causes hypertension if taken with an MAOI
1. eliminate dopamine and restrict tyramine (monoamines). MAO inhibitors interact releasing norepinephrine which elevates blood pressure. restrict aged, fermented, dried, pickled, smoked spoiled foods
2. Avoid hard, aged cheese (cheedar, Swiss), sauerkraut, some sausages, luncheon meats, tofu, miso, Chianti wine. Limit sour cream, yogurt, buttermilk
3. OK: cottage cheese, cream cheese.
Good advice: buy, cook, eat fresh foods
curcumin (turmeric): may reduce inflammation, antioxidant, in curry powder