Histamine intolerance (histaminosis)

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What is histamine intolerance (histaminosis)?

Histaminosis (Histamine Intolerance) is characterized as the inability for the body to break down the histamine. This decreased ability to break down histamine may be related to a deficiency in an enzyme called diamine oxidase (DAO).

Common symptoms reported by people with histamine intolerance (histaminosis)

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with histamine intolerance (histaminosis)

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Plus CBD Oil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Benadryl)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(GNC N-Acetyl Cysteine)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1) Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Leg brace)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)

Data from patients with histamine intolerance (histaminosis), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with histamine intolerance (histaminosis)

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Plus CBD Oil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Spinal Chiropractic Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Benadryl)
Perceived effectiveness
for histamine intolerance (histaminosis) (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Dryness
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(GNC N-Acetyl Cysteine)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1) Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Leg brace)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with histamine intolerance (histaminosis), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has histamine intolerance (histaminosis) on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 5
30s 6
40s 8
50s 9
60s 2
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

82% Female
18% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 6
Not Diagnosed 10

These charts show data from histamine intolerance (histaminosis) patients who have completed their condition history
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