Posts Tagged ‘MTHFR’

5 Ways to Change Your Genetic Destiny with Nutrigenomics

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You ordered your StrateGene® DNA Kit, sent in your sample, and got your results. Digging through the information, you noticed that some of your genes were measured as ‘slow’ and some as ‘fast,’ and while you understand what slow and fast mean, you’re not quite sure what to do about it.  

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The Different Types of Folate: Which One is Right for You?

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Folate, or Vitamin B9, has many different names and comes in multiple forms. This adds to the confusion around which type of folate you might need.

To complicate the issue, the web is filled with confusing labels, websites, and misguided healthcare professionals. 

So, how do you know what type of folate is best for you? In this article, we’re going to cover folate basics, the different forms of folate, and how to choose the best form. 

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Recurrent Pregnancy Loss – 5 Reasons

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If you’ve experienced a loss of any kind, I’m so sorry. All pregnancy loss is devastating. But you should know that no matter the timing, circumstances, or repeated nature of your miscarriages—it’s not your fault. It’s easy to fear that you did something wrong, or that you caused the loss in some way, but miscarriage is complex and still, in many ways, poorly understood.

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Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and MTHFR

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Recurrent miscarriage can definitely be associated with MTHFR, but even with recent research, it is not always easy to find a doctor who is well-versed in this connection.

Does this sound familiar?

“I was just told by my high-risk OB that there is no research proving MTHFR is connected to miscarriage.”

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Recurrent Miscarriage Causes Go Beyond the Mother’s Health

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Have you experienced a pregnancy loss? If so, our hearts go out to you and we are so very sorry for your loss. Unfortunately, as many as 26 percent of pregnancies result in miscarriage due to a number of factors, often related to abnormal chromosomes. (1) Recurrent miscarriage is defined as three or more consecutive losses before the 20th week of pregnancy. Some doctors and statistics include pregnancies that are lost before they are confirmed by ultrasound, while others do not include biochemical pregnancies or losses before five or six weeks. Regardless, recurrent pregnancy loss affects between one and two percent of women. (2)

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