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by 0 · May 31, 2014 4:44 PM

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 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 · May 17, 2014 at 11:48 PM

Hi, iI have been doing a lose paleo diet for the past few months as a teenager and have felt quite good... Unfortunately, recently I have been trying to gain a bit of weight due to losing too much... At first I got scared and ate a few granola... (more)

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by 974 · March 13, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Does anyone else eat fat and not get full? I think I have come to the conclusion I can not have fat --ghee,coconut oil, mac oil --in my house. I can eat huge chunks/spoonfuls and still not feel satisified. And yes I do eat it on top of... (more)

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Methodician 0 · March 12, 2014 at 10:41 PM

That is WEIRD... How long have you been at it? I have the opposite problem, I try to keep a high % of my calories coming from fat but if I go too far that direction I just barely eat, and I'm not overweight so that's a problem. I remember when I... (more)

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by 0 · March 05, 2014 8:43 AM

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 · February 26, 2014 4:56 PM

Hi everybody! Ive been Paleoing for 3 weeks and just getting over mourning the loss of sugar. I've turned to dark chocolate (90%) thinking that this would be ok, but boy oh boy it's sent me doolally! I've not stopped craving it and have eaten... (more)

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Halesb 0 · February 26, 2014 4:56 PM

Thank you everybody! I think the cravings are possibly to do with being pre-menstrual. I had more of the dark stuff today following another craving while I was out and it wiped me out. I feel dazed and fuzzy headed. I have to leave it alone. I... (more)

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by 0 · March 13, 2014 8:09 PM

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 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 229 · January 02, 2014 at 11:10 PM

Over christmas break there was a period of about 3-4 days where I pretty much just ate all the junk food I wanted. Including lots of chocolate and non-paleo desserts. Then I was sick for one day. Now my stomach has been bloated ever... (more)

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CD 0 · January 02, 2014 8:30 PM

because you were sick and it takes 4-6 days after symptoms resolve themselves before you start feeling normal again.

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by 0 · December 01, 2013 at 12:33 AM

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 · November 08, 2013 7:58 AM

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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Cory151 0 · August 30, 2013 2:04 PM

Perfect, I love women whos thighs do not touch at the top. Congrats on being leggy and lean.

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by 0 · August 19, 2013 8:05 PM

So I've been dealing with this problem for quite sometime, but it's a bit embarrassing so I've never tried to seek help with it. I have a sugar binge eating problem! About once a week I get a crazy craving for sweet food, allow myself to eat... (more)

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pmkatz 0 · August 19, 2013 8:05 PM

I have historically had the same problem with binges. I recently read the "Perfect Health Diet" by Paul and Shou-Ching Jaminet and based upon their recommendations have begun adding "safe" starches into my diet (i.e. Yams/White... (more)

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by 70 · July 30, 2013 4:35 PM

Recently had to go to a mandatory luncheon where the only food was premade sandwiches and I was starving so I had two. Already starting to feel a little sick. I've been eating pretty clean paleo, 90%+, but with grains completely cut out. The 10%... (more)

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Natali 0 · July 30, 2013 4:30 PM

Drink lots of water to help your body detox itself from the grain load, and go back to clean eating as always. Everything will go back to normal(:

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by 25 · August 07, 2014 1:06 AM

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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Mr__Trashcan 0 · August 07, 2014 1:06 AM

Decaf does work for me at suppressing appetite.

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by 25 · August 26, 2013 1:32 AM

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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kelli_6 0 · August 26, 2013 1:32 AM

Yep, you're not alone. I've been Paleo for a few months and gluten free all year... I used to binge on sweets so I stopped keeping them in the house, now I will wake up feeling binge-y and by the end of the day am so desperate to stuff my face... (more)

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by 64 · July 24, 2013 at 12:09 AM

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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Big_worm 0 · July 23, 2013 7:36 PM

What are you worried about?!?! If you are healthy and you are not overweight then what is the problem and is it contagious?? I have never heard anyone without weight problems complain about being able to eat and eat and eat. If you were to have... (more)

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by 100 · July 01, 2013 3:40 PM

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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SlimIcy 0 · July 01, 2013 3:40 PM

You live, you learn, you move on. Don't get caught up in guilt and regret, just chalk it up as a learning experience and keep on trying to improve something small every so often regardless of any slip ups. And remember, this way of life is just... (more)

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by 13 · June 13, 2013 3:31 AM

Hey everyone. I was just wondering about cheat meals and being paleo. I am an active then girl who does paleo mostly 85-90% of the time...but sometimes, im with friends and they will have brownies or icecream and I just have to have some! I'm not... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · June 13, 2013 3:31 AM

you are allowed to do whatever you want! it's your body! only you decide what you are going to eat and what you aren't going to eat.

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by 10 · June 12, 2013 3:56 AM

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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dzone 0 · June 12, 2013 2:34 AM

A grown man binging on chocolate. I really hope you die and don't procreate. Your genes are weak.

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by 1768 · April 19, 2013 4:21 AM

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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VB 0 · April 18, 2013 6:45 PM

Just to clarify, since you have asked. I DON'T HAVE A BINGE EATING DISORDER. By the way, binge eating and sweet cravings are completely different. I do get sweet cravings, but they are related to SIBO. When I was on antibiotics, I did not have... (more)

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by 0 · April 15, 2013 6:29 PM

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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Janknitz 0 · April 15, 2013 5:02 PM

On rare occasions I have a "planned indulgence". Usually for an anniversary or birthday celebration I'll allow myself to have something I don't normally eat, but in a controlled way--I eat a healthy, mostly clean meal, but I allow a few treats... (more)

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by 518 · April 11, 2013 3:06 AM

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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andrea_15 0 · April 11, 2013 3:06 AM

I love salmon also. I guess for me though a binge is when i can't stop and just want to consume everything in sight, and never the 'good' stuff always rubbish.

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by 10 · April 09, 2013 at 12:49 PM

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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RK 0 · April 09, 2013 at 12:49 PM

Danielle - I had a doc put me on an elimination diet (in spite of my protestations) but I wanted to give it a chance since I was paying for his advice. It made me sicker than ever and I ended up in surgery (for gallbladder). Sometimes even the... (more)

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by 10439 · April 16, 2013 8:29 PM

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 · April 08, 2013 8:08 AM

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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andrea_15 0 · April 08, 2013 8:08 AM

I once suffered from bulimia and used to attend O.A. The only reason I don't at present is because I am living in Thailand where it's not available. A 12 step program for over eaters same principles as for alcoholics. They strongly advocate... (more)

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by 659 · April 04, 2013 at 10:06 PM

Got a problem folks. Binge eater from way back. Was 130kg, lost a heap, probably half starved myself to 88kg now sitting at a well muscled 95kg. The issue is that the eating disorder rears its head when stressed, bored, insert other emotions... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · April 04, 2013 at 10:06 PM

My advice would be to work on building new coping skills for when you're stressed, bored, etc. If a person doesn't have good, readily available options for dealing with stress other than bingeing, it's not surprising when they binge. You may want... (more)

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by 287 · June 04, 2013 at 10:50 PM

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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sarah_79 0 · March 30, 2013 5:24 PM

Nope, they don't. I am about 30lbs overweight and I have type 1 diabetes and need to inject insulin as my body makes none. I eat healthy and exercise often and I used a very limited amount of insulin to control my blood sugars compared to someone... (more)