There is a reason why patients coming up against MTHFR for the first time will probably hear about Deplin. It’s classified as a “medical food” by the FDA and approved for use by people with suboptimal L-methylfolate levels. Now, for most people, the dosage of methylfolate found in Deplin (7.5 or 15mg strength) will be way too high, even for people with multiple MTHFR gene mutations. But this prescription dosage exists because it is often prescribed for patients suffering from… Read more »

Just as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) burdens patients and doctors with many indications, evasive causes and lack of a cure, fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) baffles with its own unbearable constellation of symptoms, ineffective standard treatment protocols and multiple potential causes. Marked by chronic widespread pain, particularly that which does not seem to come from a usual source, along with an increased sensitivity to pain, millions of people (mostly women) suffer with this condition. FMS patients also struggle with severe fatigue, cognitive… Read more »

It’s that time of year in our household: time to visit the dentist. This year we started seeing a different kind of dentist. Biological dentists differ from traditional dentists in a number of important ways: A biological dentist looks at the teeth and oral tissues as part of the whole human body. What happens in your mouth is indicative of other systemic dysfunction and the procedures and materials used in treating dental problems affect the rest of the body as… Read more »