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by 10502 · about 2 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 0 · about 2 hours ago

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 5:20 PM

How does anxiety low iron and high homocysteine?

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by 0 · about 2 hours ago

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 0 · about 3 hours ago

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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greymouser 0 · May 22, 2013 at 2:30 PM

Commercially made beef jerky is almost 100% guaranteed to contain both wheat and soy. I'm not a doctor, but it really sounds like you have full-blown celiac disease - I would talk to your doctor immediately to confirm. In the meantime, if you... (more)

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by 5 · about 3 hours ago

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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NewPaleon 0 · May 04, 2013 at 1:25 PM

If I were in your shoes, I would get the biopsy. That way you would know for sure whether you must absolutely avoid gluten. Intestinal lining does not have nerves so you can be damaging it without feeling any pain. In your case, it is important to... (more)

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by 518 · about 3 hours ago

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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RK 0 · April 25, 2013 at 12:35 PM

Andrea, you may have an intestinal blockage or intussusception. Or many other possible things in the gut. Find a doctor, have some tests run. If they prescribe you medication, you don't have to take it. But you do need to at least find out if... (more)

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by 5 · about 3 hours ago

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 7:10 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 221 · about 3 hours ago

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 5:25 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 221 · about 3 hours ago

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 221 · about 3 hours ago

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 221 · about 3 hours ago

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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Morrigan_1 0 · January 29, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Seems like you would get Ig antibodies to every food you eat then. Sweet potatoes are not known to be very allergenic, in fact it might be one of the most benign foods there is. I would focus on symptoms of food intolerance like digestive upset,... (more)

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by 221 · about 3 hours ago

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 20 · about 3 hours ago

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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Jules_1 0 · January 09, 2013 at 5:37 PM

I think she should eat the gluten and do the endoscopy, OR commit to being 100% gluten free for life. If she has celiac disease, she cannot afford to eat any gluten, at all, ever. I wanted to know, so I had the endoscopy because I am not going... (more)

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by 221 · about 3 hours ago

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 8:36 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)

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by 106 · about 3 hours ago

So, i'm 5'3, 113, 30y/o female. I've been paleo for 3months, off and on due to traveling and others not getting the lifestyle or knowing how to feed me. I started doing paleo because i was having bipolar symptoms, and it helped. But i found out in... (more)

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flmochamom 0 · September 02, 2012 at 1:27 PM

Please post two days of meals (of what you are actually eating, not that which you intend to eat). Over what period of time did you lose these 9 lbs. At 113# and 5'3 it would be relatively difficult to lose that much weight without extreme... (more)

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by 1186 · about 3 hours ago

Hello All: I am Celiac and would really like to try some IF training, but finding a registered gluten free brand for BCAA is really tough. To all non-Celiac people: YES, it must be certified. Cross-contamination really messes me up. I realize... (more)

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Andy_1 0 · August 16, 2012 at 3:23 AM

NOW foods BCAAs are gluten free (well, it says so on the bottle, not sure about "registered gluten free").

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by 456 · about 3 hours ago

I've been gluten free since 2008. I have never had a really bad slipup for three years and have been clean since. I've been doing paleo for six months. However, I am on vacation and went to this bakery today (I know, I cheated) that offered... (more)

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Sara_S_ 0 · July 10, 2012 at 1:34 AM

What are your symptoms when you've been glutened? You might want to continue to do things that counteract that, plus take doses of vitamins (especially sublingual methyl-B12) and probiotics. Bone broth is also a good idea. I get diarrhea when... (more)

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by 456 · about 3 hours ago

I've been gluten free for 4 years since I was diagnosed with Celiac. I have it bad. A trace amoun of gluten puts me over the edge bad. Been Paleo for about 6 months and never felt better. However, for the first time in a year I had an accident.... (more)

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miked_2 0 · July 07, 2012 at 9:38 PM

It's likely that the gluten is already through you. It won't hang out that long. The problem is that your body's latent immune response can last much longer. It all depends on how your body reacts to the trigger. I've read papers where there... (more)

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by 5 · about 3 hours ago

Since being diagnosed with celiac and going GF 4 mos ago my 13 yr old has had an increase in GI symptoms. Ironically, he never had any before going GF. His GI doc suggested removing dairy from his diet. So I know that there is a link between... (more)

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Violet9 0 · June 12, 2012 at 3:17 AM

It is actually extremely common for a celiac individual to experience more food intolerances and more digestive issues after going gluten-free, at least for the first several months (or up to a year). Celiac boards are full of anecdotes about... (more)

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by 480 · about 3 hours ago

Here in my country, they are talking about giving government subsidies to those with celiac. My husband for sure has it, though when he took a test (I sadly don't remember what kind it was...) he failed. I'm also fairly certain that my oldest... (more)

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Marie_5 0 · June 11, 2012 at 7:20 PM

I was given a blood test for the HLA DQ2/DQ8 gene, which the gene that causes celiac. It's the only test that you can take after having been off of gluten for years. All of the other available tests will produce a false negative after about a... (more)

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by 231 · about 3 hours ago

Ever been at a restaurant and come face to face with a suspicious looking glaze or sauce? Ever been told that the soy-sauce is wheat free by a shifty looking waiter? Ever decide to go ahead and snatch a couple of sweet potato fries off your... (more)

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JonnyHotcakes 0 · June 02, 2012 at 5:24 PM

I get soreness and stiffness in the joints of my hands. Regarding restaurants...as a chef I can tell you that no matter how diligent the efforts of everyone working there, unless it's a gluten-free place, the stuff is EVERYWHERE. You have to be... (more)

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by 367 · about 3 hours ago

Hi, I'm new but reading recent discussions on whether gluten really is the ultimate bad guy I am undecided about how important it is to completely eliminate it as I currently eat a bit of sourdough bread with eggs in the morning (eggs alone make... (more)

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VB 0 · June 01, 2012 at 11:50 AM

I am gluten intolerant, yet all my tests came back negative. I have recently had an endoscopy (?) done and I was told that my villi is fine and it is grew back. The worst part about gluten that most people (like me) did not know what are the... (more)

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by 555 · about 4 hours ago

I am a bit confused by Rob's Autoimmune Protocol. My understanding of it was that you were looking to moderate the body's immune response to keep your autoimmune condition in check. I have Celiac Disease and am wondering if the protocol would be... (more)

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Aglaee_the_Paleo_RD 0 · April 18, 2012 at 2:20 PM

People with celiac disease definitely react to gluten, but can ALSO react to common other triggers. If you still experience symptoms, you should absolutely try the autoimmune protocol and eliminate all dairy (including butter, but you can do... (more)

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by 158 · about 4 hours ago

Last year I began using a skincare regimen of Anacya(for acne) and Finacea(for rapid skin cell regrowth to help with acne.) Both are gel Rx from my dermatologist. They've done wonders for my skin, and I consistently have very clear skin if I use... (more)

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by 1600 · about 4 hours ago

I would have to say the main thing that got me to try paleo was suspected celiac. (have never gone to the doctors for a legit diagnosis. The whole concept of potential permanent damage from gluten if I do have it and the testing process that... (more)

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Frugal_Jen 0 · March 17, 2012 at 1:20 PM

Hi! interesting ideas here. It seems to me that you've asked more than one question, though, or maybe a multi-part question. I'm going to address as many parts as I can. 1. Celiac vs. gluten sensitivity/intolerance A study which came out last... (more)

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