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by 0 · 7 minutes ago

Female, 24 years old.SYMPTOMS:Amenorrhea - started getting periods every 2-3 months (for about a year), then entire loss of menstruation last September. Nothing since. IBS - IBS symptoms (inability to digest basically anything without pain, BMs... (more)

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coco_nutrition 0 · May 31, 2014 at 4:44 PM

Matt hit the nail on the head. Your energy intake is far less than needed for maintaining, regulating, and repairing your body. No periods or libido is a red flag -- it's your body's way of going in to "triage" mode. Since reproduction isn't a top... (more)

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by 0 · 13 minutes ago

The following is the 100% ugly truth: In the last 24 hours, I have literally consumed 15,000-20,000 calories of pure, sugar junk food. It started around 4am last night when I got up to have some greek yogurt. Sleep never came, and the... (more)

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Lesley_1 0 · March 04, 2014 at 10:46 PM

OP, I'm worried you may have a budding eating disorder. If this is truly the first time you've binged, there's no need to see a professional just yet. If you binge again or even feel like you want to, go see a qualified therapist right away!... (more)

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by 0 · 14 minutes ago

I certainly do not make a habit of binging. I don't even have a "cheat" day or meal because I'm someone where if I let myself have a little I'll let myself have a lot. But on the unfortunate circumstances where it does happen, what do you... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · February 21, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Whenever I eat too many carbs I make sure to fast until dinner the next evening (24 hours) and I do some intense exercise when I get up in the morning to burn off the sugar, I know these two things help with stabilizing the excess sugar in my... (more)

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by 0 · 17 minutes ago

Please help me! I am seventeen and have PCOS and was mostly paleo for a good year and a half. Dropped at 5'4 from 140lbs to all time low of 108 in summer (too low!) and back to a comfortable 112-114. However, I have always had binge eating... (more)

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Ilkleygirl 0 · December 01, 2013 at 12:33 AM

my only concern with high carb is worries that it will skyrocket my cravings and weight... Seems like with pcos they say no fruit? Or very little? It's just so confusing! And I have to have no dairy due to the fact my system really can't handle... (more)

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by 20 · 22 minutes ago

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 25 · 26 minutes ago

Ok so I've been strictly paleo for a month and a day now, except for last night, when my demons had their way with me. I totally went off the rails, like TOTALLY. I think the end tally was something like: 2 magnum ice creams 2 drumstick ice... (more)

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Sharon_11 0 · July 23, 2013 at 11:00 PM

You only have yourself to answer to. Now you feel sick and have your own behaviour to thank. I find that any "cheats" make me feel bad physically. That's all I need to stay on the straight and narrow. You can analyze it all you want but in the end... (more)

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by 25 · 26 minutes ago

Since I started paleo I've found that I no longer rely on coffee throughout the days and that I can quite happily go without it and have boundless energy. Also I was researching the side effects of caffeine on metabolism, ketosis, mental state... (more)

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karla2000 0 · July 24, 2013 at 7:12 AM

I've heard that coffee and smoking are appetite suppresants. So, my answer is "yes".

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by 64 · 26 minutes ago

Hi everyone Since I was born, I've always had a huge appetite. And I mean huge. When I was 7 years old, I could eat an adult's meal without problems. And even though I was never a very active kid, I was never fat. Right now, I can eat, and eat,... (more)

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Britt_1 0 · July 23, 2013 at 8:16 PM

At 5'8, 130 lbs, I am pretty similar. I am very active but I easily out eat my also active boyfriend and my 240 lb sister. Also, when I am hungry it is a painful, ravenous like hunger while it seems that most people just feel a bit uncomfortable.... (more)

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by 100 · 30 minutes ago

Yesterday I couldn't contain myself. I ate more grain and sugar yesterday than I have in the last 8 months put together. Right now I feel sluggish, I have a headache, I'm extremely hungry but the thought of eating anything is making me want to... (more)

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greymouser 0 · June 17, 2013 at 12:04 PM

Right now I feel sluggish, I have a headache, I'm extremely hungry but the thought of eating anything is making me want to throw up. What to do? Mostly, just wait. And: don't do that again. If you are very, very hungry and can't just wait out... (more)

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by 10 · 31 minutes ago

I've been on the paleo diet for a week and lost the 5 lbs that no amount of oatmeal/treadmill could ever take off. I've eaten 2 meals/day composed of organic meat/produce. Problem is I went to the grocery store today, bought a big chunk of dark... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · June 12, 2013 at 2:54 AM

No. Do not overreact by starving yourself, overexercising, or being punishingly strict. That just sets you up for a pattern of yo-yo dieting and self-abuse. You want to teach your body to see paleo eating as a healthy, enjoyable, and sustainable... (more)

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by 1772 · 40 minutes ago

These questions seem to pop up with a disturbingly high frequency on this website. It almost seems as though paleohacks is operating in conjunction to a binge eaters anonymous type deal. Don't get me wrong, it's not that I don't have any sort of... (more)

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Linds 0 · April 18, 2013 at 12:32 PM

n=1 paleohacks is a supportive, well educated, empathetic bunch from all walks of life -- if anyone is going to help point people in the right direction of in terms greater nutritional health and well being on an internet forum, I'd like to think... (more)

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by 0 · 40 minutes ago

Hello! Normally I eat VLC, but I had a binge last saturday, with 1L Coca Cola and some fries. I still don't get it though, as I've still to experience any problems related with the binge. The sunday after - yesterday - i continued fasting, and... (more)

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greymouser 0 · April 15, 2013 at 2:55 PM

This is not a binge. This is simply eating a shitty meal.

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by 518 · 41 minutes ago

I use to binge eat. I went to O.A for years which did help but it wasn't until I went Paleo that I stopped. I am now thinking it was an addiction to gluten all these years. Anyone else found the same? By the way I don't binge on Paleo food... (more)

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RK 0 · April 10, 2013 at 1:49 PM

Gluten or sugar for me. After months of 100% paleo, I ate a few of my kids jelly beans at easter. I meant to eat 3 or 4. It was like a monster took over and I scarfed an entire bag. Had to go buy them another bag....

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by 10 · 42 minutes ago

Hey, Got some questions :0 I have a 'histamine' intolerance recently diagnosed. After just avoiding high histamine foods and trigger foods, I experienced no relief and continued on searching for the problem. Come to find out I had a... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · April 09, 2013 at 12:22 PM

I have never heard of a regimen of overcooked vegetables and potatoes, oatmeals, avoiding animal products and refined sugar as a way of combating bacterial infection. Nobody likes taking antibiotics, but if I had to choose between a course of... (more)

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by 10490 · 42 minutes ago

Paleohacks is the main forum I post at, so I realize that this may be more of a Paleohacks thing than a Paleo thing. But I am getting seriously disturbed at the amount of eating disorder talk that goes on. To clarify, I'm not talking about people... (more)

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MikePancho 0 · April 07, 2013 at 10:14 PM

Very disturbed as to what the user above has to offer on the subject and I hope it is not indicative of the kind of people that frequent the site...

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by 43 · 43 minutes ago

I'm long overdue for a binge session. It's difficult for me to go home and see all my relatives in my big extended family without relapsing in some way. Nevertheless, I am extremely proud of myself since I've gone over a week so far. The other... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · April 04, 2013 at 4:33 AM

Hindu squats, jumping jacks, burpees... Grapefruit, lemon or lime Kombucha, kimchi, green tea 100-250mg Alpha-Lipoic Acid, EGCG Green Tea Extract

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by 287 · 43 minutes ago

Do all people who are or were once fat have insulin resistance? I think my struggle is in my head.. I'm 18 and about 30lbs overweight, and I don't know if I'm insulin resistant....I overeat, but its mainly a response to emotions/thoughts...my body... (more)

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Nance 0 · March 30, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Do you know if you're okay with wheat, or is it possible wheat is part of your problem? I have a long yo-yo history so I've been overweight/obese more than I've been lean. Needless to say, even on easygoing paleo I feel the best ever. I don't... (more)

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by 146 · 44 minutes ago

Short background: I'm eighteen. All my life, even before I took up rhythmic gymnastics, I ate tons of junk food / fast food / wheat noodles everyday. Of course I ate meat and veggies and good stuff too. I never watched what I ate though, or cared... (more)

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Hemming 0 · March 27, 2013 at 1:17 PM

I'm in the early recovery phase of an eating disorder (26y male, 178cm, 53kg). To me it sounds like you're slowly developing an eating disorder in some form. I can assure you that it is a horrible state of mind and extremely difficult to get out... (more)

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by 374 · about 1 hour ago

Hi everyone, Uhm well I want to keep this rather brief so ill jump right into it :P been paleo/primal for like 8 months straight and pretty much have kept it 99% strict and been going really well my health fitness and overall everything has... (more)

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maryDeeeeeee 0 · March 17, 2013 at 10:57 PM

2-3 days to get back into keto- and 1-2 weeks to get rid of the extra lbs and water retention. Drink green tea with lemon and ginger for cleansing and digestive properties and get back on that wagon :)

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by 118 · about 1 hour ago

Ok I have been asking A LOT but you guys have been very helpfuls. 15, 5'7", 107 pounds, no period since 13 workout 20-30 mins hiit/intervals 30-1.5 hours lifting 5 days a week Lately I have been overeating, but only on paleo foods. Delicious... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 20, 2013 at 4:24 AM

Yup. Your body is finally getting what it needs. Focus on nutrient-dense foods like grass-fed beef and lamb, liver, eggs, oysters, salmon/sardines/mackerel, hard cheese, dark leafy greens, sweet potatoes, avocado, berries....don't skimp on... (more)

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by 309 · about 1 hour ago

Ok, I'll go first: anything starchy and sugary. The sweeter, the better. Combination of cream and caramel makes me drool like Tom (Jerry's friend). If I don't touch those for a while, the cravings seem to go. But if I so much as put a drizzle of... (more)

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diabeticbinger 0 · February 11, 2013 at 1:19 PM

I have found if I eat too much simple carbs/starch with Paleo, I will begin to crave sugar. Two or three servings a day (of safe starches or sugary fruit) for several days in row will suffice to start the cravings. If however I rigorously stay... (more)

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by 198 · about 1 hour ago

Pizza, Dorito's, hot wings, cocktail sausages in bbq sauce, White Castles, scotch and cigars. I don't think Grok went on a binge like that. How far back does falling off the wagon really set you? I have only been eating paleo for only about 2... (more)

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Mike_T_1 0 · January 19, 2013 at 1:55 PM

Don't worry about it. Learn from it to help you avoid/minimize binges in the future. In terms of weight loss, it shouldn't set you back much at all. Most of any weight that you gain would be water retention anyway. In terms of gut health, it... (more)

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by 40 · about 1 hour ago

I find that if I fall off the diet and have a few days eating crap like cakes, bread etc i start to experience lots of muscle twitches and my calves are very easy to cramp. Even when I keep taking my mineral supplements. Do you think the grains... (more)

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by 363 · about 1 hour ago

I have been tryin to stick to a paleo diet , grains or legumes is not the problem for me , i literally never crave them . However i am constantly binging on dairy foods , mainly pizza , ice cream and cheese wontons from the chinese restaurant ,... (more)

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CD 0 · December 04, 2012 at 4:27 PM

pizza , ice cream and cheese wontons.., general tso chicken BTW, all three are heavy in grains and sugars which are far worse (imo) than dairy. Perhaps you are using these as cravings for wheat/sugar unknowingly...

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by 430 · about 1 hour ago

I've been on paleo for around 3 and a half weeks. The first two weeks i was great. I didn't take a bit of anything that wasn't paleo. Then, I went to the movies, and thought I'd "treat" myself with Ben and Jerry's. It was ok, but it made me feel... (more)

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Mike_48 0 · November 30, 2012 at 1:44 AM

Binges happen. That is part of the process of going through a significant life change. The key is to move on and learn from it. You need to get back to your strict diet and don't stray! It takes time to change old habits, especially eating habits.... (more)

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