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Histamine intolerance: is it causing your symptoms?...

If you have heartburn, bloating, wind, abdominal pain, headaches, a blocked nose and other common symptoms, the culprit may be histamine intolerance. Red wine. Aged cheese. Citrus fruits. Sauerkraut. Bacon. These foods are ok, right? Yes, for many people these foods work great, but not if you have a histamine intolerance. These and other popular foods are capable of causing all manner of symptoms, including migraines, hives, anxiety, acid reflux, and nasal congestion. What is histamine intolerance? If you haven’t heard of histamine intolerance, don’t worry. You’re not alone. It’s hard to diagnose and can cause a lot of...

H Pylori Stunts Children’s Growth

This interesting study clearly demonstrates the profound influence of H pylori infection on health. Children infected with H pylori do not grow as well as those who are not infected. “Persistent Presence of Helicobacter pylori slows growth rate in Children.” Mera RM. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Children whose Helicobacter pylori infection was eradicated quickly grew faster than those who were not treated early, according to a study from Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. Robertino M. Mera, MD, PhD, and colleagues in the division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition examined data from 295 school-age children from rural...

H Pylori Causes

Helicobacter Pylori Causes Are you wondering how or where you acquired Helicobacter pylori?   Does your partner or spouse have H pylori? Did you have food poisoning from a restaurant or on holiday? If you have been diagnosed with H pylori you may be wondering how on earth the bacteria managed to get into your stomach. I believe I picked up my H pylori infection in Egypt from some tainted food. Within eight hours of eating a meal I developed terrible stomach burning and chest pain, leading to a night of vomiting and then a week of stomach pains,...