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Impact of toxins and heavy metals on methylation

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…

MTHFR: Genetic mutation may be an 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…

Understand how your MTHFR gene mutation can play a part in anxiety disorder and other mental health conditions

Anxiety disorder can significantly impact your quality of life. If you have a MTHFR gene mutation, it is probable that you have suffered from anxiety and depression at some time in your life.  Many of our patients at our Perth clinic of Advanced Functional Medicine have tried different antidepressants with little or no effect, often…

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.