Thursday, December 27, 2012

Another strike against me?

I've blogged before about our experiences learning about the MTHFR defect, what it is, why it's important to know you have it, common symptoms of MTHFR deficiency and what you can do to help your body out if you do have it.

Since I wrote those posts, I've started following MTHFR Support on Facebook.  Last night they posted a link to an interesting study that showed a connection between MTHFR, preeclampsia, and another gene, called COMT.  Here's where the "another strike" comes in.  This summer, I found out that my aunt tested positive for two variations on the COMT gene.  We already suspect that I have at least one, if not two, MTHFR genes.  So... great.  I've already dealt with 4+ years of IF, I have hydrocephalus (a neural tube defect), Daniel has one MTHFR variation, and now I might have a raised chance of pre-e?  Oh goody.  :P

Adoption is looking better and better!  :D

(Side note: With only five days left in the year, we're getting closer to finding out my MTHFR status!  Only about a week to go until I can get tested!)


  1. I hope that your testing comes through that you don't have MTHFR!!

    Here from ICLW. Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my blog!

  2. Nootropics Deutschland, Nootropics Kaufen, Nootropics Kaufen, Nootropika Kaufen,
    Nootropikum oder Verstärkungsmittel sind sichere Substanzen zur kognitiven Leistungssteigerung | Versuche Nootropikum


Thank you so much for stopping by my little corner of the World Wide Web. Please let me know you were here by leaving me a comment! :)