The Tryptophan Problem

Discussion in 'Doubts About Milk' started by Yves, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. Jenn

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    Mucous is usually undigested protein. (Wheat gluten is a protein that can also cause mucous.) Gelatin is a much easier to breakdown type of protein than other forms. Potato protein is good too. Gelatin is also very liver friendly, so would help strengthen its infection fighting ability. A good day for me is being able to breath through both nostrils at the same time. :D
     
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    Are you still following a tryptophan deplete diet or were you intending to do it for a short time (after all its not as easy to get as much nutrients without all the milk and cheese)? What's your conclusion about it as of now?
     
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    I still avoid dairy, so I only eat cheese now and then. I started eating more meat due to clocking in a low ferritin and muscle loss. When I started eating more meat I kept getting a stuffy nose, which antibiotics and enzymes are virtually eliminating. I think avoiding tryptophan gave me a boost temporarily, but I was never able to get adequate protein from collagen hydroslate due to the taste factor, so I started to experience problems do to inadequate protein (muscle loss, cold all the time, etc.)
     
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    I have a severe gluten allergy (though not celiac). I used to get serious nasal congestion, until I found out my allergy and quit wheat altogether. The slightest slippup would bring back the congestion, and sometimes would get it mildly even without any gluten. Then I tired bitter melon and it completely cleared up all of congestion symptoms (as well as stomach aches, angular chelitis, some light skin problems, and allergies). It's really bitter and at first I tired to do what people on the web say, cooking it and putting it in salads and what not. It's still bitter. I found it much easier to eat a small piece twice a day. It's extremely potent and you should see results within a few hours of eating some.
     
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    Never heard of that before, thanks for mentioning this.

    I also had nasal congestion or runny nose for a very long time. I never suspected it was probably due to the massive amount of wheat and other "healthy" foods I was eating.
     
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    Hi:

    Could you extrapolate a little more on what you are eating to be "tryptophan free"? I've tried to add this all up several ways and it almost seems impossible to have any kind of sustainable diet without it.
     
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    I'm in the a similar boat with gluten, but still get the stuffy nose with gluten free food sometimes (even on peat only foods I will get it with red meat sometimes). Thanks for the bitter melon recommendation, how long did you take it for? As I understand by eating it in the salad you mean raw correct? It looks like it has some antimicrobial properties so it must have taken care of whatever bugs you had.
     
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    FYI - I've been taking bitter melon the past week and it seems to cut down on nasal inflammation. I couldn't find the fresh vegetable, but am taking capsule supplements (which are expired actually, so fresh might have an even better effect). It doesn't seem to do much with regard to bloating for me, but I imagine the antimicrobial properties are working
     
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    Just bringing this interesting mesozoic thread up..
    @Yves have you figured things out?
     
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    ill second the resurrection
    @Yves ?
     
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    Think I tried this once, but was hard to keep up with. Perhaps a diet based around potatoes (if you tolerate them), plus gelatin, might be a good approach.
     
  13. Parsifal

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    Why can we get mucous when drinking coke or eating irritating food like spices?
     
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    Then why does stopping coffee give headaches?
     
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    Don't bcaas block tryptophan in the gut
     
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    Simple solution. Just deplete tryptophan and serotonin in the brain by supplementing with BCAAS when you drink milk. Problem solved.
     
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    What else lower serotonine ?!! I try vit b2 ( some one from this forum ) Tell is activated Mao enzyme and oxidase serotonine !!! But for me give me some hives and Chills cut my appetite & low energie ! I read b2 activated b6 ( i also have b6 5 x times more ) So Maybe this make șanse !
     
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    I also today i start with 3 slice of bread & 50 gr of butter and my ear Temp rise from 35.6 to 37.1 and i was feel fatigue and not me ! After i Eat 100 gr of wite eggs with gelatin and vit b5 Everything fine !!!
     
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    Now my ear Temp is 36.3 right Now !!
     
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    And the last one ;))in the past i Eat 100 gr of chiken heart ( Good for q10 ) energy ! But also i notice cut my appetite for 8-9 hours and a slow sensation of naseau ! After reasearch i found that have 500 mg oftryptophane in that 100 gr and 450 more B12 than normal recomandation !!!! So No more chiken heart ;)
     
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