MTHFR (Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase) Group

This Group was created for anyone wishing to learn, chat or share information relating to MTHFR. Many woman have suffered Miscarriage(s) and have no idea why. For some of us, a genetic mutation called MTHFR is the reason. MTHFR (or 5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase NADPH) is a genetic mutation that has 24 known variants that affects the ability to absorb Folic Acid and can cause more severe problems in health and also in pregnancy. There is much debate and dispute within the medical community regarding MTHFR and it's relationship to pregnancy loss or Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL). In all the confusion, there are many ideas and treatments along with schools of thought on how to treat or deal with MTHFR.
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Hi, I live in New Zealand and it's difficult to access testing for MTHFR. I suspect I have some form of this due to two recent recurrent ...
If someone is an overmethylator, why would one have to avoid Folic Acid? Doesn't this mean that your methylation cycle has worked too ...
Is it more difficult to lose weight when you are undermethylating or overmethylating? In which scenario is weight gain and difficulty lo...
Women who experience multiple miscarriages are more likely to have MTHFR gene mutation, though researchers have not established a direct,...
Hi all, I’ve just got my 23andme interpretation from Genetic Genie as was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on treatments and poten...
For years I have suffered from joint aches, muscle aches, headaches, burning skin, numbness, fatigue,skin rashs and stomach problems. Ive...
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