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 »

*Updated 18 Feb 2016* As I progress further and further into my reading and research on MTHFR and related conditions, glutathione (GSH) keeps popping up. Having reduced levels of glutathione is associated with many diseases and health conditions, including cancer, cystic fibrosis, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, hypertension, atherosclerosis, emphysema, asthma, ME/chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, autism, bipolar disorder and multiple sclerosis. In fact, if I hold up a list of diseases associated with reduced glutathione next to a list of diseases associated with MTHFR,… Read more »