Hyperhomocysteinemia

What is Hyperhomocysteinemia?

Hyperhomocysteinemia or hyperhomocysteinaemia is a medical condition characterized by an abnormally high level of homocysteine in the blood, conventionally described as above 15 µmol/L.

As a consequence of the biochemical reactions in which homocysteine is involved, deficiencies of vitamin B6, folic acid (vitamin B9), and vitamin B12 can lead to high homocysteine levels.

Hyperhomocysteinemia is typically managed with vitamin B6, vitamin B9 and vitamin B12 supplementation. Taurine supplementation also has been found to reduce homocysteine levels.

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I am compound heterozygote mthfr with a pai-1 abnormality. what is my risk for developing clots or other problems.

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Risk insignificant

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hello doctor, had intrauterine fetal demise at 29 wks, after 6 months my doctor checked for homocysteine levels & it came to be 44 umol/L. can this...

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yes , hyperhomocysteinemia is possible cause for IUFD in your case.

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