Here is a very thorough comprehensive article on Methylation, MTHFR Defect and chronic illness. It is a good thing to understand especially because it can greatly effect your healing.
Here is a link to a chart on MTHFR Gene Defects and the direct health issues stemming from each.
Well here it is another night and I am in bed by 9pm. Not sleeping yet but I usually spend several hours every night quietly in my room in front of the tv and laptop. Whether or not I have had a busy day I seem to end up tired at the end of the day, so here I am.
As far as energy I seem to be at my best late morning to early evening, before and after that I’m pretty tired. I am curious, a question for you Lymies out there: what are your energy peaks and flows? What helps? What makes it worse?
I know keeping my body super clean food-wise helps but it’s not the only answer. I live in a delicate balance with my persnickety little liver and those genetic detox inhibitors as well beyond just the Lyme. Kind of stinks that, say, something like a little touch of MSG can put me down for weeks 😛
So I will try and press on and get out of this slump, drink my homemade juice and eat my leafy greens
So it’s funny this is something my natural care doctor talked to me about several weeks ago (in the middle of my slump), and she started me on the Methylguard by Thorne. She also wants me to do the blood test MTHFR. So, this article explains it all much better than I can, if you are having bad die off, herx, worse fatigue, whatever…read on.