High Homocysteine Can Damage Your Brain

Summary: Elevated homocysteine is now associated with cognitive decline in older adults. Might you be at risk?
Air Date: 9/5/13
Duration: 10
Host: Dr. Michael Smith, MD
High Homocysteine Can Damage Your Brain
It's well established that at high levels, homocysteine, an amino acid metabolite, can damage the arteries feeding your heart.

However, new research shows it can also do some damage to your brain, resulting in poor memory, cognition and worsening hand-eye coordination.

Dr. Mike will discuss the latest research and offer safe and effective solutions for lowering homocysteine.


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