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Histamines, Enzymes, and Drug Cross Reactions | Demystifying Histamines Part Four

Today I am going to walk you through some new information about histamines, enzymes and drug cross reactions. This will help you understand why our allergy testing shows so many sensitivities you may not have been aware of to begin with. But first, let's review what we've already learned:   Remember, histamines are both natural [...]

2017-09-01T13:04:25+00:00

Histamine Reactions and Food | Demystifying Histamines Part 3

This week and next I’ll be posting the rest of the story about histamines in food. So stay tuned! Whether you have true food allergies (IgE cell-mediated response—if you want to get scientific) or a food sensitivity (non-IgE response), the symptoms can be the same. As far as our treatments are concerned, we can successfully [...]

2017-09-08T20:27:09+00:00

What Good Are “Histamines?” | Demystifying Histamines Part 2

Last week I described the almost overwhelmingly different symptoms histamine reactions can trigger. It was truly an awesome list. To some of you, perhaps, a depressing look at your body's natural chemistry. However, there are times where histamines have good attributes. In reality, histamine is a pretty cool chemical that’s involved with the following: The Immune System: [...]

2017-08-31T13:54:33+00:00

Demystifying Histamines: Everything You Need to Know | Part 1

What do you know about histamines? I’m sure you know that taking an anti-histamine can relieve a variety of allergy symptoms from hay fever to hives. But have you ever wondered what a histamine really is, what it does and why it exists? Am I the only nerd who thinks about these things? Did you [...]

2017-08-31T13:53:55+00:00