Introduction.- Histamine and biogenic amines.- Symptoms of histamine intolerance.- Allergy and intolerance to drugs.- Surgery and dental operations.- Histamine intolerance in females.- Atopic dermatitis.- Specific immunotherapy of allergies.- Histamine and vitamin B6.- Histamine and seasickness.- Histamine and osteoporosis.
After gaining his MD from the School of Medicine, University of Vienna, in 1970, Dr. Reinhart Jarisch undertook clinical traineeships in Denmark and the United States and postgraduate training at the Department of Dermatology, University of Vienna. He was appointed Assistant Professor in 1980, and from then until 2011 was Head of the Floridsdorf Allergy Center. In 2005, he was appointed Extraordinary Professor by the University of Vienna. Dr. Jarisch has served as Head of the Committee for Clinical Allergology of the Austrian Society of Allergology and Immunology (OGAI). He is the recipient of five medical awards, including the Clemens of Pirquet Medal from OGAI for life-time achievements in allergology. Dr. Jarisch holds three patents and is the author of 139 articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as the book Histamin-Intoleranz, Histamin und Seekrankheit (Histamine Intolerance, Histamine and Seasickness), now in its third edition.