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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 […]

Top 7 Herbs for Immune Support

Your immune system is your friend and protector. You have to support it so it can support your body and protect you from illness. The cold and flu season is approaching and we are in the midst of a pandemic. A healthy immune system is more important than ever. The good news is that supporting […]

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 […]

COVID-19: What You Need to Know + Natural Solutions

COVID-19

It seems like that there’s not a minute that goes by without someone mentioning COVID-19, formerly known as the novel coronavirus. The United States has declared a national emergency. Schools are moving online. Events are getting canceled. Places of arts and recreation are closed. But what is COVID-19? Should you really panic (hint: Don’t panic!!). […]

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 […]

The Eczema-Histamine Connection

You went out to eat the other night and had your favorite dinner: tuna tartare paired with sautéed spinach and a glass of your absolute favorite red wine. Overnight, you developed a huge rash that covers your entire chest, and today, you’ve noticed the start of several open sores, or at least a rash, on […]

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 […]

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: […]