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Mast cell degradation theories

Discussion in 'Mast Cell Disorders/Mastocytosis' started by suzanne, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. suzanne

    suzanne Senior Member

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    I have read of the recent research around mast cell degradation and autism and the possibilities that this same action may be at play with CFS.

    I am going insane with itch and rolling migraines. I wonder if anyone has a view about whether the mast cell theories might hold true- based on response to products like Neuro protek or anything wiht natural luteolin?

    I am so desperate to stop the itch and migraine ( both of which may be mast cell based?) by taking these supplements. I have tried one capsule of Neuroprotek but got a massive head pain but am wondering if that was a reaction to quercitin in the the neuroprotek, rather than the leotolin. I may have to try something more pure like perilla oil? Anyone got any clues on any of this?
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    camas Senior Member

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    Hi Suzanne,

    Sorry to hear you are struggling with itching and migraines. There is a whole subforum dedicated to addressing mast cell activation. A number of us are testing different things and discussing them mostly in this thread.

    I'm taking just 2 to 3 pills of NeuroProtek a day. I haven't noticed an increase in headaches, but we all respond differently. The thing that's been helping my itching (and some neurological problems) is 20mg of Zyrtec a day. Please come join us in the subforum. Maybe we can all figure this out together!

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