What Does Histamine Do?


Histamine is the neuro-transmitter that the body produces when one is having an allergic reaction. This chemical expands blood vessels and makes the vessel walls unusually permeable. Some Histamine-rich foods are red wine, pizza, soy sauce and bacon.
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Histamine refers to organic nitrogen compound involved in local immune responses as well as modifying physiological function in the gut. It triggers the inflammatory response.
Histamine is an organic nitrogen compound that is released into the body tissues to trigger the inflammatory response. Histamine increases permeability of the capillaries to the white blood cells, enabling them to fight pathogens. Histamine may also have benefits such as reducing blood flow to the injured part and reducing exposure to airborne toxins by constricting the bronchus.
Histamine is an organic nitrogen compound involved in local immune responses as well as regulating physiological function in the gut and acting as a neurotransmitter.
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