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  1. My vote is for tryptophan. Tryptophan has been shown to help Gerd without increasing melatonin. Tryptophan can be transformed into melatonin or into niacin as the body needs. Tryptophan is water soluble. Any excess your body doesn't need will be excreted. Melatonin independent protective...
  2. Tracy66, I'm concerned about the decline in your daughter's brain function! Celiac Disease causes malabsorption which results in malnutrition, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, which can have the same results, the decline in brain function your daughter exhibits. I am not a doctor. ...
  3. I thought these articles might help..... https://www.hormonesmatter.com/importance-stomach-acid-antacids-make-you-sick/ And.... https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4110863/#!po=43.3333 Proton pump inhibitors and risk of vitamin and mineral deficiency: evidence...
  4. Remember to discuss all the vitamins and minerals with your doctor. People rarely have a single vitamin or mineral deficiency. If you're low in one vitamin or mineral, you're probably low in more. Keep us posted on your progress!
  5. It's a bad idea to take H2 blockers as you recommend because this can result in a Vitamin B12 deficiency. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/1358279/ Effect of histamine H2-receptor antagonists on vitamin B12 absorption "H2RAs have the potential to cause vitamin B12 deficiency. This may...
  6. I believe you're referring to Cycling Lady. She was found to have autoimmune gastritis which was elevating her antibodies.
  7. Trents and RaspberryFirecracker, In reference to this statement you found... https://www.histamine-sensitivity.com/histamine_rose-08-13.html "They tend to be very low in calcium, magnesium, methionine, and B6 with excessive levels of folic acid. In fact, folate and B12 can make people...
  8. I would like scientific study or the source of your information. Where did you get this information? Please show your source for this information because it is opposite of the information I have come across. Thanks
  9. raspberryfirecracker, Please provide further information/sources for this statement "no "extra" vitamins yet unless directed by your doctor (wait a few weeks, most b vitamins especially could make you much worse right now). " Thank you.
  10. BuddhaBar, I dislike neuropathy, too! "Peripheral Neuropathy Due to Vitamin Deficiency, Toxins, and Medications" https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4208100/ I take B12, Vitamin C, B6, and thiamine (B1) and thiamine's partner, magnesium, for the neuropathy. Sometimes...
  11. Yogajc, The most accurate test is the erythrocyte transketolase test used to determine how much thiamine has been used by your body. https://www.hormonesmatter.com/thiamine-deficiency-testing-understanding-labs/ Blood tests for vitamins aren't always accurate because vitamins are...
  12. Yogajc, I found some articles that I hope will be helpful. "Thiamine deficiency in patients with B-chronic lymphocytic leukaemia: a pilot study" https://pmj.bmj.com/content/77/911/582 "B-cell lymphoma, thiamine deficiency, and lactic acidosis" https://www.ncbi...
  13. Gretchen, Welcome to the forum! I found some interesting information that I hope is helpful. This study found that Cow Milk Protein can cause an increase in IgA Ttg even when abstaining from gluten...... "Anti-tissue transglutaminase antibodies not related to gluten intake" https...
  14. I want to contribute..... "Role of vitamin-zinc interactions on in vitro zinc uptake by human erythrocytes" https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15235145/ Under the zinc-deficient state, thiamine significantly enhanced the zinc uptakes. And then this.... "Aggravated effects of...