The Down Side to High Oxalates – Problems with Sulfate, B6, Gut, and Methylation

  Before we get into down side of elevated oxalates it is important to repeat something I said my previous post titled Oxalates and MTHFR: Understanding the Gut-Kidney Axis – that oxalates in mild amounts are not a problem for the body. As long as the body can safely…

MTHFR and Pregnancy: Optimizing Genes for Better Births and Healthier Babies

  Deciding to start a family is one of the most important decisions in life. Its not only important to choose the right timing, its also necessary to optimize your health before starting a family. By learning simple, but powerful healthy concepts, you can make small changes today that…

Oxalates and MTHFR: Understanding the Gut-Kidney Axis

  No discussion of gut health and methylation would be complete without considering the problem of oxalates. I understand many of you reading this may not have heard of oxalates before. However, just because you haven’t heard of them doesn’t mean they aren’t a potential problem! Like many things…

2-Hour Gut-Methylation Seminar

Listen to this video where I present my latest information to a sold out crowd in Portland, OR. Learn about the genetics involved with anger, anxiety, pain, and insomnia and how the gut microbes influence our genes and our behaviors. This presentation is the result of years of work…

Optimizing Genes, Optimizing Lives – January 2015

There is a reason why people in this society are chronically ill and sick.  We all know that there is no shortage of drugs and surgeries in this country; we aren’t suffering from a lack of access to pharmaceutical drugs.  What we are dealing with is a lack of…

Pain from the Grain – Going Gluten Free

Check out this video produced by Dr. Rostenberg where he explains the complex issues of gluten sensitivity in easy-to-understand language.  Gluten is not a fad, not a fluke, it is the real deal food poison that impacts MANY people, esp. those with chronic challenges like MTHFR, candida, etc. 

A Primer on Methylation

Ever heard of Methylation? Its okay if you never have…most doctors haven’t either! It is a big subject and connects the dots between your genes, the environment, and why some people get sick with chronic diseases and others don’t.

Physical Signs of Methylation Problems

  Have you ever wondered how to find out if someone has a methylation problem? Well you have probably heard to doing saliva or blood tests to see which genes a person was born with.  And that is certainly one way to figure out if someone has a methylation…