Bedwetting and Methylation

Babies wear diapers because they aren’t capable of controlling their bladders. As they grow into toddlers and children, their nervous system develops and the bedwetting typically slows and then stops all together. A known cause of bedwetting is a slowed development of the  central nervous system. In this study, researchers showed that children who wet[…]

Folate – Essential to Methylation

You’ve been told your whole life to eat your vegetables, especially those green leafy ones everybody seems to turn their nose at, and if you’re lucky you’ve been listening and chowing down on those nutrient dense greens. Dark leafy greens contain folate, which is the main vitamin that drives your whole methylation cycle. Folate plays an essential role in recycling homocysteine[…]

Telomeres and Methylation

Inside each cell, our genes are arranged on a strand of DNA called a chromosome. At each end of the chromosome are “caps” of DNA called telomeres. These telomeres protect our genetic code as cells divide to create new skin, bone, blood, etc… In other words, telomeres allow our body to create new cells without losing[…]

Migraines, MTHFR and Vitamin Supplements

Migraines 1 in 4 households in America have a member who suffers from migraines, with twice as many women as men affected. Migraines are often preceded by anxiety, blind spots or flashes of light and continue on to nausea, sensitivity to light and noise and a pounding in the head. The symptoms are severe and[…]