Category: Histamine & Mast Cell

Exercise Intolerance 101

Histamine and Exercise Intolerance We all know we’re “supposed to exercise.” It’s good for us, it helps control our blood pressure, our blood sugar; it helps improve our mood and combat the symptoms of anxiety and depression because it causes our body to release endorphins. So why wouldn’t you exercise is the question… Picture this: […]

The Histamine-Estrogen Connection

Sometimes, it seems like the answer to most questions about our bodies are centered around these little invisible things called hormones. Don’t know why you’re crying? Hormones. Don’t know why you’re bloated? Hormones. They affect everything from the good to the bad to the ugly. While estrogen is typically associated with women because they have […]

Low Histamine Sheet Pan Fajitas

These easy sheet pan steak fajitas are the perfect weeknight meal. They bake in the oven in just a few minutes and leave only one pan to clean! This recipe is also packed with high quercetin foods that are great for a low histamine diet, such as bell peppers, red onion and fresh cilantro. The […]

Can Histamine Intolerance Cause Anxiety?

Anxiety

If you have been following my recent blog posts, you’re not going to be surprised that an overabundance of histamine can be related to the presence of anxiety, depression, and panic attacks in those with histamine intolerance or sensitivity. With those that suffer with histamine intolerance,  anxiety can be caused by: 1) An unhealthy gut […]

Why Your New Diet May Be Making You Sick

Did you just recently start a Whole 30, Paleo, or Keto diet, only to find that now you’re feeling worse than you did before?! As it turns out, many of these “healthy” foods that are integral components of many of these diets are also very high in extrinsic histamines, which can cause a problem for […]

The Thyroid-Histamine Connection

The Thyroid-Histamine Connection They always say, “big things come in small packages.”  Related to the human endocrine system, this is especially true.  Just to put it in perspective, there are seven glands in each of us that regulate our human growth, development, metabolism, tissue and sexual function, reproduction, and mood.  So basically everything we do. […]

Mast Cell Disorder: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

What is Mast Cell Activation Syndrome? Mast cell activation syndrome is a complex condition but one that is becoming more well-known. Mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS) involves many different body systems which can cause many different symptoms. Many of the symptoms are related to the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, respiratory, and neurological systems as well as the […]

Histamine Intolerance 101

histamine intolerance

Histamine intolerance is a complex condition that not everyone has heard about. However, it’s an important topic to discuss as it affects more people than you may think. Before we talk about the intolerance itself, it’s important to understand what histamine is. While histamine is naturally found in certain foods, it is also a compound […]