What is methylation and what does it have to do with mycotoxins?

MTHFR or methylation is vital to the body, it forms folate acid for our bodies to use. Folic acid is a B vitamin. Our bodies use it to make new cells. Methylation helps with the function of our nervous and immune systems. Disruption of the methylation would affect your energy production, detoxification of toxins, and hormone balance. 

Symptoms of a methylation mutation can vary from:

  • Chronic fatigue
  • Persistent migraines
  • Achy joints
  • Brain-fog
  • Memory loss
  • Shortness of breath
  • Upper respiratory tract symptoms

(Cite where tho 40%  statistic was cited from)Around 40% of the population have a mutation in their MTHFR gene and may be unaware of it causing trouble detoxing. Individuals with this mutation may experience endless medical issues after exposure to mold, including conditions like sinusitis, fringe neuropathy (nerve harm in hands as well as feet), and other disorders. It suggests that people can harbor mold toxins inside their bodies. 

Scientists have discovered that individuals encountering constant toxin affliction discharge mycotoxins (toxic substances created by mold) in their urine( Add a link to page on website about labs that do mycotoxin testing). Mold needs to defend its territory just like you need to defend your home. Mycotoxins are produced by certain molds as a defense mechanism. Find out more: LINK

Mycotoxins can accumulate in the body which, if you have an MTHFR mutation, you want to make sure you are managing your toxic load. In some cases, it can require an extensive course of treatment by your doctor. If you suspect you have mold in your home please connect with us today.

The information contained in this report is for informational and educational purposes only. It does not represent a health diagnosis, therapeutic recommendation or prescription for treatment. We urge you to consult and obtain medical advice from a licensed, trained, and competent medical provider for concerns with health issues.

Sources:

https://www.survivingmold.com/faq/methylation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2428647
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30275516