Moniter your homocysteine levels. High homocysteine is dangerous. A healthy level is around 6.3umol/L.
"Did you know that Homocysteine is the primary cause of seriously debilitating conditions like Stroke, Heart Attack, Coronary Heart Disease, Cancer, Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Dementia and Alzheimer's. Elevated levels of Homocysteine is like having countless slivers of glass moving through your bloodstream slicing and shredding your most delicate tissues inside your arteries and brain.
What Are the Risk Factors for High Homocysteine (HCY) Levels?
You may be at risk if you have a family history of:
You have low levels of vitamin B-12, B-6 and Folic Acid
You experience gastric disturbances, breathing difficulties or kidney problems
You are over age 50
You are pregnant
You are experiencing high stress levels
You eat a poor diet
You don't exercise regularly
You drink or smoke excessively"
Excerpts from the article - Homocysteine the Silent Killer
A highly recommended book: The H Factor Solution: Homocysteine, the Best Single Indicator of Whether You Are Likely to Live Long or Die Young by James Braly MD and Patrick Holford.