Category Archives: Histamine and Methylation

Histamine, Methylation and Serotonin. A natural approach to treat depression

Why do we use histamine to determine serotonin and dopamine levels for treating depression naturally? While genetics is the inherited characteristics of an organism’s genes, epigenetics is a term that describes the factors of influence on the genes, to cause the cells to increase or decrease their function. That function is the transcription and manufacture […]

How apple cider vinegar may assist overmethylators

This publication suggests that acetate, derived from acetic acid, may assist the brain and other organs in reducing inflammation.¬†That it does so specifically by acetylating DNA histones, explains the effectiveness of products such as organic apple cider vinegar in managing overmethylators. Overmethylators, who may be identified by a histamine blood test, would benefit because acetyl-CoA […]

Treat Elevated Histamine, Naturally

Whole blood histamine levels are tested when determining cause of depression and other mood disorders. Histamine is reduced or broken down by methyl compounds and so with high histamines the body may become depleted in the methyl groups. Because histamine depletes methyl compounds, it is easy to identify ones methylation status from their histamine levels. […]