Histamine Intolerance

Histamine intolerance is a condition in which the body has difficulty breaking down histamine, a natural compound made by the body’s immune system. Histamine plays a role in allergic reactions, inflammation, and regulating stomach acid, among other functions. Articles related to histamine intolerance are found here.

Wine and cheese being served on a tray. Both can trigger symptoms in mast cell activation syndrome / MCAS. These can trigger MCAS symptoms

MCAS Symptoms: Headaches, Hives, Heartburn & More

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)MCAS Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment By Amy Burkhart MD, RD MCAS Is A Mast Cell Disorder Mast cells are part of our immune system. Mast cells are found everywhere in the body. Mast cells are front-line soldiers in our body’s immune…

What is pots syndrome. A woman with POTS after covid is laying on a couch with her feet up in the air

POTS Syndrome Symptoms & Covid Connection

POTS Syndrome SymptomsExplaining POTS and its connection to COVID By Amy Burkhart MD, RD POTS ( Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) is making headlines. It is being seen after Covid infections, even if Covid was mild or asymptomatic. But what is POTS Syndrome? What are…

A sibo diet can be an elemental sibo diet or others, this is a picture of a bowl of yogurt with fruit on top

SIBO Diet: Which Diet Is Best For SIBO?

What Diet Is Best For SIBO? By Amy Burkhart MD, RD If you ask ten people familiar with SIBO what a “SIBO diet” entails, you’ll likely receive ten different answers. SIBO, short for “small intestinal bacterial overgrowth,” is a common culprit behind bloating, gas,…

A man looking unwell due to a new food intolerance after he has had gastroenteritis, a stomach infection. He is looking at a sandwich looking ill

A Common Stomach Problem Causes New Food Intolerances

A Common Stomach Problem Causes New Food Intolerances By Amy Burkhart MD, RD   Food intolerances are common. Over 20% of people have unwanted symptoms after eating.  Problems such as bloating, heartburn, cramping, or other digestive complaints are frequently labeled “ a sensitive stomach”…


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