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What HIT Me? Living with Histamine Intolerance A Guide to Diagnosis and Management of HIT - a Patient's Point of View

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ISBN-10: 1484008448

ISBN-13: 9781484008447

Edition: N/A

Authors: Genny Masterman

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HIT - Histamine Intolerance - is a condition that affects many people but remains largely undiagnosed. The symptoms of histamine intolerance (HIT) are caused by the inability of the body to break down histamine sufficiently. These symptoms can appear very like an allergy and can cause stomach and intestinal complaints, migraine, tiredness and skin problems, to name but a few. This is in most cases because of the reduced activity or low presence of an enzyme called diamine oxidase (DAO), which is mainly responsible for breaking down histamine and other biogenic amines ingested through food. Foods that are known culprits include: red wine, ready meals, cured meats, mature cheeses, tomatoes…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 5/1/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Genny Masterman, whose life was made a misery by HIT, has now published a book she hopes will provide basic information for fellow-sufferers, as well as documenting her long road to diagnosis and to managing the condition - and includes some recipes. Genny, who has worked on many prime time TV productions, knows first-hand how hard it is. She got her life back and now she wants to help fellow HIT-sufferers get back to enjoying theirs.