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Genetic testing recommendations

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by everlastinggaze, Mar 13, 2014.

  1. everlastinggaze

    everlastinggaze

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    I was going to order the 23andme test but I see the FDA has shut them down. Anyway I was wondering if someone could recommend another good place to order the test from along with an interpretation.

    I suspect I could have the MTHFR mutation. I've been trying to treat thyroid/adrenal issues for years with little to no success. I also tested positive for gluten/casein sensitivities. I suspect I have other things going on because I just can't find relief of symptoms on any diets or hormone replacement protocols. I want to explore/treat possible gene mutations first and then move on to Lyme testing if that doesn't work.

    I've read nothing but good things about 23andme and it's a shame the FDA has to stick it's nose in it. I guess they were helping too many people get well without the aid of the wonderful medical establishment.
     
  2. Valentijn

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    They aren't shut down, and still give all the same info about your SNPs. They just aren't allowed to list your risk factors and such.
     
  3. everlastinggaze

    everlastinggaze

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    OK thanks. So if I order the $99 test, I get everything I need?
     
  4. Valentijn

    Valentijn Activity Level: 3

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    Yeah, though there's additional shipping costs of you're outside of the USA. Once you get the results, you can run them through various programs and websites to get some useful information.
     

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