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Is there a connection between the MTHFR gene mutation and infertility? Is folic acid found in nature? Join me for an in-depth conversation with Diane Keddy about MTHFR and fertility in today’s episode of the 2021 summer replay series!
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Identify your fertility window, in real time with Tempdrop. Follow this link to buy now! And use code coupon code: FERTILITYFRIDAY at checkout for a 10% discount when your order!Topics discussed in today's episode:
- What is the MTHFR gene mutation and how common is this gene mutation?
- Why is the MTHFR gene mutation problematic in both men and women?
- What impact does the MTHFR gene mutation have on a woman’s ability to convert folic acid to folate?
- What are the symptoms of the MTHFR mutation and how do you test for it?
- Is folic acid dangerous to individuals with this gene mutation?
- What type of diet is recommended for individuals with the MTHFR gene mutation?
- How does the MTHFR gene mutation impact a woman’s chances of conceiving?
- Why is the MTHFR gene mutation linked to repeated miscarriages and birth defects?
- What are some of the natural sources of folate?
- What should women be looking for in a supplement to ensure they get the correct type of folate?
- What is the connection between the MTHFR gene mutation and Iron deficiency?
- What is the link between MTHFR and heart disease?
- When should you ask your physician to screen you for the MTHFR gene mutation?
- Why is the MTHFR gene mutation linked to depression, anxiety and irritable bowel syndrome among other medical conditions?
- What to do if you have the MTHFR gene mutation and you are having trouble getting pregnant?
Connect with Diane
- Diane Keddy
- Is Folic Acid Poison to Pregnant Women? | Diane Keddy
- 23 and Me | Genetic Testing
- Dr. Ben Lynch | MTHFR.net
- Seeking Health | Dr. Ben Lynch Nutritional Supplements
- Thorne Supplements
Music Credit: Intro/Outro music Produced by J-GanticA Special Thank You to Our Show Sponsors: TempdropFertility Friday | Fertility Awareness ProgramsThe Fertility Awareness Charting Workbook