Burning scalp and skin, brown blotches, possible hair loss. What could be causing it? Substance P.

This is not medical advice I am posting this for informational and educational purposes.

Burning in the scalp that may radiate across your face and down your spine. When it gets more severe you will get restless legs and pain in the feet. Your hair may start falling out. To stop my hair from falling out I put 5 drops of tea tree oil in 8 ounces of Jojoba oil it also stopped the burning in my skin. It may be difficult to wear clothing because the skin may be uncomfortable or even painful to the touch. Women may experience vaginal discomfort. You also will experience pain in the body that moves around, especially in the chest.

This is caused by high Substance P levels and the condition is called Trichodynia. Substance P levels become raised when there is inflammation in the nerves especially in the central nervous system.

I did find it odd that these things also help with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. I will need to see if there is a substance P and PCOS connection.

Most of the medical community has been taught to try and prescribe psych meds for this. That tell me that allopathic medicine does not know how to deal with it. Anytime they prescribe psych meds for a physical illness it means they lack the knowledge to know what to do so they try to offer comfort through pills thinking they can make you forget the pain.

Some things that help lower substance P.

Tryptophan this list of foods contained some GMOs and most know the harm they do especdially GMO soy and corn. https://plenteousveg.com/tryptophan-foods/

https://www.myfooddata.com/articles/high-tryptophan-foods.php

Phosphatidylserine https://draxe.com/phosphatidylserine/

Theanine found in green tea which should not be consumed everyday.

Magnesium Citrate

Acetyl-L-Carnitine

Querciten http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0033805

Wild Daisy tea helps

Chamomille Tea helps https://www.thieme-connect.com/products/ejournals/abstract/10.1055/s-0043-106742?device=mobile&innerWidth=980&offsetWidth=980

https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/cpb/50/1/50_1_47/_article

Luteolin reduces mast cells. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5441798/

Dandelion

Exercise, I know it may be hard but start out slow so you do not set off muscle spasm.

Repetitive motion like knitting, or doing something with your hands.

Stretching, but go slowly so you do not set off muscle spasms.

Nutmeg reduces substance P but do not use in high doses it can make you hallucinate. It also kills pain but in high doses could cause seizures.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4848392/

High Substance P levels can make our skin peel and cause gut issues. One of the major causes of high substance P is stress. Probiotics that reduce stress reduces substance P. High substance P causes burning skin , it will get worse at night. The worst burning will be in the scalp and down the spine.

http://mentalhealthdaily.com/2016/03/01/10-best-probiotics-for-depression-anxiety-gut-brain-axis-modification

http://www.drwardbond.com/dr-bs-blog/trichodynia-pain-and-substance-p

There are many other issues substance P causes like IBS this article gets into more detail. In this article they say not to consume things with potassium. I do not agree , I have clarified why below.

https://www.selfhacked.com/blog/substance-p-roles/

Substance P locks potassium up. Many recommend avoiding potassium. This is not what we want to do, we want to address the problem that is causing it.

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0133136

Raising GABA levels will help. Wormwood and mugwort increase GABA levels.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2857979/

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006291X03022484?via%3Dihub

Magnesium citrate will alleviate the problems with potassium.

http://jasn.asnjournals.org/content/18/10/2649.long

Trichodynia and hair loss.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1468-3083.2009.03201.x

Infection can also cause high substance P levels.

https://www.karger.com/Article/Abstract/431314

Lyme

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15100316

Blocking mTOR can reduce substance P and reduce the symptoms of interstitial cystitis.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5084610/

https://www.selfhacked.com/blog/mtor-natural-mtor-inhibitors/

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07391102.2017.1411295?journalCode=tbsd20

Vaccinations can also cause high substance P levels.

http://jvi.asm.org/content/77/18/9831.short

Luteolin can also help with vaccine induced high substance p levels.

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/039463201002300406?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3dpubmed

High substance P levels is one of the first signs of magnesium deficiency.

https://www.wellnessresources.com/news/magnesium-is-essential-for-preventing-substance-p-overload

Substance P causes interstitial cystitis.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1046/j.1464-410X.1998.00507.x

Substance P can cause tendonosis.

https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/48/19/1414

High substance P levels can make cancer more aggressive.

http://www.hh.um.es/Abstracts/Vol_29/29_7/29_7_881.htm

http://mcr.aacrjournals.org/content/11/3/294

Substance P levels are high in those with fibromyalgia.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4767394/

It can cause brown spots around hair follicles.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ijd.13204

Those with high substance P can also cause high androgen levels which will cause hair loss. This will also cause brown spots to form on the skin.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3968982/

Things that reduce androgen.

https://skyntherapyblog.com/how-to-reduce-androgens-naturally-and-clear-acne/

http://www.ladiesbalance.com/reduce-androgens-in-females-naturally/

https://steppingstoneswellnessinc.com/eat-reduce-androgens/

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