Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome is condition caused by the abnormal activation of mast cells. Given the wide variety of symptoms, the condition can be hard to recognize. A diagnosis requires that symptoms are present across at least 2 body systems. Many peeople struggle with symptoms for years before finding treatment. Our clinicians will help you to identify your triggers, manage your symptoms, and develop a long term care plan to address the root cause.

POSSIBLE SYMPTOMS
Mental: Anxiety / ADHD / Brain fog (e.g. difficulty concentrating or recalling words) /Depression / Irritability / Mood swings / Panic attacks
Gastrointestinal: Abdominal Pain / Constipation / Cramping / Diarrhea /Nausea
Dermatological: Flushing / Hives / Itching / Dermatographia
Respiratory: Chronic congestion / Coughing / Nasal stuffines / Wheezing
Cardiovascular: Heart palpitations or racing heart beat / Dizziness / Low blood pressure or High blood pressure / Fainting / Near-fainting / Lightheadedness
Vision: Blurred vision / Dry irritated eyes / Red eyes
Auditory: Sound sensitivity / Tinnitus
Pain: Headaches / Migraines / Joint pain / Chest pain / Abdominal pain
Anaphylaxis: difficulty breathing / itchy hives / flushing  / weak and rapid pulse / nausea / vomiting / diarrhea / dizziness and/or fainting
Other: Weight gain / Slow wound healing / high sensitivity to smells

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Dr. Jim Harris, MD
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Dr. Sujana Reddy, DO
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine