Symptoms of Histamine Intolerance

The symptoms of histamine intolerance will normally be felt between a few minutes to a couple of hours after the intake of food high in histamine or foods that cause the release of histamine. However, it is not always so that the same symptoms appear.

Several organs can be affected by histamine intolerance:

Histamine intolerance can lead to life-threatening situations, in contrast to most other food intolerances!

The following symptoms can appear:

The administration of antihistamines can alleviate symptoms. You should always consult with your doctor and keep an emergency kit with you at all times!

The following symptoms have frequently been reported by sufferers, although it is not possible to justify them completely on a medical basis:

Sources
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