Lab Tests

March 20, 2017

Dealing with Lipoprotein(a): tests, supplements, strategy

Lipoprotein(a), also called Lp(a), has gotten a good deal of press lately as a metric to watch if you’re concerned with heart health. Elevated Lp(a) levels have been linked with… Read More

Warrior Gene Myths Debunked
January 25, 2017

The Warrior Gene: 5 common myths debunked

Much has been written about the so called “warrior gene” MAOA, also sometimes not as diplomatically referred to as the Psycho gene. We all carry this gene but certain mutations… Read More

MTHFR Mutations
January 21, 2017

The science of MTHFR mutations explained

If you’re interested in personalized genetic medicine you will have undoubtedly come across the protein methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR). MTHFR is an enzyme which is encoded by the MTHFR gene and… Read More

Transglutaminase 2 IgG Antibodies Celiac Gluten Sensitivity
January 18, 2017

Are transglutaminase 2 IgG antibodies evidence of gluten sensitivity or full-blown celiac?

Most people believe the world of gluten can be broken down into two groups: celiac, and everyone else. However, the functional medicine community would add a third group: those who… Read More

MTHFR Mutation Test
November 11, 2016

Do I have an MTHFR mutation? Here’s how to find out

Summary: Everyone has an MTHFR gene in one form or another. An MTHFR “mutation” means you inherited an MTHFR variant associated with a decreased ability to metabolize folic acid and folate…. Read More

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