When MTHFR is not the answer

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By Dr. Angela Karvounides In recent years, the gene, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, better known as MTHFR, has well-achieved its 15 minutes of fame in popular media for it’s role in many biological processes and a variety of different medical conditions. Genetic variations of this gene are present in 60% of the U.S. population. MTHFR polymorphisms are associated with increased risk of … Read More

The Role of MTHFR Gene Mutation in Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Written by Dr. Robin Russell As a Naturopathic Doctor who specializes in Pediatrics, I have found Naturopathic Medicine to be invaluable in treating Autism Spectrum Disorders.  According to the CDC, 1 in 88 children are on the Autism Spectrum (Autism, Asperger’s, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder-Not Otherwise Specified).  With statistics like this, I am sure you who are reading this may … Read More