MTHFR Genotyping

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” – Thomas Edison

What is Methylation?methylation_baucom_institute

A chemical reaction that occurs in every cell and tissue in our body.

Chemically speaking, methylation is the process of adding a methyl group (1 carbon and 3 hydrogens) to a molecule.

Epigenetic_mechanismsMethy groups are chemically inert; adding them to a protein changes how that protein reacts to other substances in the body; thus affecting how that protein behaves.

Enzymes, hormones, and even genes are proteins. Methylation affects them all.