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PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:35 am    Post subject: MTHFR mutation/issues/testing Reply with quote

So, sitting here off work still. I have seen references to the MTHFR mutation here, never thought much of it. What would be the issues I would notice if I had it?? And is getting tested something I should think about?? I'm just trying to cover all my bases here. I have been taking the right B's for like the past 6 months per the recommendations here on this site and yesterday ordered Thorne Methyl Gard in hopes of maybe saving myself some $$$. I think what I read on line was 3 capsules a day of those?? Is that right?? I didn't order the Methyl Gard Plus as I have no idea if I have the MTHFR issues or not.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Laine,

Testing at 23andme and analysis of your raw data by Genetic Genie will tell you which (if any) of those mutations you might have. The Methyl-Guard Plus is approximately twice as potent as the regular Methyl-Guard. I take one a day of the MG Plus because I do have methylation issues.

I'm short of time today and I type slowly since the stroke, so I'll hope that someone will explain what untreated methylation issues might cause in the way of symptoms.

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I am taking 1 each of the methyl guard plus per day. I tested negative for MFR. I think I just have absorption issues and the methylated "B"s absorb easier for me.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 5:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Laine
there is a section in the forum that has info about methylation

have you read the posts there?
http://perskyfarms.com/phpBB2/viewforum.php?f=78
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