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MTHFR A1298C, Neurotransmitter Production, and Depression

MTHFR A1298C works in an entirely different way from MTHFR C677T or MTHFR 03. It performs a regulatory function. It regulates the amount of SAMe, S-adenosyl methionine that is produced. SAMe is your body’s main methyl group supplier. It is necessary to have not too many and not too few methyl groups. Their production is strictly regulated. Continue reading

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MTHFR Mutations, Depression, and Other Chronic Illness

What would happen if all the traffic lights in your county started to malfunction at the same time? Say they all came on and stayed on. Or they all went dark. Even lesser degrees of malfunction, delays in lights’ changing … Continue reading

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Lithium’s Pivotal Role in Your Body

Lithium has been known for years to be useful for bipolar disorder. Despite all that is known about lithium and its impact on biochemical pathways, no one has defined the mechanism by which lithium has its impact. It is likely … Continue reading

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Methylation– a Key Process for Your Body Systems

The Methyl Group: What It Can Do for You Methylation is a key process for your body system. The functions of methylation include Gene regulation Processing biochemical molecules in your body Removing Toxins Both building and deactivating neurotransmitters DNA and … Continue reading

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The Food Substance That Can Trigger Headaches, Seizures, Brain Tumors, and Diabetes

*It is worthwhile to note that in the video of the interview with Dr. Mercola, Dr. Woody Monte mentions the connection between formaldehyde, methylation, DNA and autism.  Documentary: Sweet Misery By Dr. Mercola Aspartame — best known by the names … Continue reading

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MTHFR+ and Thimerosol

MTHFR+ and Thimerosol Click the link for a ten minute discussion: MTHFR+ and Thimerosal If you are MTHFR+, you have special problems with thimerosal, the mercury-laden preservative that is used in flu shots and other vaccines. Thimerosol has the chemical … Continue reading

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Glutamate and GABA Balance

Glutamate is an excitatory neurotransmitter. While I am thinking, talking, processing and sharing with you, the glutamate receptors in my neurons are functioning actively to take glutamate into the cell. You need glutamate for learning, attending, and functioning. In fact, … Continue reading

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