What's this test for?
Histamine is a chemical best known for its role in triggering an allergic reaction. During this type of reaction, the source of histamine released is from cells known as mast cells.
Histamine intolerance (HIT) is also mediated by histamine but is caused by an inability of the body to metabolise histamine efficiently. With HIT, the source of histamine is from food which is either high in histamine or capable of liberating histamine in the body.
Symptoms of a histamine intolerance can include:
Results are normally available in 7-10 working days after receipt of the sample at our lab. You will receive an email and SMS once your test results are ready to be downloaded from your secure account area, where you can also simply track and manage all your health test results at any time.
We can test for a range of different allergies and health markers, using one of our home-testing kits. In this kit, you'll be able to test:
Indicators of histamine intolerance
Once you've got your kit, make sure to read all of the enclosed instructions - they'll make sure you easily and safely get the best sample possible.
Time to take your sample. All of our health tests come with the exact tools you need to take a sample in the comfort of your own home.
Put your sample in the prepaid envelope provided and pop it in the post. Now you can sit back and relax - we'll let you know when your results are ready.