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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.

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.

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