drug tolerance testing

Drug Tolerance Testing and Why You Should Not Use Online Report Readers

December 1, 2015  |  Blog, Drug Intolerance, Histamine Intolerance  |  4 Comments

One of my promises to myself is to raise awareness of drug tolerance testing.

I have freely shared my story on national television, which was that I developed mast-cell activation, in response to an adverse drug reaction to prescription medication. A simple $149 drug tolerance test called DNA Dose correctly diagnosed me.

That is why I am passionate about drug tolerance testing. But this is why it may be important for you.

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self-compassion

Healing With Love : The Case for Self-Compassion in Recovery

As a board certified health coach, it might surprise you to hear that, when it comes to healing the body, I don’t believe food is always the best medicine.

Let me explain.

In the main, I work with women dealing with food intolerance, histamine imbalance and chronic fatigue syndrome. While much of my work centres around helping them learn a new way to eat, what I’ve come to realize is that food alone doesn’t heal.

Self-compassion, that is the practice of being kind and gentle with oneself, is a powerful medicine proven to have a positive and restorative influence upon brain, hormone and immune system functions.

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Bio-individual Inhibitors of Histamine IntoleranceBio-individual Inhibitors of Histamine Intolerance

A Bio-Individual List of Histamine Inhibitors

This blog post outlines a list of bio-individual histamine inhibitors. It is a companion post for my previous post on the bio-individual triggers of histamine intolerance.

Histamines are a natural chemical in plants, animals, and humans. The body needs histamines to perform critical functions.

The body was designed to be in a state of homeostasis so that the supply of histamine meets the body’s metabolic needs.

Excessive amounts of histamine are normally de-activated by diamine oxidase (DAO), histamine methyl transferase (HNMT), and monoamine oxidase (MAO).

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Bio-individual Triggers of Histamine Intolerance

The Bio-Individual Triggers of Histamine Intolerance

Histamine intolerance is often misperceived as a diagnosis with a one-dimensional solution aimed at lowering dietary histamines.

I believe that this one-dimensional focus is misconceived. At best this leaves someone who is histamine intolerant managing symptoms. At worst it leaves them ignoring he main source of histamine intolerance.

I believe that histamine intolerance…

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