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.
Excess alcohol and sugar consumption can put a strain on your liver, especially when you have an MTHFR mutation. Dr. Doni lays out how sugar and alcohol can affect the methylation process, and offers 6 tips for how to recover when you’ve indulged too much.
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.
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.
MTHFR mutations are found in 50% of the population, so they are quite common. But despite this fact, there’s still a lot of confusion around what you can do about it. An MTHFR mutation can be treated, and we can in fact influence our genes. Here’s what you need to know if you are new to the topic.
Genetics isn’t everything when it comes to our health. New research is showing that diet, exercise, stress, toxins, and sleep have a much bigger impact on our health. Looking at the whole picture – genes and all the other factors – Dr. Doni outlines the steps to take control of your health.
In this episode, Dr. Doni Wilson covers the basics of MTHFR and folic acid. She gives an overview of genetic mutations, how they might affect you, and the actions you might take if you find out that you have an MTHFR mutation.
Dr. Doni, Naturopathic Doctor and author, explains how a MTHFR genetic mutation increases your risk of developing 8 common health conditions. Part 10 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health Throughout this series of articles, I’ve given a lot of technical detail about the genetics of MTHFR. Today, in this final […]
Dr. Doni, Naturopathic Doctor and Midwife, explains how MTHFR mutations are related to cervical dysplasia (abnormal cells on the cervix) and cancer. Part 9 of Dr. Doni’s Series on How Genetic Mutations Affect Your Health In this series of articles, I’m focusing on genetic mutations (or SNPs) that can increase your risk of developing certain […]