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Irritability: definition

A mental state characterized by excessive response to annoyance. Click Irritability for full description.

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Insomnia: definition

Sleeplessness due to inadequate production of neurotransmitters (nerve chemicals) in the brain needed for sleep, especially melatonin. Malnutrition is a major cause. Click for full description.

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Hypertension, Reversible: definition

Sustained elevated arterial blood pressure resulting from impaired absorption of essential co-factors for normal homocysteine metabolism (folate, vitamin B12, or vitamin B6)  that resolves with normalization of homocysteine levels.

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Homocysteine Level, Elevated: definition

Lab analysis of blood draw indicates an abnormal blood level of this transient amino acid.

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