Category: MTHFR

Part 4: Supplementing MTHFR: It’s About More than Folate

September 30, 2015 0 Comments
Part 4: Supplementing MTHFR: It’s About More than Folate

Managing MTHFR is complex as every individual is unique. The type and number of MTHFR mutations greatly affects the approach to care and the outcome of care.  Treatment should optimize the production of methyl groups while decreasing the overall depletion. Genetics cannot be changed, but how genes behave can be altered with a comprehensive diet and […]

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What the MTHFR? Part 3: How to Test for the MTHFR Gene Mutation

September 23, 2015 0 Comments
What the MTHFR? Part 3: How to Test for the MTHFR Gene Mutation

An estimated 50 percent of the population has some type of MTHFR mutation that can cause health conditions ranging from cardiovascular problems, to neurologic disorders, and systemic conditions such as nausea, hair loss, immune dysfunction, and some cancers. How do you know if you carry on of the more than 40 known variants of the […]

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What the MTHFR? How you metabolize B-Vitamins may impact more than your energy.

September 17, 2015 0 Comments
What the MTHFR? How you metabolize B-Vitamins may impact more than your energy.

Part 1: What is MTHFR and what does it do? Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Gene Mutation–that’s a mouth full! Genetics determine more than the color of your eyes. As we learned in the previous series, genetics can affect your health in a number of ways. The MTHFR gene mutation (a fairly common genetic variant) can be a […]

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What the MTHFR? Part 2: Signs and Symptoms of MTHFR Gene Mutation

September 9, 2015 0 Comments
What the MTHFR? Part 2: Signs and Symptoms of MTHFR Gene Mutation

The MTHFR gene mutation is a common genetic variant that can cause a number of health conditions, including birth defects, neurological disorders, and some cancers. MTHFR adds a methyl group to folic acid, making it usable by the body. An estimated 50 percent of the population has some type of MTHFR mutation (at least 40 […]

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What the MTHFR? How you metabolize B-Vitamins may impact more than your energy.

September 2, 2015 0 Comments
What the MTHFR? How you metabolize B-Vitamins may impact more than your energy.

Part 1: What is MTHFR and what does it do? Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Gene Mutation–that’s a mouth full! Genetics determine more than the color of your eyes. As we learned in the previous series, genetics can affect your health in a number of ways. The MTHFR gene mutation (a fairly common genetic variant) can be a […]

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