The Silent Disorder 


  • Abdominal pain

  • Lack of hair on head, eyebrows and eyelashes areas

  • Abnormal body fat distribution

  • Lack of regular menstrual cycles

  • Acne

  • Loss of appetite

  • Allergies

  • Low libido

  • Amnesia spells

  • Low tolerance to stress

  • Anger – explosive

  • Migraines

  • Anxiety/anxious

  • Mood swings

  • Argumentative - likes to argue

  • Morning nausea

  • Cold hands and feet

  • Motion sickness

  • Constipation

  • Much higher capability in the evening than mornings

  • Creaking in joints

  • Nervous exhaustion

  • Delayed puberty

  • Nervousness

  • Delusions

  • Overwhelmed in stressful situations

  • Depression

  • Pale skin, poor tanning or burn easy in the sun

  • Difficulty remembering dreams

  • Panic attacks

  • Dramatic Paranoia

  • Dyslexia

  • Pessimism

  • Early greying of hair

  • Poor memory

  • Eczema

  • Poor morning appetite/tendency to skip breakfast

  • Elevated eosinophil’s

  • Preference for spicy or heavily flavoured foods

  • Emotionally unstable

  • Prone to stitches when running now or as a child

  • Fatigue

  • Reading difficulties

  • Fluid retention

  • Seizures

  • Frequent colds, fevers, and chills

  • Sensitivity to bright light

  • Frequent ear infections as a child

  • Sensitivity to smells

  • Hallucinations

  • Severe inner tension

  • Hyperactivity

  • Skin rashes

  • Hypersensitivity to noise

  • Significant growth after the age of 16

  • Hyper-pigmentation of the skin

  • Social withdrawal

  • Hypoglycaemia

  • Substance abuse

  • Inability to think clearly

  • Temper tantrums

  • Insomnia

  • Tendency towards iron deficient anemia

  • Intolerance to alcohol

  • Tingling in the arms and legs

  • Intolerance to drugs

  • Tremors

  • Intolerance to some protein foods

  • Unusual smelling body odor

  • Joint pain

  • Unusual smelling breath

  • Knee pain

What is Pyroluria, Pyrrole Disorder & Kryptopyrroles?

Pyroluria is known by many different names including Pyrrole Disorder, Kryptopyrrole, Kryptopyrroluria, Pyrroluria, Pyrolle Disorder, Mauve Factor and Hemepyrrole. Pyroluria can best be described as the abnormal synthesis and metabolism of the oxygen carrying molecule in your blood, called haemoglobin. As with all cells in your body there are waste or by-products produced and the by-product of haemoglobin is a metabolite called hydroxyhemopyrrolin-2-one (HPL) also known as Pyrrole.


The metabolite was originally thought to be a Kryptopyrrole but further studies have proven this not to be the case.

People who suffer from Pyroluria produce excessive amounts of these Pyrroles which bind to or inhibit the nutrients; Zinc (1-7), Biotin 8, and the Omega 6 Fat GLA from reaching their targets within your body. This effectively renders these nutrients unavailable to you.


Supplementation with these nutrients not only helps to reduce your Pyrrole levels but also the severity of the conditions, signs, and symptoms listed below.

Conditions Associated With Pyroluria


  • Criminal Behavior            

  • Neurosis/Neurotic


  • Depression

  • Post Natal Depression

  • Alcoholism

  • Down Syndrome

  • Schizophrenia

  • Allergies

  • Epilepsy

  • Substance Abuse

  • Asperger’s Syndrome

  • Learning Difficulties

  • Tourette’s Syndrome

  • Autism

  • Lung Cancer

  • Violent Offenders

  • Bi-Polar Disorder

  • Manic Depression

  • Lyme Disease 

What to do next?

As you can see pyroluria is a complex health issue and whereas treatment with the relevant nutrients will help to reduce the symptoms associated with pyroluria, it has not addressed the underlying causes. So any treatment protocol for pyroluria needs to not only support the nutritional deficiencies caused by an elevation of pyrroles, but to also identify and treat what has caused these in the first place. The first step is to assess whether or not you are suffering from pyrrole disorder is to get yourself tested.


Test kit can be ordered here:

I do full Pyrole Consults.  Too book a consult, you can email me here