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by 0 · May 20, 2014 at 05:20 PM

Hi all, Been doing Paleo for a couple months. Yes, I cheated. Nevertheless, I ate grassfed beef bone broth almost daily, beef liver, beef heart, and other meat that was mostly grass fed. Here are my numbers: 19 - Iron % Saturation... (more)

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AnyonesGhost 0 · May 20, 2014 at 05:20 PM

How does anxiety low iron and high homocysteine?

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by 0 · December 26, 2013 at 10:26 PM

I was just wondering if anyone had a layout, tips, or tricks for making it through this. My Husband is an amazing support. But I'd like to hear some advice from the "horses mouths".

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by 560 · December 21, 2013 at 02:08 AM

I think I was verging on celiac before going Paleo. It didn't give me the runs like it does most celiac people but it upset my stomach and made me pretty severely constipated. Every so often I eat a couple small crackers or a bite of cookie just... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · December 16, 2013 at 08:06 PM

If you're as intolerant as you suspect you are, then you should completely cut down gluten. According to Robb Wolf on his book, even a little of gluten is staying in the gut for 2 weeks, and it can instigate an autoimmune response for up to 6... (more)

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by 0 · October 10, 2013 at 03:04 PM

Hi. I'm rather new to paleo, though I've been moving toward eating this way for a while. I've got a couple questions, though. 1 - By eating this way, I seem to go into ketosis without much effort. Prior to doing this full-bore, I had cut... (more)

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samc 0 · October 10, 2013 at 03:04 PM

My wife's side of the family has Celiac issues and she has to a lesser degree issues with grains. Could be she has Celiac but was never tested. I got her to eliminate grains and after six months all is well. I don't think you recover from it,... (more)

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by 1883 · September 25, 2012 at 06:18 PM

Why does it seem like within the last 5+ years, there are so many diagnoses of gluten allergies, food sensitivities, Celiac, Autism, etc...It seems like these are things that I never heard about 10 years ago. Are these really 'new' conditions or... (more)

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vJason 0 · July 10, 2012 at 03:07 AM

About 10 years ago while doing IT work at a hospital I had a very interesting talk with a doctor about hormones in food. Without going into too many "icky" (heh) girl terms the reality is that women are entering puberty earlier, and subsequently... (more)

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by 1314 · August 18, 2013 at 12:18 PM

I'm currently reading Celiac Disease: A Hidden Epidemic by Dr. Peter Green. In it he states: "Patients with active celiac disease tend to have low cholesterol levels because they are not properly absorbing cholesterol in the intestine." That... (more)

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Sataran 0 · August 18, 2013 at 03:37 AM

I can understand such peoples' lipids going back up to normal levels gradually as their villus atrophy heals and you get your villi back but why would they skyrocket to FH levels? The reason for that usually has to do with FT3 getting low or... (more)

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by 1314 · July 11, 2013 at 06:10 PM

I've been researching celiac disease a ton over the past few days since getting my 23andme results back. It's a very confusing tangle of genes, but it looks like I'm heterozygous for the "celiac genes", both HLA-DQ2 (2.5, but not 2.2) and HLA-DQ8.... (more)

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Annika 0 · July 11, 2013 at 06:10 PM

Okay, after more research, I think I've managed to answer my own question. The information was not easy to find - there is very little on prevention of celiac disease, except with reference to infants. Most consumer-level references I looked at... (more)

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by 0 · May 22, 2013 at 08:32 PM

Ok I have had probs with joint pain, headaches, feeling ill, lots of going to the bathroom with alternating constipation and the 'other' which looks oily, smells awful and loads of flatulence.... This has all become worse over the last three... (more)

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NewPaleon 0 · May 22, 2013 at 08:32 PM

Sounds like either celiac disease or a severe case of gluten intolerance. Get tested right away so you know which it is then cut out all grains and packaged/ pre-made foods. Start cooking everything at home for now, just meat and veggies. If you... (more)

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by 5 · May 04, 2013 at 09:00 PM

I've been paleo/primal-ish for about two years. That said, I admit to a decent amount (5% of overall intake?) of gluten-containing "cheats" because I didn't think I reacted to it. At least I didn't notice an obvious change after total elimination... (more)

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rht 0 · May 04, 2013 at 03:51 PM

Some fertility clinics are testing their clients, FWIW. If you are celiac, you would want to heal up before pregnancy to be certain you are absorbing the nutrients needed. Consider posting over at celiac.com Here's an article on reasons to... (more)

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by 518 · April 25, 2013 at 01:12 PM

I have relapsed, I am so sick, vomiting, severe constipation and its not gluten, absolutely sure of it. I look 7 months pregnant and in so much pain. Have cut out eggs now. I am getting to the point now when I eat and start to feel sick within... (more)

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paleocurious_1 0 · April 25, 2013 at 01:12 PM

Those doctors are wasting YOUR time, not the other way around. And you can't live on such a limited diet forever, which makes your time more valuable than theirs. If your symptoms are that of an obstruction and the only thing left in there that... (more)

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by 5 · April 18, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Hi guys-- I've had Hashimoto's for about 2 years and was diagnosed Celiac two months ago. I've low-carbed in the past to lose weight, but unfortunately, it's just not doing it for me anymore. (And as I'm sure you all know, sticking to a strict... (more)

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juju 0 · April 09, 2013 at 07:10 PM

For me, the added health benefit was I no longer had debilitating stomach pains on a daily basis. Going gluten free was not enough as I react to all grains. I like fresh whole food and I instantly felt better so it was a no brainer for me. Do a... (more)

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by 518 · April 10, 2013 at 02:35 AM

Hi I am celiac and eat Paelo. I would love to hear from any others who are also and doing Paelo. LIke to hear success, what works for you, how it has helped etc..... Thanks in advance

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andrea_15 0 · April 10, 2013 at 02:35 AM

Thank you. I am on holidays at the moment and feel the best I have felt in ages. Makes me really wonder if stress is a huge factor? Have you ever found this? I finally feel my gut is starting to heal.

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by 233 · March 09, 2013 at 05:25 AM

I have leaky gut issues. I have celiac and I'm doing the autoimmune paleo, however I wonder if it is also necessary to follow some type of rotation diet as well? In the leaky gut theory eventually you will react to foods that are even on the AIP... (more)

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matthew_4 0 · March 09, 2013 at 05:25 AM

I have been there - used to be sensitive to gluten, lactose (not casein) and fructose. Autoimmune paleo (no alcohol and coffee too) did the job, no rotation needed.Geting regular suntan helped me through the first days of healing as vitamin D... (more)

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by 233 · March 15, 2013 at 02:36 AM

Hey, I'm 27 years old with celiac disease, I started eating paleo when I found out I had celiac, but I've run into a new problem - my doctor thinks there's something wrong with my gallbladder. I have been losing alot of weight and having alot of... (more)

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RK 0 · February 13, 2013 at 10:20 PM

To help you digest fat: take Ox Bile with meals. This will supplement the lack of bile being produced by your gb. It's cheap, and you should be able to find it at Whole Foods, etc. If not, order on Amazon (brand is Nutricology). Another... (more)

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by 0 · February 11, 2013 at 02:21 PM

I had not eaten gluten for 2 wks when my doctor said I needed to be tested for celiac disease. How long do I need to consume gluten after only a 2 week break to ensure proper results?

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Sara_S_ 0 · February 11, 2013 at 12:24 PM

Two weeks is ok, I wouldn't go past 3 weeks. However, if you need to follow up with a biopsy, 2 weeks gluten free to the blood test will end up being 3 or 4 weeks to the biopsy. I'd say eat something with gluten once or twice before-hand, so you... (more)

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by 80 · February 10, 2013 at 01:09 AM

Hi all- quick question- I am on the autoimmune protocol (celiac, hashimotos, and colitis) and I notice that when I ingest certain foods, I get CRAZY swelling in my legs, face, and belly. I was just away for a week in the Dominican where I believe... (more)

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jimmy_6 0 · February 10, 2013 at 01:09 AM

stop overthinking things....there's no possible way you have allergies to all those foods "I don't eat eggs, seafood, gluten, dairy, or chicken- because of food allergies." NO WAY. just eat what your body tells u to and cut out gluten...there's... (more)

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by 1019 · April 08, 2013 at 07:05 AM

What is the number one vitamin/supplement you recommend for people with Celiac Disease?

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andrea_15 0 · April 08, 2013 at 07:05 AM

I only like to take natural things at the moment. Every morning I drink ginger that has been boiled the day before. I am finding this really soothing on my gut.

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by 233 · February 04, 2013 at 03:08 AM

I've heard that starches can cause or contribute to leaky gut. I have celiac and I'm doing strict paleo to help with healing. Should I avoid sweet potatoes and squashes and such?

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KA24 0 · February 03, 2013 at 10:16 PM

By themselves, no. If you're coming from a place where your just starting, the previous diet was a mess and you have leaky gut, eating lots of starchy veggies may inhibit the healing of leaky gut. I'd avoid them for a little bit of time and... (more)

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by 233 · January 29, 2013 at 10:57 PM

I have celiac disease and I've been gluten free for over a month. I got a skin-prick allergy test today, and it showed positive for 3 vegetables: squash, broccoli, and sweet potatoes. These just so happen to be the only vegetables I've been... (more)

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Cherice 0 · January 29, 2013 at 10:57 PM

From my own experience with food allergies, IgE allergies are permanent (I did a GAPs protocol twice, and it never helped.) and tend to get worse the more you consume the offending food. Cut them out and see how you feel! Is there any reason those... (more)

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by 233 · April 08, 2013 at 07:07 AM

I'm 27 years old and found out I had celiac disease about a month ago. I think I am having a problem digesting fat. It seems like if I eat much more than tablespoon of fat in a meal I get very nauseous for hours after. I'm not sure if this is... (more)

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RK 0 · February 07, 2013 at 11:44 PM

If you are having problems digesting your fat, there are a couple of things that come to mind. (1) You possibly lack enough stomach acid. You can take a Betaine HCl supplement to see if it helps. Please read up on it if you choose this, as it... (more)

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by 993 · January 22, 2013 at 07:46 AM

My insurance covers only one doctor's appointment per year, and I can't decide if I should get tested for celiac (and know once and for all if I actually have celiac or just gluten sensitivity) or get my hormone profiles checked out, because I... (more)

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texas210 0 · January 22, 2013 at 07:46 AM

A. You don't necessarily have to have celiac to have bad responses to gluten. Some people with hashimoto's who are not necessarily celiac feel better gluten free and same people with chronic hives. I have both. B. You can test yourself; don't eat... (more)

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by 280 · January 22, 2013 at 03:36 PM

I need to know a brand thats 100% gluten free, dairy free and soy free. Yep I have had the flu for a week now and just cant stop coughing and sometimes my lungs feel heavy! I don't think my doctors ever check what allergens are in my meds so I... (more)

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NudgeWink 0 · January 20, 2013 at 10:10 PM

Elderberry tincture (Sambucus nigra, 5-10 mls three times a day) is a fantastic natural antiviral for once you're already "in it" and/or to enhance/speed up recovery. (You can just neck it straight, but I like it mixed with water and a drop or two... (more)

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by 20 · January 09, 2013 at 07:37 PM

Hi, My girlfriend has had digestive / stomach issues for a while & has intuitively eaten almost completely gluten free for a couple of years. Last year she had a blood test for coeliac after, at the doctor's insistence, eating gluten... (more)

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Scatabrain 0 · January 09, 2013 at 07:37 PM

My doc explained to me that they consider Celiac diagnose important as the condition can lead to serious problems including cancer. He said that I may indeed feel better GF but without celiac diagnosis this was entirely my choice. I don't 100%... (more)

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by 820 · January 21, 2013 at 01:06 PM

i asked my rheumatologist today and he said that people become paranoid about cross contamination and that if you stick to a gluten-free diet, the small amount of gluten resulting from cross contamination isn't enough to damage your... (more)

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Clint 0 · January 20, 2013 at 04:23 AM

A friend of mine that is celiac went into anaphalyctic(sp?) shock by biting into one crouton

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by 233 · December 19, 2012 at 08:36 AM

I have celiac disease and I'm trying to gain weight. After my diagnosis I started losing too much. My blood tests indicate I wasn't severely deficient in any vitamins/minerals (except iron atm). My doctor thinks I may be losing weight because... (more)

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Aglaee_the_Paleo_RD 0 · December 19, 2012 at 08:36 AM

Plantain, yucca, white potatoes (if nightshades are tolerated), sweet potatoes, beets, winter squashes, fruits... there are MANY gluten-free Paleo foods that can provide carbs! I would also make sure you eat loads of healthy fats: coconut oil,... (more)