Root Causes of Histamine Intolerance and How To Manage Them

Histamine is normally produced by your body.  In normal amounts it helps with circulation, focus, digestion.  It serves as a warning sign when something "not normal" happens to your body such as redness and swelling when stung by a bee.  Or, when your eyes are itchy and watery and your nose is running because there is pollen in the air.  In fact, it is actually involved in most functions of your body from breathing, to hormones, to your brain and even anxiety.  These are all "normal" histamine responses.  So, what causes an "overabundance" of histamine to be produced causing "histamine intolerance"?

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What Alters Your Gut Microbiome?

The activity of  the gut microbiome is super important to your well-being.  It even as an impact on your mood and behavior because this is the predominant place that seratonin is produced.  Serotonin helps control mood and sleep.  In fact, the influence of the gut microbiome can even be felt in such seemingly unrelated areas as the respiratory tract.  
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Do You Have Leaky Brain?

Do You Have Leaky Brain?
What exactly is leaky brain? If you have or currently experience brain fog or difficulty concentrating, you may very well have leaky brain.

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3 Ways Gut And Heart Health Are Connected

3 Ways Gut And Heart Health Are Connected
After years of increased focus on encouraging life style changes to increase exercise and improve diets, heart disease is still the #1 cause of death. Clearly, something else is behind this alarming death rate.

Scientists are discovering new things every day about how our gut affects the rest of our body.  And, it all has to do with the microbiome, or the bacteria community, that lives in our gut.  




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Are Your Food Sensitivities Due to Histamines?

Are Your Food Sensitivities Due to Histamines?
If you have ever experienced seasonal allergies, most likely you have used an “antihistamine” …. Benadryl or Allegra …. to help with those itchy eyes, sneezes, drippy, nose and congestion. They work because they stop the “histamine response” your body is making to something it doesn’t like and views as an enemy.

A “histamine response” travels throughout the bloodstream and, so, can affect your lungs, skin, brain, gut and cardiovascular system. Have you noticed, however, how more and more people are having increased reactions to foods?
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