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174: Anxiety, Neurotransmitters, and Nutrition

Masterjohn Q&A Files Episode 174


Question: Anxiety, Neurotransmitters, and Nutrition

So there's a few trans neurotransmitters that are particularly relevant. Histamine is a key anxiety neurotransmitter. Another neuro-transmitter that's relevant is dopamine and I don't see dopamine as primarily actually causing baseline anxiety.

Measurement of neuro-transmitters is very difficult but you can get some hints and make some inferences. I would say the Genova methylation panel and the Genova ION panel plus sporty would give you more than enough to probe this stuff.

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080: Ask Me Anything About Nutrition, December 2, 2020

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