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histamine and intolerance

M L Latorre-Moratalla, O Comas-Basté, S Bover-Cid, M C Vidal-Carou
Tyramine and histamine are the main dietary bioactive amines related to acute adverse health effects. Dry fermented sausages can easily accumulate high levels of these hazards and are frequently consumed in Spain. The present work aims to assess the exposure to tyramine and histamine from the consumption of dry fermented sausages by the Spanish population and to assess the risk to suffer acute health effects from this exposure. A probabilistic estimation of the exposure to these hazards was derived combining probability distributions of these amines in dry fermented sausages (n = 474) and their consumption by the Spanish population...
January 2017: Food and Chemical Toxicology
Vincent T Martin, Brinder Vij
BACKGROUND: The role of diet in the management of the headache patient is a controversial topic in the headache field. OBJECTIVES: To review the evidence supporting the hypothesis that specific foods or ingredients within foods and beverages trigger attacks of headache and/or migraine and to discuss the use of elimination diets in the prevention of headache disorders METHODS: This represents part 1 of a narrative review of the role of diet in the prevention of migraine and other headache disorders...
October 2016: Headache
N Wagner, D Dirk, A Peveling-Oberhag, I Reese, U Rady-Pizarro, H Mitzel, P Staubach
BACKGROUND: Chronic spontaneous urticaria (CsU) is a frequent dermatological disease that might last for months or years with high impact on quality of life. Known causes are autoreactive phenomena, infections or intolerances, rarely IgE-mediated allergies. One-third of CsU patients benefit from a low-pseudoallergen diet. Additionally, it is often discussed, that reducing histamine ingestion alone might improve clinical symptoms and quality of life in CsU patients despite the uncertain role of the histamine-degrading enzyme diamine oxidase (DAO)...
September 13, 2016: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV
I San Mauro Martin, S Brachero, E Garicano Vilar
BACKGROUND: Present in several types of food, bioactive amines are described as organic bases of low molecular weight, which constitute a potential health risk. An awareness of amine levels in foods today is therefore important in relation to food safety and patient care. This review aims to emphasise the need to unify the information on the content of biogenic amines in foods and prevent patients' misunderstanding. METHODS: Selective literature search for relevant publications in PubMed and other scientific data bases combined with further data from the World Wide Web on histamine and other amines content in foods...
September 2016: Allergologia et Immunopathologia
Seyed Hamidreza Mahmoudpour, Ekaterina Vitalievna Baranova, Patrick C Souverein, Folkert W Asselbergs, Anthonius de Boer, Anke Hilse Maitland-van der Zee
AIM: The aim of the present study was to describe the occurrence and determinants of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor (ACEI) intolerance and angioedema (AE) among patients initiating ACEI therapy in a real-world primary care population. METHODS: Two nested case-control studies were conducted in a cohort of 276 977 patients aged ≥45 years initiating ACEIs from 2007 to 2014 in the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD). Cases of AE occurring for the first time during ACEI therapy (n = 416) were matched with AE-free controls (n = 4335) on the duration of ACEI treatment...
December 2016: British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Yahiya Y Syed
Pitolisant (Wakix™) is an inverse agonist of the histamine H3 receptor that is being developed by Bioproject. Oral pitolisant is approved in the EU for the treatment of narcolepsy with or without cataplexy in adults. Pitolisant has received a Temporary Authorization of Use in France for this indication in case of treatment failure, intolerance or contraindication to currently available treatment. Pitolisant has orphan drug designation in the EU and the USA. In the pivotal HARMONY I trial, pitolisant significantly decreased excessive daytime sleepiness versus placebo in adults with narcolepsy with or without cataplexy (primary endpoint)...
September 2016: Drugs
F Siebenhaar, A Melde, M Magerl, T Zuberbier, M K Church, M Maurer
BACKGROUND: Histamine intolerance and pseudoallergy to foods have been suggested to be causes of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) with some patients reporting exacerbation with histamine-rich foods. OBJECTIVE: The study aim was to identify the rate of histamine-intolerant CSU patients and to characterize the relevance of histamine intolerance as an underlying cause of CSU. METHODS: A cohort of 157 of moderate to severe CSU patients (UAS7 ≥ 10) was asked to provide a detailed clinical history, particularly in relation to symptom development after eating histamine-rich foods...
October 2016: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology: JEADV
Jörg Kleine-Tebbe, Anja Waßmann-Otto, Hubert Mönnikes
Immunologically mediated hypersensitivity to foods is defined as food allergy, mainly due to immunglobulins of class E (IgE) triggering immediate reactions (type I hypersensitivity) with possible involvement of mucosa, skin, airways, intestinal tract, and the vascular system. Primary food allergy is based on (early) IgE sensitization against animal (e. g., cow's milk, hen's eggs) or plant proteins (e. g. peanut, hazelnut or wheat). In the case of secondary food allergies, IgE against pollen proteins (e...
June 2016: Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz
Imke Reese
Searching the internet for an explaination of recurring symptoms, many people come across the so-called histamine intolerance disorder. Also many practitioners like to diagnose this disorder without making sure that reproducibility, a prerequisite for an adverse reaction, is present. Consequently, presumably affected persons are often advised to follow a low-histamine diet. Depending on the source of information, these diets often avoid a huge variety of foods containing more or less histamine, which has a considerable impact on patient quality of life...
June 2016: Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung, Gesundheitsschutz
Elisabeth Gludovacz, Daniel Maresch, Maximilian Bonta, Helen Szöllösi, Paul G Furtmüller, Robert Weik, Friedrich Altmann, Andreas Limbeck, Nicole Borth, Bernd Jilma, Thomas Boehm
Human diamine oxidase (hDAO) efficiently degrades polyamines and histamine. Reduced enzyme activities might cause complications during pregnancy and be involved in histamine intolerance. So far hDAO has been characterized after isolation from either native sources or the heterologous production in insect cells. Accessibility to human enzyme is limited and insect cells produce non-human glycosylation patterns that may alter its biochemical properties. We present the heterologous expression of hDAO in Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cells and a three step purification protocol...
June 10, 2016: Journal of Biotechnology
S V Chausova, K G Gurevich, G P Bondareva, O Ju Filatov, I Y Malyshev
We investigated contribution mediator mechanism in the development of the phenomenon of inhibition induced by barium sulfate luminol-dependent chemiluminescence (SLCHL) of blood under the influence of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in patients with intolerance to these drugs. It was found that the phenomenon of suppression SLCHL blood under the influence of NSAIDs in patients with intolerance is mediated by the participation of mediators, and the contribution of H1--and H2--histamine receptors, 5-HT2 serotonin receptors and Cys-leukotriene receptors in the development of that phenomenon depends on the chemical nature of NSAIDs and the clinical manifestations of intolerance...
July 2015: Patologicheskaia Fiziologiia i èksperimental'naia Terapiia
Ljerka Prester
Seafood allergies have been increasing their presence in the last 2 decades. Allergic reactions to seafood can range from mild urticarial and oral allergy syndrome to life-threatening anaphylactic reactions. Ingestion of seafood infested with Anisakis larvae can cause a disease known as anisakiasis with symptoms similar to true seafood allergy. Furthermore, some adverse reactions to seafood including histamine fish poisoning (HFP), and intolerance to histamine can trigger clinical symptoms, which, although nonallergic in origin, are similar to true immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated allergic reactions...
2016: Journal of the American College of Nutrition
E Kovacova-Hanuskova, T Buday, S Gavliakova, J Plevkova
Excessive accumulation of histamine in the body leads to miscellaneous symptoms mediated by its bond to corresponding receptors (H1-H4). Increased concentration of histamine in blood can occur in healthy individuals after ingestion of foods with high contents of histamine, leading to histamine intoxication. In individuals with histamine intolerance (HIT) ingestion of food with normal contents of histamine causes histamine-mediated symptoms. HIT is a pathological process, in which the enzymatic activity of histamine-degrading enzymes is decreased or inhibited and they are insufficient to inactivate histamine from food and to prevent its passage to blood-stream...
September 2015: Allergologia et Immunopathologia
Cheng-Han Wu, Michael Roger Ardern-Jones, Efrem Eren, Carina Venter
BACKGROUND: Patients with chronic urticaria (CU) in the UK could be referred to health care professionals (HCPs) with diverse specialties using different guidelines. The aims of the present study were to determine which CU guidelines HCPs in the UK use, which tests they use for the diagnosis of CU, and how they manage CU. METHODS: In this UK-wide survey, we designed a questionnaire covering the diagnosis and management of CU based on current guidelines. The link to the questionnaire was sent to the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI), the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD), the British Society of Immunology (BSI), and the Food Allergy and Intolerance Specialist Group (FAISG) of the British Dietetic Association (BDA), who distributed the link to their members...
2015: International Archives of Allergy and Immunology
S V Chausova, K G Gurevich, G P Bondareva, O Ju Filatov, I Y Malyshev
We investigated the intensity of barium sulfate stimulated luminol-dependent chemiluminescence (SLCL) of pre-incubated blood with various concentrations of sodium salicylate, sodium metamizol or sodium diclofenac. Blood was received from healthy donors and patients with intolerance to aspirin and/or sodium metamizol and/or sodium diclofenac. Revealed valid differences in SLCL of blood received from healthy donors and patients with intolerance to these drugs allows us to use chemiluminescence method for the diagnosis of intolerance to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs...
October 2014: Patologicheskaia Fiziologiia i èksperimental'naia Terapiia
Felicia Berroa, Alberto Lafuente, Gracia Javaloyes, Paula Cabrera-Freitag, Juan M de la Borbolla, Rafael Moncada, Maria J Goikoetxea, Maria L Sanz, Marta Ferrer, Gabriel Gastaminza
BACKGROUND: The incidence of perioperative hypersensitivity reactions, which can be life-threatening, ranges from 1 in 20,000 to 1 in 1361. These reactions are usually classified as IgE or non-IgE mediated. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of allergic reactions during general anesthesia in our hospital, to establish the incidence of the allergic reactions for each drug used, to assess the frequency of IgE-mediated reactions in even mild reactions, and to compare the degree of agreement between anesthesiologist suspicion and allergy diagnosis...
July 2015: Anesthesia and Analgesia
Yasamin Dabiri, Fanak Fahimi, Hamidreza Jamaati, Seyed Mohammad Reza Hashemian
BACKGROUND: Stress-related mucosal disease occurs in many critically ill-patients within 24 h of admission. Proton pump inhibitor therapy has been documented to produce more potent inhibition of gastric acid secretion than histamine 2 receptor antagonists. This study aimed to compare extemporaneous preparations of omeprazole, pantoprazole oral suspension and intravenous (IV) pantoprazole on the gastric pH in intensive care unit patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This was a randomized single-blind-study...
January 2015: Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
Jill Balla Kohn
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November 2014: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Pierina Visciano, Maria Schirone, Rosanna Tofalo, Giovanna Suzzi
Histamine poisoning is one of the most common form of intoxication caused by the ingestion of fish and fishery products. Cooking, canning, or freezing cannot reduce the levels of histamine because this compound is heat stable. All humans are susceptible to histamine and its effects can be described as intolerance or intoxication depending on the severity of the symptoms. The amount of histamine in food, the individual sensitivity, and the detoxification activity in human organism represent the main factors affecting the toxicological response in consumers...
2014: Frontiers in Microbiology
Ebrahim Anvari, Xuan Wang, Stellan Sandler, Nils Welsh
BACKGROUND: It has been proposed that the histamine 1-receptor (H1-receptor) not only promotes allergic reactions, but also modulates innate immunity and autoimmune reactions. In line with this, we have recently reported that the H1-receptor antagonist cetirizine partially counteracts cytokine-induced beta-cell signaling and destruction. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine whether cetirizine affects diabetes in NOD mice, a model for human type 1 diabetes, and glucose intolerance in high-fat diet C57BL/6 mice, a model for human glucose intolerance...
March 2015: Upsala Journal of Medical Sciences
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