Hormones and Migraine Part 2: Copper Zinc Balance

Hormones and Migraine Part 2: Copper Zinc Balance

In part 1 of this series I explored the idea that: Migraine is a mineral imbalance issue which leads to enzymatic deficiencies and inability to properly break down histamine, glutamate, and tyramine – – ie, it is a metabolic disorder. High estrogen levels at...
Part 2: Does Niacin (B3) Contribute to Migraine?

Part 2: Does Niacin (B3) Contribute to Migraine?

This is part 2.  Read part 1 here. Methylation and Niacin Phase 2 detoxification pathways are the routes through which our cells hook activated toxic substances up with small nutrient groups, neutralizing them and making them water-soluble so they can be eliminated in...
Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis for Migraine Relief

Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis for Migraine Relief

HTMA Basic Concepts Your hair contains all the minerals present in your body, including nutritional minerals and toxic heavy metals.  Hair mineral analysis is a laboratory test that measures this mineral content in the hair. In most cases, the test results reflect how...
Hormones and Migraine Part 1: Glutamate and Histamine

Hormones and Migraine Part 1: Glutamate and Histamine

You probably already know that three times more women than men suffer from migraine. And if you are one of those many women, you have also probably asked why. The typical and obvious answer is that it’s our hormonal differences that make us more susceptible to...
Why You Need to Know About Niacin B3 for Migraine

Why You Need to Know About Niacin B3 for Migraine

The hunt for B vitamins that don’t trigger migraine Earlier last year, in my ongoing hunt for a Folk Medicine solution to easily, safely, and affordably abort migraine headaches, I got distracted by a long and circuitous diversion when I found myself studying B...