Category Archives: Overmethylators

Walsh Discusses Overmethylation Biotype

  Serious conditions such as panic disorders, Biopolar disorder and schizophrenia are often suffering from overmethylation. Serotonin, dopamine and norepinephrine are elevated in these persons. It is possible to diagnose this condition through a whole blood histamine test or else through a SAM/SAH methylation ratio test. Higher levels of these neurotransmitters can cause anxieties, disorders […]

Dr Mercola interviews Dr Walsh on role of epigenetics, methylation and folates in mental health.

Mercola Interviews Walsh

The Importance of Methylation and Folates in Mental Health In his interview with Dr Mercola, Dr Walsh, who pioneered the role of methylation in mental health and autism.  discusses methylation. According to Walsh, the No. 1 causes of undermethylation are single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) or mutations in the enzymes for the one-carbon cycle (the methylation cycle). “The […]

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 […]