Originally Posted by whoMe
I'm thinking the reason it's an issue for me is because of my MTHFR gene that predisposes me to low BH4, therefor high ammonia, and that the ammonia combines with alpha ketoglutarate in the brain to form glutamate. So if the same scenario were happening in your family, it's possible your oldest just doesn't have the same gene combo and can process the protein better?
Originally Posted by Mammo2Sammo
ok I'm trying to understand your thoughts here.
You are saying that you are reacting to glutamate because of the BH4- ammonia - alpha. . . connection, right? would you expect a tantrumy, whiny reaction from a child because of this - is it from excito-toxins?
I actually think that we might all be reacting, he just shows it differently - but I'm not sure. I pulled all Bragg's and bone broth from him and will do a test soon. Yesterday I noticed his allergy eczema spots on his face, so something was definately up.