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by 0 · August 21, 2014 at 7:24 PM

I seem to react to just about everything I eat. Within 20mn of eating anything I experience painful nasal congestion, bloating, fatigue, mental cloudiness, itchy bum (50% of the time) and depression. Sometimes my sinuses flare up even from just... (more)

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missmiddlemarch 0 · August 21, 2014 at 7:24 PM

A place to start would to have a Hydrogen or "methane" Breath test. This will will rule in or out SIBO, and depending on the type of test, also check for fructose and lactose malabsorption. This is a relatively inexpensive and non-invasive... (more)

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by 0 · August 15, 2014 at 9:39 AM

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by 0 · August 13, 2014 at 11:57 AM

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by 0 · May 23, 2014 at 5:22 PM

So, the past year or so, I've had a resurgence of urticaria all over my body. It's been a major setback in my life, as when it comes up, I can do very little about it and it is impossible to ignore. A few days ago, I started taking half (5mg)... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · May 23, 2014 at 5:22 PM

Sounds to me like it's histamine intolerance. My guess would be that you've impaired your copper status via zinc supplementation, which has caused a downregulation in the activity of diamine oxidase (a copper dependent enzyme in the gut that... (more)

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by 571 · May 08, 2014 at 1:38 PM

I heard this interview with Dr. Martin Blaser on th Leonard Lopate Show yesterday and it has sort of made me question what I've read about paleo eating. What I've read says that wheat/whole grains are not good for humans to eat. They cause... (more)

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bluekitty 0 · May 08, 2014 at 1:38 PM

We already know that antibiotics can surely cause these symptoms, nothing new. It's when you've killed all good and bad bacteria and you are eating crap like wheat or alot of sugar/carbs in general so that the bad bacteria will likely grow... (more)

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by 139 · March 07, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Hey, guys! Lately I've been reading some testimonies about using spirulina for nasal congestion/nasal allergies. I've been trying some myself (2g/day - based on this study), but it's still summer in Brazil (even in the south, where I live, it... (more)

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by 0 · January 21, 2014 at 6:28 AM

Hi, I could really use some advice. Three years ago I was put on a 30 day high dose of antibiotics to cure Lyme disease. (I didn't actually have Lyme disease we just lived in a house full of mold, and the symptoms I was having slowly went away... (more)

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by 0 · December 03, 2013 at 3:04 AM

Can i do paleo when i'm allergic to almonds, bananas, egg,(dairy & wheat)

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minimalpaleo 0 · December 03, 2013 at 3:04 AM

You don't need to eat the things you are allergic to. I don't eat bananas, almonds, wheat. I do eggs though. Mainly eat meat, fish, veggies, and starches.

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by 75 · November 22, 2013 at 3:28 AM

It???s almost universally agreed upon that probiotics are beneficial to your gut. Without the tremendous amount of bacteria covering our bodies inside and out, a lot of which is friendly, we would very quickly pass away. Probiotics is no... (more)

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Methodician 0 · November 12, 2013 at 5:02 PM

This is really something we paleo health aficionados need to take more seriously. It's got to be at least as important as our beloved macronutrient ratios. I've heard of some really transformative probiotics stories. I'll add my own... (more)

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by 0 · October 29, 2013 at 3:06 AM

Can hormonal imbalance cause you to be allergic to certain foods that you weren't allergic to before? For example my throat gets sore EVERY time I eat tomatoes. And for anything with wheat in it my tongue gets a little itchy. Can "having an... (more)

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outriggercanoer 0 · October 29, 2013 at 3:06 AM

I'm actually having the same problem...things that I ate before with no problems now give me what seems like an allergic reaction. I'm far from stressed or hormonal....love to know what's going on as well...

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by 15 · October 26, 2013 at 6:06 AM

Hey Cave People, I decided to become Paleo 2 years ago this November, after seeing some great immediate changes I started counting my macros, calorie restricting and carb-cycling a little less that a year ago and I have seen even more... (more)

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BobK 0 · October 26, 2013 at 6:04 AM

This f'd up website has lost two of my lengthy responses. I'm not going to rewrite it all so I'll give you the short version. My SWAG..you're under nourished (not enough calories) and you're eating too much protein. What;s your veggie... (more)

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by 785 · August 28, 2013 at 1:23 AM

I have been eating a primal diet for 10 months and have noticed some amazing health benefits: weight loss, improved mobility, elimination of acid reflux. I have been eating about 90/10 and low carb because I needed to lose weight. In the past... (more)

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Owen 0 · August 24, 2013 at 6:51 AM

Not fruit: sugar. Typical reaction to sugar, so no worries. I have the same problem. Don't avoid fruit though; look for more starchy and less sugary fruits such as plantains, apples, bananas, and avoid berries (except for maybe blueberries),... (more)

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by 752 · September 06, 2013 at 6:22 AM

I apologize in advance if this is a previously asked question. I tried searching here on Paleohacks for MCS, chemical sensitivities, etc. but wasn't able to locate any similar posts. I also haven't been able to find much in the way of blog posts... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · August 23, 2013 at 5:44 AM

Don't know. My issues with triggers are better but not gone. I still get headaches, wheezing, and coughing with triggers, but haven't had a full scale lung exacerbation since eliminating grains. I'd love it to just go away, but I'll take the... (more)

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by 10 · September 08, 2013 at 8:26 PM

So I have read somewhere that inflammation could cause a spike in blood sugar. I suspect I have some yet to be identified food allergies, and it made me wonder if anytime inflammation is triggered in my body, if that wouldn't raise my blood... (more)

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · August 14, 2013 at 11:50 AM

Inflammation lowers ketone levels in rats. I don't know of any studies in humans. Low stores of glycogen don't stop the body from raising blood glucose because the liver can produce large amounts of glucose. If necessary the body cannibalizes... (more)

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by 15 · August 04, 2013 at 5:59 PM

Hey Cave People, I decided to become Paleo 2 years ago this November, after seeing some great immediate changes I started counting my macros, calorie restricting and carb-cycling a little less that a year ago and I have seen even more awesome... (more)

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Nivanthe 0 · August 04, 2013 at 5:59 PM

Congrats on the weight loss! If you've been low-carb for a while, the water retention from eating some will be really noticeable at first. After a while, your body will get used to them again and not retain as much. At least that has been the... (more)

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by 134 · August 04, 2013 at 10:48 AM

So, after turning Paleo last September, I saw within weeks a major improvement in my quality of life. However, it wasn't nearly as good as it is right now. Perhaps it was due to following a cookbook rather than opting for raw healthy options at... (more)

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TruthinessInc 0 · July 30, 2013 at 6:13 AM

N=1 You did the home work that's required for you...for you. Others have differing wants and needs and though 90% of their N=1 might be the exact same as yours, that last 10% will be the real game changer for each person. I'm glad you found what... (more)

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by 88 · October 28, 2013 at 8:02 PM

Hey everyone! So I have been paleo for about 6 months now. In the beginning, I absolutely ADORED everything about paleo. In many respects, I still do. It gives me more energy, more clarity, less need to eat everything in sight, etc, etc. Except... (more)

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greymouser 0 · June 27, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Regarding nuts, you have to thoroughly masticate them to digest them wholly. My guess is that you were always pooping out large pieces, you just didn't inspect your poo so thoroughly before. ;-) This isn't an abnormal thing, this is pretty much... (more)

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by 5 · June 14, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Overall, have had health and weight struggle for a long time. I had some extensive allergy testing done, and found out that I am extremely sensitive to and should not eat milk-dairy products, eggs, gluten-wheat, crab, rye and a couple of other... (more)

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NewPaleon 0 · June 14, 2013 at 9:36 PM

I have all of your food allergies and then some. I spent 40+ years being angry that I have all of these allergies and would still eat them, then take antihistamines for weeks afterwards. I became really sick a year ago and the antihistamines... (more)

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by 234 · June 13, 2013 at 4:11 AM

Over the past several weeks, I've been increasing my calories with the goal of gaining muscle. To help with this, I've re-introduced eggs and dairy (yogurt, butter). These are both foods that give me congestion and increased mucus production,... (more)

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ROB_3 0 · June 08, 2013 at 8:30 PM

I am doing the same thing at the moment. I am consuming both eggs and dairy in the form of yogurt despite the fact that I am slightly intolerant to them, but I really need the calories. I say keep consuming them unless they make you feel really... (more)

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by 5 · June 01, 2013 at 7:58 PM

We have been eating paleo about 2 years now and our whole family loves it. We are 80-90%ers especially the kids. We do CrossFit and have never looked so healthy in our lives. Problem: this winter I was sick about 3-4 times and this spring I have... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · June 01, 2013 at 7:58 PM

Have you had your D3 level(s) checked? I stopped getting sick once I got my D levels in the optimal range of 50-60 ng/ml.

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by 518 · July 14, 2013 at 12:22 PM

I have celiac and now my GI specialists after tests tells me I am allergic to all seafood. This is terrible for me because it was the only meat I would eat. I can't stand the taste of other meat. This week in desperation I started a raw food... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · June 01, 2013 at 3:47 AM

How were you eating seafood as your main protein source before your doc said you are allergic? You wouldve experienced an allergic reaction like swelling, chest tightness or anaphylaxis. I call total bull on whatever test your doctor did. Only 1-3... (more)

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by 120 · September 04, 2013 at 10:32 AM

what is the best way to desensitize yourself to environmental allergies? I have terrible allergies year round, but don't want to take medications that only treat the symptoms.

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Im_with_Raquel 0 · September 04, 2013 at 10:32 AM

Quitting gluten and drastically reducing refined sugar pretty much nullified my hayfever and asthma (the asthma was mostly mild anyway, but sometimes it could flare up badly).

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by 5 · August 26, 2013 at 12:21 AM

I found a recipe on pinterest for an eye cream using raw coconut oil and vitamin e capsules. I used it one time and the next morning my eyes were puffy. I washed my face and took some benadryl. I also put a cool wet wash cloth on my eyes. They... (more)

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greymouser 0 · May 13, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Both coconut and soy are very, very common allergens. If you had a strong reaction, you may want to get tested for allergies by a doctor. If it was a lesser reaction, and elimination trial would probably identify the culprit. Note that it could be... (more)

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by 1876 · May 26, 2013 at 6:22 PM

I hear all kinds of talk about allergies being 'cured' by consuming honey that is native to your area (with the thought that if you consume pollen used to make honey in your area, you will develop some sort of tolerance to the local... (more)

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NewPaleon 0 · May 06, 2013 at 12:09 AM

I've heard this too but the way I got rid of my seasonal allergies was to go grain and sugar free for a couple of months. After that I added back white rice, potatoes, and fruits in small amounts.

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by 0 · August 27, 2013 at 2:22 AM

I couldn't find any related questions so here we go. This is my first time here and I've only been paleo for about a month now. At first I didn't feel any bad symptoms but then as of the passed week I have been getting severe allergy symptoms... (more)

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maryDeeeeeee 0 · May 01, 2013 at 10:30 PM

good for you .. N.O.P.E Not One Puff Ever. Youre a non smoker now. Read this http://whyquit.com/whyquit/joelcigfriend.html about your coughing and allergies(?)..I dont know too much about allergies per se but it could be you gotta get a little... (more)