Tag Archives: Epigenetics

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 […]

Dr Mercola interviews Dr Walsh; Role of nutrients for treating autism, anxiety, depression and dementia.

  It only a matter of time before Dr Walsh and his nutritional protocol for treating mental disorders becomes mainstream. Thanks to popular health advocates such as Dr Mercola, Dr Walsh will get the exposure that is needed to wake up the medical community. With the ever increasing ill effects on our epigenetics from the […]

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 […]

The Epigenetic Theory of Autism

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  The following was taken from an intereview with Dr Walsh by Dan E Burns and his excellent website, the Age of Autism. If you like this article, please visit his website. Autism: Tornado in the Brain By William Walsh and Dan E. Burns “It’s becoming quite clear to more and more of us that […]

Natural Remedies for Mood Disorders

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Pioneers in the field of Nutrient Therapy, such as Carl Pfeiffer, MD, PhD and William J. Walsh, PhD, President of the Walsh Research Institute, have found abnormalities in methylation and elevated or reduced levels of histamines in the body to be central to many different behavioral or mood disorders, such as bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, […]

Good Foods During Pregnancy

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 We are all either undermethylators, overmethylators or normal methylators. Many persons with depression are under or over methylators. Depressed women during pregnancy are frequently undermethylators. The good news is, there are many foods that provide #methionine to reverse the deficiency and lift depression.  This published study in the Psych Congress Journal suggests that women who have […]

Five Biotypes of Depression

The Five Biotypes of #depression & Advanced Nutrient Therapies with William Walsh, PhD Second Opinion Physician, David Epstein, D.O., is trained in the Walsh Protocol, developed by Dr. William J. Walsh, PhD, and committed to the natural treatment of depression, as well as other mood and behavioral disorders, thru the use of Nutrient Therapy.  It […]

Bill Walsh Theory of Schizophrenia

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This is an excellent summary of the Dr Walsh theory of #schizophrenia from Biobalance Health in Australia: Thesis 1:  Schizophrenia is #epigenetic in Nature:  A psychotic “breakdown” is usually followed by a lifetime of mental illness and misery. This often permanent change in functioning results from altered chromatin bookmarks that regulate gene expression. Since the deviant […]

What is epigenetics?

Epigenetics is the at the core of what I practice with SOP, particularly when working with balancing brain chemistry through nutritional supplemenation. What is epigenetics? Simplified it is a modification of the expression of DNA. No change in DNA, just in how the proteins are expressing themselves. This page from Zymo Research simplifies the explanation […]