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What is the definition or description of: monoamine oxidase?

What is the definition or description of: monoamine oxidase?

See below: L-monoamine oxidases (MAO) are a family of enzymes that catalyze the oxidation of monoamines. They are found bound to the outer membrane of mitochondria in most cell types in the body. The enzyme was originally discovered by mary bernheim in the liver and was named tyramine oxidase. They belong to the protein family of flavin-containing amine oxidoreductases.. ...Read more

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If diamine oxidase destroys histamine, what are some good food sources that can replenish diamine oxidase?

If diamine oxidase destroys histamine, what are some good food sources that can replenish diamine oxidase?

I'm not sure but: I think you may just need to get a nasal sterioid. H-2 blockers for the stomach work well for some people for hives, tagament is a good one. Singular is also very good. If you are looking for a food source to help allergies, there may be relief in raw honey from your area. It's mostly anectodatal but makes sense that may get improvement by introduction of allergens via digestion of raw honey. ...Read more

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Is phenlypropanolamine considered a xanthine?

Is phenlypropanolamine considered a xanthine?

No: It is a psychoactive drug of phenethylamine and amphetamine chemical classes which is used as a stimulant, decongestant, and anorectic agent. It is commonly used in prescription and over- the - counter cough and cold preparations. ...Read more

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How do you destroy histamine? Heat (cooking) does not work. The body uses dao- diamine oxidase to do this, other methods?

How do you destroy histamine? Heat (cooking) does not work. The body uses dao- diamine oxidase to do this, other methods?

Improper question: Histamine is made in the body and is required for proper metabolic controls. It is only abnormal when the brain signals the histamine producing cells to release an excess----- hence antihistamines. Trouble with that is-----why is the brain sending out exaggerated signjhals? ...Read more

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I recently learned my cytochrome p450 oxidase 2e1 is partially reduced, my gstm1 is absent, and my meh only partially works. What does this mean, how common is it, and how can I improve my detox?

What type of detox: As the field of genetics and epigenetics advances more individuals will become aware of these types of problems. Taken altogether you do not metabolize and detoxify as efficiently which increases risk for disease and especially lung cancer from tobacco. Do not smoke, limit or abstain from alcohol, eat organic whole foods, exercise, avoid unnecessary medications and get help with supplement regime. ...Read more

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How effective are monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) for treating depression?

How effective are monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) for treating depression?

MAO i's.: Quite effective especially for resistant depression, however, strict dietary & other restrictions apply. ...Read more

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Could monoamine oxidase increase be a solution for psychosis? If so how could i enhance it naturally?

Could monoamine oxidase increase be a solution for psychosis? If so how could i enhance it naturally?

Plz see psychiatrist: Combining this question together with your earlier one about dopamine, it sounds like you're interested in helping yourself (or someone you know) with psychosis -- but maybe trying to do this on your own? A psychiatrist is trained to help by assessing clinical situation, suggesting further diagnostic studies, & prescribing medications and/or other treatments -- as well as adjusting as needed. ...Read more

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Test results for throid antibodies were Anti-thyroglobulin Ab is 137 and Anti-thyroid per oxidase Ab 200 what does this mean?

Test results for throid antibodies were Anti-thyroglobulin Ab is 137 and Anti-thyroid per oxidase Ab 200 what does this mean?

High antibodies : Your antibodies against your own thyroid are high. You need to work with your doctor to figure out why. I take my patients off of gluten and encourage them to do a comprehensive elimination diet. A functional or integrative medicine doctor can work with you to find and address root causes. ...Read more

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Does Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) contain monoamine oxidase inhibitor?

Does Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) contain monoamine oxidase inhibitor?

Dexilant (dexlansoprazole): This is a proton pump inhibitor for treating gerd. It does not contain MAO inhibitor. ...Read more