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Woman sneezing after eating pizza. She may have histamine intolerance

Histamine Intolerance: Symptoms, Diet & Treatment

By Amy Burkhart MD, RD Histamine IntoleranceAre Foods Causing Histamine Intolerance Symptoms?Updated 2024What Is Histamine Intolerance? Histamine intolerance (HIT) is thought to be related to a build-up of histamine. Histamine intolerance is a condition in which the body has difficulty breaking down histamine, a…

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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…

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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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Low histamine diet, low histamine foods veg soup in a glass bowl

The Low Histamine Diet: What Is It And Does It Work?

The Low Histamine DietWhat Foods Can You Eat? Does It Help? By Amy Burkhart MD, RD Updated 2024 The low histamine diet is being used to treat problems such as rashes, headaches, bloating, and long-haul COVID-19 symptoms, and histamine intolerance (HIT). For those suffering from…

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Osteopathic Medicine: What Is A D.O. ?

What Is Osteopathic Medicine?Is It Legitimate? And what Is a D.O.? By Amy Burkhart MD, RD   What is osteopathic medicine,? What is a DO? Are these types of doctors “legitimate” health care providers? Osteopathic medicine is a branch of modern medicine and is…

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