Category: Histamine & Mast Cell

Mast Cell Stabilizing Foods

Mast Cell Stabilizing Foods Rashes, hives, itching, headaches, fatigue, dizziness, heart palpitation, and digestive issues. If you are experiencing these issues after encountering an allergen, chemical, toxin, mold, heavy metal, infections, or stress, you may be dealing with mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS). Your mast cells are white blood cells found in various tissues across […]

Menstruation, PMS, PMDD, and Histamine

Menstruation, PMS, PMDD, and Histamine Cramps, bloating, fatigue, headaches, irritability, and mood swings. Yeap, your period is coming. Most women are familiar with these common symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). While for some, these symptoms are mild, for others, they are more severe. Some women also experience premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), characterized by very severe […]

Asthma and Histamine: The Connection

Asthma and Histamine: The Connection Asthma is a chronic condition that affects the airways in your lungs and your breathing. Nearly 1 in every 10 individuals in the United States is dealing with asthma. Conventional treatment strategies focus on removing triggers and medication to reduce asthma attacks. There may be a missing link though.  Histamine […]

Eczema, Dermatitis, and Histamine

eczema and histamine

Eczema, Dermatitis, and Histamine Itchy, inflamed, and flaky skin? Unfortunately, you probably have eczema, but you are not alone. Millions have experienced eczema in their lives. Like you, many of them struggle with re-occurring eczema.  Chances are, you’ve tried topicals and medication to get rid of the problems. Your symptoms may subside, but soon enough, […]

Metabolism, Weight Gain, and Histamine Intolerance

Metabolism, Weight Gain, and Histamine Intolerance Are you dealing with unwanted weight gain or have difficulties losing weight? What if I told you that it’s more than just those holiday pounds. Histamine intolerance may be one of the missing culprits behind your weight issues. Histamine is not inherently bad. Your body needs it for a […]

Menopause and Histamine: The Connection

Menopause and Histamine: The Connection Not bleeding every month anymore may sound like a perk. Yet, most women are not looking forward to menopause. Fatigue, hot flashes, brain fog, and other symptoms can be quite distressing. What if I told you that you didn’t have to struggle with menopause symptoms? You’ve heard it right. There […]

Low-Histamine Sweet Bread with Legit Bread Company

Finally a Low-Histamine Sweet Bread! You Have to Try It But I can’t give up bread… I hear this all the time. As soon as I recommend a low-histamine and gluten-free diet to my patients, they get worried. They don’t want to give up baked goods. Here is the secret: they don’t have to and […]

Histamine Intolerance and Your Gut

My patients with gut health issues, such as leaky gut syndrome, Candida overgrowth, SIBO, other gut infections, Crohn’s disease, and ulcerative colitis, often experience symptoms of histamine intolerance as well. This is not surprising.  Your gut is connected to everything in your body. Gut health issues, including leaky gut syndrome,  gut infections, and inflammatory bowel […]

Histamine Intolerance and Pregnancy

Morning sickness… Do I need to say more? You are overjoyed that you’re pregnant…only if you could skip the discomfort of having morning sickness. I hear you. I had hyperemesis gravidarum during my pregnancies. It’s morning sickness on steroids. I felt nauseous and was vomiting all the time during my entire pregnancy. I didn’t know […]

The Gut-Nervous System Connection

Gut brain connection

SIBO, Histamine Intolerance, POTS, and Dysautonomias: The Gut Connection If you are one of the 70 million people worldwide with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), chances are, you are always on the lookout for new solutions to improve your symptoms. I am happy to share that new research has found a connection between your gut […]