MTHFR Related Health Problems

This map describes health conditions related to MTHFR genetic anomalies in the methylation pathway.

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MTHFR Related Health Problems by Mind Map: MTHFR Related Health Problems

1. Definition

1.1. Methyl TetraHydro Folate Reductase Deficiency

1.2. Results in slower than nomal methylation processes

1.3. wiki

1.4. Heterozygous

1.4.1. Only one gene

1.4.1.1. Function 50 to 70%

1.4.1.2. 40% of population

1.5. Homozygous

1.5.1. Both genes affected

1.5.1.1. 7 to 10% of normal function

1.5.1.2. 30% of population

2. Types

2.1. 50 variations

2.2. Most Common

2.2.1. 677

2.2.1.1. Untitled

2.2.2. 1298

2.2.3. 677 +1298

3. Attributes

3.1. 677

3.1.1. Elevated Homocysteine

3.1.2. Cardio Vascular Disease

3.1.3. Stroke

3.1.4. DVT (deep venous thrombosus)

3.1.5. Peripheral Neuropathy

3.1.6. Still Births

3.1.7. Pre-Eclampsia, Neural tube, cleft lip

3.2. 1298

3.2.1. Depression, anxiety, IBS

3.2.2. Fibromyalgia

3.2.3. Chronic Fatigue

3.2.4. Dementia

3.2.5. Schizophrenia

3.2.6. Parkinson's

3.2.7. TetraHydroBiopterin Problems (BH4)

3.2.8. Migraines

3.3. 677 + 1298

3.3.1. Symptoms of both defects

3.3.2. More Severe

3.3.3. Blood clots

3.4. All have problems

3.4.1. Clearing heavy metals

3.4.1.1. Lead

3.4.1.2. Mercury

3.4.1.3. Aluminum

3.4.2. Symptoms progress with time

3.4.3. Cancer risk increased

3.4.4. Renal failure

3.4.5. Addiction Potential

3.4.5.1. Drugs

3.4.5.2. Video Games

3.4.5.3. Pornography

3.5. Aggravating Factors

3.5.1. Heavy metal exposure

3.5.1.1. amalgams

3.5.1.2. vaccines

3.5.1.3. fish

3.5.1.4. aluminum cookware

3.5.1.5. occupational

3.5.2. Poor Diet

3.5.2.1. processed foods

3.5.2.2. hydrogenated fats

3.5.3. Anesthesia

3.5.4. Other Enzyme Defects

3.5.5. Comorbid Disease

3.5.5.1. Diabetes

3.5.5.2. Lymphoma

3.5.5.3. Leiden Factor V

3.6. Helpful Measures

3.6.1. Dietary

3.6.1.1. vegetables

3.6.1.2. berries

3.6.1.3. fruits

3.6.2. Exercise

3.6.3. Music

4. Treatment

4.1. Supplements

4.1.1. MB12

4.1.1.1. Sub Lingual MB12

4.1.1.2. Compounded

4.1.1.3. Inj. every 3 days

4.1.2. Methyl Folate

4.1.2.1. L-methyl folate

4.1.3. Methyl donors

4.1.3.1. DMG

4.1.3.2. TMG (Betaine)

4.1.4. Fatty Acids

4.1.4.1. Fish Oils

4.1.4.2. Flax Seed

4.1.5. Minerals

4.1.5.1. Zinc

4.1.5.1.1. 20 -40mg/day

4.1.5.2. Selenium

4.1.5.3. Magnesium

4.1.6. Vitamins

4.1.6.1. Vit E

4.1.6.2. Vit C

4.1.6.3. Amino Acids

4.1.6.4. B Complex

4.1.7. Herbs

4.1.7.1. Silymarin

4.1.7.1.1. Liver detoxifier

4.2. Medications

4.2.1. Active Forms of Folate

4.2.1.1. MetaNx

4.2.1.2. Neevo

4.2.1.3. Deplin

4.2.1.4. Cerefolin

5. Diet

5.1. Avoid

5.1.1. Hydrogenated fats

5.1.2. Processed Foods

5.2. Increase

5.2.1. Vegetables

5.2.2. Fruits

6. Toxin Control

6.1. Avoid

6.1.1. Household chemicals

6.1.1.1. Art Scents

6.1.1.2. cleansers

6.1.1.3. Pesticides

6.1.2. Chronic Chemical Exposures

7. Detoxification

7.1. Nutritional Plan

7.2. Body Cleansers

7.2.1. InfraRed Sauna

7.2.2. Clay Baths

7.3. Rules

7.3.1. Fix bowel 1st

7.3.2. Do Slowly

8. Lab Testing

8.1. Blood

8.1.1. Common Labs

8.1.1.1. Liver enzymes

8.1.1.2. Ferritin

8.1.1.3. Homocysteine

8.1.1.4. HS Crp

8.1.2. Genetic

8.1.2.1. MTHFR Profile

8.1.3. Nitro Tyrosine

8.1.3.1. Measures oxidative stress

8.1.3.2. Special Lab only

8.1.4. Glutathione

8.1.5. B12

8.1.5.1. May be high

8.1.5.2. body unable to use

8.2. Urine

8.2.1. Heavy Metal Challenge

8.2.2. Urine Organic Acids

8.2.3. Toxin Screen

8.3. Misc

8.3.1. GI Health

8.3.1.1. If GI symptoms present

8.3.2. Food Allergy

9. By Stephen Smith MD NWImed.com/MTHFR