Urinary neurotransmitter testing falls short

July 11, 2014

I am often asked about urinary neurotransmitter testing and often a new client will come in with results from a test she/he has had done. I would like to share my thoughts on this rather controversial subject and say that I am not a fan and do not ever use this test. Let’s take a […]


Am I an anxious introvert because of low zinc and vitamin B6? My response to Huffington Post blog

September 16, 2013

At the risk of making some introverts mad I’d like to propose a connection between pyroluria and introversion. Many of your introversion traits – anxiety-and-social-anxiety, feelings-of-inner-tension, not-enjoying-crowds – may in fact have a biochemical component. There is a genetic condition that causes anxiety-and-social-anxiety, feelings-of-inner-tension, not-enjoying-crowds and it’s called pyroluria.  If you have pyroluria and take […]


Amino Acids Mood Questionnaire from The Antianxiety Food Solution

May 24, 2013

The targeted use of individual amino acid supplements will balance brain chemistry to alleviate anxiety, fear, worry, panic attacks, and feeling stressed or overwhelmed. They can also be helpful in addressing other problems that contribute to or exacerbate anxiety, such as sugar cravings and addictions. In addition, they can help with depression and insomnia, which […]


Low blood sugar can result in anxiety

March 12, 2012

Signs of low blood sugar may include: Anxiety, irritability, agitation, nervousness Shaky between meals or when you skip a meal Poor memory, focus and fatigue Intense sweet craving at various times of the day Feeling stressed and overwhelmed Waking in the night (low blood sugar is one of many causes of insomnia) When you have […]


Low GABA Questionnaire from The Antianxiety Food Solution

December 10, 2011

This questionnaire will help you identify whether you may have low levels of GABA. Check off any of the symptoms below that apply to you: Anxiety and feeling overwhelmed Feeling worried or fearful Panic attacks Unable to relax or loosen up Stiff or tense muscles Feeling stressed and burned-out Craving carbs, alcohol, or drugs for […]


Pyroluria Questionnaire from The Antianxiety Food Solution

October 13, 2011

This questionnaire will help you identify whether you might have pyroluria, a social anxiety condition. The physical and emotional symptoms below are caused by deficiencies of vitamin B6 and zinc. When you experience high levels of stress, vitamin B6 and zinc will be further depleted, so you may notice worsening symptoms and more anxiety. Based […]