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Homocysteine: what it is, why it’s bad, and how to reduce it


Homocysteine: what it is, why it’s bad, and how to reduce it Browse Categories B-12 COVID-19 Deficiencies  Fertility / Pregnancy / Women's Health  Health Issues  Kid's Health Mental Health  Methylfolate Facts  MTHFR Genetics  News  Resources  Staying Healthy  Super-B-Complex The last decade has seen a sudden interest in homocysteine, a type of amino acid involved in the breakdown of certain compounds in the body. This interest is largely due to the discovery that elevated levels of homocysteine are a major risk factor for serious vascular diseases such as stroke.  In fact, a study published in the British Medical Journal has revealed that high levels of homocysteine in blood plasma can significantly increase the risk of death from cardiovascular disease in older people -...
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Is There a Connection Between MTHFR and Eczema?


Is There a Connection Between MTHFR and Eczema? Browse Categories B-12 COVID-19 Deficiencies  Fertility / Pregnancy / Women's Health  Health Issues  Kid's Health Mental Health  Methylfolate Facts  MTHFR Genetics  News  Resources  Staying Healthy  Super-B-Complex As researchers continue to uncover more about the MTHFR gene, we are discovering more about the symptoms and side effects experienced by those with a mutation in the gene. While some of the most common symptoms include depression, digestive issues, cardiovascular complications and neurodegenerative diseases, eczema is one that often gets overlooked.  If you’ve been struggling to find relief when dealing with eczema, it might be time to consider getting tested for an MTHFR mutation. There are ways to treat these mutations and supplement around them, which may...
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Homocysteine and Hyperhomocysteinemia: Hard to spell. Easy to manage


Homocysteine and Hyperhomocysteinemia: Hard to spell. Easy to manage Browse Categories B-12 COVID-19 Deficiencies  Fertility / Pregnancy / Women's Health  Health Issues  Kid's Health Mental Health  Methylfolate Facts  MTHFR Genetics  News  Resources  Staying Healthy  Super-B-Complex Since we’re science people and love the mysteries of the body, let’s talk about another one.  Homocysteine. Homocysteine is a common amino acid (aka the “building blocks of proteins”) in your blood. High levels of it are linked to the early development of heart disease. In fact, a study published in the British Medical Journal showed that the homocysteine level in a person’s blood plasma is a higher predictor of death from cardiovascular disease in older people than cholesterol, high blood pressure or smoking. And homocysteine comes...
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Is There a Relationship Between L-Methylfolate and Cancer?


Is There a Relationship Between L-Methylfolate and Cancer? Browse Categories B-12 COVID-19 Deficiencies  Fertility / Pregnancy / Women's Health  Health Issues  Kid's Health Mental Health  Methylfolate Facts  MTHFR Genetics  News  Resources  Staying Healthy  Super-B-Complex Is there a relationship between L-Methylfolate and Cancer? There’s a lot of buzz out in the research world around this topic. Does it cure cancer? Does methylfolate cause cancer? Does it prevent cancer? It might surprise you to know that this “life-saving” vitamin for some can actually cause unwanted symptoms at times. Depending on your health history, some of these “healthy” nutrients can actually be harmful for some people, even though they’re very helpful for most people most of the time. Stay with us and you’ll learn more...
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Enzymes: Kind of a Big Deal


Enzymes: Kind of a Big Deal Browse Categories B-12 COVID-19 Deficiencies  Fertility / Pregnancy / Women's Health  Health Issues  Kid's Health Mental Health  Methylfolate Facts  MTHFR Genetics  News  Resources  Staying Healthy  Super-B-Complex Enzymes are make or break substances when it comes to your health, but we rarely give them much thought when actually, good enzyme health isn’t a given. So...what really ARE they, anyway? The dictionary defines an enzyme as “a substance produced by a living organism which acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction.” Some of those biochemical reactions are vital to us as humans--digestion, respiration, and metabolism, to name a few of them. And enzymes have varying duties in the body. They might bind molecules together...
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