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Umbrellux DAO2 (Histamine Digest) Helps Clear Mosq...

Mosquitos love me. If you want to avoid getting bitten by a mosquito, just sit next to me at a barbecue:) Recently I made the discovery that Umbrellux DAO2 (Histamine Digest), one of the key histamine clearing enzymes (Diamine Oxidase), helps clear the itching and resolves the puffy bumps from my mosquito bites much more quickly. Here’s what happened: I got bitten by mosquitos, started to itch and the swelling...

Serum DAO May Help Diagnose Histamine Intolerance

Histamine intolerance may develop when the body doesn’t have the capacity to fully metabolize and degrade histamine. Whether it’s from the histamines found in or triggered by food or medications, or from other environmental factors, this imbalance overwhelms the body. The main enzyme that metabolizes ingested histamine is produced by the body, though often not in adequate amounts, is diamine oxidase. It is...

Study: Lower Serum DAO in Patients with Histamine ...

The enzyme DAO (Diamine Oxidase) breaks down histamine in the gut. So what happens when you don’t have enough active DAO, or too high level of histamines? Often this leads to Histamine Intolerance, also referred to as HIT. A common symptom is gastric hypersecretion manifested with GI discomfort when eating. Many of my clients with histamine intolerance report relief when taking a DAO enzyme supplement with meals. This...