Thorne Research, Methyl-Guard Plus, 90 Veggie Caps
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21 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Mark1982 on Mar 06, 2013
I am taking this supplement along with others to help with methylation and reduce homocysteine. My homocysteine blood tests have improved from 13.7 down to 6.1 (optimum range) but I also used L-Serine (the Amino Acid NOT Phosphatidyl Serine)
This supplement contains the L-5-Methyltetrahydrofolate (5MTHF) form of Folate which I can take I DO NOT TAKE FOLIC ACID as I have the C677T Methyl Folate Reductase enzyme genetic mutation (MTHFR) Due to this mutation the folate cycle is impaired in my metabolism so folic acid does not convert to 5-Metyl-tetra-hydro-folate (5MTHF)
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You NEED this if you have the MTHFR gene
13 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer1990542 on Oct 04, 2012
If you have discovered you have the MTHFR gene you probable are becoming aware you can't - read CANNOT - process 'normal' folic acid supplements, in fact too much of 'normal' ones can cause you grief - do don't do it!!! This blend is great and even if you don't notice a huge surge in your energy or overall health be assured your body NEEDS folic acid and you will be preventing a multitude of health problems by taking it
7 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer3039260 on Apr 05, 2012
Methyl guard has so far resulted in a great improvement in mood and activity level so I feel much better. A repeat of blood test ordered by Doc.for the end of the month should confirm.Found I had to reduce the dose I started on from 3 per day to 2 per day,on Docs advice, as hot flushing became too uncomfortable.
MTHFR Genetic Defect
6 people found the following review helpful
Posted by 5080433777118990013 on Jul 19, 2013
It is a simple all in one capsule for Mthfr. I take 2 a day and it seems to work well.
Time will tell
5 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer2593305 on May 10, 2012
My doctor recommended that I take Methyl-Guard or something similar due to an increased homocysteine level. The next blood test will prove if this is working. The product is easy to swallow and there are no side effects, for me. Thorne is a good company that seems to use pure ingredients and their capsules are gluten free.