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yavari P. Homocysteine and cardiovascular disease. Hayat. 2000; 6 (2) :23-30
URL: http://hayat.tums.ac.ir/article-1-322-en.html

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Hyperhomocysteinemia is a condition which , in the absence of kidney disease , indicates a disturpted sulfur amino acid metabolism , either because of vitamin deficiency (folate , B12 and B6 ) or a genetic defect. Epidemiologicevidence suggests that mild Hyperhomocysteinemia is associated with increased risk of arteriosclerotic disease and stroke . Hyperhomocysteinemia is an independent risk factor for CHD .Vitamin therapy with the above vitamins can reduce homocysteine level efficiently.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing Care
Published: 2013/08/3 | ePublished: 2013/08/3

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