Talking Point #58 - MTHFR is Not a Curse Word
Understanding this vital gene variant that 1-in-3 people carry that could build toxic burden within their body
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TALKING POINT #58
Did You Know? Methylene-tetra-hydro-folate reductase (MTHFR), is an enzyme that works as a catalyst for important biochemical reactions in your body. It converts vitamin B9 (folate) into methyl-folate which is essential for a process called methylation. Every single cell and tissue in your body experiences methylation.
Methylation protects your body by repairing damaged cells and optimizing DNA cell function. It also processes toxins and hormones, metabolizes B vitamins, and regulates neurotransmitters. The neurotransmitters including dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine control mood, behavior, sleep, and overall mental health.
MTHFR variants are found in people worldwide. In the United States, about 1 in 3 people have at least one MTHFR variant and 1 in 10 people have variants in both copies of the MTHFR gene
Kaiser thinks testing for this gene is unnecessary. They misstate that everyone has two copies of this gene, then in the next paragraph state that only 1-in-3 people carry it. Then they advise against getting tested for it completely as it won’t change your medical care. Additionally they neglect to mention that folate is toxic to someone who has an MTHFR Variant: https://mydoctor.kaiserpermanente.org/ncal/Images/GEN_MTHFR_tcm63-938252.pdf
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