What teeth say about your gut health

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When dental hygiene doesn’t prevent bleeding gums and cavities, it’s time to look to histamine, mast cells and the wondrous world of bacteria living in the mouth. Dentist and author Dr. Steven Lin shares the tell tale signs of mouth flora imbalance, and how histamine and mast cells may contribute to gingivitis, dental erosion, and […]

Healing histamine: cognitive hypnotherapy course

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This course will relaunch. Sign up to my mailing list to know when it does. My research into neural re-training convinced me that beliefs I was holding onto regarding my ability to heal, past negative food outcomes and exposure to stress were torpedoing my progress. Finding no practical approach to the problem, I tried cognitive […]

The mold-histamine link

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According to Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker, a leading biotoxin researcher with a medical degree from Duke University, Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS), is the result of chronic inflammation produced by exposure to biotoxins (toxins produced from living organisms) that come from mold (mycotoxins), tick-borne infections like Babesia, dinoflagellates, blue-green algae, some reef fish, and the brown recluse […]

Interview: Dr. Georgia Ede on Histamine, Anxiety and Depression

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My interview with Harvard trained psychiatrist Dr. Georgia Ede covers a subject dear to my heart: the role of diet and histamine in depression, anxiety and much more. Having been misdiagnosed for decades with anxiety, depression, bipolar, cyclothemia, borderline personality, schizophrenic episodes, amongst others, I have experienced first hand how diet can cause or alleviate […]

HARVARD NEUROSCIENTIST DR. MICHAEL VAN ELZAKKER: CHRONIC FATIGUE VAGUS NERVE LINK

In today’s interview Harvard and Tufts neuroscientist Dr. Michael Van ElZakker shares his fascinating new paper Chronic Fatigue from Vagus Nerve Infection: A Psychoneuroimmunological Hypothesis. His hypothesis proposes that an infection of the vagus nerve can cause greatly exaggerated chronic sickness responses like fatigue, pain and more. Our interview also touches on the mast cell link […]

Harvard neuroscientist Dr. Michael Van ElZakker: chronic fatigue vagus nerve link

In today’s interview Harvard and Tufts neuroscientist Dr. Michael Van ElZakker shares his fascinating new paper Chronic Fatigue from Vagus Nerve Infection: A Psychoneuroimmunological Hypothesis. His hypothesis proposes that an infection of the vagus nerve can cause greatly exaggerated chronic sickness responses like fatigue, pain and more. Our interview also touches on the mast cell link […]

Interview: Fasting Mimicking Diets for Mast Cell Activation & Allergies

UPDATE: The USC Longevity Institute have kindly agreed to send me a fasting mimicking pack to test so that I can share my experience with you. I’m just waiting on medical approval and then will jump right in.  Water fasting’s health benefits have always interested me. Recent research showing that fasting can prevent mast cell degranulation […]

Interview: my chat with Abel James of the Fat Burning Man

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I had the BEST time being interviewed by Abel James of the Fat Burning Man podcast and website. Abel was vegan, now paleo, but totally open to all kinds of healing approaches (he has interviewed Dr. Fuhrman for his podcast!). His listeners requested he interview me (how cool thanks everyone!). His podcast is number 1 […]

Intro to the Low Histamine Diet, a recipe and muffins!

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 This week I had the pleasure of writing an introduction to the low histamine diet, click the image above to read the full post. And don’t miss this great summer recipe I created for them, click the image below…  As those of you following my Facebook page will no doubt have heard, I’m in gluten-free […]

Dr Janice Joneja: histamine intolerance or mast cell disorder?

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It’s a question most of us diagnosed with histamine intolerance have asked ourselves at some point (if not obsessively, all the time): am I dealing with something else? Something like a mast cell activation disorder, or mastocytosis. Immunologist, nutritionist and pioneering histamine researcher Dr Janice Joneja was kind enough to share her view on it. […]