SusanJ wrote:Yep, likely the result of all those methylation variants. Do you take methylated B vitamins? What and how much? Your B12 lab is low.
Plumster wrote:Being COMT++ (which I am), I recommend hydoxo-adeno B12 rather than methyl B12. Of course, if you can handle methyl, great (but I can't. Dr. Amy Yasko informed me that hydrox-adeno is best suited for someone with my variants). Our SNPs are very similar. Methyl Folate makes me very sad and restless, I can't do it. I get folate from foods and am currently supplementing with choline (sunflower lecithin) to help with methylation (thanks, Susan, for the tip!). Make sure you are getting enough B2 and magnesium, as well. My B2 and magnesium were very low last I checked (February). Both are needed for methylation.
I'm getting my homocysteine checked today. it was 10.8 in November 2017, then 9.9 in February 2018, so I am very interested to see if my current supplement routine has lowered it.
Rainbow wrote:Do you think the best would be to start conservatively, one supplement at a time, as per the wiki? And are there any other methylation-related tests that you think I should ask for next time I go for my bloods and/or before I start on certain supplements?
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