MTHFR Is Not A Dirty Word

Do you suffer from one of these: depression, fatigue, heart disease, migraines, fibromyalgia, Parkinson’s, cancer, miscarriages, or high homocysteine levels? You may possibly have a genetic mutation of the MTHFR (methylenetetrahydrofolate) enzyme. This enzyme helps our body convert vitamin B9 (folate), into a usable form called methylfolate. If you do have this genetic mutation, guess…

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The One Reason You May Not be Able to Get Out of Bed

  Thinning hair, dry skin, sluggish and experiencing some weight gain and blaming it on this past winter? Can barely get out of bed? Dragging ass? Don’t be fooled, you think it may just be from a winter of hibernation but it could be your thyroid. Your thyroid is a gland that sits on the…

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5 Surprising Signs You May Have a Hidden Vitamin Deficiencies

Have you ever thought or paid enough attention to the signs your body may be telling you? Simple, everyday signs that you may not even think are an issue may in fact be a vitamin deficiency.  Here are 5 More Signs and Symptoms That You May Have a Vitamin Deficiency: 1. Vitamin D Deficiency: Do you have…

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Feeling Tired? Five Tips To Overcome Lupus Fatigue

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As a lupus thriver and nurse practitioner, I get a lot of questions about lupus.  Last week, the most popular question was “ What can I do to get over the fatigue?” It’s a question that I’m asked quite often, as people describe themselves as waking up exhausted or dragging at work all day. Some…

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