*Updated 20 March 2014* MTHFR gene mutations are complicated and certainly just the tip of the iceberg. With each day that passes I think most of us realize that for as much as we know about genetics and health, we really know very little. There are so many pathways in the body and so many more biochemical processes at play than just methylation. I know that every day I learn something new, something that makes me question whether I am… Read more »

I never gave too much thought to Lyme disease until I began investigating MTHFR. Suddenly everyone had Lyme! While that’s a bit of an exaggeration, I certainly was not aware of just how common Lyme is and how much it masquerades as other chronic illnesses. Lupus, fibromyalgia, ME/CFS, multiple sclerosis, Epstein-Barr virus and viral meningitis are all examples of misdiagnoses when the person actually has Lyme disease. MTHFR gene mutations create a special environment in your body for toxins, disease and… Read more »

Sometimes I’m not sure whether to file posts under my diary or in the health conditions section. It’s been a little while since I’ve done a personal update but I had a doctor’s appointment last week and, as always, I learned something new. The other day when I said I was feeling better than ever, I wasn’t exaggerating. I no longer have the fatigue I was suffering from last year and my mind feels sharp and focused. But one thing… Read more »