MTHFR & Histamine

MTHFR & Histamine

PLEASE SHARE:There are so may links between MTHFR & Histamine intolerance that it really deserves it’s own blog post. I’ve made this post very simple, as I want to guide you step by step. Here we go….. The MTHFR Gene governs the MTHFR enzyme which converts folate...
Oestrogen and Histamine – a vicious cycle

Oestrogen and Histamine – a vicious cycle

PLEASE SHARE:Insomnia, headaches, migraines, PMS mood swings, heavy periods, painful periods, breast tenderness, anxiety, hives, itchy skin, urgency to urinate, flushing. These are all symptoms of women suffering from histamine intolerance. Why women more so than men?...
Histamine & Migraines

Histamine & Migraines

PLEASE SHARE:Red wine, oranges, chocolate, aged cheese are all common food triggers of migraine. What do these foods have in common? They are all high in histamine! Histamine increases nitric oxide, which causes vasodilation (ie expansion) of blood vessels....
Eczema – the histamine link

Eczema – the histamine link

PLEASE SHARE: Researchers from La Jolla Institute for Allergy in California have finally revealed for the first time in humans that mast cell release of histamine is a key trigger of eczema. We have long understood that eczema is an immunological condition, whereby...
GAPS Diet & Histamine Intolerance

GAPS Diet & Histamine Intolerance

PLEASE SHARE:   Why do I feel worse on the GAPS diet?? I see many patients in my clinic who have tried the GAPS diet without knowing they have a histamine intolerance. They dedicate a lot of time and energy into following the meal plans correctly, making their...
Histamine Intolerance – natural treatments

Histamine Intolerance – natural treatments

PLEASE SHARE: What is histamine?   Histamine is a compound in the body which is released in response to injury, inflammation, allergic reactions and autoimmunity. Histamine also functions in the brain as a neurotransmitter, which is a chemical substance that...