MTHFR Treatment by Mind Map: MTHFR Treatment
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MTHFR Treatment

Definition

Methyl TetraHydro Folate Reductase Deficiency

Results in slower than nomal methylation processes

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Caveats

Go slow

Pts Crash Easily

Change 1 Modality at a Time

Start with low dose and titrate up.

Fix the Gut 1st

Before Detoxification

Before Chelation

Constipation, Toxin Re circulation, Releases GI toxins into the system

If Problems Occur

GI Health Panel, Freq Findings, Gluten Enteropathy, Parasites, Infections, Overgrowth, C Diff, Yeast

CoMorb Conditions, Hormone Deficiency, Malnutrition, Amino Acids, Minerals

Treatment

Supplements

Methyl donors, DMG, TMG (Betaine)

Fatty Acids, Fish Oils, Flax Seed

Minerals, Zinc, 20 -40mg/day, Selenium, Magnesium

Vitamins, Vit E, Vit C, Amino Acids, B Complex

Herbs, Silymarin, Liver detoxifier, Untitled

Medications

Active Forms of Folate, MetaNx, Neevo, Deplin, Cerefolin, L methyl folate, Hard to find, Side Effects, May cause detox reaction, Brain fog temporarily, Too Much, Depression, Flu like Rx

MB12, Not well absorbed orally, Compounded, Inj. every 3 days, 2500 to 3,500mcg/dose, Give in Buttock, Slows release, SC not IM, SL form, Has some effect

Diet

Avoid

Hydrogenated fats

Processed Foods

Increase

Vegetables

Fruits

Toxin Control

Avoid

Household chemicals, Artificial Scents, cleansers, Pesticides

Chronic Chemical Exposures

Use

Safe Chemicals, Cleansers, Organic Pest Control

Detoxification

Nutritional Plan

Body Cleansers

InfraRed Sauna

Clay Baths

Colonics

Rules

Fix bowel 1st

Do Slowly

Homeopathics Helpful

Lab Testing

Blood

Common Labs, Liver enzymes, Ferritin, Homocysteine, HS Crp

Genetic, MTHFR Profile

Nitro Tyrosine, Measures oxidative stress, Special Lab only

Glutathione, Usually Low

B12, May be high, body unable to use

Urine

Heavy Metal Challenge

Urine Organic Acids

Toxin Screen

2nd Tier, Amino Acids, Porphryns

Misc

GI Health, If GI symptoms present, Treatment Failure

Food Allergy

By Stephen Smith MD NWHealthcare.net Agapenutrition.com

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