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by 10502 · about 13 hours ago

Outside of vaccinations, I think I would be hard-pressed to find a more contentious health topic. Here is an interesting n=1 story in the NYT about how a man came to the realization that he had a Candida infection, and how he went about... (more)

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Paleo_Seb 0 · July 22, 2010 at 8:20 AM

I see a lot of confusion and people not sure about the truth behind those problems in the answers given. I wanted to add that intestinal bacterial overgrowth is not a laughing matter and is a real problem for many people. Some people are dying... (more)

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by 3 · about 13 hours ago

Since I added MCT oil to my diet, I am finally starting to loose the weight I put on this winter after trying to rebond with butter (definitely not for me) I am loosing inches which is great (knock on wood), but other things are not so great. My... (more)

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KarinaM11070088 0 · September 13, 2014 at 10:28 PM

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

After a decade of constant antibiotic use for infections, BC for PCOS (now treated well with only metformin), constant bloating, daily chronic reflux and constipation . . . I received results of my intolerance test. Yeast, dairy, eggs. I've been... (more)

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eternal 0 · July 07, 2014 at 4:05 AM

The probiotics will help big time. Just be aware that you will have more of the detox reaction you've been having from the anti-fungal medication. You might want to taper off of the anti-fungal when you start the probiotics. You might also want to... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I am a 21yo male. About 1.5 weeks ago, I started a very restrictive modified ketogenic version of a GAPS/SCD diet, for the purpose of helping some severe chronic neurological and gut issues. Some of the problems that I intend to address by... (more)

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annado 0 · August 25, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Hello Alex, I am curious, how did the diet turn out for you ?

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

Hi, I had an abdominal ultrasound done which came back almost normal, but it showed an intrahepatic bile duct dilatation. I have an older ultrasound from 2 years before which shows the same thing. Could this be due to an infection from... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · November 15, 2013 at 5:33 PM

Possible causes: 1. Do you or your family have a history of gallstones? 2. Have you recently embarked on a low fat diet, a very low calorie diet, or a fasting regimen? 3. Have you lost a lot of weight recently? 4. Do you get strong... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

Hello everyone! Hope all you paleo peeps can offer some suggestions on my little personal paleo dilemma.. This past February, I started eating strict paleo after my naturopath asked me to do a 2 week sugar detox to cleanse my candida... (more)

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BobK 0 · October 25, 2013 at 5:45 PM

It will be easier this time with all you've learned from your previous experience. We all slip up on occasion and only gaining back 1/3 of the weight you lost is not the end of the world. It's easy to fall back into old habits especially... (more)

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by 15400 · about 13 hours ago

I had a blood test done for Candida Albicans. It came back positive. After yet another round of doctors who know very little, finally one recommended that I take nystatin. I am pretty hard core Paleo except for occasional cheese. The... (more)

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HeatherFeather 0 · October 16, 2013 at 3:19 PM

I have been eating Paleo for about 6 weeks now to fix a leaky gut. I also suspect that I have a Candida infection. I have been taking multiple supplements to heal the gut and others to kill the yeast overgrowth. I know that Nystatin is an... (more)

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by 697 · about 13 hours ago

I hear a lot that it prevents you from losing weight but how does it do that on a microscopic level, I don't see any proof? And can't imagine anything either like it storing fat I can't gain weight for crap/ Candida just ferments everything... (more)

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by 134 · about 13 hours ago

Hi I have a question, so when I take a natural anti-fungal such as raw garlic, my symptoms quickly dissipate. Later though, the symptoms return after a meal such as chicken and Brussels sprouts. I consume a few more cloves of raw garlic, symptoms... (more)

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Robin_10 0 · September 05, 2013 at 8:04 PM

The standard answer is to avoid carbs, but I had the opposite experience -- going very low carb is what started my yeast problem to begin with. There is some information about that on the Perfect Health Diet blog. Magnesium and vitamin C... (more)

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by 43 · about 13 hours ago

Fellow cavepeople, I am a 27-year-old, 112-lb, 5'9" tall dude who switched to a paleo diet approximately 4.5 weeks ago to gain weight and balance out my dysbiotic gut (Genova stool tests showed 0's for lactobacillus aciophilus and Bifidus, and... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · August 31, 2013 at 8:59 AM

Salmonella, which could be a distinct possibility with uncooked normal supply eggies doesn't equal just mild food poisoning, that can be kind of a big deal. Before anything else, I'd get that checked out. Water kefir effs me up bad, real bad. ... (more)

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by 697 · about 13 hours ago

If I eat any carbs without protien I will feel like I have less energy, brain fog, and feel like I ate almost anti-food. Like the food took more energy from me than it gives. Is this candida or something stealing energy from me? Or can I just not... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · July 15, 2013 at 3:18 PM

Go buy yourself a blood glucose meter, test every 15 minutes after eating carbs alone, and you'll see why. Your blood sugar may spike and then drop lower than it was before you ingested the carb. This is what happens in insulin resistance--it... (more)

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by 5 · about 13 hours ago

Hello all, long time listener, first time caller. I'm a 22 year old male, 6'3'' 175 lbs. I've been Paleo for 4 years, started as low carb but switched to Perfect Health Diet about 2 years ago. I intermittent fast daily a la Leangains, and my... (more)

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jessica_11 0 · July 07, 2013 at 3:58 AM

go get your levels of vitamins and minerals tested. get some good quality probiotics. maybe even cut the kefir and switch to homemade raw yogury. drop the carbs, up the egg yolks. if you start to lose weight eat a bit more and cut down on... (more)

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by 1 · about 13 hours ago

I've been hearing conflicting opinions on this- some seem to say ketosis feeds candida and a certain level of carbs should be maintained, others say the opposite. How did you get rid of it?

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by 88 · about 13 hours ago

I was having TONS of issues for a number of years and went to the right doctor a EHAC. He did tons of blood work and tests. Found out I had a huge candida problem along with a low thyroid. He said to strictly eat above ground veggies, meats and... (more)

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Hannah_12 0 · June 06, 2013 at 2:22 PM

Thank you for your question, I am gearing up to share a thyroid related question myself. This is very interesting to me because I am on thyroid med's for hypothyroidism (low thyroid) which I started 6 years ago after the birth of my daughter. I... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

Hey guys. I went to the Doc. to get testet for possible candida / SIBO. I just got the test results back from my stool samples, with a message " If you continue to have trouble with Diarrhea - Contact me ".. I never had trouble with Diarrhea to... (more)

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RK 0 · June 01, 2013 at 11:26 AM

Unfortunately, even if you get tested for SIBO flat out, the test can be wrong. It is fairly well agreed upon that the only way to know if you really have SIBO is to eat the SIBO diet and see if it helps. Here is a great website and food... (more)

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by 53 · about 14 hours ago

NBC Nightly News, the other night had a segment about Autism and how 1 in 50 children are now being diagnosed. Having delt with a candida infection personally (from extreme use of antibiotics), and reading about heavy metal toxicity (mercury,... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · March 22, 2013 at 9:42 PM

The premise of this question may be incorrect. Many researchers believe that there is not an autism epidemic and the occurrence of autism did not actually increase throughout the 20th century. The apparent increase may be largely or completely... (more)

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by 10 · about 14 hours ago

Hello there Paleo Hackers - I went VLC on the Paleo Diet 1 year ago and I loved it, save for one symptom: very dry skin. My hands looked like scales, I got dandruff, and I developed painful cracks at the corner of my mouth (Angular cheilitis). I... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · February 16, 2013 at 2:59 PM

Dry skin can be a sign of not eating enough PUFAs.

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by 78422 · about 14 hours ago

Paul Jaminet from the perfect health diet claims that ketogenic dieting and fasting will actually make candida worse, and that some carbs are necessary for treating candida. i always thought it was the opposite, but he does seem to provide a good... (more)

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Paul_Jaminet 0 · January 20, 2013 at 11:18 PM

There are two reasons why ketogenic diets may be risky for Candida sufferers. First is that ketogenic diets can suppress leukocyte function and thus immunity. This was first observed in ketogenic diets for epilepsy, eg "Impaired neutrophil... (more)

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by 5 · about 14 hours ago

Hi- So I'm 20, and I have both T2 diabetes and candida after a lifetime of REALLY bad diet (2 gallons of soda daily, pizza hut everyday, etc.) I'm ready to go paleo and have eating cleanly since monday. My dilemma is how to balance carb intake... (more)

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Julie_10 0 · January 18, 2013 at 4:59 AM

You are asking US if you are making your diabetes better? Don't you know the status of your blood sugar? As you clean up your diet, you should be testing your blood sugar after every meal for a while to see how different foods affect your... (more)

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by 53 · about 14 hours ago

So i am doign a leaky gut candida diet, which is pretty much paleo with no nuts and no fruit! But I feel like their is nothing to eat!!! I wanted maybe try like rice pudding with coconut, but i'm affraid it may hurt my healing and be super against... (more)

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HuntingBears 0 · January 12, 2013 at 4:45 PM

fish? vegetables?

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by 15400 · about 14 hours ago

Sorry, I have a medical question but I really want to know. I am on all-meat diet and I have noticed something very peculiar. Every time I do not eat for a long time (today I ran out of meat and could not eat till 4:30 PM because I had to go to... (more)

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · December 18, 2012 at 4:57 AM

It may be white hairy tongue. The fancy Latin name is lingua villosa alba. This is a benign condition. It's not an infection. It happens because tiny projections on the surface of the tongue grow longer than normal. Usually they stay short... (more)

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by 385 · about 14 hours ago

So I started diflucan 5 days ago to treat a case of oral thrush in my breastfeeding 1 month old. A couple of days ago I started getting body aches and chills and I feel really tired. I thought I was getting sick, but no other symptoms have started... (more)

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Lazza 0 · December 13, 2012 at 6:25 PM

Amanda, experiencing a Herxheimer reaction when taking antifungals wouldn't surprise me. When I started taking probiotics I would get flu-like symptoms, most notably chills, for several hours immediately after taking a capsule. This would repeat... (more)

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by 20 · about 14 hours ago

had acne for years, and I feel like everything in the world causes it. I have had some white vaginal discharge on and off for a few years, that doesn't burn but started after I took antibiotics for my skin for a few years. Then I tried diet and... (more)

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Caleena 0 · December 02, 2012 at 4:37 AM

Stop the antibiotics. I also have gone through several courses since age 15 and they do terrible damage to your gut. They also only treat symptoms, not the underlying problem. The same with accurate. Do not take that stuff!! How do you clean... (more)

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by 20 · about 14 hours ago

Do you think carbs and fats together is a problem? And what is your take on nuts and acne? I really have experimented with diets in curing my acne. I mean I think the high fat diet only works if you are super strict and I just don't think we are... (more)

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Im_with_Raquel 0 · January 10, 2013 at 3:43 PM

Fat is an interesting subject. I don't quite understand the logic in decrying refined carbohydrates but accepting refined fats. I use olive oil in moderation and sometimes eat coconut oil in a sort of medicinal sense, but I don't go crazy for... (more)

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by 10 · about 14 hours ago

Long time lurker of paleohacks, I am not quite paleo, but have transitioned to meat-eating recently after years of happy vegetarianism. I have been a conscious eater for many years keeping my dairy and wheat levels low, and not discriminating... (more)

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Maria_E_ 0 · November 13, 2012 at 2:22 PM

I suffered from GERD for a long time. Mine was bad, becoming a serious issue at one point because I couldn't keep any food down. I also have had all the tests available done with no major findings oher than chronic gastritis and some biliar... (more)

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