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by 2379 · about 13 hours ago

Hi, I'm really interested whether here are people around who actually healed a food allergy or autoimmune condition with a strict paleo diet? I'm reacting to dairy, soy and beef and doctors generally say such things last forever. But I'm sure... (more)

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panteleimon 0 · December 23, 2011 at 9:58 PM

Cutting out grains (i.e. gluten) has healed my gut enough to enable me to eat dairy again.

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I eat at least 2 eggs every morning, most often with half an avocado for breakfast. I have had very odorous farts and am wondering if it's due to the eggs (They're the only thing I eat consistently from day to day). If it is the eggs, does this... (more)

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johnkeller 0 · April 21, 2014 at 12:26 PM

Yes eggs cause gas in stomach, mostly the white part of the egg cause gas in stomach.

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I have a very finicky stomach. There are a few foods I know I can't eat at all and other foods I know I can only eat small amounts of. But eggs, oh those lovely eggs get me every time. Somedays one egg gives me such stomach pain that I want to... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · February 28, 2014 at 8:31 PM

it's not an allergy but a sensitivity. i can't eat eggs without farting A LOT. literally, like 75-100 farts a day. it's ridiculous and i really love them. i only eat them if i know i'm not working the next day because then i will be farting a... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

hi ive heard from a few people that if you eat eggs everyday have a change of developing an intolarence but on the perfecthealthdiet they recommend to eat 2-3 eggs everyday. is it true that it will develop an intolarence? (more)

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daz 0 · January 06, 2014 at 11:09 PM

i wonder if eating (too many) eggs everyday could become an 'intolerance' issue for some people if they have a 'problem' with histamine... ...this could be due to just the egg whites, according to wiki, egg whites "are potent histamine... (more)

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by 5 · about 13 hours ago

My mother a few weeks ago developed red spots on her skin and doctors said it's an allergy but she still doesn't know what allergy it is and the spots are still persisting. I gave her 1 liquid b-complex vitamin, 1 b-complex tablet, 1... (more)

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paleot 0 · November 10, 2013 at 11:12 PM

What kind of niacin (flush or non-flush)? B3 is a vitamin, without it you develop pellagra. Much more likely a nut allergy, the coq10, or something else in the supplements. My vote is the high dose coenzyme-Q10. That sounds... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

When I was a child, I had a severe dairy allergy- to the point that if someone was handling cheese then touched me, I would break out in hives. I outgrew my allergy at a younger age (probably younger than 10). Since then I've eaten any and all... (more)

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CD 0 · September 20, 2013 at 2:50 AM

yes. Allergies are an autoimmune disorder. You cannot actually "out grow" an allergy. But your body can develop higher thresholds (this is essentially how allergy shots work -- slowly increasing your exposure to help build up your tolerance... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

When I ingest coconut (in any form) I break out in hives and my throat/tongue swell up. Starting a Paleo lifestyle with my hubby when a good portion of the recipes include coconut is rather difficult and I need suggestions on coconut... (more)

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rosabosa 0 · September 16, 2013 at 4:22 AM

Your question really caught my attention because (like so many of us), I've had to adapt recipes to my unique allergies and intolerances. Since this site is mostly about health, I looked up nutrition info before posting to base my answers on... (more)

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by 45 · about 13 hours ago

Two weeks ago I started breaking out in hives after breakfast and lunch. Never had hives or any allergy before except for a mild cat allergy. I finally figured out this week that it was coffee, so it could just be caffeine in general but I don't... (more)

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Ryanyum 0 · August 23, 2013 at 11:56 PM

could be micotoxins in the brew your drink, or moldy coffee why not try some bullet proof stuff?

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by 496 · about 13 hours ago

Hi, i had creamed coconut yesterday in my curry(50grams) so 1 sachet. the next day, today i have hard time swallowing like something is stuck in my throat. this has happened before like a month ago with another brand of creamed coconut. what i... (more)

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by 887 · about 13 hours ago

I don't know whether to laugh, or cry! I was just diagnosed with a beef allergy. (Right after ordering a WHOLE cow for the fall.) I'm hoping it will be the answer to some of my heath problems/concerns. Does anyone else have any experience with... (more)

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Cherice 0 · July 09, 2013 at 1:43 AM

I've lived with a beef allergy my whole life. Once you stop eating it, you're going to feel SO much better. Even though I love a good steak (and still eat it when I just don't care...) it's 100% worth it to cut it out. Make sure you're getting... (more)

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by 75 · about 13 hours ago

Hi All: I started drinking home made bone broth about 6 weeks ago (made from grass fed/finished bones) and about 2 weeks ago started noticing that some of my old food allergy symptoms are really firing up. I was only drinking about 1/4 cup every... (more)

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ivymcivy 0 · August 13, 2013 at 1:02 AM

In GAPS, you aren't supposed to drink bone broth until after GAPS intro - during intro you drink meat broth (a shorter cooked broth made with more meat, and less simmering of bone), which has less glutamates than the ultra long-cooked bone broths... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I have a fairly simple recipe for "meatloaf muffins" that call for egg and almond meal, both of which my daughter cannot have (I need to stay away from gluten and coconut too). I was wondering about the substitutions: if the only other... (more)

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Sigamagaw 0 · August 26, 2013 at 11:47 AM

I've started to grind my own cashew "flour" as we are trying to avoid almonds too. And I'm finding that chia egg is way better than flax egg for a replacer. I bought a grinder just for chia seeds. Its working really well in baked goods.

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by 5 · about 13 hours ago

I have allergies all year long I take fluticasone twice daily, sudafed twice daily and another 24hr antihistamine the name escapes me, I have been on the Paleo diet for 3 month s and when I stop the medication my allergy symptoms are still there;... (more)

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Hannah_12 0 · May 26, 2013 at 4:38 PM

I want to share my personal experience regarding my seasonal allergies with you. I have seasonal allergies that start in mid-February and typically end mid-June. I have had them for over twenty years and perhaps longer. They are typically the... (more)

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by 26 · about 13 hours ago

Finally after months and months of talking about the Paleo Diet my Parents are finally giving it a try. The only problem is it seems my Mom has an allergy to Coconut oil. Anytime she has any recipe with coconut oil in it her lips swell up pretty... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · February 28, 2013 at 12:13 AM

Cook with animal fats, butter and olive oil.

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by 20 · about 13 hours ago

When I started to eat more saturated fat, I also started taking Betaine HCL. The problem is that in those 3 weeks I felt 3 times stomach pressure which lasted 1 day. It is not pain, but it is some kind of pressure. I tried different combination... (more)

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primalpat 0 · February 20, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Take liquorice root powder with a little water a few times a day. About half a teaspoon. If you do have h. pylori, it will help kill it off and keep it from getting worse. But definitely get tested for it!

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by 154 · about 13 hours ago

For a while now I have been dealing with a severe case of multiple food allergies, where I continuously develop allergies (delayed-onset IGG type) to pretty much all foods after consuming them for a short period of time. I understand the... (more)

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Mo_2 0 · February 22, 2013 at 8:05 PM

The rotation diet is great for great for controlling food sensitivities but it is the final step not the first! I have multiple food allergies and intolerences. IgG intolerences are just as serious as IGE allergies - although they don't cause... (more)

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by 5 · about 13 hours ago

Hi. I am trying to get my omega 3's in a supplement. I seem to be allergic to fish oils, salmon, peanut butter and walnuts, I don't agree with soybeans or flaxseed. Since taking Thorne brand multi-vitamins, my hair is getting stronger and shinier,... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · February 02, 2013 at 8:38 PM

What do you mean by 'allergic'? Hard to believing you have true allergies to all those things.

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by 92 · about 13 hours ago

Hi Everyone. How can you tell the difference between your body is having an allergic reaction (or is intolerant to a food) and when it is just reacting to a new food that it hasn't eaten in several years? The reason I ask this is because after... (more)

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Levi_3 0 · March 24, 2013 at 2:45 PM

An allergic reaction, is a response by your immune system against a particular food. Now unless you where born with a "true food allergy" to all those foods (which I doubt), it is highly improbable that you are having an allergic reaction, as you... (more)

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by 154 · about 13 hours ago

In my quest to fix my leaky gut, I recently started supplementing with Zinc - 25 - 50 mg's a day. After a few days of doing this, I started experiencing severe stomach aches which lasted for a few days. Since then, I cut out the zinc and im... (more)

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thegiantess 0 · January 16, 2013 at 7:37 PM

Yah, I would say that low stomach acid can be the culprit for many things. When you have low stomach acid you can't absorb or utilize a lot of nutrients properly. In addition it causes all sorts of messiness like aches and reflux, etc. Like the... (more)

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by 10 · about 13 hours ago

I've what appears to be an allergy/sensitivity to many foods. I'm still not entirely sure what it is I'm allergic to, but I've had success in reducing symptoms by avoiding the below foods or loading up on anti-histamines and ibuprofen right... (more)

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tye 0 · January 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM

It sounds like paleo would be perfect for you. All those things you mentioned are simply off the menu, which sounds like it'd help set you straight. (No grains, no dairy, no modern vegetable oils, no legumes, no sugar). If you want to learn... (more)

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by 154 · about 13 hours ago

For the past few years I have been plagued with chronic immune based symptoms (fatigue, rashes, swollen lip, congestion & more). I finally figured out the cause was a sensitivity to wheat. So cut out all gluten, and I felt much better... (more)

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Capt__Cave_Man 0 · December 27, 2012 at 12:07 PM

Hi Levi, Have you considered adding ghee from grass fed cattle and/or coconut oil to your regimen? Fermented Cod Liver Oil has been known to aid the body to heal and repair intestinal damage. Note use the best quality fish oil that fits your... (more)

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by 2341 · about 13 hours ago

I went to the doctor today for what I thought were hypothyroid symptoms...All I got was an allergy prescription and advice to drink water, eat vegetables, and walk 30 minutes a day. I pretty much do crossfit & this MFker is telling me to walk... (more)

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Cheryl_8 0 · December 19, 2012 at 2:00 AM

First of all, I suggest you find a naturopath or functional medicine practitioner who will give you more clear advice and help you with your thyroid issues. I also had a thyroid condition pre-Paleo. My regular Western doctor didn't even register... (more)

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by 4181 · about 13 hours ago

Hi guys, long time since I've been on this forum, I've kind of drifted away from paleo, perhaps because I've been on Prozac for the last six months (came off a month ago) and am no longer depressed and as a result perhaps not so orthorexic I had... (more)

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by 164 · about 13 hours ago

I have pretty bad leaky gut and it manifests itself in my eczema if I eat things I cannot have: gluten, dairy, eggs, soy, peanuts, nightshades, alcohol, caffeine, pretty much any substance that isnt a vegetable, meat, or animal fat. In the past... (more)

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MM_4 0 · October 27, 2012 at 1:18 PM

Petroleum jelly is actually good for some people with skin problems because it really locks the moisture inside. I would just use it for now, and not stress about it. There is a lot of negative hype around stuff like petroleum for skin, and... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

Ate wheat for the first time in 3 weeks and my tongue and mouth are itchy and i feel nauseas, could this be a reaction to wheat??? I have been strict on my paleo for the last few weeks and gave wheat a shot this weekend as i had two kid birthday... (more)

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PhysiqueRescue 0 · October 22, 2012 at 4:04 AM

Think of it in this regard: You get accustomed to "feeling bad" after over consuming things such as gluten. When you remove these from your diet you begin to feel good again. If you consume these substances after being clean for a while, your... (more)

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