histamine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n histamine amine formed from histidine that stimulates gastric secretions and dilates blood vessels; released by the human immune system during allergic reactions
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Usage


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This will block the action of histamine, a substance released during an allergic reaction.
In 1980 the Assembly on Allergy and Clinical Immunology of the ATS published in the ATS News a guideline for the performance of bronchial challenges, which included methacholine, histamine and antigen challenge procedures.
The reaction between allergens and antibodies gives off histamines, which cause the capillaries in your nose to swell, resulting in congestion .
Histamines also trigger the runny nose effect.
Butterbur, one of the best-studied natural medicines for allergies, may ease hay-fever symptoms, possibly by reducing levels of histamines and leukotrienes, chemicals that can set off an allergic response.
You usually hear the word " histamine " when referring to "anti- histamines ," which are used to treat allergies.
However, histamines are also found naturally in the body.
This guideline does not address other bronchial challenges (eg, histamine, exercise, occupational exposures, specific antigens, isocapnic hyperventilation.
The IFR team monitored only antibodies and has yet to measure the probiotic 's effect on histamine-related clinical symptoms.
Just next door, in the posterior hypothalamus, are bundles of thousands of neurons that produce histamine.
The FDA recently approved the first prescription anti-histamine for kids as young as six-months-old.
Ground Tuna Recalled For Decomposition, Possible Histamines.
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