Thanks so much for the thoughts everyone! I took my first dosage of methylfolate this morning... 1,000 mcg. So far I haven't felt anything worse than how I've generally been feeling.. Certainly not well, but nothing extreme yet that I could pinpoint as specific reaction to it. How long did it take you to get the herx from taking the methylfolate?
I take a bunch of trace minerals daily and will amp that up a bit... Good idea.
I'm thinking I'll wait a few days before taking the methylfolate again, just to be safe.
Minerals need to come from your diet. Vitamins are racemic mixtures and that contains D and L isomers. In essence, only 50% will be chemically available for receptor sites. Vitamins are better than nothing, but fail miserably when compared to equal mineral content from food. That is why Terry Wahls ate her minerals and didn't supplement with them.
It took 22 years but I finally used my 4 years of college chemistry.