Vitamin B12 – The Reference Range Level is Set too Low

As a statement made by one of the leaders in vitamin B12 field more than 10 years ago, Carmel’s idea of “cobalamin deficiency should not be diagnosed unless megaloblastic changes are found’ is still followed by many physicians and health authorities when accepting B12 deficiency diagnosis.1 But as time goes by, evidence and clinical cases […]

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We Have Moved

We have moved to beautiful new premises in Neutral Bay. Please update our contact details to: Address: 50 Yeo Street, Neutral Bay NSW 2089 Mailing Address: PO Box 1265 Neutral Bay Junction Tel: 1300 692 260 Email: info@mthfrsupport.com.au We look forward to seeing you soon!

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We’re Moving!

We are excited to announce MTHFR Support Australia is moving premises in January 2015! From Monday 5th January 2015, we will be expanding and relocating to our our new premises in Neutral Bay, Sydney, Australia. Please update our contact details to: Address: 50 Yeo Street, Neutral Bay NSW 2089 Mailing Address: PO Box 1265 Neutral Bay […]

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The Methylation Myths: MTR & MTRR

Following on from the first post in our series addressing why methylfolate is NOT necessarily the answer to a patient’s MTHFR mutation, this week we look at the B12 balance in reference to the MTR and MTRR genes. MTR and MTRR The MTR gene provides instructions for making an enzyme called methionine synthase. This enzyme converts homocysteine […]

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PODCAST: Interview with Dr Ben Lynch

Last week Carolyn was lucky enough to spend some time interviewing one of the leading authorities in the world of MTHFR, Dr Ben Lynch – the founder of mthfr.net and Seeking Health. Dr Ben is such a generous wealth of knowledge, with a real passion to better the health of those with a positive MTHFR […]

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Practitioner Know How – The Methylfolate Myths

Welcome to the first post in our methylfolate ‘know how’ series  The Methylfolate Trap Did you know that the answer to a positive MTHFR mutation may not be methyfolate? In fact you could actually be causing more harm than good. This post is in response to the  increase in patients attending our clinic who are […]

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Is MTHFR affecting your heart health?

23.3 million, that’s a big number! …by 2030 more than 23 million people will die annually from cardiovascular disease (CVD) (World Health Organisation) Cardiovascular disease is already the number one cause of death globally, with more people dying annually from CVDs than from any other cause. But what do we mean when we talk cardiovascular […]

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Epilepsy

What Is Epilepsy Epilepsy is a neurological disorder marked by sudden recurrent episodes of sensory disturbance, loss of consciousness, or convulsions, associated with abnormal electrical activity in the brain. Research A review on the available evidence concerning MTHFR C677T and susceptibility to epilepsy was studied by Wu et al (2014). Ten studies were examined, with […]

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Depression and MTHFR

The Link Between Depression and MTHFR Media attention has increased lately with the acknowledgement that high profile celebrities like Ian Thorpe and Charlotte Dawson have suffered greatly with depression. We have to ask ourselves why it seems so prevalent now. Are we detecting it more? Are we acknowledging it more? No, I believe that the […]

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