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June 10, 2024

The MTHFR Gene & Women’s Health

with podcast guest

Ricardo Miranda


Ricardo Miranda is the CEO of MTHFRdoctors.com. He is a clinician and one of the top researchers in the field of MTHFR genetic mutation. With over 28 years of clinical experience, he is able to assess the direct link between MTHFR genetic mutations and health issues. Ricardo has coached doctors from all over the country on how to treat patients with MTHFR mutations and methylation issues. Today, MTHFRdoctors.com is one of the leading websites in the field of MTHFR, with the most extensive research database on MTHFR-related studies available.

In this episode, Ricardo and I talk about the basics of the MTHFR gene and its crucial role in the body, how the methylation process works, nutrients needed for effective methylation, different types of MTHFR gene mutations, how MTHFR gene mutations can impact fertility, anxiety, detoxification, and even conditions like autism, and so much more. Enjoy the episode!


  • Understanding the MTHFR gene and its role in the body
  • The two main functions of methylation
  • Essential nutrients to support the methylation process
  • Distinguishing between folic acid and folate
  • The correlation between unmetabolized folic acid and autism
  • Different types of MTHFR gene mutations, their prevalence, and what each one means for methylation function
  • Symptoms associated with an MTHFR genetic problem
  • How lifestyle significantly impacts gene expression and overall health
  • The role of the COMT gene in controlling neurotransmitters and estrogen levels
  • MTHFR gene mutations and recurrent miscarriages
  • The potential for and symptoms of over-methylation
  • Testing for MTHFR mutations
    Recommended starting dosage for methylated folate supplementation
  • Why we need to consider multiple contributing factors and personalized approaches
  • The safety of methylated folate versus folic acid
  • The importance of working with an experienced practitioner


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