The Low Histamine Diet

Histamine is an organic compound that is both naturally occurring in our bodies and found in many of the foods we eat. Symptoms of intolerance can be managed by making changes in our diet which helps to keep histamine at a minimum.

Spotlight on Vitamin C

Vitamins are an integral component of our health and longevity. Their function helps ensure we maintain energy, protection from illness, and well-being throughout our lifetime. Since the emergence of COVID-19, the search for a medication that reduces the symptoms of the viral infection has become the forefront of research. This brings the fighting power of vitamin C into the spotlight.

Histamine Intolerance and the Gut: A Web of Connections

Histamine intolerance and the gut are interconnected in many ways. The root cause of histamine intolerance can often be traced back to an issue or imbalance in the gut, including SIBO, dysbiosis, leaky gut, or a food sensitivity or intolerance. Similarly, histamine intolerance can contribute to and worsen gut problems, creating a vicious cycle.

Is There a Link Between Tinnitus & Histamine?

Have you noticed that the ringing in your ears coincides with the consumption of certain foods?

Can a Low FODMAP Diet Help with Histamine Intolerance?

If your histamine intolerance is caused by a gut issue– especially SIBO– then it might be most productive to reduce your intake of high FODMAP foods which feed the bacteria that are producing histamine, while also avoiding major histamine triggers like wine and cured meats.

Could Histamine Be At The Root Of Your Migraines?

Research has shown that 87% of individuals who suffer from chronic migraines are deficient in DAO, the primary enzyme responsible for breaking down histamine.

Asthma, Allergies, Brain Fog, and Depression: What’s the Connection?

Could your brain fog or depression be related to your allergies/asthma?

Why Are Women More Sensitive to Histamine?

Estrogen and histamine: a vicious cycle…

What Are Mast Cells?

A primer on the common thread tying together chronic inflammatory diseases of all kinds.

When Excess Histamine Feels Like a Panic Attack

Histamine and Anxiety This post is part of an ongoing series on histamine intolerance, which Dr. Gannage has described as a "game changer in chronic illness". If you missed the first post, which explains what histamine intolerance is, you can read it here. When Excess...