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What kind of food should one stay away from if diagnosed with carcinoid syndrome?

Avoid tyramine. Alcohol, aged cheeses, avocado, and processed foods containing tyramine may increase symptoms such as flushing, wheezing and diarrhea. Avoid them! Read more...
See reference. Monica warner, a nutritionist and wife of richard warner md, the world's most senior carcinoid expert, provided the most comprehensive tretise on this topic: nutrition-guidelines-persons-carcinoid-dis" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.Carcinoid.Org/content/nutritional-concerns-carcinoid-pa. Read more...

I get night time facial flushing and palpitations last few minutes to hour 61yrs thru menopause is it carcinoid syndrome?

Very rare. Carcinoid syndrome is very rare. Flushing from perimenopausal state s is very common. Common things happen commonly. But if you want to rule out carcinoid, ask your doctor to collect a 24 hour urine for 5h-iaa. Then you can put your mind at ease. Read more...