Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Behavioural Disorders; You May Have a Change in Your Genetic Sequencing

If you suffer from any of these symptoms then you may be one of the 50% of the population that has a change in their genetic Sequencing and have something called MTHFR. MTHFR stands for Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase so we call it MTHFR, for short. MTHFR is an enzyme that converts the folate from the food that you eat into the active or usable form of folate (5-Methyltetrahydrofolate) that the body can use. People with this altered gene expression have anywhere from 15% to 70% loss of function. Why is this important? Well MTHFR is needed for methylation which takes place in every single cell and organ in our bodies. Without sufficient methylation the many pathways don't function as

Parkinson's Is there anything that can be done t

Well, 12 months ago my sister in law Chris was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease and she recently came to Australia to visit family. As a Naturopath and alternative health care practitioner I’m always looking into what causes various health conditions, and is there anything that can be done to help slow it down and what nutritional deficiencies could be involved. Parkinson’s is a progressive neurodegenerative condition which affects the neurons that produce dopamine and therefor it results a loss brain cells which produce dopamine. Why is dopamine so important ? Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, neurotransmitters are needed to send signals from one nerve cell to another. Dopamine is rel

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