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by 327 · about 5 hours ago

What do you guys think of drinking/ eating blood the same way the tribesmen in africa did, as far as i know this is a widely used practice among dinkah herdsman. If an online retailer was carrying fresh frozen blood from grass fed animals and... (more)

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Ryanyum 0 · May 17, 2013 at 2:22 AM

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_pudding It's apparently very common around the world to drink, eat, and include blood in various dishes. The nutrient content is very good apparently as well, maybe there is an open market for me to invade. (more)

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by 26182 · about 5 hours ago

Is injecting yourself with a 20-year-old's blood the ultimate hack? Would you do this? Preventative or Reactive? http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/05/health/young-blood-mice-aging/ (sorry Stephen, my creative juices are not flowing, so I stole... (more)

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by 15 · about 5 hours ago

I'm not new to Ketogenic dieting or a paleo lifestyle in the least, but I've never had this problem before. Can anyone shed some light? I had a normal, painless bowel movement, but it was extremely black... not thick though. Is this... (more)

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by 121 · about 5 hours ago

Hi, guys! Recently I've been getting a lot of blood blisters in my mouth. I haven't ever had them before. Anyone had this?

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OuroborossoroboruO 0 · December 12, 2013 at 1:10 AM

See a doctor.

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

So I am almost 12 weeks into a Paleo-like low carb diet. I have been basically just eating meat and some almonds during this time, a few avocados, probably a half dozen slices of pizza I guess, but basically just meat. I'm down 27 pounds from... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

Test Description Result Range Units Ferritin, Serum004598 57 15-150 ng/mL Sedimentation Rate-Westergren Date Collected: 7/23/2013 10:25:00 AM Test Description Result Range Units Sedimentation... (more)

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Kevin_38 0 · July 29, 2013 at 5:21 AM

The high BUN/Creatinine ratio but normal creatinine level is indicative of mild dehydration. Did you drink much water the morning of the test? The low TSH should be looked into further. It could be an overactive thyroid. I don't see anything else... (more)

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by 695 · about 6 hours ago

Does anyone have any knowledge of why this happens, and whether this is a beneficial effect for healthy, normal people? Could it affect cognitive performance? Here is the study: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8967461 (more)

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · June 07, 2013 at 12:35 AM

A ketogenic diet increases the blood flow...Could it affect cognitive performance? This study is about fasting, not ketogenic diet. The first two words of the abstract you linked are, "During starvation." But let's assume that we... (more)

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by 50 · about 6 hours ago

I've noticed broken capillaries in a few spots. On my ankles, the top of my chest, my nose, my shins. I'm a 27 year old guy. I'm not worried about the esthetics of them, at this point. But I figure they point to something deeper going on, and... (more)

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hardeepsura 0 · June 01, 2013 at 4:12 PM

Vitamin K2 is suppose to be beneficial for this

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by 549 · about 6 hours ago

Hello I am afraid. Why? Because I had a physical last week and got the results....and thought perhaps someone in Paleohacks can advise me. I am female, 61 years. To start, since being primal for 2 years, I have had great results in terms of OA... (more)

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RK 0 · May 28, 2013 at 4:05 PM

Here's another post with some more info on some of your numbers, specifically C-reactive P: http://paleohacks.com/questions/46886/high-c-reactive-protein-levels-14-6-updated#axzz2UbQF0Mas Here's my take - with a grain of salt please, I'm not a... (more)

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by 5 · about 6 hours ago

Hi my name is Lucas Richard. I am 22, 148.8 lbs (in the morning after urinating), 12% body fat (though there is discrepency; one machine says 12%, one 14%, and the caliper say 17% (if you saw me you'd know that isnt accurate-I've lost 100lbs and... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · May 19, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Just guessing but I suspect that you could be having a pretty fast digestion in your breakfast as most food is already in a very processed form, see: Almond milk... is liquid Peanut butter is very calorie dense (and omega-6 rich!) and hard to... (more)

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by 0 · about 6 hours ago

HI AGAIN I HAVE MADE A LIST OF ADDITTIONAL READINGS AS YOU WERE SO HELPFUL ON MY LAST QUESTION, IM WAITING TO SEE AN ENDCRONE EXPERT..BUT I AM A LITTLE CONCERNED AS I HAVE NOTICED A LUMP UNDER EACH ARMPIT RIGHT NO PAIN LEFT REALLY PAINFUL ADVISE... (more)

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by 18 · about 6 hours ago

To make a long story short, I went to Red Cross to give some blood (because I seem to have high iron now), but they wouldn't take me because I lived in Europe. Mad cow insanity and all that... So I guess I need to find a different way to lose... (more)

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Lumifer_1 0 · April 02, 2013 at 9:28 PM

You can ask your doctor: the procedure is called phlebotomy and it's just like donating blood except that the blood is discarded. The traditional way is leeches :-P I guess you can also pretend to be an angsty emo and cut yourself, but I don't... (more)

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by 1418 · about 6 hours ago

I just cracked open a few eggs and last one I cracked, the whole albumin looked transparent red. Why is this? Is it edible? Will I get ill if I do? Or should I try to scoop out the red albumin from the good eggs? I just found a picture similar to... (more)

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Crowbar_1 0 · February 13, 2013 at 12:11 AM

It's fine. Worse that might happen is that you become a chicken vampire. But, you won't be sparkly, so I, at least, will think you're okay.

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by 952 · about 6 hours ago

What are top 5 non-obvious things to try for somebody with endothelian dysfunction on top of overall healthy lifestyle, paleo diet, regular exercise, and reasonable supplements?

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surfin_on_a_rocket_ 0 · February 06, 2013 at 10:11 AM

Avoid smoking and alcohol Monitor for evidence of abnormal hypertension, cholesterol and fasting blood glucose Ensure sleep is appropriate Manage chronic stress Obtain a genetic screening test to investigate susceptibilities. I suppose some... (more)

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by 20 · about 6 hours ago

Hi all, going on week 4 of paleo (haven't been 100% strict as I still cant stop my tsp of sugar in my coffee :( Working on it though! I'm going to see my new primary care doctor in a few weeks and I wanted to know which blood tests I should get to... (more)

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Anon_17 0 · February 03, 2013 at 11:35 PM

I wouldn't take a multivit. You would have to analyze each vitamin one by one. For example, vitamin E should be natural, not synthetic. It should be in the form of tocopherols, not tocotrienols, and it shouldn't contain just alpha-tocopherol, but... (more)

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by 94 · about 6 hours ago

I've been following the Jaminet's Perfect Health Diet the last month. Breakfast consists of Bulletproof Coffee (coffee+2 tablespoons butter+ 1 tablespoon MCT Oil + 1 tablespoon coconut oil). Lunch and Dinner are paleo meals; with dinner I... (more)

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Sataran 0 · January 11, 2013 at 4:44 AM

This happens a lot and you shouldn't worry as long as your A1c is normal. That is, say between 4.0 and 5.5. Above that and you may be prediabetic and on the road to diabetes. It's due to lowered sensitivity to glucose, since you've been... (more)

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by 188 · about 6 hours ago

Eating animal bones such as in broth or gelatin is good for our bones and joints. Eating animal muscles is good for building our muscles. Is this true for just about any part of the animal? Is eating animal blood good for our blood? And as an... (more)

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Angelina 0 · January 04, 2013 at 1:48 AM

Actually, the make-up of chlorophyll is most similar to our blood. From what I understand, one may have chlorophyll transfusions and avoid the chance of contamination from another person's... (more)

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by 55 · about 6 hours ago

Hi ! About a year and a half I was diagnosed with PCOS, I have all 'symptoms' (irregular periods+acne+hirsutism); also the cysts where visible on the ecography. But my blood tests showed nothing wrong, all levels where normal. After this I took... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · December 30, 2012 at 2:52 AM

Thyroid levels should be tested and don't take "normal" for an answer. Ask for the specific levels because the lab norms are often too high. A TSH level over 2.0 requires further testing. Hypothyroidism mimics PCOS.

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by 360 · about 6 hours ago

Hi, I'm a 15 year old teen boy. Exactly 6 days ago, my mom cooked a terryaki chicken dinner w/ snow peas and other vegs. She uses store bought terryaki sauce that has traces of wheat in it. Thirty minutes after eating 2 bowls of soaked... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · December 20, 2012 at 11:43 PM

hey buddy. i hate to even mention this but your situation is very similar to what i experience with ulcerative colitis. the urgency is a BIG part of that disease because of the inflammation, same with the diarrhea. i also know that accutane has... (more)

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by 2904 · about 6 hours ago

I've seen reports from people, some of whom mentioned they were in Ketosis, that their blood sugar readings are scary low. I think someone on here posted once how they had a reading of 50something, but felt fine. I'm not diabetic, but I check my... (more)

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Alvaro 0 · December 17, 2012 at 10:07 PM

I've had it as low as 48 sometimes and feeling fine, the doc told me that if you live an active life and feel fine, this is a safe glucose level to maintain

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by 55 · about 6 hours ago

Hi, I'm sort of slipping into doing paleo due to health problems but do have the odd treat, especially popcorn. My question is: does the blood get sticky when we have a sugar spike after a high GI load food? The reason for asking is that I have... (more)

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Mscott 0 · December 14, 2012 at 3:51 AM

The idea that hyperglycemia increases coagulation seems pretty well supported: "Hyperglycemia Stimulates Coagulation, Whereas Hyperinsulinemia Impairs Fibrinolysis in Healthy Humans". "Activation of the tissue factor pathway of blood coagulation... (more)

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by 208 · about 6 hours ago

first, I have been scouring PH for previous posts, none seem to address my question or they made me have new questions. This is my second day of monitoring BG. I am a non-diabetic, overweight female. I have also slipped significantly in my... (more)

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MathGirl72 0 · December 08, 2012 at 6:57 PM

No, it isn't unusual to have your fasting BG be the highest, especially when eating low-carb. Research "dawn phenomenon;" your liver prepares you for waking and can cause a spike.

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by 25 · about 6 hours ago

Hey there, Just got my blood work (male 180lbs, 39 y/o). I'bee been on paleo for about two years, strict for the fist 10mths, then no energy, low testosterone, high TSH, started adding some sweet tators and milk + cottage cheese + yougurt (I'm... (more)

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Anon_16 0 · December 08, 2012 at 2:35 AM

Time to go Ray Peat.

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by 208 · about 6 hours ago

I decided to start testing my blood sugar. I am non-diabetic but overweight. 1) as a non-scale way of measuring my progress 2) I like to collect data anyway 3) I think seeing the stark numbers will reinforce dietary discipline. When I am... (more)

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karstyl 0 · December 21, 2012 at 9:14 PM

The things that I think help: Cut back on fructose. If you must sweeten use a glucose syrup. I posted this article on another thread, fructose does cause more insulin resistance then glucose: http://www.jci.org/articles/view/37385 Fast... (more)

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by 260 · about 6 hours ago

After doing extensive research on the internet to correct my low cortisol levels especially in the A.M. I found out that pregnenolone and dhea are the most subscribed supplements to counteract low cortisol levels. Pregnenolone is pretty much a... (more)

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drschuler 0 · November 29, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Seems plausible, yet if damage has been wrought to the adrenal cortex, hypothalamus, and/ or pituitary, more support will be needed. Nutrients and natural products may be used. A lot of these conversions from cholesterol to sex hormones and... (more)

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