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Methylfolate Side Effects

Methylfolate is a remarkable nutrient yet it can create significant side effects.  Those who have MTHFR mutations (especially the C677T MTHFR mutation) learn that methylfolate is critical to take. The issue is methylfolate can cause more harm than good if not started at the right time or tapered up slowly in amount. UPDATE December 7,… View Article

Folic Acid is Hurting You

Some of the questions addressed in the video: What are the different types of folate? How are they processed in the body? How does synthetic folic acid contribute to disease and dysfunction in the body? How to prepare for pregnancy? Stay engaged. Follow Dr Lynch on Facebook:… Provide yourself and your family/friends access to supplement… View Article

What Causes Gray Hair

Premature gray hair is common during times of stress. Why is this?   High stress causes an increase in monoamines such as dopamine, norepinephrine and epinephrine. In order for your body to process these stress neurotransmitters, one uses up vitamin B2 – known as riboflavin. In order for the body to reuse riboflavin, it releases… View Article

Genetic Testing Reports

Get help interpreting 23&Me data with a StrateGene report. StrateGene is a tool that provides information on clinically relevant SNPs, includes the biochemical pathways and identifies factors which influence SNPs, kinetic impact, and potential associated symptoms and conditions. This is Dr Ben Lynch giving clinical insights on a new tool for interpreting genetic testing results… View Article

How to Use a Sauna

CLICK HERE to Download the webinar presentation PDF.  Wondering if sauna therapy would be beneficial for you or your patients? In this webinar, Dr. Lynch addresses questions on ‘how to sauna’ for maximum health benefits.  Key takeaways according to attendees: Reconfirmed that methylation cycle must be moving prior to sauna exposure. Very helpful on benefits of using… View Article

Folic acid and Pregnancy

Folic acid during pregnancy is commonly recommended. Dr Lynch has done the research and understands why folic acid should not be used during pregnancy. Folic acid is recommended during pregnancy to reduce neural tube defects. However, neural tube defects are not caused by a folic acid deficiency. Why are we supporting pregnancy with folic acid… View Article