Many people are not aware that there are certain cells in our bodies called mast cells. They line our blood vessels and intestines and brain and many other tissues. If they become irritated or activated, they start to release inflammatory molecules called cytokines, and also histamine. They can cause itching, hives, headaches, abdominal pain, neurological problems, and more. This is caused by a condition called Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, or MCAS. At Optimal Health Spectrums, we know how serious MCAS can be. There are many environmental triggers that can make MCAS worse, and it is very important to decrease or eliminate those triggers. There are also many different medications and natural supplements that can help to stabilize the mast cells so that they do not fire off their inflammatory compounds. When MCAS is properly diagnosed and treated, it can cause a big improvement in quality of life for its sufferers.