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Ammonia Questions

Ammonia

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by 3280 · February 27, 2014 at 1:20 PM

I bet I'm not the first paleo peep to go hog wild on protein when starting paleo. I developed terrible tension headaches, stiff neck, muscle cramping, lately bad joint pain / muscle pain, and sneezing fits. Of course, there could be lots of... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · February 27, 2014 at 1:12 PM

My main symptom was showing my age, i've just turned 30 but at my best look in my early to mid 20's, when I was high on protein I definitely showed my age, at the most extreme I looked like I was rotting from the inside & felt like it... (more)

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by 3280 · December 04, 2013 at 3:29 AM

I'v spent an enormous amount of time and read all kinds of theoretical info about methylation causing excess sulfur and ammonia. Does anyone here have that issue or is this all ivory tower theoretical stuff? Ever since going paleo and... (more)

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by 35 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Hello All. Hubs and I started paleo last Sunday. We are loving it! I'm down 3.5 pounds this week already! I read some other posts about people experiencing the ammonia smell with exercise, but I smelled the ammonia when I got up this morning,... (more)

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by 205 · September 16, 2014 at 7:35 PM

I've been Paleo now about 2 months. Most of meals are directly from paleo recipes, so the macronutrients. ratios should be correct. My problem is after an 60 minute walk I smell of ammonia. I started my journey at a whopping 430 pounds and have... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · December 20, 2011 at 2:15 AM

@Mike It is related to a fuel switch and the catabolic breakdown of proteins that comes when you first restrict your intake of carbs. Usually in acute weight loss people restrict carbs and become ketogenic but do not eat enough protein to offset... (more)