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by 1523 · about 10 hours ago

I know there have been many questions about pimples and probiotics - I've read 100s of paleohacks posts - but I want to know what you would do specifically, with the options I have. Background: vegetarian sugar/wheat addict 10 years, pizza addict... (more)

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primalpat 0 · January 18, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Your skin is like a third kidney. It filters crap out. I say SLOW DOWN on the supps and pro/pre-biotics. There is such thing as too-much-of-a-good-thing, and you have too much of many 'good things'! Onions and artichokes are pre-biotics, so they... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Bit of a backstory:I have a connective tissue disorder with dysautonomia, and while I do not have any inflammatory markers, I am in meh health. I found out my blood sugar was spiking (despite having an a1c of 5.2) and I had a SEVERE magnesium... (more)

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audwee 0 · August 18, 2014 at 3:58 PM

grr i cant add a comment for some reason anywaysTheGastronomer,i agree..i was trying to gain weight in muscle but with a connective tissue disorder that's a joke! im basically giving up trying to keep my fasting blood sugar below 100 (which i can... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hello,I am hoping for some help with my situation, anyone have a similar situation or some insight?About me:I have been dealing with severe eczema on my hands for the last 9 months.It has only spread and gotten worse since then. If I eat something... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 08, 2014 at 2:41 AM

Do an elimination diet. A great guide: http://www.precisionnutrition.com/elimination-diet

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

Hi! I would appreciate some opinions on my regimen. I am on an acne-friendly paleo version and am seeing results, so the diet is clearing up my face. I am also losing tons of weight and am concerned if I can maintain this lifestyle, because I feel... (more)

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danno 0 · June 29, 2014 at 4:01 AM

Good Diet for acne overall. I also found chia seeds to be an excellent source of ALA omega 3's which also help calm down inflammation and improve the post acne red stains on the skin and they are incredibly affordable as very little is needed for... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

So this is going to be a bit of a long post but I am at my wits end with my skin and I'm not sure what to do now. I'm going to be 30 this year and my skin looks like I'm 13. My self confidence has completely plummeted and I need some advice. I... (more)

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Girlgenius 0 · June 16, 2014 at 6:56 AM

Only thing I would add to the good advice you've already had here is to apply diluted kefir (a kind of yogurt available in most grocery stores) directly to skin. It might make it worse before better, but it will definitely challenge the germs and... (more)

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by 53 · about 10 hours ago

I know never to out cocoa butter or coconut oil , it a body cream on my face cause I break out easily. However, I can slather them all over my body. What is different about the body that makes it not prone to clogged pores, but the face is?... (more)

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Elliefrance 0 · May 27, 2014 at 11:42 AM

The sebaceous glands on your scalp, chest face, chest and back are the ones that typically get a bad reputation. Oily hair, skin inflammation, clogged pores and slick skin is clearly something that you'd recognize and be irritated with. Without a... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Quick preface and background on my situation: 25 year old male. 6'0" 175lbs. Exercise regularly (3 days of lifting and usually 2-3 days of cardio). I've been dealing with moderate acne for close to 10 years. I've had periods of success,... (more)

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Elliefrance 0 · May 26, 2014 at 11:37 AM

I began strict paleo barely a month prior, yet I made a point to decrease the carbs and up the fat. It seems like you're doing that, yet I would possibly take a stab at including bacon. Another person specified some place that bacon made their... (more)

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

I know there are so many questions like this but I've been trying everything to no avail. I used to always get one or two pimples on my chin area. Those don't happen anymore unless I cheat. Now, I have a lot of red spots on my cheeks that... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · May 17, 2014 at 4:33 PM

Because you aren't getting sufficient physical activity.

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hi Everyone! I'm wondering if eating eggs can cause acne? I eat organic free range eggs from a local farm. I don't know how to fix my acne and this is basically the only food I have not tried eliminating. I just can't believe that these... (more)

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Rosenhazavel 0 · May 16, 2014 at 5:29 AM

Acne is basically caused by oxidative stress, inflammation, subsequent free radical formation and hormone imbalance. Cholesterol and saturated fat types of saturated fats present in the eggs makes them highly inflammatory. Five foods causing... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hi everyone, I'm wondering what are the effects of popcorn . I eat organic non gmo popcorn that is cooked with coconut oil and has coconut oil on it. (I don't eat dairy so I can't have butter) what is the popcorn doing to my body? Could it... (more)

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Rosenhazavel 0 · May 14, 2014 at 5:35 AM

Corn can initiate or trigger inflammation and intestinal irritation due to Omega-6 amounts and glutamate. Corn intolerance may trigger acne. Moreover, according to the blood type diet, all blood types should avoid corn. Too many foods made with... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hi everyone! I have persistent acne and I don't know what to do. I eat a very healthy diet with lots of grass fead meat and fermented veggies. I am 16 so I'm wondering if acne is just part of being a teenager, or if I can do... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · May 14, 2014 at 2:05 AM

i get pimples no matter what, but lately, something that has helped is doing egg white masks a few times a week. i separate the yolk from the white and just "paint" the white on my face. i do three layers of it but let each layer dry for a few... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hi Guys, I was hoping you all could help me out with this. I officially went strictly paleo on January 1st of this year and ever since then I have developed an acne problem on my face only. I did search for other answers on this site but... (more)

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samanthaalys 0 · May 02, 2014 at 11:03 AM

You take fish oil supplement. Fish oils may cause acne. One of the side effects of fish oil is acne. Fish oil contains a large amount of omega-3 fatty acids, particularly EPA and DHA, which interact with omega-6 fatty acids to reduce or end your... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

I have a strange mystery of acne and would love of anyone could take a crack at it: Two years ago I ended a two year long stint with gastrointestinal issues (mainly GERD) and accompanying fatigue. During this whole time I was taking Prevacid... (more)

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MiMintzer 0 · March 30, 2014 at 12:43 AM

Possibly a candida overgrowth problem? Not sure what made me think of this but it may be worth checking out.

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

I have some fermenting right now. It's been active for a little over 2 weeks. Nice bubbles, no mold and smells good. While I do enjoy the taste of homemade kraut, my main goal is to promote gut health. I've had bad back acne my whole life,... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hello! I've done some reading on this problem I'm having but I haven't found an answer that meets exactly what i'm going though, so I'm hoping someone out there is or has gone through the same thing I'm experiencing! So I've been paleo for 64... (more)

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rachelliott 0 · March 15, 2014 at 5:00 PM

This may not be much of a help but I'm willing to bet there is a hormonal imbalance in which your estrogen is too low and/or androgens too high. Having acne on the chin area is a tale tell sign of high testosterone. Try upping the amount of... (more)

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by 827 · about 10 hours ago

Hello Ladies, I had my Mirena IUD removed 7 months ago. My acne has grown much worse since then and I'm wondering how long this will last. My paleo diet gave me great skin and I'm so sad to see it ruined by having this unnatural device... (more)

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by 53 · about 10 hours ago

I wish I could cry, it would make me feel better. So...I've been battling my skin for 4 years, it's better but a mess. I am pretty much paleo except I eat non-gluten grains and nightshades. I don;t do dairy or corn. It's really not fair. I... (more)

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karbonbased 0 · February 02, 2014 at 2:56 AM

Omegas help skin too, eat more fish (yes - it can be affordable) and/or take supplements. I certainly notice my skin stays clear when my omega intake is maintained.

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by 53 · about 10 hours ago

Hi guys, well...i'm not really feeling so balanced with my diet...I get about 1500 a day, and i'm an athlete. I green smoothie and eat about 500 calories of animal protein a day I don't really like eggs, and I don't like nut butters So..I... (more)

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Aaron_5 0 · February 11, 2014 at 1:56 AM

Goat and Sheep milk products are all I eat. I understand where you are coming from with Cow Milk. It completely destroys me and causing acne, GI issues, and the like. Whereas, goat milk I never have an issue unless I decide to gorge on it. Not... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

I have just been prescribed Roaccutane/ Accutane treatment for my hormone related acne. The doctor recommends I lower my intake of high cholesterol foods whilst on the drug. She gave me a leaflet titled 'Cholesterol Lowering Advice' which... (more)

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samc 0 · January 15, 2014 at 8:39 PM

Conventional medical advice is being given by your doctor. As Paleo followers we generally don't believe 99% of what they say. I'd stick with Paleo if it was me. I do find a lot of contradictions in your post but since you don't want to hear... (more)

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by 90 · about 10 hours ago

Hi there, I have recently been drinking Bulletproof coffee on the majority of my mornings, for those that don't know what it is, it is basically organic coffee, blended with grass-fed butter and MCT oil. I usually fast from the night before... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

I woke up a few days ago with a sudden of red rash on my face, under my nose, side nose and chin especially, not to bad though.. but it really looks like keratosis pilaris along with some pimples. I seemed after cooking my foods in ghee the... (more)

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Sunshineriver 0 · December 12, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Note: I make my own home Ghee, from grassfed butter to add information.

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by 55 · about 10 hours ago

Hi! 25th year old acne sufferer since age of 17. The first few years I was on antibiotics which helped a bit but the acne returned when course was over. Have been on Accutane twice which improved my skin drastically. Last time I finished my... (more)

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Jaxie1231 0 · December 25, 2013 at 3:53 AM

Proactiv worked wonders for me, I would try that.

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by 53 · about 10 hours ago

I know "that everybody is different," but I wanna understand why...I mean one could slather cocoa butter all over their tummy for pregnancy or legs and arms, with no adverse effects. I think it's cause the pores on one's body are bigger than the... (more)

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OliveHead 0 · December 09, 2013 at 7:28 PM

If I had to guess it's because fat is what clogs pores. Normally its natural oils from the skin but any fat would have a similar pore clogging effect as far as I know - I'm certainly no expert. Vaseline is not a fat so it wouldn't have this... (more)

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