Homocysteine

Homocysteine Many people have never heard of homocysteine, yet elevated levels of this naturally occurring amino acid can actually increase risk of some serious health conditions. What is homocysteine? Homocysteine (Hcy), a naturally occurring amino acid in the blood, is produced when another amino acid called methionine is broken down in the body. Methionine is […]

24th April, 2016 Read more...

High Blood Pressure – what it really means

The blood pressure goes up; high blood pressure is dangerous, so we need to use medication to force it down and keep it down. That is the basic logic that mainstream medicine uses to manage the ‘disease’ called hypertension. In Functional Medicine we regard the body as a complex, self-regulating, adaptive system, in which the […]

27th August, 2014 Read more...

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