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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...

Why You Should Consider Gut Health Testing for Histamine Intolerance

There are a number of different factors that can contribute to histamine intolerance, and gut imbalances are among the most significant.  I have determined that testing for gut health imbalances can be helpful in order to identify specific imbalances that may be...

DAO: Overview and Role in Histamine Intolerance

Histamine is a naturally occurring chemical that is involved in several physical functions, including allergic and inflammatory reactions. It is also found to varying degrees in food and drinks. In histamine intolerance, there is an imbalance between levels of...

Heavy Metals, Mast Cell Activation, and Histamine Intolerance

This article explains how over-exposure to heavy metals can contribute to dysfunction in mast cell activation, which in turn impacts histamine levels in the body.  Overview of Mast Cells If you struggle with health issues related to histamine intolerance and would...

7 Surprising Factors that Can Increase Histamine Levels (And How to Deal With Them)

There are a number of surprising factors that can increase histamine levels. Find out what affects histamine levels beyond food, and how to deal.

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