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by 0 · January 28, 2014 at 3:13 PM

I've been on a paleo diet for almost 3 months now. Until recently I was eating very lean meat and lots of Salmon and hardly any carbs. I was losing weight well but this did not help with my Asthma symptoms. About four days ago, after reading... (more)

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by 15 · December 05, 2013 at 6:07 AM

So the original reason I went paleo was because I wanted to get rid of my asthma symptoms. Now, I'm usually very strict about what I eat during the week, but at least once per weekend something comes up that causes me to have a complete cheat... (more)

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RationalGuard 0 · December 05, 2013 at 6:07 AM

Wheezing and sneezing has been reduced to near zero, and that wasn't even an aspect thought about when starting paleo. While regular medication was not needed, recurring morning wheezing and lung congestion just seemed normal after all these... (more)

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by 10 · April 04, 2013 at 3:09 AM

Hi All, I have asthma - or at least I did before I started eating Paleo. I'm just 3 days in, so I want to get feedback from former asthma sufferers. For those of you whose asthma didn't go away right off the bat, what did you supplement with?... (more)

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Joshua_Goodwin 0 · April 04, 2013 at 3:09 AM

Yeah, I find I don't need my meds (Singulair clone, QVAR, and albuterol) nearly as much. I haven't needed to take my Albuterol once. I didn't take it much anyway. But as the maintenance meds, I like to kick them if I can. Since I take both... (more)

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by 45 · March 10, 2013 at 3:44 PM

Hi!my two year old just got out of the hospital after contracting RSV. He was there two nights and is now on oxygen and a nebulizer. We read that some children go on to develop asthma after this sort of thing and his dad has asthma too. I've read... (more)

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Wren 0 · March 10, 2013 at 3:44 PM

We are paleo-primal as a family. In fact my two year old wont touch grains and much prefers proteins. He drinks cows milk- not raw unfortunately because the only source doe it is way too expensive. He is already on vitamin d but we will ask about... (more)

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by 149 · February 27, 2013 at 10:07 PM

I used to suffer from bad chronic asthmatic bronchitis for about 11 years, which cleared up spontaneously about 5 years ago. Aside from a few small flareups related to sheetrock dust, it's been great. Then about 2 weeks ago, it really started back... (more)

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pwitty 0 · February 27, 2013 at 10:07 PM

Nobody on the internet should be answering this question, really. I would suggest going to the doctor.

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by 55 · November 26, 2013 at 10:27 AM

OK, I know there are dozens of GERD questions on the site, and a few asthma-related ones as well, but nothing else I've tried has worked, so I figured I'd give this a shot. In June, after about 18 months of eating Paleo, I started experiencing... (more)

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asim 0 · November 26, 2013 at 10:01 AM

It is estimated that more than 75% of patients with asthma also experience frequent heartburn from a condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). People with asthma are twice as likely to have GERD as people who do not have... (more)

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by 7989 · January 26, 2013 at 5:18 PM

I'm supposed to have bloodwork done for my HMO because they are hellbent on putting me on a statin despite good numbers. I recently did my own NMR profile and was pleased with the numbers, but they won't even look at them because "outside labs may... (more)

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by 549 · October 14, 2012 at 6:00 AM

Hi all My brother's health is a huge concern and I thought I'd write to see if anyone has suggestions. What I have done is try to convince him to do away with grains and he decided to quit bread a few weeks ago, but I am not sure what else he does... (more)

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MyDogRick 0 · October 14, 2012 at 5:45 AM

do you mean he has post traumatic stress disorder? Because I think he may need a psychologist...

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by 158 · May 18, 2013 at 4:40 PM

I've been paleo for about 4 months now and had some great results. Weightloss (about 10kgs) and muscle gain. My wife has been interested by my progress and gave my current diet a go. I will usually eat eggs cooked in butter or ghee or coconut... (more)

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Hannah_12 0 · May 18, 2013 at 4:33 PM

Hmmm, Interesting question. Not sure I agree with the above comment. I have always had mild allergies to almonds, carrots, apples, and various nuts. Since I've been doing paleo I am not reacting to almonds or carrots at all, apples are about... (more)

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by 1365 · September 24, 2012 at 7:38 PM

Growing up I was diagnosed with an allergy to dust mites (and mold), my parents decided to rip all of the carpeting out of my room since the doctor said carpeting would be terrible for my allergies and asthma. I haven't had any asthma stuff in a... (more)

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Kyle_1 0 · September 24, 2012 at 4:42 PM

Any other advice?

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by 258 · September 07, 2012 at 11:45 AM

I’m a 25yo female, 190lbs 5'5". I recently went to my Dr with the following symptoms: -trouble sleeping. Fall asleep perfectly, but wake up several times throughout the night. Often accompanied by need to pee, but not always. Falling back asleep... (more)

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Harmen 0 · September 07, 2012 at 11:45 AM

All the things you mention can be associated with magnesium shortage. Do you experience muscle cramps (especially in the calfes)? At the moment I think that paleo eating inevitably leads to magnesium defficiency due to depleated farming soils... (more)

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by 3841 · December 03, 2013 at 9:00 AM

So I was recently (in the past 2 years) diagnosed with asthma. I was given the usual rescue and steriod inhalers and told I'd be fine. I found that the rescue inhaler made me shake and sweat and all kind of fun things which in retrospect I... (more)

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asim 0 · December 03, 2013 at 9:00 AM

I'm so sorry to hear that your having asthma problems. Its very scarey not being able to breath. I have asthma problems all the time. I've take Generic Prednisolone when ever I have asthma problems that don't go away with in a weeks time.... (more)

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by 10 · November 28, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Greetings Paleo Friends, I began paleo about 7 months ago. I love it and it loves me! This is the first winter with no asthma and my inflamed joints are feeling so good. I am sensitive to sheetrock dust and we are doing a bath remodel. I hung... (more)

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asimnicol 0 · November 28, 2013 at 5:03 AM

Sometimes....that happened to me too. I have asthma only when I get sick or overexert myself, after not having it for about oh....six years? I don't ever get it any other time. I think it's safe to say that you got it back, but maybe not as... (more)

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by 725 · December 31, 2011 at 9:09 AM

I had asthma as a child but I pretty much grew out of it in my late teens. I am 25 now and the last 2 months, my asthma has been worse than its been in almost a decade. I tried everything from a hepa filter, removing carpets in my room,... (more)

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syrahna 0 · December 31, 2011 at 4:23 AM

I find the unsteeped tea a bit irritating to have near me, in the same way that holding most cats is for me - makes me want to rub my face and eyes. I think chamomile tea is paleo. We just all have differing tolerances to things. It doesn't make... (more)

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by 40 · December 13, 2011 at 9:10 PM

Since asthma is essentially inflammation, and we know that chronic inflammation can lead to cancers of the inflamed tissues and assorted other ills, is it advisable, from the perspective of pulmonary health, for someone with exercise-induced... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · December 12, 2011 at 9:09 PM

I can't answer your question personally, though I know of some folks who have worked through exercise-induced asthma. I can say that my exercise-induced asthma (and all other asthma symptoms) disappears completely when I keep my Vitamin D level... (more)

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by 3224 · April 26, 2013 at 12:38 AM

My copy of The Paleo Solution is on loan. Can someone give me a quick run-down of Robb Wolf's auto-immune protocol? My husband's asthma was in pretty strong "remission" but a few months of working ridiculous hours and eating poorly has brought it... (more)

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jenna_2 0 · November 25, 2011 at 3:04 PM

I took this directly from Robb's website in the FAQ section. Autoimmunity Emerging research has made clear the link between Neolithic foods (grains, legumes and dairy) and autoimmune diseases such as Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple... (more)

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by 1927 · July 13, 2011 at 7:54 PM

It's terrific that we can substitute traditional grain-based flours with almond flour and coconut flours when baking Paleo. My gf's really into the Paleo deal -- she feels a major improvement in managing her asthma since cutting out gluten, dairy... (more)

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Simibee 0 · July 12, 2011 at 6:50 PM

To my layman eyes, the egg replacement just seems like it would act as a binding agent that adds thickness and density. Mashed bananas or applesauce will act in much the same way, and also provide the moistness that eggs would. However, the... (more)

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by 524 · December 28, 2012 at 3:49 AM

I've had exercise induced asthma my whole life. Getting off gluten didn't help. Going Paleo has not changed it. Seasonal allergies definitely got better when I ditched gluten a few years ago, but have not changed since then. I'm in the process... (more)

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Carol_6 0 · December 28, 2012 at 3:49 AM

I know old thread Coffee could help for 2 different Reasons. Biggest one is breathing/drinking warm Beverage. It doesn't have to be coffee. Warm water works. I learned this like 30 years Ago at National Jewish hospital. It was what... (more)

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by 15070 · April 20, 2011 at 5:07 AM

Ive been eating paelo for over 2 years and am in good health. I tried using an inhaler for the first time yesterday to try and address Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm (EIB) problems. I tried albuterol and it seemed to really mess with my blood... (more)

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Cheryl___Diabetes_Bootcamp 0 · March 22, 2011 at 7:34 PM

Hard to answer without knowing what you consider "crashing down" on blood sugar, since you don't regularly measure it. Albuterol (if that is what you took) is known to raise blood sugar in some populations. Depending on what exercise you were... (more)

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by 5 · December 24, 2013 at 10:28 AM

Here's a question for the group. First, I also switched to Paleo in an effort to reduce inflammation and to improve my asthma. After cleaning up my diet, I finally stopped the inhalers. The day after was awful and I thought I had really done... (more)

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asim 0 · December 24, 2013 at 10:28 AM

I am asthmatic and use Symbicort inhaler because my doctor told me to do so. It is truly effective and a savior in the true sense. I feel a lot safer carrying it around because I don’t know when I may need it. (more)

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by 4275 · February 04, 2011 at 12:35 AM

I've been mainly paleo/ primal for 9 months or so. The only thing I could not give up was alcohol as it's always been a huge part of my social life - and I really enjoy it. However, after developing a Pulmonary Embolism back in November, I had... (more)

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Tyler_S 0 · February 04, 2011 at 12:48 AM

Full article on alcohol and paleo here. These days me and my other athlete friends just mix up some of Robb Wolf's NorCal margaritas when we feel like drinking. We've found that this is the best way to avoid as many negative effects as possible-... (more)

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by 865 · November 03, 2010 at 12:00 PM

My five-year-old just got diagnosed with asthma. He's been eating paleo at home, but I have to admit that I haven't been strictly policing what he eats outside of the house (i.e., school and friend's houses). Obviously, now I intend to go Dirty... (more)

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Wendy_1 0 · October 19, 2010 at 1:52 AM

Does anyone know how to supplement a kid with Omega-3's. I also have 5 year olds and younger children and the kids supplements out there taste terrible!!

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by 6140 · December 03, 2013 at 9:23 AM

I am a little worried because I woke up to an asthma attack which is not normal after two weeks paleo. Breathing exercises controlled it and I took 1200mg Mg to try to prevent a longer problem but I am a little spooked since it has been a while... (more)

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asim 0 · December 03, 2013 at 9:23 AM

Exercise-induced asthma (EIA) is a limited form of asthma in which exercise triggers coughing, wheezing, or shortness of breath. This condition generally occurs in children and young adults, most often during intense exercise in cold dry air.... (more)

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by 65 · July 09, 2013 at 7:53 PM

I have a friend that seems curious about going Paleo, especially since I mentioned that some people seem to find that their allergies improve after switching. She also suffers from asthma, which appears to be an inflammatory response. As run-away... (more)

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andrew 0 · June 18, 2010 at 8:26 AM

Yes! This was the original reason for starting to eat Paleo. I have had asthma since childhood and didn't like the idea of being on steroid inhalers for life. I began in November and found within a few weeks that things had improved. About 10... (more)

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by 4888 · November 21, 2012 at 7:47 AM

Hi. I've had asthma since childhood and been prone to stomach upsets since my teens. Stopping dairy products a couple of years back slightly improved asthma - stomach remained unpredictable! In November 09 I found the Paleo world and stopped... (more)

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Essie 0 · November 21, 2012 at 7:47 AM

has anyone with these sensitive tummies had a bad reaction to kombucha? Bubbe's pickles seem to work just fine for my kiddo, but he says kombucha (only 6 oz) gives him a burning feeling.