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by 3 · about 5 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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by 247 · about 5 hours ago

Hey there! The last few days I had aching tonsils and thought this was because I was sleeing wrong. But today I went from feeling great to extremely sick, cold-like symptoms, dry eyes, aching bones.. Is there anything I can do? I have to... (more)

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by 571 · about 5 hours ago

I keep reading you should take zinc at the beginning of a cold to shorten the length of it. Well, I feel a cold coming on, starting in my throat as usual, and the only zinc I have is Jarrow's Zinc Balance which has 15mg zinc, 1mg copper. The... (more)

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Olivier 0 · February 13, 2014 at 1:34 AM

Usually, I take 2g VitC and 200mg Zn a day with colds. That always works for me ...

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by 77 · about 5 hours ago

Since yesterday I have been having mild cold symptoms (very low grade fever, runny nose, mild aches). I usually get better on the third day, which would be tomorrow. We haven't had snow ALL winter and it just started getting cold so we were... (more)

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Rio 0 · January 29, 2014 at 2:44 PM

3 things I do when I am getting a cold, have a cold, or want to save someone from a cold. One is easy, one you should be doing anyway but is very important in your state, and one is a bit time-consuming. 1) Ginger-Lemon Tea. So Simply. ... (more)

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by 5 · about 5 hours ago

Why do we get colds after doing sports and when we are sweaty and go out then, and its cold and windy (or same when we did sports outside and then stay there) when its actually the most natural thing? I mean to Grok (or any other caveman too... (more)

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danno 0 · October 10, 2013 at 8:56 PM

your immune system is either too weak or you may also be over exercising but i'm guessing it's the former, prepare yourself kefir and take it every day starting with a quarter cup and up it gradually to a cup a day in total 1/2 before breaky,... (more)

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by 2944 · about 5 hours ago

Sometimes my hands get cold suddenly in the period after eating a reasonably large meal. This is in a post-exercise period. Would this phenomenon be insulin related? Have you had similar or different experience? Answers on a postcard s'il vous... (more)

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BGottfried 0 · July 16, 2013 at 3:51 PM

So, as always, there are a LOT of possible explanations out there, but two that seem more pertinent: -Hypothyroidism. Cold hands and feet after a meal are common complaints from people with underactive thyroids. Have you spoken with your doctor... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I am a 40 y/o male with congenital varicosities since childhood. I was diagnosed with a Right leg DVT at around my knee level two weeks ago following immobilization in two knee high fracture boots for about 10 days after a debilatating bout of... (more)

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by 63 · about 5 hours ago

I am eating paleo for two years and have not been sick since 18 months but now suddenly last Saturday I started feeling some head ache, then sunday I got some fever and sore throat, I took 4 g vit C, 10000iu Vit D and lot of rest and chicken... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · March 29, 2013 at 10:25 PM

Go to the doctor. If you've already gotten this sick, then antibiotics are a safe and appropriate solution compared to allowing it to get worse. Later on you can worry about repopulating your flora with probiotics, fermented foods, feces... (more)

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by 389 · about 5 hours ago

Came across this website last week, bought the ingredients and put it together. VERY strong stuff to take on a shot, but it works. I have heard people call this "fire tonic" or something along those lines. Apparently you are supposed to let it... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 13, 2013 at 8:10 PM

Nope. Sounds disgusting! Looks like overkill to me. I take 40,000 IUs of D3 at the first glimmer of a virus and haven't been sick in over 3 years.

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by 739 · about 5 hours ago

i feel cold and very shitty and low in energy after breaking the faaasstt... why is this paleo hackersss?

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Jake__2 0 · February 07, 2013 at 3:48 PM

Digestion diverts both energy and blood to the stomach and intestines. I'd hazard that you're getting cold because your blood is rushing to the stomach; I have the same thing after I eat, though it lasts just a few minutes. As for low energy, it... (more)

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by 20 · about 5 hours ago

Sorry to be a (grass fed) chicken, but is it normal to feel shaky, weak, slightly nauseous etc and to have a runny nose, dry mouth and feel a bit 'wired' when you are in week one of ketosis or is this a sign I should stop? This is my first time... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · January 22, 2013 at 2:21 PM

From what I gather, yes it is normal for many who shift eating patterns dramtically in a short period. I've read advice to taper carbs slowly so as for thyroid to adjust(?). How one reacts also depends of course on where they're coming from in... (more)

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by 15 · about 5 hours ago

My husband drives all day and doesn't have access to a microwave or anything for lunch..he eats in his truck right out of a cooler. We are just starting Paleo today and I am afraid it isn't going to work if he's going to have no choice but to eat... (more)

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Lyndsay 0 · January 22, 2013 at 12:32 AM

What time does he leave before he eats his lunch? He needs to have a very good heat-sealed thermos full of stew/soup with plenty of protein/fat. I'd also make sure he has a big 'ole foot-long sandwich (made with paleo bread or lettuce-wrapped)... (more)

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by 15400 · about 5 hours ago

I have noticed that I never ever get sick if I follow 100% strict Paleo. The only time I get sick is when I add a few things I should not, i.e. a bottomless serving of ice cream (sigh), cheese, chocolate, whatever. Yes, I am just a human. But if... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · January 15, 2013 at 7:25 PM

Do you think that humans in the paleolithic never got sick? They were eating 100% paleo by definition, but people still got sick and died. Paleo is not a panacea for infectious disease, although it does seem to help the immune system. Paleo is... (more)

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by 30 · about 5 hours ago

So, I got sick, it happened. What is the best way eating Paleo when you're sick with the cold or flu? Should you limit carbs, go high protein/high fat/no carbs... What is best if you're going to be inactive? I regularly CrossFit 5-6 times/week,... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · January 15, 2013 at 1:52 PM

The only aspect where I would eschew Paleo principles is when it comes to medicine. The human brain is a magnificently complex and capable gift from nature. The inventions that arise from our thought processes are further gifts from nature. Don't... (more)

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by 789 · about 5 hours ago

(I think I may have jinxed myself answering a question about how fast recovery is when you're paleo lol) Been getting worse by the day, drinking water and resting, would it be that Im doing something wrong?

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Tal 0 · January 01, 2013 at 10:00 PM

ill copy and paste my response from a similar thread, i hope this will help! there are tons and tons of tricks to helping you ward off a cold, or prevent them, the best way for future reference is to have an arsenal ready at the first signs of... (more)

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by 15 · about 5 hours ago

been on high carb, crappy diet for my whole life. Been doing low carb paleo and seems to be going well. Though it has not been strict paleo. I have my cheat times. From my experience of foods i have noticed that Any time i eat wheat, especially... (more)

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borofergie 0 · December 20, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Same reason that heroin makes you feel good. Doesn't mean that it's doing you any good though...

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by 2029 · about 5 hours ago

Yesterday I found out that I am pregnant! I'm a little over four weeks along (going by last menstrual cycle), and the real kicker for making me think I was was the fact that I woke up feeling like I was coming down with the cold or flu. Headache,... (more)

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Liz_2 0 · December 09, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Congratulations! It's easy to get sick in the first and third trimesters because your body is in an inflammatory state. Your immune system is busy right now making sure the embryo attaches to your vessels (which also creates a wound) to get the... (more)

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by 0 · about 5 hours ago

I am a 26 yo male and always had cold and purple feet, even hands actually, when it is not summer, sometimes to the point where I cannot sleep. I had raynaud's syndrome on my fingers [all yellow/white] last year when I still was in my cold flat,... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · October 17, 2012 at 11:46 PM

It's not just about iodine, but salt. Are you salting your food? Hands/feet being cold point to low blood pressure, poor circulation, or possibly hypothyroid (hence, the iodine). Cod, sea bass, haddock, and perch are (from what I can remember)... (more)

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by 164 · about 5 hours ago

I get sick once a year when the season changes. A few years back (before I was paleo) I found a blend by Enzymatic Therapy called Cell Forte Max 3. I have used it a few years in a row when I start get a cold and it knocks it out immediately. I... (more)

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Jamie_14 0 · October 02, 2012 at 4:09 AM

AKA as phytic acid, which binds minerals. Its also present in seeds in high quantities and nuts. Theres also inositol in black tea. Phytic acid tho, also binds calcium, magnesium, iron, and zinc which can create nutritional... (more)

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by 193 · about 5 hours ago

Just wondering if working out while fighting a cold / flu is optimal. I strive to workout 5 days a week. Walking/ jogging and weights / pilates are my main staple. Is it better to fight through the sickness to get a workout in (not highly... (more)

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miked_2 0 · September 24, 2012 at 10:10 PM

I stop everything anytime I'm sick (with is crazy rare with paleo now!). I want my immune system to have all the resources it can get, and working out takes energy from that. Sleep is the most important thing you can do when you're sick. Use... (more)

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by 1418 · about 5 hours ago

Many months ago, I was under alot of stress, had alot of family problems. Everyone in my house was sick with a cold( I haven't gotten sick in over 2 years at that point). They were sick for longer than a week and I was around them, in their faces,... (more)

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A_at_Grain_Free_Diet 0 · July 25, 2012 at 11:58 PM

Did you use filtered/distilled water in the neti pot? People have had infections when they use plain tap water. http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/12/19/143960631/second-neti-pot-death-from-amoeba-prompts-tap-water-warning (more)

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by 3742 · about 5 hours ago

Kids in daycare => lots of colds... What do you all do to ensure a speedy recovery when you get one? Unfortunately, I haven't and don't know how to make bone broth.

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Jay_15 0 · June 26, 2012 at 4:11 AM

Just keep introducing them to good bugs and let their little immune systems develop naturally. Its just a process they have to go through. Good nutrition, good rest and let nature take its course. My kids got them for a short time...then they... (more)

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by 4100 · about 5 hours ago

So...I googled CT and read all that I could find on it and watched a couple of Youtube videos, but, I still find myself lacking some specifics. Temperature seems to be key, but this is where my confusion comes in. What temperature? I think I read... (more)

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Quilt_Lover 0 · June 19, 2012 at 12:15 AM

http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/thread56730.html Being discussed here. Basically, cold receptors in the skin begin to fire at just below body temp and are at their max output at around 50 deg F (10 deg C), this is accomplished via TRPM8... (more)

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by 505 · about 5 hours ago

I have a health concern that I am really lost trying to narrow down, hope you can offer suggestions of things to look into. The past couple of years, when I believe I catch a virus, I feel so incredibly, severely run down, fatigued and foggy, yet... (more)

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HuntingBears 0 · June 29, 2012 at 10:11 AM

Are you eating low carb? This will increase stress and make you feel terrible Also are you depressed and not realising it? This can make you exhausted There is too much focus on the specific tweaking of macronutrients, have you got the basics... (more)

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by 268 · about 6 hours ago

It turned out really good so I'm pretty happy. I've been sick the last couple of days and I'm hoping this will help. Basically I took a whole chicken cut in half plus a pound of gizzards put it in a 4 quart pot and poured cold water over it to... (more)

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