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by 0 · June 17, 2014 at 10:32 AM

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)

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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)

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by 230 · March 28, 2014 at 08:51 PM

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 230 · February 23, 2014 at 01:58 PM

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)

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paleot 0 · February 23, 2014 at 01:26 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)

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by 129 · February 25, 2014 at 01:18 PM

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)

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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)

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by 571 · February 13, 2014 at 03:57 AM

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 01:34 AM

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

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by 77 · January 31, 2014 at 01:23 AM

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 02:44 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 · October 10, 2013 at 08:56 PM

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 08:56 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 0 · August 30, 2013 at 12:44 PM

Has anyone experienced feeling cold? I've been trying to work this out and wondered if its linked to eating fruits and other sugary carbs, or any ideas why i feel cold alot? I'm trying to be strict paleo at present

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CDone 0 · August 30, 2013 at 12:44 PM

Lots of people have suggested that they feel cold (especially in the extremities) after eating while low carb/ in ketosis. ... (more)

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by 512 · August 26, 2013 at 02:33 PM

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)

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skinnrg 0 · August 26, 2013 at 02:33 PM

I swear by Cold-FX! Anytime I start feeling any sort of symptoms I start popping these bad boys. I haven't been sick in over 2 1/2 years since being introduced to them. It boosts your immune system and is a life saver!

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by 2923 · July 17, 2013 at 02:49 PM

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 03:51 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 122 · June 02, 2013 at 03:04 PM

Hi! I was wondering if anyone has some good advice for fat in cold lunches? I'm allergic to dairy, so butter, ghee, and cream are out. I'm currently living in Japan, where I don't have access to coconut oil, and coconut milk has a bit of... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · June 02, 2013 at 03:04 PM

Mayonnaise as a condiment or as a binder (eg chicken salad, egg salad, etc). I would make my own as mayo in Japan tends to be loaded with sugar and PUFAs.

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by 40 · May 04, 2013 at 01:43 PM

I've developed a sore throat, a bit of a cough/gunged-up chest and general flu-like symptoms over the past couple of days, which I know is down to running too much, copious amounts of exam stress and trying to eat low carb/low calorie whilst not... (more)

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VB 0 · May 04, 2013 at 01:43 PM

Chicken soup with onion, garlic and carrots. Yum yum yum!

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by 430 · April 24, 2013 at 08:13 PM

Hi again, A lot of questions in one day but if i dont ask now, Ill end up forgetting >_< Many people rave about cold water for skin, However many people rave about Oil Cleansing for skin, Both use different temperature of water, so which... (more)

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by 0 · April 11, 2013 at 05:35 PM

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 571 · April 01, 2013 at 03:45 AM

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)

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Moonablaze 0 · April 01, 2013 at 03:45 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)

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by 63 · April 11, 2013 at 04:34 PM

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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Alan_10 0 · March 31, 2013 at 06:28 PM

Had you started early on,you could have used fresh finely ,chopped garlic in place of an antibiotic. A chopped clove three times a day at regular intervals works as good,if not better than an antibiotic. Add a little cayenne pepper and you are... (more)

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by 777 · March 23, 2013 at 11:16 PM

Its been a late winter here in the UK, it should be spring but its snowing, i haven't had a cold for years but this weekend i've been struck with the nastiest one ive ever had I can barely move so number one is staying in bed as my body is... (more)

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maryDeeeeeee 0 · March 23, 2013 at 11:16 PM

is it an actual flu or a stomach bug..? I just had a 24 hour bug - weirdest thing ever. I got ill and vomitted then the next day i was so weak and exhausted and extremely thirsty too. I didnt feel like eating and just drank tonnes of water with... (more)

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by 2094 · March 15, 2013 at 11:52 PM

great article ! so glad to see this as opposed to the vegan athletes ive been seeing/hearing about as of late. Yall think kobe makes for a good role model/ambassador of paleo ? not that he's adopted that title or anything but still!! im saving... (more)

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by 390 · February 15, 2013 at 08:56 PM

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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jimmy_6 0 · February 15, 2013 at 08:56 PM

no.....sounds awful

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by 15 · February 09, 2013 at 02:13 AM

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)

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Fang 0 · February 08, 2013 at 10:39 PM

Hmmm...I thought you are not supposed to eat a lot of carbs when sick, because they turn into sugar and thats what bacteria eat?

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by 678 · July 15, 2013 at 11:22 PM

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

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foreveryoung 0 · February 07, 2013 at 03:29 PM

What ere you breaking your fast with? It could just be the food, and not necessarily the fast and the breaking there of.

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by 20 · January 22, 2013 at 04:52 PM

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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Janknitz 0 · January 22, 2013 at 04:30 PM

Sounds like what is referred to as the "low carb flu". Most people get over it in a few days. Drink plenty of fluid and try to get a little extra sodium and potassium in. Some people drink bouillon, but it's hard to find a paleo compliant... (more)

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by 15 · January 22, 2013 at 08:06 AM

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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Pecan 0 · January 21, 2013 at 11:13 PM

I fry up some fish/shellfish, put it in a lunchbox with some salad and veggies cooked in coconut oil and just eat it cold. I don't mind it but your husband might. Salads can be pretty substantial and varied. You can add all sorts of cold meat,... (more)

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by 8 · January 16, 2013 at 09:31 AM

I am thinking of cooking one big meal each morning and eating it throughout the day when I get hungry. The only thing is, I often don't have access to a microwave. What are some meals that taste great cold? If it makes a difference: I eat 600... (more)

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Wisper 0 · January 16, 2013 at 09:31 AM

Not sure why you plan on doing this. But if it's convenience, the solution I use is intermittent fasting (16 hours on, 8 hours off). I break my fast with a large hot meal, and then eat a snack or two later.

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by 15380 · January 16, 2013 at 01:53 AM

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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joanna_4 0 · January 16, 2013 at 01:53 AM

it's not like paleo is a superhuman diet haha everyone is always susceptible to some sort of illness no matter what you eat.