MTHFR and Depression

If you are dealing with depression, you are not alone. It is estimated that 322 million people are suffering from depression. While there are many different causes of depression, research shows that diet and nutrient intake affects the risk of depression. A recently published…

Choline – An Essential Nutrient

Choline is an essential nutrient that a lot of us don’t get enough of. In fact, the majority of the US population doesn’t get enough choline on a daily basis. Insufficient choline can impact mental sharpness, heart health, fatty liver disease, and more. [ref]…

Should you vaccinate your kids if they have the MTHFR mutation?

You may have read or heard that anyone who carries MTHFR variants should not be vaccinated. Usually, the reason given is that those with decreased MTHFR enzyme activity cannot detoxify or ‘handle’ vaccinations, often with references to mercury in the vaccines. This article reviews…

COMT – A gene that affects your neurotransmitter levels

Having trouble with supplements containing methyl groups? Wondering why your neurotransmitters are out of balance? It could be due to your COMT genetic variants. This important enzyme is tasked with breaking down neurotransmitters, such as dopamine. What does the COMT gene do? The COMT gene…

Hacking your migraines: solutions personalized for you

Migraines plague more than a billion people worldwide and affect women three times more often than men. [ref] That is a lot of people who know the pain, mental fogginess, sensitivity to light, and overwhelming desire to crawl into a dark hole and hide…

Genetic links to infertility for women

The statistics on infertility are astounding. The CDC estimates that 12% of women overall in the US have impaired fertility. For women over age 30, that statistic rises to 25%! [ref][ref] Your genes may be playing a role in your infertility — and knowing which…

Should you take folic acid if you have MTHFR variants?

Want to see your genetic data in the Genetic Variants section below? Select your raw genome .txt file. Privacy first! Your data stays on your computer – nothing is transferred over the internet. (Please do not use on a public computer.) ~ Clear Your…

MTHFR and Migraines

The MTHFR C677T variant increases the risk of migraines. Learn how to check your genetic data and how to mitigate the risk.

Dads matter: MTHFR variants in fathers affect miscarriage risk

Dads matter – MTHFR variants affect sperm quality and infertility risk. They also affect the risk of miscarriage.

‘MTHFR Coffee’ with Eggs and Kale for Breakfast

Quick post this morning to recommend a good podcast to anyone looking into MTHFR variants.  Chris Masterjohn put out a well balanced and well-researched podcast a few weeks ago titled Living with MTHFR.  For those of you who don’t have two hours to listen…