Thursday, July 21, 2011

Bipolar Mania and Histapenia

Approximately 25% of bipolars are histapenic (indicated by low blood histamine). Bipolars with this biotype are often overstimulated, prone to psychosis, and generally tend to spend more time in mania or hypomania than other biotypes. Here is Dr, Walsh, with a short overview of histapenia:

Dr. William J Walsh,  introducing histapenia
(biochemically, brain overmethylation with low folate)
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Warning: This video ends with a comment about patients being able to reduce meds. Remember that the support of a knowledgeable physician, along with a cautious (and almost always, gradual) approach is imperative when decreasing or changing medication.  See my previous post:

For more information on histapenia, see my book, Natural Healing for Bipolar Disorder

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