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How to raise homocysteine levels?

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by joshi81, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. joshi81

    joshi81 Senior Member

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    Hi i have low homocysteine.... i don't know if it is my heterozigous 1298 mthfr or my heterozygous CBS or both, or tha fact that i juice vegetables and eat a lot of veggies or a combination of all three.
    But anyway i have a low homocisteyne.
    In a situation like this wouldn't be worst to attempt a methylation protocol? a mean using methylfolate and methylcobalamine won't meake the situation worst?
    Ho can i manage? thanks
     
  2. PeterPositive

    PeterPositive Senior Member

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    If I recall correctly your Hcy level was slightly below 5 which is still acceptable. Ranges are not so rigid, if you research a little bit you will find that someone says the lowest range is 5, others will say 4.5

    In any case take a look here:
    http://www.livestrong.com/article/304781-how-to-increase-my-homocysteine-levels/

    ETA: Also increasing the intake of l-methionine in your diet might help.

    cheers
     
  3. joshi81

    joshi81 Senior Member

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    thanks peter yes mine was 4.8, the point is: though i'm already borderline i'm just concerned about the fact that starting a methylation protocol could make my Homo to decrease further..
     
  4. PeterPositive

    PeterPositive Senior Member

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    Indeed it could. Do you have specific reasons for starting a methylation protocol?
    Are you consulting with a doctor or naturopath? If your doctor recommended maybe there are good reasons, I don't know your situation. Otherwise if you are doing it on your own you should probably try for a short period of time, say 4-6 weeks and then check your Hcy levels again. If you see that they are going down you should not push it.
     

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