Histamine – The Good and the Bad

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Histamine is widely known as a substance that contributes to allergies, asthma, eczema, and coughs.

However, histamine also has many other important roles. For example, as a neurotransmitter, histamine helps us:

  • stay awake and alert
  • increases motivation and the desire for novelty and exploration
  • increases sex drive
  • decreases appetite

This post explores the good and bad of histamine.

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Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor (AhR)

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The aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) is responsible for helping cell growth and response to outside factors that test the body’s immune system response. AhRs are necessary for cell differentiation and growth in various organ systems to keep homeostasis. AhRs are important and necessary in promoting a healthy lifestyle away from disease and infection due to outside forces. Keep reading to learn more about AhRs.

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PXR: Its Effects on Inflammation, Liver, Adrenals, Vitamin D, Detox, and Ketosis

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The pregnane X receptor plays an important role in the body by helping the body handle foreign substances. While it decreases inflammation and helps liver function, it also has its cons. It’s important to try and figure out whether you are a high or low PXR producer – and we can figure that out by genes, symptoms and blood tests.

Read more below to learn about PXR.

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12 Proven Health Benefits of Galantamine Backed by Science (#2 is my favorite)

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More than 90 clinical trials have assessed Galantamine‘s impact on Alzheimer’s disease, autism, arthritis, diabetes, and obesity, among others. In this article we explore the science around Galantamine and how it can improve your health.

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