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Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by sickly, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. sickly

    sickly

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    Hi everyone,

    I have had CFS now for 12 years. I am meant to start methylation treatment. Very gradually. I have double mutation I'm told. And am to start on low dose folinic acid 400m a day. I've done it a wk and am itching, scratchy especially on face and more pimples. Same thing happened last year. Any advice? Thanks.
     
  2. Valentijn

    Valentijn Senior Member

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    @sickly - Which mutations do you have?

    If it's making you feel bad, it might be a good idea to stop taking the folinic acid and talk to your doctor about your side-effects.
     
  3. justy

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    Do you have Histamine issues or mast cell activation? Folic acid can RAISE histamines levels so may be pushing your too high and causing the itching etc - just a suggestion that you could consider.
     
  4. sickly

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    Thank you both foreign your replies. I do have trouble with histamine. I get very red cheeks and burning hot red ears, it's looks ridiculous. I m guessing some mast cell involvement. Meantime, I ll cut dose right down an see. I just wondered if what I experienced was common.
     

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