderline, and you just need to have a healthy lifestyle to control it like low oily, fat and calorie diet along with regular exercises ...  Read Full »

I am hypertensive with high homocysteine levels and have had a retinal hemorrhage. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old female and had a retinal hemorrhage two months back. To figure out the cause, I had some bloodwork done. I took the following tests- homocysteine, CBC, ANA, protein S panel, PT/INR, factor V Leiden/ prothrombin, basic metabolic panel, and rheumatoid factor. Most of t...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. By your history and description, the possibility of stress and anxiety-related symptoms is more likely. So avoid stress and tension. Be relaxed and calm. Take a combination of propranolol and flunarizine once a day before...  Read Full »

Please interpret my blood report.

Query: Hi doctor, I am having mild chest pain over the last three days. I also feel lazy and less energetic for few months. I have done routine checkup. Can you please give suggestion based on the report attached?  Read Full »

Dr. Prashant Valecha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Get ECG (electrocardiogram), 2D echo and TMT test (treadmill test) to rule out any cardiac risk. Your homocysteine levels are little high (attachment removed to protect patient identity), which may be the factor responsible for hypercoagulable state. Repeat homocysteine ...  Read Full »

Can you answer the questions on endocrinology for research purposes?

Query: Hello doctor, I am doing research on diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses. I have already interviewed couple of psychiatrists and now would like to focus on asking some questions to endocrinologists. My questions are: 1) “In thyroid disorders mainly in hyperthyroidism a paranoid syn...  Read Full »

Dr. Amit Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 1) Yes, paranoid syndrome is frequently seen in association with patients having hyperthyroidism, reason being distractive over activity, anxiety, emotional instability, exaggerated insensitivity to noise, fluctuating depression and other unexplained medical symptoms. ...  Read Full »

Why do I get sudden jerks just before sleeping?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having the following symptoms for the last month or so. Difficulty in falling asleep at night. I have witnessed sudden jerks when I am about to fall asleep. After such jerks, it becomes difficult for me to get good sleep. I do not remember having these jerks once I complet...  Read Full »

Dr. Satpute Ganeshkumar Suresh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your history, and I have seen all reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I am highlighting the abnormal results. In your CBC (complete blood count), there is raised MCV (mean corpuscular volume). You have vitamin B12 deficiency. Are you a veget...  Read Full »

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