MTHFR & Histamine

MTHFR & Histamine

PLEASE SHARE:There are so may links between MTHFR & Histamine intolerance that it really deserves it’s own blog post. I’ve made this post very simple, as I want to guide you step by step. Here we go….. The MTHFR Gene governs the MTHFR enzyme which converts folate...
Oestrogen and Histamine – a vicious cycle

Oestrogen and Histamine – a vicious cycle

PLEASE SHARE:Insomnia, headaches, migraines, PMS mood swings, heavy periods, painful periods, breast tenderness, anxiety, hives, itchy skin, urgency to urinate, flushing. These are all symptoms of women suffering from histamine intolerance. Why women more so than men?...
Histamine & Migraines

Histamine & Migraines

PLEASE SHARE:Red wine, oranges, chocolate, aged cheese are all common food triggers of migraine. What do these foods have in common? They are all high in histamine! Histamine increases nitric oxide, which causes vasodilation (ie expansion) of blood vessels....
Eczema – the histamine link

Eczema – the histamine link

PLEASE SHARE: Researchers from La Jolla Institute for Allergy in California have finally revealed for the first time in humans that mast cell release of histamine is a key trigger of eczema. We have long understood that eczema is an immunological condition, whereby...
MTHFR and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

MTHFR and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

PLEASE SHARE: I have been treating a lot of women with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) lately. The more I see of this debilitating condition, the more I am becoming convinced it’s an MTHFR and methylation issue (you can read more about MTHFR here) What we...
High and Low Homocysteine

High and Low Homocysteine

PLEASE SHARE: The ideal level of homocysteine is 7. High homocysteine is not good and low homocysteine is not good. With all my MTHFR patients, Homocysteine is the first marker I look at. It is a key component in the methylation cycle, involved in 3 important...
Vitamin B12 & Depression

Vitamin B12 & Depression

PLEASE SHARE: Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin for the proper functioning of the nervous system. It is involved in the synthesis of protein structures in the myelin sheath and nerve cells. B12 is essential for the conversion of homocysteine to methionine for the...
Urinary Tract Infections & Oxalates

Urinary Tract Infections & Oxalates

PLEASE SHARE: Recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the most common health complaints of women I see in my clinic. One of the major causes of recurrent UTI’s is a build up of oxalate in the urethra. Those with pyroluria (pyrroles) and low Vitamin B6 are...
MTHFR – what is the link with women’s hormones?

MTHFR – what is the link with women’s hormones?

PLEASE SHARE: Over the past 3 years, I have treated hundreds of women with the MTHFR gene mutation and hormonal imbalance. These are a few of my observations. Firstly, so many women with MTHFR and methylation issues have hormonal imbalances. Time and time again, I’m...
Bloating – Common Causes

Bloating – Common Causes

PLEASE SHARE:   Bloating is a sign that your gut is not a healthy as it should be. There are many reasons why you may be experiencing bloating and discomfort, some of which you will be very surprised to learn.   Main reasons for bloating   Wrong foods...