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by 0 · August 08, 2014 at 10:30 AM

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by -2 · June 26, 2014 at 5:17 AM

Hi, I'm new to this forum. I'm almost fully paleo (eat white rice on occasion), and while I've had some physical benefits (more energy, etc.), I still have an issue of racing thoughts/anxiety that I can't seem to beat.I'm wondering if this is the... (more)

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Rosenhazavel 0 · June 25, 2014 at 6:18 AM

Research has suggested that there is a relation between vitamin B including vitamin B1 or thiamin and mood. Deficiency in Vitamin B like B12 or folic acid can trigger depression. Start consuming food like chicken, beef, pork, citrus fruits,... (more)

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by 0 · June 15, 2014 at 2:05 PM

Just have a question related to vitamin D/magnesium supplementation.I tried supplementing with vitamin D a while ago, but experienced great anxiety and a jittery feeling as a result so stopped immediately. After conducting some research, I now... (more)

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JJJunior 0 · June 13, 2014 at 3:03 PM

Thank you for all the replies so far, it's much appreciated and all the advice given has been duly noted.I tried the Vitamin D with magnesium today, and thankfully everything appears to be fine now - no anxiety which is great. Just one more... (more)

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by 129 · June 06, 2014 at 6:18 PM

I love coffee, the smell, taste, buzz, everything. Recently, not sure why, after I drink coffee I have been getting mild anxiety symptoms. Pounding heart, chest tightness, etc. Ive researched it and there is a TON of info on caffeine's effect on... (more)

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Elliefrance 0 · June 06, 2014 at 7:45 AM

Coffee can lead to a feeling of being jittery and an increased heart rate. It's possible to drink coffee and not have any of these experiences.

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by 2293 · May 05, 2014 at 11:10 PM

In the past, I have had no issue with exercising and feeling great for the whole day afterwards. I ended up taking almost 4 months off of 'strenuous' exercise (trying to cut out the chronic cardio) after I had a pretty scary hypo like attack and... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · May 05, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Personally, I wouldn't be unable to replete muscle glycogen on such a diet due to the low carbohydrate intake and would have the exact same symptoms. You might try adding in starch and seeing if there's a difference. It worked for me.

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by 0 · April 28, 2014 at 6:28 PM

I drink R/O water exclusively and I am dealing with anxiety, depression, and sugar cravings. What trace minerals do you recommend? I am otherwise healthy and at a normal weight. Been doing bone broth 5x a week. Have cut down on grains and... (more)

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raydawg 0 · April 28, 2014 at 6:28 PM

You could get liquid minerals. I use the Concentrace Brand and I squirt a bit into my R/O water. I'm not so sure the sugar cravings are related to this. Usually with sugar cravings, ALA and L-Glutamine powder help. You'd take the ALA... (more)

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by 25 · April 23, 2014 at 9:07 PM

Has anyone managed to overcome IBS and/or anxiety (they're very closely linked, of course) with a ketogenic diet? In my case, I have quite moderate-to-severe anxiety which tends to be aggravated by a consistently unhappy gut (and relieved... (more)

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paleot 0 · April 21, 2014 at 6:11 AM

I found LCHF to be pretty chill, but it needs to be done in the context of an otherwise active and stress-free life. Transitioning into low carb can be a bitch while several adaptations take place, and this takes months of daily effort while... (more)

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by 0 · April 21, 2014 at 10:31 AM

hi i have undermethylation & pyroluria and i am looking for other people with who have the same conditions to find out as much as i can to start my life as soon as i can. can any one help?

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raydawg 0 · April 21, 2014 at 10:27 AM

I got my Ancenstry.com DNA test and ran it through promethease and geneticgenie - so it turns out there's a pair of heterozygous MTHFR defects that for me is described here: http://mthfrheds.com I've done nothing more than supplement with... (more)

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by 2293 · February 06, 2014 at 8:09 PM

I'm a 26 yo female. Up until this august I was extremely active (probably over doing it) and now I can't seem to do any type of extended activity without feeling wiped out. I took off a few months (just took it easy) and tried to focus on... (more)

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Linds 0 · February 06, 2014 at 8:07 PM

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by 0 · January 08, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Hi! I am on my 3rd week of Paleo. Last week, started freaking out with anxiety. I read the forums and found that the adjustment period can cause some problems... Added some gluten free carbs back into the mix. (Rice and potato) Doesnt... (more)

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Little_Yoshi 0 · January 08, 2014 at 12:31 PM

Yesterday and today are better. The wife and kids did say I was a bit grumpy last night, but I'll take that over the anxiety any day. I added more carbs and more fat. And, I added vitamin-D although I know that's not the reason for my... (more)

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by 0 · December 26, 2013 at 9:27 PM

Hi guys, my name is Jay and I'm 29 years old. My story of suffering with illness goes back to my earliest memories, with anxiety and panic attacks. Severe emotional trauma at age 16 (my parents' totally unexpected divorce) magnified this... (more)

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InLimbo 0 · December 26, 2013 at 9:27 PM

Oh, and I also must mention that any amount of iodine supplementation will send me flying SKY HIGH with insane anxiety, body tingles, heart palpiations/tachycardia, sweating, etc etc. This includes even small doses of Kelp. Here's a... (more)

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by 0 · December 12, 2013 at 1:07 AM

I have been struggling with IST since May of this year. A lot of stress led up to it and I was also on several of Chinese herbs and went off of cold turkey and a few days later I ended up in the hospital with a heart rate of 180bpm. I am... (more)

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Mr_Snowman 0 · December 12, 2013 at 1:07 AM

"I want to have a family as I am nearing 32 and I am not sure if that will ever happen at the state I am in now. I feel like there is not much for resources out there and I feel as though I am different than most adrenal patients" Many... (more)

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by 0 · December 17, 2013 at 11:33 PM

Hi! Long time lurker here. I've been trying to find some way of sorting out my severe OCD/Anxiety issues for years. I've tried CBT, ERP, NLP and REBT, none of them gave an ounce of relief, and then I discover paleo. I've read the science... (more)

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samc 0 · December 14, 2013 at 4:34 AM

If you are in for a long trip http://albertoaks.com/ which is hooked up with the Perfect Health Diet. Embarrassingly the owners of the place don't look very fit to me. I've never been, so I'm not endorsing. Seems like it would be cheaper to... (more)

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by 0 · December 30, 2013 at 3:52 PM

I went paleo last year when I was 236 lbs at 5'9'' as a female, size 14 pants and xxl shirts. I lost 63 lbs and went down to 173, a loose size 8 pant and medium shirts with about 25 lbs left to go as a goal. I thought why not do a fat fast... (more)

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raydawg 0 · December 03, 2013 at 9:03 PM

There are several things you could try to get adapted to burning fat instead of carbs - your mitochondria have to remember how to do that, and your cells need to see the new source of energy. Try consuming coconut oil or MCT oil (you can... (more)

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by 84 · November 23, 2013 at 9:49 PM

The last week my tongue has felt enlarged and there are teeth marks on the side of it. It literally feels like it is too big for my mouth. What are the proper steps to diagnose and possibly reverse such symptoms? I follow a Perfect Health... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · November 18, 2013 at 9:17 PM

Do you have a nearby ND (Naturopathic Doctor) you can see?

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by 300 · November 14, 2013 at 2:38 AM

I've read through all the questions here do to with alleviating anxiety, and have seen upping carb intake suggested a few times. But I'd like to understand this strategy better before I try it. My quick history: I've been basically... (more)

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raydawg 0 · November 13, 2013 at 11:51 AM

I have been testing blood sugar with a glucometer lately, and VLC seems to have generally brought my blood sugar down. But I've discovered that when I feel panicky (which happens especially in the morning) my blood sugar will be high no... (more)

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by 84 · December 16, 2013 at 1:25 PM

I was on Effexor(Venlafaxine), wich is an SNRI, for about 6 years. When i went paleo i realized that my anxiety and depression was basically gone! Until about 6 weeks ago when i was getting panic attacks from physical symtoms like weird... (more)

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asimnicol 0 · December 13, 2013 at 9:21 AM

5-HTP Max supplement helps treating depression. 5-HTP Max's primary component is 5-htp which is known as 5-hydroxytryptophane. This nutrient is a chemical compound that regulates serotonin and melatonin levels in the brain. If your brain's... (more)

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by 0 · June 16, 2014 at 9:35 PM

Hi, I am eating Paleo (almost entirely pure, some bad carbs, no gluten) and I have had a tendency lately to wake up feeling really depressed and with anxiety about a lot of things I worry about. This feeling remains until I eat my breakfast... (more)

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wtfgod 0 · October 15, 2013 at 4:52 PM

i believe the theory is that your body peaks cotrisol production in the morning to raise your blood pressure, so you can go from a horizontal to a vertical state without passing out. ive seen some people suggest that you can mitigate your... (more)

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by 1197 · September 16, 2014 at 8:09 PM

I have recently become aware of the importance of magnesium when one is taking D3. I have also read that large doses of Magnesium Taurate has been shown to improve symptoms of anxiety, which I could certainly benefit from. Other than a laxative... (more)

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PortlandPandy 0 · September 08, 2013 at 6:49 AM

You ask: "Other than a laxative effect, is there any reason for me to watch my intake?" Answer: No. I take magnesium taurate for anxiety reduction, as well, and have found it quite helpful. The only suggestion I'd have for you is to be... (more)

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by 20 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

I know, it's always weird to post your body pics and ask random strangers what they think about it, but I really need honest opinions. I'm not an attention seeker. The thing is, mirrors lie to me. http://postimg.org/image/unatlbqp1/ (more)

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Varelse 0 · August 30, 2013 at 3:39 PM

Honest answer: I want to feed you, not eat you. In my opinion, you are quite a bit too thin all over and do not look very healthy.

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by 214 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

I'm a clinician looking for testimonials from those whose mental health condition may have resolved itself in part thanks to changes in diet. Particularly those who have been diagnosed with a "mental disorder" in the past such as ADHD,... (more)

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Methodician 0 · August 26, 2013 at 4:09 PM

ADHD since I was a little boy, now 28 I wouldn't say it's "cured" but then I am only about a month into this and only very recently got strict about it so we'll see how far it goes. I'm not going ketogenic but will consider testing it for a few... (more)

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by 10 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Hey all, Long time reader -- thanks to everyone on here for providing such helpful informartion. Stats: 26yo Female 100 lbs @ 5'5 (small boned, have always been small) Following a 90% paleo diet for about 1.5 years (had occasional frozen... (more)

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mk07 0 · August 25, 2013 at 6:20 PM

I wish I had the answer... :( I have the same issue. It is called reactive hypoglycemia. I can't tell you how many times I passed out. I started out by having levels in the 60's 1h after eating, with the feeling I could kill someone if I didn't... (more)

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by 175 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Just came across a study of mice suggesting doses of this strain of bacteria reduce anxiety, operating through the vagus nerve. The researcher said the effect was comparable to valium, but was careful to point out the effect in humans is... (more)

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Chris_27 0 · August 22, 2013 at 11:36 PM

No scientific evidence, but anecdotally: 1) I had chronic moderate anxiety with periods of severe anxiety, depression, mood swings, and severe panic attacks from age 14 through age 23-24. I ate crap and was on antibiotics at least 3 times a year... (more)

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by 134 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

I have had itchy skin, itchy ear canals and ears in general, itchy anal canal, itchy eyes, and 24/7 anxiety for about a year now. I've been on Paleo, but I also removed sugar, nuts, seeds, dairy and nightshades and it helps but does not abolish... (more)

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SkylerM 0 · August 22, 2013 at 4:35 PM

Could be candida... But it also could be anything from xerosis, eczema, a whole slew of different dermatitis', and even something that may seem unrelated like tachycardia. Hard to diagnose over the internet, without seeing the rash, and you might... (more)

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by 2293 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

I just got back from a month and a half long trip across Europe where we backpacked across 6 countries. During this time I was on my feet all day every day. I didn't do any typical 'strength training' per ce, unless you count the backpack strapped... (more)

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animalcule 0 · August 18, 2013 at 8:41 PM

This is very serious. You have anorexia. Not anorexia nervosa, with it's attendant neurosis (yet), but medical anorexia. And you are already severely underweight. This is a very serious health problem! And it can also turn into a full-fledged... (more)