Category: Histamine & Mast Cell

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 […]

Interstitial Cystitis and the Histamine Connection

Living with bladder pain and the constant urge ‘to go’ can be rather frustrating. Yet, you are certainly not alone. Interstitial cystitis, a chronic bladder syndrome affects millions of people, mostly women, every day.  The good news is that you don’t have to struggle any longer. You can reduce your symptoms and recover from interstitial […]

Chimichurri Chicken

We all know that there are only so many ways you can make chicken before you get completely over it. Luckily, this is one of those recipes you can add to your recipe rotation that everyone in your family will enjoy & they won’t even realize how good it is for them. I have put […]

Cauliflower “Fried Rice” Bowl

Just because you have histamine intolerance, thyroid disease or any other health issues, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy good food! You are going to die…well, hopefully not die (you get the point)…when you taste this delicious rendition of fried rice. You’re welcome ahead of time ; )

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. […]