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  • n. Plural form of histamine.


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  • Champagne is a kind wine made from mostly red grapes and is relatively low in histamines and offers some health benefits, but it certainly contains calories, although less than white or red wine.

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  • When those chemicals some are called histamines; others belong to the cytokine system are released into the bloodstream, they produce inflammatory reactions throughout the body, not just at the site of invasion.

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  • Antihistamines work by blocking a substance called histamines, which cause the allergic reaction — sneezing, itching, watering eyes and even hives.

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  • "Pollen causes the tissues on and around the eye to swell and release substances called histamines in the eye, which makes them itch."

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  • So it produces antibodies to attack them, and this triggers other cells to release chemicals called histamines, causing allergic symptoms.


  • They get so riled up they cause the mast cells to explode, releasing allergy-inducing chemicals such as histamines, which sluice through the nose and eyes. Most Popular

  • This signals the cell to release inflammatory chemicals - such as histamines and prostaglandins - that can trigger allergy symptoms.


  • The antibodies attach themselves to mast cells in the bloodstream, which release histamines and other inflammatory chemicals whenever that substance is near.

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  • When the IgE antibody goes into defense mode, it tells the body to release histamines and other chemical mediators that can cause a progressive and sometimes life threatening body reaction.

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  • Do you take histamines for your frigging allergies? strunk&white says:

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