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Do You Speak MTHFR?

Do You Speak MTHFR? Think about a truck (what you eat, your diet, your digestion) transporting a load of dark leafy greens (your main source of folate: also known as B9) on a highway. Approaching the city there is toll booth (the MTHFR enzyme), to go through your need...

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Infertility: Are Men Also To Be Blamed ?

Should we consider testing Men for MTHFR mutations ? Why is it important and what is the function of the MTHFR enzyme? MTHFR (Methylene Tetra Hydro Folate Reductase) converts (contained in high amount in Dark Leafy Greens) into its active form, known as methylfolate....

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Why Should We Check Our MTHFR Gene?

Why should we check our MTHFR gene? We know the human genome is composed of an estimated 20000 genes.  One of them, MTHFR, requires a particular attention because it is very common and it increases our predisposition to multiples preventable diseases. How common...

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An Integrative Medicine Approach To Optimal Health

Integrative medicine  is an approach to care that puts the patient at the center and addresses the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental influences that affect a person’s health. Employing a personalized strategy that considers the patient’s unique conditions, needs and circumstances, it uses the most appropriate interventions from an array of scientific disciplines to heal illness and disease and help people regain and maintain optimum health.


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