How To Remove Ammonia

Glutamine is used to transport ammonia. In this sense, glutamine is used to remove ammonia. That is the only way in which I’ ve heard of glutamine removing ammonia. This isn’ t the same thing as saying taking a glutamine supplement will immediately remove ammonia. Just the opposite will happen. more...

More About Glutamine

Often, glutamine is prescribed to help repair your intestinal lining. Please be aware that it interacts with other amino acids. In fact, no amino acid acts completely by itself. In the case of glutamine, it can lower branch chain aminos, lower taurine and it might raise citrulline, arginine, and alanine aminos. more...

More About Amino Acids

Polly: Dr. Cheney feels that increasing glutathione levels is key to the recovery of his chronic fatigue patients. At one time he was using glutathione supplements, but later he found that undenatured whey, which increases glutathione levels, was better tolerated by many of his patients. (For more detail, see the section on oxygen in the […] more...

About Amino Acids

The amino acids in your body must be kept in balance for best health. Unfortunately, long-term dysbiosis and toxins like mercury can throw off your amino acid balance. Treatments with amino acids can be quite beneficial. Yet, approach these treatments with caution. more...

Does Intestinal Inflammation cause a lack of Sulfates?

Rosemary Waring, MD, of the University of Birmingham, England discovered that many of the autistic children (also ADHD and ADD children) have either a defect in an enzyme called phenol-sulfo-transferase or they have a lack of sulfates which this enzyme requires. Mercury poisoning impairs the kidney’s ability to retain sulfates, and therefore mercury poisoning may be one of the causes of this problem. more...

Intestinal Irritation And Seizures

All too often, seizures are a topic on the Internet autism lists. Part of the problem may be the intestinal irritation that is so prevalent in autism. The Meridian Institute has shown that epileptic seizures can be due to adhesions in the lymphatic ducts surrounding the intestine. more...

Poor Stomach Acid Can Lead To Serious Disorders

My symptoms are burping, stomach bloating, my stomach upsets easily and I tend to be constipated. I take antacids for the symptoms but do not get much relief. Do you have any ideas to help my digestion? It sounds like you may have poor stomach output of hydrochloric acid, known as hypochlorhydria. more...

Fibromyalgia And Thyroid Level

Correcting the level of thyroid in the body is one of the most effective means of treating fibromyalgia. Dr. John Lowe estimates that about 90% of the people with fibromyalgia have a problem with low thyroid. If your doctor relies only on the usual thyroid blood tests, he may miss your hypothyroidism. more...

Fibromyalgia and Serotonin

In the case in fibromyalgia a mishandling of serotonin plays a part in creating the insomnia, fatigue, fibro-fog, pain and depression of fibromyalgia. Serotonin is important for initiating sleep and adapting to stressful situations. It also gives us an ability to cope with depression. However, sometimes serotonin does just the opposite to us. more...

About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is characterized by insomnia, fatigue and generalized joint or muscle pain. The disorder is diagnosed by noting the number of painful “tender points” on neck, shoulders, back, legs, elbows, and knees. Headaches, migraines, depression, chemical sensitivity, intestinal irritation, numbness, tingling and a heightened sensitivity to stimuli are very common. more...

About Taurine

I started taking taurine and my hands returned to normal within a few days. I never did figure out what was bothering me. I ran out of taurine recently and the joint pain came back full force. I wouldn’ t be without my taurine. more...

How to Test Your Stomach Acid Level

What is the test for low stomach acid? I suspect this may be one of my problems and want to check it out. One of my doctors suggested that I just try a little hydrochloric acid (HCL) and see if it made me feel better after a meal. more...