Pregnancy Home > Benefits of Folic Acid
While folic acid is primarily used for preventing problems during pregnancy, there may be other benefits that are not as well known. Folic acid appears to be effective for lowering homocysteine levels, which may help reduce the risk of heart disease, strokes, and blood clots. There may also be some folic acid benefits for methotrexate toxicity.
- Folic acid deficiency
- Methotrexate toxicity.