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Wellness By Design

Mar 3, 2023

Are you over-reactive to allergens, foods and chemicals? Join me and my guest, Dr. Kelly McCann MD, to learn more about Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS) and the overlap with food sensitivities and allergies.

In this episode you’ll learn:

⏰ 3:33 What mast cells are and how mast cells become activated

⏰ 7:42 The many symptoms of mast cell activation and the difference between MCAS, food sensitivities and allergies  

⏰ 12:26 Nearly 20% of the population has Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

⏰ 13:36 Histamine foods which can contribute to the symptoms of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

⏰ 17:07 Supplements that can help with histamine intolerance

⏰ 18:18 How the mind-body connection is connected and helpful mind-body practices

⏰ 31:18 The ONE thing you can do today to help your body heal

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Check out Dr. Kelly McCann MD’s Bio:

Kelly McCann, MD, is a leader in the field of Integrative and Functional Medicine. She serves on the Board of Directors for 2 professional organizations and lecturers regularly to colleagues all over the world on various topics, including mold and mycotoxin illness, chronic infections, mast cell activation and environmental medicine. Educating both colleagues and patients is her passion. At her private practice, The Spring Center in Costa Mesa, CA, she works with many complex chronically ill patients utilizing the best of conventional and integrative medicine to support them on their healing journey. She is triple Board certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Integrative Medicine through ABPS. She was one of 35 Residential Fellows at the University of Arizona’s Center for Integrative Medicine. She received her MD and MPH from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA, a Master’s in Library Science from University at Albany, and her BA in Music from Brown University. She was the host of the successful Health Means Summit, the Many Manifestations of Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, and the Co-host of the upcoming Allergy and Asthma Summit. She lives in Laguna Niguel, CA with her husband and their dog. 

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Hi there! I am Jane Hogan, the Wellness Engineer, and the host of Wellness By Design. I spent 30 years designing foundations for buildings until the pain and inflammation of rheumatoid arthritis led me to hang up my hard hat and follow my heart. Now I blend my backgrounds in science and spirituality to teach people how to tap into the power of their mind, body and soul. I help them release pain naturally so they can become the most wonderful fine version of themselves. 

Wellness By Design is a show dedicated to helping people achieve wellness not by reacting to the world around them but by intentionally designing a life based on what their own body needs. In this show we explore practices, methods and science that contribute to releasing pain and inflammation naturally.

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DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this podcast is for educational purposes only and is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. You should always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you have regarding a medical condition before undertaking any diet, exercise, supplement, health program, or other procedure discussed in this podcast.