Immune Health

Histamine-Intolerance

Histamine Intolerance, Autoimmunity, and Endometriosis

Histamine is essential to a variety of physiologic functions, and it is a versatile biologic amine involved in fine-tuning the balance between immunity and tolerance. Immunity is the ability to fight infection or clear abnormal cells Tolerance is the ability of the immune system to tolerate “outsider molecules” like foods, dust, environmental chemicals, etc. Histamines affect dendritic cells (cells that boost the immune responses by showing antigens on their surfaces…

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My Long Covid Recovery: Perspectives from a Nutritionist and Physical Therapist

My Long Covid Recovery: Perspectives from a Nutritionist and Physical Therapist As an introduction to this article, I would like to share a few details about how I decided to write this post about long-covid recovery: Normally when sharing something like this with my colleagues of clinical relevance, I would cite as much literature as possible to explain my decision-making process. While I may add this later, I decided to…

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What to Do When You Have The Flu?

According to the CDC between 5% and 20% of the U.S. population comes down with the flu each year. If you’re one of them, let me share with you the strategies that I recommend to my family and friends to strengthen your immune function and minimize the effects of the flu virus. Home remedies for flu are highly effective. Using flu vaccines to prevent the flu and/or using antiviral medications…

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