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MTHFR, cancer risk, cancer treatments and genetic cancer prevention

For many people these days having or getting cancer is a real life threat with cancer numbers continuing to go up and many people finding that they have certain risk factors that could potentially cause them to get cancer.  While we know that the causes of cancer are many and varied some genetic mutations such as MTHFR gene mutations do put you at higher risk of developing cancer from a nutritional perspective but there is a lot more to Read More...

Autism, MTHFR gene mutations and other genetic problems

For some people it can be hard to understand the complexity of Autism or Autism Spectrum disorder, this is because there are so many ways to look at the disorder with it’s many and varied ways that Autism affects those with the disorder.  Mostly described as a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact with others, often with symptoms such as: Difficulty with communication Difficulty with social interactions Obsessive interests with repetitive behaviors Problems associated with the nervous system Learning Read More...

MTHFR gene mutations and leaky gut syndrome, what you need to know

Does having an MTHFR gene mutation cause you to get leaky gut syndrome?  The short answer is yes it can, but often there are several major factors that ultimately lead to this debilitating disorder. One of the problems that comes with an active MTHFR gene mutation is a percentage reduction in function of your ability to make active folate, we know that when this happens there can be many symptoms that result, however one of the symptoms of having reduced Read More...

An Honest Book Review of “Dirty Genes” by Dr Ben lynch

Left feeling like something is missing from dirty genes? There are now many books on the market that discuss gene mutations, how they may affect you and even some guidance on what you can do to improve your health. The book “Dirty Genes” by Dr Ben Lynch seemed to want to achieve some very big goals given it’s dramatic title and it is working really well achieving just that in terms of sales for Dr Lynch.  After taking a good look Read More...

Low Homocysteine Levels Making You Sick?

Your homocysteine levels is a great measure of one of your most important health statistics and as a general rule most people think that the lower it is the better their health must be, but this thinking is enough to make you sick, literally. Having a low homocysteine score is important because it can tell you a lot about your health and well-being but there is a line when it comes to going to far and when that happens you Read More...

Miscarriage & Infertility, is MTHFR the real problem?

Many couples everyday come to learn that they can’t get pregnant and if they do, miscarriage is soon to follow, followed by grief and disappointment, this is not as uncommon as you might think, in fact its becoming a bigger problem for more and more couples, so what’s really going on, can we blame MTHFR gene mutations or is there a bigger problem at play here? While there is no doubt that MTHFR gene mutations play an important part in Read More...

Can MTHFR gene mutations cause autoimmune disease?

Autoimmune disease is becoming a very common term these days and there is very good reasons for it, but can MTHFR gene mutations lead to the cause of an autoimmune disease? The short answer is yes, however there are also other genes that are better known to be problematic for autoimmune disease, let’s explore the problem…. How MTHFR gene mutations can cause an auto immune disease The first important fact about autoimmune disease is to understand that it takes several things to Read More...

Why avoid doing your own gene report

Everyday we receive phone calls and emails from concerned people with serious health problems who ask for our help in solving their health problem.  It’s often no surprise to learn that many people who contact us tell us strait up that they have done their own gene variant report, tried all sorts of treatments based on these generic reports and still aren’t seeing results and they can’t figure out what they are doing wrong. Right now there are many companies that provide Read More...

The truth about MTHFR treatment protocols

If you have been told that you have a MTHFR gene mutation, polymorphism, variant etc, your first instinct is to seek a treatment for MTHFR or find a treatment protocol that you can follow to solve your new found health concern without getting any assistance from a professional. These days it’s easy to fall into the trap called Dr Google, that is to say, if you search the internet you will find literally thousands of pages of advice, treatments protocols and people selling supplements Read More...

Foods Bad For MTHFR & Poor Methylation

When you have MTHFR you should know if you don’t already that eating a healthy diet is very important, but what many people won’t tell you is that there are some foods, even those considered healthy, that can be especially bad for those who have MTHFR and poor methylation. If your methylation is poor due to low MTHFR enzyme, the last thing you need is to be eating foods that cause methylation to speed up leading you to burn out of Read More...