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by 0 · less than a minute ago

I'm 39, male, and when I've had access to weight machines I've usually been able to lift the stack. Now, under slightly different circumstances, I have a pair of 25lb dumbells available to me during the day (one hand could hold both at once to... (more)

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CD 0 · September 20, 2014 at 8:22 PM

http://library.crossfit.com/free/pdf/63_07_Tabata_Dumbbell.pdf   If all you have is light weights, HIIT style crossfit focusing on getting in as many reps in a period of time is the best you can do (more)

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by 10 · 19 minutes ago

So I have been paleo for the past couple years and for the most part its been really good. I reversed PCOS and had been feeling good. I am 21 years old and female. Up until recently Ive been super active. My only health problem is chronic... (more)

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RoseJones 0 · September 20, 2014 at 6:59 AM

It could be a vitamin D deficiency.  I had that reaction before and took magnesium and Vitamin D (after being diagnosed as Vitamin D deficient) and it cleared that up pretty fast!   Also have your thyroids checked as that can... (more)

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by 496 · about 2 hours ago

Hi guys, I was wondering if anyone has experienced hair loss with creatine as I am currently in the bodybuilding phase and want to take it but worried about my hair falling out slowly which obviously I don't want to happen as I have a full head... (more)

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Todd_B 0 · April 10, 2013 at 1:24 PM

There are no definitive studies one way or the other. However, there is at least a plausible mechanism. Creatine has been shown to increase the rate of conversion of T to DHT. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19741313) Furthermore,... (more)

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by 60 · about 2 hours ago

Hi everyone, I've been lurking on this forum for several months, but this is the first time that I've posted anything. I'm hoping that some of the more biochemistry-literate PaleoHacks members can provide some help and advice regarding a somewhat... (more)

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Carbicidal 0 · January 31, 2012 at 4:52 AM

G'day Iron Man, not sure if this will be helpful at all but you never know :) i too have this condition and found that when i was concerntrating on eating lower iron foods my iron levels remained the same or increased but mostly increased them... (more)

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by 70 · about 3 hours ago

I follow a paleo lifestyle and eat a large amount of organic butter. Recently I made a 3 day bone broth. I had 3 big bowls for dinner and woke up that night, after 3 hours, with a rapid heart beat, acidic taste repeating on me as well as an urgent... (more)

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Paul_Whiteley 0 · June 20, 2012 at 7:15 PM

Not trying to be negative in any way, shape or form but longer-term some people might not necessarily benefit from such practices (full-text): http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3279073/ Abstract: "Hypercalcaemia is most commonly... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

K I am doing a low carb low fat low sodium and nondairy diet.  Eat between 20- 30g carbs per day mainly from leafy green veg.  I have been doing this for 2 weeks and I am only registering small on a urine analysis.  Anyone have any... (more)

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by 756 · about 6 hours ago

I hate vegetables.  All of them.  No matter how I prepare or cook them.  Perhaps I'm missing something but I don't see any reason, nutritionally, why I wouldn't be fine just eating meat, fish, bone broth, tubers, fruit, berries,... (more)

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glib 0 · September 19, 2014 at 5:55 PM

I assume you mean  leaves and broccoli. They are the major contributor of magnesium, vitamin K1, plus folate and vitamin A if you do not eat liver. Various other carotenoids too (lutein etc.). Other than that you should be fine. I think the... (more)

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

The ones next to your cuticle. I used to have prominent ones before paleo. They gradually disappeared so I'm curious what that means.

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Matt_11 0 · September 20, 2014 at 3:05 AM

Nope, meaningless. Though if you believe the internet, they'll diagnose anything and everything. I'm pretty sure they're a sign you're going to die in the next 150 years or so. 

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by 0 · about 8 hours ago

I have had Telogen effluvium (hair shedding) through out my life except for the duration of my pregnancy and it suddenly reduced after taking the suppliment called N-Acetyl Cysteine. At the moment I take 600mg 2 times a day and this suppliment... (more)

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raydawg 0 · September 20, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Not sure about your issue, but NAC is a precursor to glutathione, which is a built in, very important and powerful anti-oxidant that gets lower with age.   Copper is necessary for hair, especially the color.  Molybdynum is a copper... (more)

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by 318 · about 11 hours ago

Having gone a few weeks noticing a ???twinge??? on my penis, I went to the doctors yesterday to have a wart frozen off. Being fairly ignorant and inexperienced sexually, and never thinking I???d be ???one of those people??? that gets an STI, it... (more)

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Nemesis 0 · March 16, 2012 at 11:31 AM

To my knowledge, there are many strains of HPV, but only a couple that cause genital warts and cervical cancer. The virus can also take a decade until symptoms start to show. For all you know, she could have gotten it from a toilet seat or... (more)

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by 158 · about 19 hours ago

Last night I was cleaning my bathroom - using "409" or whatever that citrus scented crap from the grocery store is. It was REALLY strong, and very unpleasant to smell it for even a couple of minutes. I'm curious as to what natural things people... (more)

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Karen 0 · June 02, 2012 at 12:24 AM

Baking soda White vinegar Calcium carbonate (Bon Ami) Citra-solv Boiling water -

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by 0 · about 21 hours ago

 I've been gluten-free since 2011, just went Paleo a month ago.  All remaining digestive issues age gone!  I need less sleep and have more energy.  Lost three pounds without trying (I am pretty close to an ideal weight).... (more)

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by 4086 · about 23 hours ago

I have read through all the questions on this topic and I am afraid I am missing something. If I put my breakfast into Fitday it tell me this: 400 calories: total fat 34.6g (75%) saturated 19.8 (42%) polyunsat 5.6 ... (more)

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Eva 0 · September 14, 2010 at 8:47 PM

Looks like you are only seeing the macronutrient profile option in fitday. There are other charts available with other breakdowns. One of them lists a breakdown of the vitamins and minerals as well, like magnesium, calcium, etc. Included in... (more)

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by 1418 · September 19, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Have any of you bought Vitamin K2 online from the states? On Iherb it says that Canada doesn't allow supplements that contain vitamin K. It also says not to buy supplements for more than 90 days but I've bought more than that and it always got... (more)

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Phoenix 0 · April 28, 2012 at 4:53 PM

K2 is not banned, but it is illegal to sell K2 supplements in Canada that contain more than 120mcg (I think) per serving. Absolutely ridiculous, I know. I think it has something to do with K's blood-clotting attributes and Canada classifying... (more)

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by 83 · September 19, 2014 at 3:26 PM

I'm currently tapering off a high fat diet and including more carbs in an attempt to drop my LDL (also switched to seafood/mono-unsaturated as my protein/fat sources) last night i ate about 2-300g carbs (cassava is dense!) about... (more)

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CD 0 · September 18, 2014 at 12:39 PM

Probably not.  Most likely its due to the dietary a change, and your body being thrown out of homeostasis.   Evolutionarily speaking, a change to dietary input could signal a change to available food resources.... (more)

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by 83 · September 19, 2014 at 12:32 PM

Does anyone know a good clear website for breaking down how to make sense of an NMR profile? I'm asking this here as the ancestral health community generally has a better approach to what really matters rather than taking what conventional... (more)

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by 48 · September 19, 2014 at 10:54 AM

I love meat! I eat it everyday! But I have a zinc defficiency and cannot for the life of me figure out why. My skin gets dry and chicken bumps form all over. My zinc levels were low, but I can't understand why. I havent eaten any grains for months... (more)

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raydawg 0 · September 18, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Try a zinc tally test AKA zinc challenge.  This is a liquid form of zinc that you'd put a few drops of on your tongue and taste.  If you notice no taste at all, i.e. just like water, then you need zinc.  The stronger the taste, the... (more)

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by 1307 · September 19, 2014 at 10:53 AM

All right, I've officially hit a low point (I think) when asking random strangers to hack my libido (NOT LITERALLY!!). Since eating ancestral, I've had amazing benefits come forth, and while I'm still working on digestive issues (which I'm... (more)

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CJ_4 0 · July 09, 2012 at 3:12 PM

As a wife on the other end of the issue, I agree with some of the above, more carbs might be a part of the issue. Low carb works much better for me than for my husband. But in addition to diet you might want to look at some other things too. After... (more)

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by 5 · September 19, 2014 at 10:52 AM

It is my understanding that sardines are very high in omega 3 and I'll often eat 10 in one sitting which seems like a lot of omega 3 and I do this a least once each week because they taste good. On top of this I'll continue to crave more seafood... (more)

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by 8 · September 19, 2014 at 10:41 AM

I have heard different opinions from people about this issue. I am a smoker and i am experiencing impotency issues. Can smoking cigarettes really causes ED. One of my friend prescibed me Penegra. It is very efficient medication. But my erectile... (more)

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shawnclark713 0 · August 25, 2014 at 11:12 AM

Both smoking and erectile dysfunction have regularly been related - exclusively - with plaque construct up in the veins, called atherosclerosis. The plaque impedes blood move through vessels, bringing on a group of circulatory issues all through... (more)