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Overmethylation and Undermethylation: Case Study

I am going to share with you a classic situation which happens all the time. I hear it a few times a week while working with clients and guiding various doctors. This case study shows how fast methylation can become imbalanced – and how fast it can be rebalanced. It also shows how sensitive methylation […]

How Much Methylfolate Should I Take? Find Out

When one is diagnosed with a MTHFR mutation, the first thing typically prescribed is methylfolate – or, incorrectly, folic acid in high amounts. There is no standard of care prescribing methylfolate for MTHFR mutations. Thus, the variation in prescriptions is vast – anywhere from nothing done upwards to Deplin 15 mg or Folic Acid 4 […]

Why MTHFR is Becoming Recognized

For millenia, humans have walked the planet. We’ve continued to evolve and develop as a species: walking upright less ‘fur’ learned farming and ranching further understanding of how the world works further understanding of how biochemistry works transportation communication creating and developing new technologies eliminating or seriously reducing common causes of death In our on-going […]

MTHFR and ‘XYZ’ Cancer: Is it Related?

Do you wonder if MTHFR is related to a specific cancer? Many do. In order to determine if MTHFR and a specific cancer is related, one may search the medical research database, Pubmed. Here are some results from searching the Pubmed Database on various keywords: MTHFR Cancer = provides over 2,300 articles as of March 12, […]

Methylfolate Side Effects

Methylfolate is a remarkable nutrient yet it can create significant side effects. Those who have MTHFR mutations (especially the C677T MTHFR mutation) learn that methylfolate is critical to take. The issue is methylfolate can cause more harm than good if not started at the right time or tapered up slowly in amount. There appear to […]