Mast cell activation disorder
Mast cell activation disorder is a malfunctioning of part of the immune system, where a type of immune cell (mast cells) release an excess of inflammatory chemicals such as histamine, causing allergy-like symptoms throughout the body. Mast cell dysregulation may be linked to some types of Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes.
Video: Living with mast cell activation disorder
Gawain Paling, Founding Trustee, Mast Cell Action
An overview of mast cell activation disorder, a dysfunction of the immune system.
Video: Mast cell/histamine disorders and EDS
Dr Suranjith Seneviratne, Consultant in Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Royal Free Hospital and University College London
Mast cell activation disorder and other histamine disorders in EDS.
Link to Mast Cell Action
This charity offers support to the mast cell disease community, their families, doctors and researchers. They raise awareness of mast cell activation syndrome and strive for better diagnostics and treatment.