32 – PCOS & MTHFR: Screening and Next Steps
You likely won’t hear about the MTHFR genetic mutation in your doctor’s office, but 60% of the population has this condition. If you have the MTHFR mutation, it means that (among other things) your body cannot convert folic acid into folate that you need for a healthy baby and your own cell replication.
Listen in as I speak with expert, Angela Heap about:
- what is MTHFR
- what tests can determine whether you have the MTHFR mutation
- the difference between folic acid and folate
- how MTHFR affects women trying to conceive and those that have suffered multiple miscarriages
- what supplements for folates and B12 you should take if you have the MTHFR mutation