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MTHFR & Genetic Disorders

Impact of toxins and heavy metals on methylation

Many toxins and metals can adversely affect your health, and many are damaging to DNA methylation, particularly if you have a MTHFR mutation.  Growing evidence shows that environmental metal exposure involves changes in epigenetic marks, which may lead to a possible link between heritable changes in gene expression and disease susceptibility and development. Protection from…

MTHFR: Genetic mutation could be the underlying cause of weight gain or prevent weight loss

How the MTHFR genetic mutation could be contributing to weight gain or stopping your weight loss attempt If you have an MTHFR genetic mutation you may be experiencing a number of different symptoms, including ineffective weight loss. Other symptoms include chronic fatigue, histamine intolerance, chronic pain, mental health disorders, amongst many others which vary in…

Can MTHFR affect your thyroid and be a root cause of Hashimoto’s disease?

Thyroid Disorders, such as Hashimoto’s Disease, affect 10 times more women than men,in Perth, Australia and worldwide. Thyroid Disorders, especially hypothyroidism – or an underactive thyroid gland – become more common as we grow older. Iodine deficiency has re-emerged in Australia and we can expect more people to suffer from swelling and enlargement of the…

The causes of B12 deficiency and how it’s related to MTHFR

Vitamin B12 deficiency is one of the most overlooked deficiencies in Australia, and probably worldwide.  It is widely underdiagnosed and can cause a myriad of health problems.  Once diagnosed with and treated for a B12 deficiency, many of my patients have an extremely positive change in mood and energy, making a speedy return overall wellness.…

What is MTHFR (Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase) and how do you treat a MTHFR gene mutation?

An MTHFR gene test will help you find out if you have a problem with your methylation process and the MTHFR gene. This MTHFR test is becoming more mainstream and will help you identify the root cause of your ill health and enable targeted treatment to lead you back to the path of good health and wellness.