Episode 120: Mast Cell Activation Syndrome

Dr. Tania Dempsey

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Dr. Tania Dempsey, a board-certified internist and integrative holistic medicine practitioner, for a discussion about the complicated illness associated with mast cell activation. Their conversation dives deep to answer questions surrounding Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, why it happens, how it is associated with chronic illness and how can it be treated.

Dr. Dempsey is a board-certified internist and diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. She received her medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and her bachelor of science degree from Cornell University. She completed her internal medicine residency at New York University.

In 2011, she founded Armonk Integrative Medicine (AIM) which has become a destination practice in Purchase, N.Y., focusing on complex, multi-system diseases. Dr. Dempsey is an expert in Tick-Borne Infections, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and Autoimmunity. She is an accomplished international speaker and writer and was the Keynote Speaker in 2018 at the International Congress on Natural Medicine in Melbourne, Australia. She has been featured on Fox 5 NY News, Observer, Reader’s Digest, Huffington Post, The NY Post and countless other media outlets.

For more information, please visit www.drtaniadempsey.com.

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Can you explain Mast Cell Activation?
How it is identified?
How is it treated?
Is there anything people should know to prevent MCAS?
Why is it such a debilitating issue?
Why is it more common with TBD?
Can you explain if there is any link with autoimmunity?