Cold

Cold

Cold Questions

Ac47bd565f7f3b250efd07652c0d132d
0
Votes
0
Answers
2
Views
291
by 0 · about 1 hour ago

I've been strict paleo for 2 years. All my life I've been allergic to everything. Pollen, nuts, water (dishydrotic eczema), lawn, cats, trees, you name it. I also had chronic eczema, joint pain, acne (teen and adult) and severe to moderate... (more)

Medium avatar
Rosenhazavel 0 · June 17, 2014 at 10:32 AM

I had faced with Cholinergic urticaria which created punctate papulas surrounded by erythematous halo. It is often recommended to drink or take apple cider vinegar to help balance pH levels, especially those with. urticaria it is because of the... (more)

006f2e9b763058ff2332681c206563e4
0
Votes
0
Answers
1
Views
290
by 247 · about 2 hours ago

Okay so I red about the 30-day-cold-shower-challenge and I'm one of the persons who jsut can't pass reading things like these without feeling challenged, so this morning I went under a 100%-cold-water-shower. I was in like, 5 seconds, out, felt... (more)

Cf08ad26759fdd206a2c9f9385080a57
paleot 0 · February 23, 2014 at 1:26 PM

A shower every 3 days? Paleocore. Here's a good interview with Kruse that highlights the epigenetic benefits with cold thermogenesis: http://www.bengreenfieldfitness.com/2012/06/cold-thermogenesis-how-to/ Very very sensitive skin that... (more)

Medium avatar
0
Votes
0
Answers
2
Views
406
by 129 · about 2 hours ago

Was feeling flu type symptoms, went to see my doctor and turns out I contracted to H1N1 flu virus. I hear all these stories about people having life threatening issues from this strain. I'm a 28 yr old male who eats strict paleo, regular... (more)

Fc706cda128da366575015f2b798798e
sherlynloomis 0 · February 25, 2014 at 12:52 PM

H1N1 flu is also known as swine flu. It's called swine flu. While swine flu isn't as scary as it seemed a few years ago, it's still important to protect yourself from getting it. Swine flu is contagious, and it spreads in the same way as the... (more)

1f9b52f29960095986234231d91e1967
1
Votes
1
Answers
4
Views
651
by 529 · about 2 hours ago

An itinerant good friend is visiting, and juuust starting to show signs of a cold/sore throat. Any effective remedies I can use to nip the sickness in the bud, other than: bone broth recommending/helping with rest good hygiene keep the air... (more)

F5a0ddffcf9ef5beca864050f090a790
VB 0 · August 26, 2013 at 1:26 PM

A very very clean eating that is low in fat works for me. No dairy, no nuts and no eggs. The idea is to boost your immune system. No bread, no gluten, no dairy. Tons of green veggies and chicken soup with carrots and garlic. Echinacea added to... (more)

F54a16e4caf4dc8da9ef1369f46a95cd
0
Votes
0
Answers
1
Views
848
by 571 · about 2 hours ago

My brother thought he was coming down with a cold and developed swollen glands on the left side of his neck. We are told his means he's fighting off an infection somewhere in his body and there's no specific treatment. Any advice on what he could... (more)

F15e0bae42dbf0b8cfc71e62902497b4
Moonablaze 0 · April 01, 2013 at 3:45 AM

"swollen glands" refers to swollen lymph nodes. it's a symptom of infection. it means that something "upstream" of the swelling is infected. if it's in his neck it likely means a sinus infection or head cold. treat the cold and you can use... (more)

Medium avatar
1
Votes
1
Answers
3
Views
1.3K
by 389 · about 2 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)

Ce41c230e8c2a4295db31aec3ef4b2ab
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.

Abbd78d1a92349bb4ad791d6b3ca485c
3
Votes
3
Answers
6
Views
1.1K
by 15 · about 2 hours ago

I currently have a cold, and I'm wondering...should I make any changes to my dietary fat intake? I've heard elsewhere that when sick (not just for colds, but for most illnesses), it's a good idea to eat foods that are easy to digest. My... (more)

A2c38be4c54c91a15071f82f14cac0b3
Mscott 0 · February 09, 2013 at 2:13 AM

It doesn't really make sense to me to avoid fat when sick. For some it may be hard to digest, but I think for most we can digest it just fine. Furthermore, I think a lot of nutrients found in fatty foods (like vitamin E, vitamin A, and arachidonic... (more)

Fd76e5e9844c5a6c483147abe784e5fe
2
Votes
2
Answers
3
Views
3.3K
by 20 · about 2 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)

Eed7dabde3d61910685845e04605267f
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)

F5a0ddffcf9ef5beca864050f090a790
2
Votes
2
Answers
13
Views
1.9K
by 15400 · about 2 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)

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4
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)

E77cb92d4222cef2430eaaf44b1ca8fe
1
Votes
1
Answers
10
Views
5.3K
by 30 · about 2 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)

Ed7403e397077dd1acdbf25c7f6e56ce
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)

4c24e0c389ac06a1f13c10bee5ce3554
4
Votes
4
Answers
16
Views
1.4K
by 35 · about 2 hours ago

I got some sort of virus three days ago. I feel good when I wake up, but I feel like crap again every night before going to bed. (Although I do feel less crappy than the night before). What can I do combat this cold as quickly as possible? How... (more)

Cb9a270955e2c277a02c4a4b5dad10b5
Stephen_4 0 · December 21, 2012 at 1:22 AM

Chicken soup. .

993800e72197546f4c0f28f6d6d73272
3
Votes
3
Answers
9
Views
1.1K
by 15 · about 2 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)

B3173217a49b5b0116078775a17eb21d
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...

34997c76c8ce232f28942f233e180f18
1
Votes
1
Answers
1
Views
501
by 608 · about 2 hours ago

Does anyone have any idea why recently two of my teeth became very sensitive to cold, specifically when I eat something warm and then cold or just drink cold water. It's very uncomfortable.

F0e2e6e444c9ab1be9528d168431c735
summerflu 0 · December 10, 2012 at 4:36 AM

I had a friend who developed teeth sensitivity... she ended up needing a root canal o_O. Make an appointment with your dentist.

F4d991ae6bcc8c23851369ad86fbef7d
9
Votes
9
Answers
8
Views
17.2K
by 2407 · about 2 hours ago

Coffee discovery! I am trying to drink only black coffee, which ive come to appreciate, but I miss the feel, flavor, and fullness of added cream or coconut milk. Have any of you ever tried cold brewed coffee? It's character is very different... (more)

00f034ed9cdeab04f4a7e72296c3d4d9
Chanda 0 · February 21, 2013 at 1:56 AM

I think we need a picture of how you did it and the end product.

Bece741db5f5fed6bafa12e3548f973f
1
Votes
1
Answers
8
Views
447
by 715 · about 2 hours ago

I live in the midwest and I know it's cold here, but even with multiple layers here, I'm ready to pack it up and move south-not realistic though. My hands and feet are cold all the time and when I'm not moving, my teeth are sometimes chattering-no... (more)

8d6390b3b8991a9cb653a3d13c1cbf6a
Joe_23 0 · November 28, 2012 at 9:25 AM

Don't be so quick to decide thyroid isn't an issue. Did you have a complete thyroid panel (including RT3) done, or just a TSH? For me, RT3 was the marker that was majorly off. A year ago I was having serious warmth and energy issues. Adding... (more)

8eb6ef0d37790490398167a097715ab3
0
Votes
0
Answers
2
Views
1.1K
by 0 · about 2 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)

518bce04b12cd77741237e1f61075194
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)

61ea4896b1ef898345051dcfadd70073
3
Votes
3
Answers
9
Views
1.2K
by 193 · about 2 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)

510bdda8988ed0d4b0ec0b738b4edb73
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)

A50ca1bb3d72544cb50171bd7b46105c
1
Votes
1
Answers
7
Views
603
by 130 · about 2 hours ago

So we all know about ice cold showers, cold adaption, etc. I have done this the last few months had a lot of success with it. Now I also read, that Wim Hof (the iceman) ran a marathon in the desert without anything to drink. Since I am going to... (more)

2f13bf7120df869934fc53d4d0c551b9
Fay_1 0 · August 19, 2012 at 11:57 PM

If you'd like to be Paleo in Israel - either cook your own food or choose your restaurants carefully: Avoid KOSHER restaurants, they are not allowed to use butter when they serve meat, so the ones which do serve meat, use only vegetable oil... (more)

7eba3d743671649c1e06cacce0ba4e77
2
Votes
2
Answers
10
Views
5.7K
by 1418 · about 2 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)

41dfb1a4fecb38d24075ff52f13ccb28
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)

De267f213b375efca5da07890e5efc25
1
Votes
1
Answers
5
Views
1.7K
by 3742 · about 2 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.

3846a3b61bc9051e4baebdef62e58c52
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)

8d5dc34c219659afd7bb321745fd1c97
0
Votes
0
Answers
5
Views
1.6K
by 170 · about 2 hours ago

Greetings Paleo folks. I am currently dealing with a sinus infection, and would prefer not to take medications. I know a fair bit about aromatherapy, but would like to know more about what our ancestors might have done. Any suggestions? (more)

246ebf68e35743f62e5e187891b9cba0
Joshua_1 0 · May 22, 2012 at 6:06 PM

I am not a Paleontologist, but I used to be a sufferer of frequent sinus infections due to severe mold and insect (chitin) allergies. Sinus irrigation with saline is my key for prevention when I start feeling symptoms (ears popping, pressure... (more)

Da3d4a6835c0f5256b2ef829b3ba3393
17
Votes
17
Answers
43
Views
5.3K
by 6418 · about 2 hours ago

Read it and consider: http://jackkruse.com/the-holy-trinity-ct-4/ Are you open to trying The Quilt's life plan? "A VLCer will always look average, but will a decent lifespans but they will never see optimal either. What is the name of my... (more)

0dbd7154d909b97fe774d1655754f195
none 0 · February 28, 2012 at 1:54 AM

Drinks malbec from a box, sits in a tub full of ice, loads up on Tim Ferris and catches up on Robin Sharma tweets, stands back in amazment at the truth that unfolds!!! Shall I genuflect? Cross myself? Anoint myself in the waters of Lake... (more)

403a53c045ac5cda63f5b576d44e9710
1
Votes
1
Answers
6
Views
6.2K
by 110 · about 2 hours ago

Hello - I've been paleo for 2 months now. The first month was all withdrawal. The second month I experienced constipation. To alleviate the constipation, I started probiotics (daily pill of primadophilis) and drinking goat kefir (1-2 a week) and... (more)

Ebb10603524dd22621c1155dd7ddf106
greymouser 0 · February 24, 2012 at 3:41 PM

Only herpes and related types of virus cause actual cold sores. Don't worry about it -- unless breakouts are very bad for you and you know when and who-from you got it, you probably picked up a mild form from your parents and relatives - ala... (more)

D10ca8d11301c2f4993ac2279ce4b930
11
Votes
11
Answers
14
Views
8K
by 5232 · about 2 hours ago

Over at another question I commented that cold water is traditionally thought to be hard on digestion. I wrote "Drinking ice water is a ridiculous idea that is uniquely american. Enzymes work in a very narrow temperature range so if you throw... (more)

best answer

6120c989fd5b69f42a0834b69b87955b
Happy_Now 0 · February 20, 2012 at 7:11 PM

I'm on the fence about this particular idea. I can see a number of ways it could go, and why traditional medicine would encourage the drinking of water that had been boiled and steeped with medicinal herbs, especially when drinking from wells in... (more)

D7b01bbfd0b91a12c4aea43fb20adf15
9
Votes
9
Answers
7
Views
2.1K
by 569 · about 2 hours ago

Dr.K or anyone that feels competent please comment on the latest blog post by Danny Roddy: New Wave Hypothyroidism Featuring Dr. Jack Kruse http://www.dannyroddy.com/main/2012/2/20/new-wave-hypothyroidism-featuring-dr-jack-kruse.html I am very... (more)

3c6b4eed18dc57f746755b698426e7c8
Namby_Pamby 0 · February 20, 2012 at 4:59 PM

Probably a new wave of hypothyroidism is among diabetics who do low-carbing to combat diabetes. Dr. Bernstein, who promotes doing no more than 40g of carbs per day, claims that fully 80% of his patients are hypothyroid and nearly all of them have... (more)

Get Free Paleo Recipes