Histamine in Kids


We interviewed Beth O’Hara FN of Mast Cell 360 about histamine in kids and what can be done about it with a functional-naturopathic approach. You can watch the replay below.

What Is Histamine?

Histamine is a neurotransmitter that is known for its role in itchiness, swelling and other allergic symptoms. Exaggerated histamine responses are common in many children with autoimmune, gastrointestinal and neurological conditions.

What Is Mast Cell Activation Syndrome?

A mast cell is a white blood cell that contains a lot of histamine and thus plays a large role in allergies and anaphylactic reactions as well as pathogenic defense, wound healing, inflammation and blood-brain-barrier function. Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) features inappropriate mast cell activation and can cause not only typical symptoms of allergy but also a host of other symptoms across multiple organ systems such as the skin, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, respiratory, and neurologic systems.

In this Webinar

In this webinar, Beth O’Hara helped us answer the following questions:

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About Beth O’Hara FN

Beth O’Hara is a Functional Naturopathic Consultant, specializing in complex, chronic cases of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, Histamine Intolerance, Mold Toxicity, and related conditions.

She is the founder and clinical director of Mast Cell 360, a Functional Naturopathy Practice designed to look at all factors surrounding health conditions – genetic, epigenetic, biochemical, physiological, environmental, and emotional.

She designed Mast Cell 360 to be the kind of practice she wished had existed when she was severely ill with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, histamine intolerance, mold toxicity, neural inflammation, Lyme, fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue.

Her mission today is to be a guiding light for others with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, histamine intolerance and these related conditions in their healing journeys.

She developed the MC360TM method which is used exclusively by the practitioners at Mast Cell 360 to build personalized, effective roadmaps for healing. Her method has now helped thousands of people with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, mold toxicity, and sensitivities to regain their lives, their hopes, and their dreams.

She holds a doctorate in Functional Naturopathy, a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and a Bachelor’s degree in Physiological Psychology. She is certified in Functional Genomic Analysis and is a Research Adviser for the Nutrigenetic Research Institute.

She presents at functional medicine conferences on Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and mold toxicity as well as the use of genetics and biochemistry in addressing chronic health conditions. You can find out more about her practice at her website mastcell360.com.


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