My Lipedema Story – Part 4 – Rapid Progression

June is Lipedema Awareness Month – I’m sharing my story to help raise awareness. In my previous post, I shared how a lifestyle change helped with my undiagnosed Lipedema. However, as I transitioned to an organic whole food plant-based diet, and I gained weight despite rigorous exercise. I also underwent a major surgery to remove …

How to Search Raw DNA Data Files for BCHE Variants

A few years ago, I was lucky enough to find a gene variant that greatly impacts my life. The BCHE variants. Learning this information changed my life and I found the relief I had been searching for. BCHE variants can reduce butyrylcholinesterase enzyme activity. These enzymes are involved in detoxing pesticides, herbicides, the alkaloids in nightshades, and …