Methyl-folate is commonly prescribed for those who have an MTHFR mutation. Some people feel better – but others feel worse. Before starting to take folate, here are 4 considerations in applying a more holistic strategy for addressing MTHFR.
Oxidative stress can overwhelm our body’s natural coping mechanisms, and can start to have a negative effect on our overall health. Here’s how to reverse the process and get your body back in balance and performing optimally.
Inflammation is an immune response, and it can happen anywhere on our bodies – not just on our skin or joints. Inflammation can also impair the methylation process, which affects energy levels, mood, and focus – especially if you have an MTHFR mutation.
There’s no escape from leaky gut – it will affect each of us in some degree at some point in our lives. People with an MTHFR mutation or methylation issues are more likely to experience leaky gut in its more severe form. Here’s an overview of how methylation and leaky gut are connected, and how to give your body what it needs to address it.
Exposure to toxins and certain “heavy metals” can impair methylation, especially if you have an MTHFR genetic mutation. Here’s an overview of the 6 toxins and metals that are the most damaging to methylation, including how to test for them, how to avoid them, and potential treatments.
When you’re constantly in “stress mode,” it can put tremendous strain on your adrenal glands, leaving you feeling depleted and less able to respond to stress in a healthy way. What’s worse is that common treatments can actually make you feel worse. Here’s a natural, drug-free approach to recovering from adrenal distress.
Hypothyroidism (low thyroid function) is one of the most common health issues in the U.S. It is not often identified by standard blood work, and the common treatments do not adequately address it. Let’s look at the symptoms and causes of an underactive thyroid, and what you can do to help your body recover.
Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains the connections between MTHFR mutations, diabetes, and heart disease, and offers tips for optimizing your health. Part 8 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Heart disease is the leading cause of death (above cancer), and diabetes is known to increase risk of […]
Dr. Doni, author of The Stress Remedy, explains how MTHFR mutations are related to adrenal burnout and chronic fatigue, as well as how to get your groove back. Part 7 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Today I am going to talk about the relationship between fatigue and the MTHFR […]
Dr. Doni, naturopathic doctor and midwife, explains how MTHFR increases risk of miscarriage and how to get the right kind of support for your pregnancy. Part 6 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health This article is part 6 of a series on how genetic mutations affect our health. The first […]