homocysteine levels & MTHFR testing

Theodora

1 Posts
Reply Posted on: Jul 6, 2012 at 3:00am
If your homocysteine level is normal, is there any reason to check for a MTHFR gene mutation? Thanks!

Dr. Braverman

1999 Posts
RE: homocysteine levels & MTHFR testing Posted on: Jul 6, 2012 at 6:01am
Yes I still would as there are several studies that show complications even with normal homocystiene . I also feel that MTHFR is never "the" issue , unless all else is normal.
Dr. Jeffrey Braverman MD FACOG
Medical Director
Braverman Reproductive Immunology P.C.