Clinical Study Title:
Effect of homocysteine reduction by B-vitamin supplementation on markers of clotting activation.
|Plain English Summary:|
|This study looked at the effect of a vitamin b6-b12 combo on reducing the homocysteine levels in the blood. Many studies have shown this combo to be effective in animals. Homocysteine levels are associated with various diseases, such as hardening of the arteries as well as heart disease. Participants were given supplements or a placebo daily for a total of 8 weeks. At the conclusion of the study, it was found that a vitamin b6-b12 combination can be beneficial for even healthy individuals by aiding in activating the clotting mechanism and thus providing some benefits against various chronic diseases.|