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The Intersection of Tongue Tie & MTHFR

Ankyloglossia also known as tongue tie is not a condition you hear about every day, but certainly one of great impact, especially for the 4% of newborns affected by it.[1] For those not familiar with tongue tie, it is a condition where the tip of the tongue is connected to the floor of the mouth […]

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Is MTHFR Affecting Your Pregnancy?

You’ve finally decided it is time to become a loving parent. Birth control has stopped, prenatal vitamins have begun and reading baby books has become a new hobby. After a few months, you’re starting to wonder why you’re not conceiving. A trip to the infertility specialist is made and the results come in. You have […]

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Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and MTHFR

There is no doubt that MTHFR and recurrent pregnancy loss are linked. This is especially true if you have: 1 or more copies of the C677T MTHFR mutation or 1 copy of each (1298 and 677) or 2 copies of A1298C or A single copy of A1298C MTHFR mutation may not be related – however, […]

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Folic Acid Fortification, Increase in MTHFR and Rise in Autism?

If we sit back and evaluate the dates when folic acid fortification began and the fast rise of autism – do they correlate? “In Spain, the prevalence of the MTHFR 677TT genotype has reportedly approximately doubled in the population since the introduction in 1982 of folic acid supplements for women in early pregnancy”… “Folic acid […]

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Recurrent Miscarriage Causes: Look Beyond the Woman

Recurrent miscarriages have numerous causes making them difficult to isolate. The causes of recurrent miscarriage may also be multifaceted – and often are. While the topic of recurrent miscarriage causes has no end in site due to continued research, a major point needs to be addressed which is often overlooked. To make this point clearly and […]

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