As the weather gets nicer, many of us will be traveling to visit friends and relatives, attending graduation parties, weddings, family reunions, and other events. How to we navigate the buffet or the potluck without setting off a histamine reaction, or without standing out as the “person who isn’t eating”? Here are a few helpful
Even daily functioning can be difficult with histamine-induced brain fog and memory difficulties. While all that should improve as you heal and balance your body, here are some strategies for beating brain fog while working on it. MNEMONICS Other mnemonics (memory devices) include attaching an image in your mind to a name. Picture someone named
Supplements for histamine intolerance are always hit or miss. Just because a food or supplement shows certain properties in medical studies, does not mean they will translate to humans, and we can absolutely be allergic or reactive to them. But when they work, they’re amazing, and so I’ll keep sharing the latest studies on emerging
One of the most frustrating things for a histamine intolerance sufferer is the lack of knowledge and understanding amongst medical doctors. Here’s a helpful list of histamine facts and concepts to share so that you and your doctor can work together to get you on the road to healing. WHAT IS HISTAMINE? Wikipedia has a
People often ask how to get started addressing their histamine intolerance. How you begin each day can make a huge difference in how you’ll feel the rest of the day. Start your day off right by following the suggestions below. DON’T RUSH TO BREAKFAST Unless you have a pre-existing condition or hypoglycemia, light fasting might
There’s nothing like a hot cup of tea to warm the body and soothe the soul. And according to the late English actor, Arthur Wing Pinero, “Where there’s tea, there’s hope.” While the following are technically tisanes (herbal infusions) and not teas in the strictest sense of the word (Camellia sinensis), these hot beverages are
Smoothies are such an easy, healthy option for those with histamine intolerance. They work for breakfast, lunch, or anytime you want something both filling and refreshing. Unfortunately, a lot of fruits can be problematic for histamine issues. Here are 5 great smoothies for on-the-go nutrition. ANTIHISTAMINE SMOOTHIES All of the following smoothies are not only
Did just looking at the above photo make your body quiver in anticipation? Do you need coffee to make it through the day, but still react to it? Unfortunately, histamine may mess with your ability to tolerate caffeine, while brain fog and addictive tendencies make you constantly crave it. It’s not all in your head. Here’s
Finding whole food solutions to balancing histamine and stabilizing mast cells doesn’t have to mean ordering strange herbs and superfoods from the other side of the planet. Here are 7 great antihistamine foods you can find at the supermarket nearest you. APPLE SKINS The skin of the apple is where most of the nutrition is.
Along with histamine issues can come a lot of digestive distress, including acid reflux. Recent research revealed that histamine and acid reflux are linked, and that diet works better than medications at resolving it (read the post here). Seems like a great time to share my favourite “nip acid reflux in the bud” tea made
Can food choices really impact how you feel? A new study says, “absolutely.” Those of us with histamine intolerance often have intolerances to other foods and food components, such as gluten. Could gluten be behind your chronic pain condition? STUDY LINKS GLUTEN INTOLERANCE TO NERVE PAIN While neuropathy or “nerve pain” is usually associated with
We know when it comes to avoiding histamine in foods, fresh is best. But how do we make sure food is still fresh when it comes to us — especially when trying to get our anti-inflammatory omega-3s through fresh fish? HISTAMINE & PRESERVATION Histamine poisoning is often to blame when it comes to foodborne illness.