Category: Histamine & Mast Cell

Histamine Intolerance, Mast Cells, and COVID-19

I don’t need to introduce you to COVID-19. We’ve been living in a state of uncertainty since March during this pandemic. There is not a minute passing that you are not reminded of this virus. Perhaps you know people who have been infected or you have gotten sick yourself.  If you have histamine intolerance or […]

The Histamine and Blood Sugar Connection

Do you ever feel tired after eating or experience a sugar drop and sudden hunger a few hours after a meal? You are not alone. I commonly see this in my patients with histamine intolerance and mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS).  It’s often overlooked yet there is a strong connection between histamine and your blood […]

What Are Histamines

You’ve seen the word histamine before on anti-histamine medications and creams for allergies and allergic reactions. Have you ever wondered what are histamines and what is their role in allergies?  In this article, I will explain what histamines are and how the allergy response works. You will learn about the role of histamine when it […]

How Histamine Intolerance Affects Your Brain

Histamine intolerance affects your entire body. It may be the root cause of your migraines, headaches, allergies, sinus issues, digestion troubles, eczema, acne, and so on. It’s not surprising that histamine plays a critical role in your brain function as well. Histamine intolerance can compromise your cognition, concentration, mood, and overall brain function. In this […]

MTHFR and Histamine Intolerance: What’s the Connection?

Your genetic make-up is what makes you unique. This doesn’t mean, however, that all your genes are perfect. Genetic mutations and variations may occur. MTHFR gene mutation is one of the more common issues that people may experience. While MTHFR mutations may increase your symptoms of histamine intolerance and related symptoms, you shouldn’t be worried […]

Understanding Histamine Intolerance

If you are experiencing frequent headaches, migraines, digestive problems, fatigue, anxiety, menstrual issues, bladder problems, or other uncomfortable or unexplained symptoms, you may be dealing with histamine intolerance.

Migraines and Histamine Intolerance

Migraines and Histamine Intolerance Did you know that there is a migraine warrior in one of every four households? Migraines affect about 12% of the US population. I was one of them. I had migraines for years before I discovered that histamine intolerance was causing them (1). In this article, I will explain what migraines […]

The Histamine-PCOS Connection

Did you know that there is a strong histamine-PCOS connection? If you have PCOS, you are all too familiar with irregular periods, hair loss, ovarian cysts, weight gain, and other symptoms. What you may not know is that if you have PCOS, you may also have histamine intolerance. The good news is that once you […]