MTHFR gene mutations are common: half the population may be affected! Many don’t know it but their chronic illnesses may be related to MTHFR…
Methylation impacts all kinds of processes in the body and impaired methylation can lead to a variety of diseases and chronic health conditions. I am more susceptible to stress and, as I age, the accumulation of toxins and the cumulative effect of oxidative stress can cause problems (I’m lucky to have caught this young!) Because I was also diagnosed with hypothyroidism, this presents special challenges in my life and I’ve made decisions to change my diet and the way I live to help compensate for my this gene. Epigenetics is a key.
On this site you’ll find lifestyle tips for clean living, photos, recipes and my own experiences navigating these waters.
If you’re new to the site, these are good places to start:
Recommended Reading (The experts to go to for information)
Homocysteine Levels and MTHFR (An important issue with MTHFR)