What is This MTHFR That I Keep Hearing About?

This is so important, I had to reblog.

It helped me answer the question ‘WTF is MTHFR?’ which might just be THE question we’ve all been scrambling around trying to find the answer to…

This Sydney Life

TSL MTHFR Gene(Graphic by TSL)

As part of this health jaunt I have undertaken over the past couple of years, I was diagnosed as positive for the MTHFR gene mutation. It has not been my only diagnosis, but it has certainly contributed to my belief that:
1) gluten is the devil (for me, anyway). I will never knowingly eat gluten again; and,
2) along with careful supplementation prescribed by my functional health peeps, the autoimmune protocol is the foundation approach I am taking to reset my body’s equilibrium to ‘optimal’.

The Natural healing force within each of us is the greatest force in getting well. (Hippocrates)

MTHFR is one of the more recent genetic buzzwords. And, I suspect we’ll be seeing a bit more of it as more and more people test positive for variations of the gene. It’s a bit of a minefield to work your way through, especially if you don’t have a science background. But, with approximately…

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4 responses to “What is This MTHFR That I Keep Hearing About?

  1. Thank you for this post. I was going to ask you if you had heard of the MTHFR gene mutation. I have been on Paleo AIP for 7 months.
    And I am going to get tested for this mutation. I am pretty sure it have it.
    So glad you shared this blog.

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