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Increased Homocystein level - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   Hi Doctor

User :   I had one more report came today
Doctor :   proceed with your query

Doctor :   Ok

User :   Homocystane
Doctor :  
Proceed with it
User :   it is above 50
User :   Generalrange is around 5 to 16
Doctor :   yes

Doctor :  
It is high
User :   is it something to worry
User :   I went to Heart related checkups then and nothing was found everything was good
Doctor :   There is no supporting evidence for it as per my knowledge

User :   means
Doctor :  
though it is hypothecated to cause certain cardiac risks
Doctor :  
and not a disease
User :   ok
User :   thats why i went to Cardiac related tests
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
but all are normal
User :   nothing was found in them my heart function was good
Doctor :  
Hence no worries in that
Doctor :   I will advise to some diet and medicine to lower it

Doctor :  
just for the sake of prevention
Doctor :  
no acute intervention
Doctor :  
Take 1 tablet of Supractiv daily after breakfast
Doctor :  
Are you getting it?
User :   ya
Doctor :  
Also take plenty of green leafy vegeatables
Doctor :  
along with atta
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Those are the only things doable
Doctor :  
No issues other than that
Doctor :  
Hence no problem
User :   is it some where related to my headahce
Doctor :   No

Doctor :  
Only Anemia is related
Doctor :   to it
User :   do i have anemia?
Doctor :  
A low Hb which you mentioned
Doctor :  
that is not called as Anemia
User :   12.4
Doctor :  
but a lower level
Doctor :  
Hence you need to increase that
User :   how i cant
User :   how i can
User :   which diet will increase hb
Doctor :  
Iron supplements wich has to be taken on prescription
User :   no tablets , from natural food
User :   is there anythings i can eat
Doctor :   Green leafy vegeatables

User :   ok
Doctor :   and ragi
User :   so this above 50 is not so dangerous that i can worry right now
Doctor :   Yes, you are right
Doctor :  
No worries
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   is this test for homocytens is so cost and not available in cities like hyderabad
User :   as they told it will available in bombay only and costs 1000
User :   just to know
Doctor :   Yes, not done routinely
Doctor :  
hence it is like that
User :   is it an important test
Doctor :   I have told you that

Doctor :  
It is not that relevant
User :   ok Doctor
User :   thats it
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.

User :   no more questions
User :   bye for the day and have a nice day
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User :   nice sleep
Doctor :   Thanks again
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