This test is used for the screening of individuals who are at a risk of developing heart diseases. It is also recommended after conditions like stroke, heart failure and angina to determine the course of treatment. Deficiency of homocysteine can lead to cardiovascular diseases and thus used as a preliminary test for the prognosis of heart diseases. Other symptoms associated with this test are: weakness, diarrhea, paleness, rapid heart rate, and loss of appetite and numbness peripheral parts including arms, legs feet.
LabEspy recommends Ulta Lab Tests, New Century Labs, Direct Labs for this test.