Mast Cells and Autism

April is Autism Awareness Month. There isn’t a better way to mark this occasion but to discuss lesser-known factors that may play a role in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Though there are countless studies on the connection between mast cells and autism, the role and...

Coronavirus and Mitochondrial Function

Emerging research suggests that the COVID-19 can seriously impact your mitochondrial function. Supporting your mitochondrial health may be critical for reducing severe symptoms and hospitalization.

Long Hauler Syndrome – Part 2

If you are experiencing symptoms of Long Hauler COVID, there are a number of dietary and other measures you can take to best support yourself. These tips should help you get started on your recovery journey if you remain unwell from COVID.

Vagus Nerve and Histamine

Calming your nervous system is an essential part of healing, no matter your symptoms. Yet, I notice that so many of my patients are stuck in a stressful state. Their sympathetic nervous system is ramped up…

Tips for Stabilizing Mast Cells

Mast cell activation syndrome is a complex health issue that may affect multiple areas of your body. It may be triggered by mold, toxins, chemicals, heavy metals, allergens, food, and stress. It may cause rashes, hives, itching, headaches, fatigue, weakness,...

Mast Cells, Histamine, and IBS

Feeling bloated and gassy? Are you dealing with constipation, or perhaps, the opposite? You are not alone. Up to 20 percent of people have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) (1). Many doctors feel that IBS is a mysterious condition without a real solution. They may offer...

Mast Cell Activation and Histamine Intolerance: Talking Points for Loved Ones

I know how challenging it can be to navigate day-to-day life when you’re dealing with mast cell activation syndrome or histamine intolerance. Even beyond the symptoms, it can be tricky to explain to people exactly what you’re going through.  You may often feel...

Understanding Histamine Intolerance Symptoms

In this article, I’ll cover a number of common histamine intolerance symptoms, how to identify them, and what they might mean.

Histamine Intolerance, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, And Thyroid Health: What’s the Connection?

So what exactly is the relationship between histamine intolerance, mast cell activation, and the thyroid? Here are a few key points.

Is Histamine Intolerance the Culprit Behind Your Skin Condition?

If you have a chronic skin condition or symptoms like itchiness, rashes, or redness, histamine intolerance might be at the root.  Hives, itchiness, redness, and flushed skin are some of the most common symptoms of histamine intolerance (1). Research has also...
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