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What exactly is histamine intolerance? What is the cause?

Jul 21, 2016

Histamine-intolerance is an allergic condition in which you are unable to tolerate a natural chemical made in your body (and found in certain foods). Histamines are a critical part of our immune system and are also part of at least 22 other crucial physical processes in the body, including stimulating digestive acids and reducing blood pressure.

However, too much histamine can also be a bad thing. If you eat foods that produce too much histamine or your body is unable to break down histamines (as it should, when they are not needed), you get an allergic reaction and a whole load of symptoms. Here’s a detailed explanation of the causes, symptoms and ways to deal with histamine intolerance through natural means.