Heart Health

irregular heartbeat, atrial fibriillation, alternative treatments

Alternative Treatments for an Irregular Heartbeat

I would like to thank Lynne for asking about natural treatments for atrial fibrillation (a-fib). A-fib is the most common form of irregular heartbeat. Its frequency increases with age especially after the age of 70. Patients usually complain of palpitations and fatigue which leads to testing and an eventual diagnosis. Unlike ventricular fibrillation atrial fibrillation …

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Methylation Cycle Management Michigan Naturopathic Doctor

Methylation Polymorphisms are more Complicated than MTHFR

(warning this is a very technical blog entry for those that are familiar with MTHFR) I love reading about the methylation cycle and methyl tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) polymorphisms. MTHFR along with some other enzymes in your body are responsible for transferring carbons. Carbons are necessary for building everything in your body from DNA and neurotransmitters …

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