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Mapping Mast Cell Activation with Dr. Jill Carnahan #225 - Podcast Image

Mapping Mast Cell Activation with Dr. Jill Carnahan #225

BY: Andrea Nakayama

DATE: 2021-05-12

In today’s episode, we learn from one of the clinical leaders in Functional Medicine that our mast cells are one of the “good guys” in our immune systems. That said, when assaulted by a toxic and infectious load, they can become overzealous, creating a long list of downstream symptoms that can result in what’s called Mast Cell Activation Syndrome. I know you’re going to love this conversation! It’s all about “backing it up” for the best clinical outcomes and successes in practice.


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Stay up to date with Dr. Jill’s most recent work, Unexpected: Finding Resilience through Functional Medicine, Science, and Faith

Two relevant articles from Dr. Carnahan:
When histamine goes haywire
MCAS – What you need to know

Dr. Carnahan mentioned two doctors who specialize in MCAS:
Dr. Lawrence Afrin
Dr. T. C. Theoharides

Andrea Nakayama

Hosted by: Andrea Nakayama, FxNA Founder & Functional Medicine Nutritionist

Functional Nutrition Alliance provides the comprehensive online Functional Nutrition training in the Science & Art of the Functional Nutrition practice. Learn to address the roots of your clients’ suffering with client education, diet & lifestyle modifications.



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