mthfr

BURNING PAIN WITH METHYL FOLATE CONT

QUESTION: I have a patient with C677T homozygous, symptoms started after a dose (literally one dose) of Cipro (previously tolerated) in 2008. Can tolerate methyl cobalamin but methyl folate brings on intolerable burning in arms and legs, which stops when she stops the MTHF. She had this symptom originally (along with tendon tears and other …

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MTHFR IN INFANTS CONT

QUESTION: Do you have experience in treating gene defect in infants? 7 month old homozygous for either A677T or A1298CC (mother couldn’t remember, but the child was tested). Normal growth and development, but after last vaccine (dtap) she got tremors 25 hours later that resolved over 2 weeks. Mother has homozygous MTHFR defect that created …

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MTHFR AND EPIGENETICS CONT

QUESTION: Why should I even care about MTHFR and Epigenetics? ANSWER: MTHFR mutations ‘may’ be more of an issue in modern times due to a few factors: we know they exist now and can test for them most ‘folate’ supplementation in the past was with less or inactive forms most research on ‘folate’ was looking …

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MTHFR and EBV-HHV flares

Most have seen this: Warning: Improving your methylation may trigger an EBV relapse This article points to the idea of “correcting methylation causes EBV relapse”. In one sense, true BUT: without working genomics and especially methylation one becomes (much more likely to be) a chronic re-activator of EBV and other HHV Viri. We saw this association …

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GENETIC TESTING CONT.

MY QUESTIONS ARE: 23 and me versus other genetic testing ANSWER: RE: 23 and Me: Nothing is changed, you always had to go outside for  real SNP assessment and you still do (23 and me just has to do less of the “you have a 23% chance of cancer”…) but after they have the raw …

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