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 may be the triggers for your headaches and digestive issues?

There are many triggers for headaches and digestive issues including gluten and chemicals.......
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How Are Grief and Sadness Connected to Constipation and Asthma?

When I was in my 30's I noticed I would get chest congestion or bronchitis every month and I have always struggled with sluggish plumbing in the southern hemisphere.....if you know what I mean.  Little did I know then that the two could be connected.  

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) specific emotions are associated with our internal organs.  There can be a physical cause, an emotional (internal) cause, or a combination of both as reasons for health occurrences.  

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5 Ways Spring Cleaning Strengthens Your Immune System

Did you know that over a year your mattress can collect as much as 20 lbs of dead skin cells, dust mites, dust mite feces, bacteria and fungal spores?

It is recommended to clean, or detox your body every spring and fall.  This helps to get rid of the build-up and keep you healthy.  It only makes sense that doing this same kind of cleaning, or detoxing, in your home would also help
strengthen your immune system.  And, of course, a strong immune system contributes to being healthy.  So, what are 5 ways spring cleaning strengthens your immune system?



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