I am not entirely sure why a low histamine diet was recommended for my daughter Jess. The doctor said it was because of a certain marker on her DNA test. She is more sensitive to histamine. That makes sense since she has had many allergic type skin reactions and many other allergic reactions from other things like foods.
I just wanted to talk a little bit about histamines what may cause it and what you can do. Histamines are associated with allergies to pets, ragweed, or anaphylaxis shock. When histamines are generated faster than can be degraded a intolerance gets created. one common sign of histamine intolerance is nasal congestion and sneezing which Jess certainly has at times. I do eat quite a few foods that are high in histamines like vinegar, kombucha, pickles, and olives. I used to eat more tuna and hot dogs too. I also used to eat quite a bit of nut butters and tomato so we were getting a good portion of histamines.
The thing is that according to the leaky gut guys __ leaky gut, candida overgrowth, SIBO, IBS, genes, and vitamin C deficiency I think speak more to anything that might be going on with Jess. She had a pretty bad gastrointestinal candida overgrowth and vitamin C deficiency.
The only thing I am doing right now for any histamine problem for Jess is higher dose probiotic, and vitamin C daily. Quercetin and DAO enzymes could be helpful if you have a histamine problem. There is quite a bit more information at https://scdlifestyle.com/2018/05/how-to-get-relief-from-a-histamine-intolerance/ to check out if this may be a problem for you.