There are certain symptoms of histamine intolerance that come up time and time again. People want to know, “Is this related to histamine?” And “Why does histamine do that?” Well, here are some of the top symptoms of histamine intolerance, some potential reasons behind the symptoms, and a few basic fixes. BRAIN FOG According to
Sometimes we’re inflamed or have a histamine reaction and we just don’t know why. We haven’t been eating sauerkraut or drinking wine, we haven’t been using any chemicals, we’re trying to address the stress… and yet the histamine inflammation remains. Here are some reasons and remedies to help. REMOVE THE WRONG SUPPLEMENTS Everyone is different.
GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) or “acid reflux” is a common complaint among those with mast cell or histamine disorders. Many people think the only answer is a pharmaceutical drug –usually a histamine H2 blocker or a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI). While this approach may be necessary for some, I like to look at natural solutions
Histamine intolerance can bring with it plenty of digestive issues and diagnoses. Histamine can contribute to leaky gut as well as GERD, IBS, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. While a change in diet is paramount, there are some other simple changes you can make to make eating enjoyable again. Here are a few tips for better
Oil derived from sprouted broccoli seeds is rich in sulforaphane, a compound known to be highly protective of the skin, but also a natural anti-inflammatory agent that may be helpful for those of us who are healing histamine intolerance and accompanying signs and symptoms like inflammation and sunlight sensitivity. BROCCOLI FOR HISTAMINE I already loved
Addressing histamine intolerance and mast cell disorders doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. Much can be accomplished simply by eating anti-inflammatory, antihistamine whole foods. You have to eat, anyway. And there are plenty of lifestyle choices that can help lower your histamine levels and promote healing. Here are some simple, lost-cost ways
It’s easy to get stuck in a rut with histamine intolerance. The diet, the lifestyle, and the isolation can wreak havoc on the psyche, so it’s all that much more important to dig deep and find the motivation to try and break free of the chains of histamine and find a little happiness; if only
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
Dealing with the stress and limitations of a histamine intolerance diet can make it difficult to participate in the fun and camaraderie of office treats, take-out orders, and parties. Read on to learn how to deal, how to lower stress and inflammation at work, and how to join in the fun without the histamine hangover.
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
I recently posted a photo of a cast iron pan on Instagram, sharing that it’s one of the ways I boost my meagre iron supply; something I learned from Dr. Fuhrman, author of my nutritional bible, “Eat to Live.”. According to an emerging body of research iron accumulation may contribute to diabetes, ageing, strokes, Alzheimer’s and
A little thought from my Man Food book… I look at histamine in my diet as a kind of balance sheet. Consider the idea of the histamine bucket. In other words, there’s a certain amount of histamine that we’re able to put into the body before we spill over with symptoms, and then once we’re