Collagen is a fibrous glycoprotein, the most abundant protein in the human body. It provides the form of a strong frame, the ‘glue’ that that holds us together. It is what makes for supple and elastic skin. Collagen production slows with aging and is expressed as wrinkled and sagging skin, decreased cartilage manifesting as ‘skeleton legs’. Collagen degradation and its symptoms can be addressed by judicious supplementation of collagen rich foods and the use of products that contain them. Clinical and scientific evidence suggest that by such means bone pain can be reduced. Significantly.
Collagen degradation comes from the fact that we do not eat products that contain a lot of it anymore, so we develop deficiencies
You might be most familiar with histamine as it relates to the immune system. If you’ve suffered from seasonal allergies or food allergies, you may have noticed that antihistamine medications like Zytrec, Allegra or Benedryl provide quick relief of your symptoms. This is because histamine’s role in the body is to cause an immediate inflammatory response. It serves as a red flag in your immune system, notifying your body of any potential attackers.
Histamine causes your blood vessels to swell, or dilate, so that your white blood cells can quickly find and attack the infection or problem. This is part of the body’s natural immune response,