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  Methionine  
 
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Essential amino acid. Prevents fat build-up by assisting in the breakdown of fats; detoxifies the digestive system; powerful antioxidant; reduces histamine levels; helps women excrete estrogen; helps to detoxify the liver.
 

 
 

Methionine can help with the following:
 
 
Environment / Toxicity  Copper Toxicity
 Methionine is a useful treatment for copper poisoning and for lowering serum copper.

Hormones

  Histadelia (Histamine High)
 Methionine supplements lower blood levels of histamine by increasing histamine breakdown.


Not recommended for:
  Histapenia (Histamine Low)
 One thing that is absolutely certain is that methionine and/or SAMe usually harm low-histamine (overmethylated persons)….. But are wonderful for high-histamine (undermethylated) persons. The reverse in true for histadelic (undermethylated) persons, who thrive on methionine, SAMe, Ca and Mg….. But get much worse if they take folates & B-12 which can increase methyl trapping. [Willam Walsh, Ph.D., past senior scientist, Pfeiffer Treatment Center www.hriptc.org]

Metabolic

  Methylation, Insufficient

Not recommended for:
  Methylation, Excess
 
 


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Highly recommended
Reasonably likely to cause problems