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Folic Acid Supplements and Folinic Acid Supplements

There are many reasons to supplement with folates. Generally most people get plenty of folates in their diet. Others however, do not. This may be due to methylation status or to genetics, or digestive condition, etc. Find out more about which form of folate is best for you. For individuals following a Second Opinion Physician protocol based on the Walsh Approach, folates are generally encouraged under one condition, that being they are Overmethylated. Unlike these people, who have mood disorders with high serotonin activity, persons with depression and low dopamine and low serotonin mood disorders do not do well with any folate supplementation. That also goes for persons with MTHF genetic SNP. It may help with absorption, but if that is not necessary, too much folate can make low serotonin depression worse.