Medical

The histamine-endometriosis infertility link

0 Comments 11 December 2014

I’ve been avoiding writing about this for some time. Not because I’m worried about never having children, but because I don’t want to alarm anyone. And that’s still not my intention – please, take this post with a heaping spoon of salt. If you are suffering from unexplained infertility, or repeated miscarriage, you may want […]

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Lifestyle

Love in a time of sickness

0 Comments 04 December 2014

It’s a question that came up when I first started dating, post diagnosis. What do I tell this new person in my life? How significant is what I’m going through? Will it define me and this potential relationship? Will he be grossed out and turned off by potentially having to shoulder this burden with me? […]

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Dispatches

Black Friday giveaway! Free 50 page ebook

0 Comments 28 November 2014

  Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!! I’m really new to this whole Black Friday thing, but I thought I’d give it a go… From now till midnight on Monday (EST) you’ll receive a free 50 page ebook of my favourite holiday recipes with the purchase of any of my cookbooks. Visit my store […]

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Medical

The asthma-histamine connection

0 Comments 13 November 2014

Just a few days ago I re-shared a post that garnered over 2,000 Facebook likes. I was totally shocked, as was mast cell/histamine researcher Dr. Theoharides, whom I spoke with right after re-posting. “I’m really surprised that people didn’t realise that eczema was related to histamine/mast cells,” he told me in response. And that got […]

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Recipes

Snack time! Gluten free lentil “pita” chips (vegan)

0 Comments 10 September 2014

I’ve got snacking on the brain. Not actual in between meals snacking, but finger foods that are super quick to prepare and store easily for days when I’m eating on the run. These lentil pita chips, like all my recipes, are highly customisable. When I first made these, I literally just dumped an indeterminate amount […]

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Dispatches

I’m done with this condition

0 Comments 30 August 2014

Today, on the start of my 39th year on this planet, I’ve worn red lipstick, all day, for the first time in four years. This seemingly inconsequential act is the surest sign I’ve had to date that I am done with this condition. Those of you who have read my low histamine beauty book will […]

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Optimum Nutrition

Is COX induced inflammation tripping up your recovery?

0 Comments 25 August 2014

Members of the Facebook mast cell/mastocytosis groups I frequent often share studies on mast cell inhibiting medications. By this I mean medications that prevent mast cells, a key component of our immune system, from breaking open and spewing histamine and other inflammatory elements, into our unsuspecting body. As you may well know, we need mast […]

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Healing through positivity

Using the brain to heal the body

0 Comments 16 August 2014

Healing is truly a whole mind and body affair. As important as dietary changes have been, and in this case more so what I’ve added rather than eliminated, asking myself the right questions (at the right time) has been invaluable. I’m not talking about which supplement to take, or which healing protocol to follow, but […]

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Interviews

Intro to the Low Histamine Diet, a recipe and muffins!

0 Comments 15 August 2014

 This week I had the pleasure of writing an introduction to the low histamine diet, click the image above to read the full post. And don’t miss this great summer recipe I created for them, click the image below…  As those of you following my Facebook page will no doubt have heard, I’m in gluten-free […]

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Research & News

Leaky gut: the mast cell (histamine), Crohn’s disease connection

0 Comments 06 August 2014

You know how people with mast cell issues have, erm, less than stellar memories? If you don’t, sign up for my mailing list to make sure you don’t miss my next post on stress, memory loss and brain fog in histamine intolerance/mast cell disorders. Well, I came across a piece of research last year that confirmed […]

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