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What is Nitrous Oxide: How it Affects MTHFR When Used as Sedative

May 17 , 2021

Stephen Smith

What is Nitrous Oxide: How it Affects MTHFR When Used as Sedative

What is nitrous oxide and how does this affect those with MTHFR gene variations? When you have an MTHFR deficiency, which results in elevated serum levels of homocysteine, you are at risk for a number of health issues. Your body may also react differently when exposed to nitrous oxide, a common sedative agent used in surgery and dentistry. So, what happens when you have to use 

MTHFR Simplified: MTHFR 677 Heterozygous SNP

May 17 , 2021

Stephen Smith

MTHFR Simplified: MTHFR 677 Heterozygous SNP

I’m Dr. Stephen Smith, an integrated medicine physician with 30 years of experience and a personal interest in methylation problems because everyon...