Category: Inflammation

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 […]

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 […]

Is My Thyroid Disease Causing My High Cholesterol?

Every cell in your body has receptors that bind with and respond to the hormones released by the thyroid gland. Thyroid hormones even play a role in your ability to metabolize lipids (fats), and any issues with part of your endocrine system may result in hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol). Below we will review thyroid function, explain […]

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 Depression and Inflammation Link

Depression is a widespread condition that affects nearly 15 million American adults per year which is around 6.7% of the United States adult population. (1) That’s a huge number and not something we should ignore. Depression and inflammation are also being linked, but more on that in a minute. While there may be many different […]

Inflammation the Root Cause of Disease

inflammation the root cause of disease

Inflammation the root cause of disease affects nearly every aspect of your health. As a Functional Medicine Practitioner, inflammation is something I look closely at. Unfortunately, in modern day medicine treating the symptom is a common occurrence. Getting to the bottom of what’s causing the symptom in the first place is not always addressed and […]