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by 15 · November 13, 2013 at 6:55 AM

I have a 17 month old daughter who goes to daycare 2 days a week. I developed Crohn's disease about 4 years ago, and after years of being in constant flares, lots of medication and following the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (basically GAPS and... (more)

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glib 0 · November 13, 2013 at 6:55 AM

you are not going to win them all. You just have to win enough. Be firm and consistent at home. I got enough out of it that my daughter ( going to college in 2 years) will eat eggs, parmesan, broth, and some vegetables every day.

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by 15 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

It took a while to convince my parents to let me do Paleo, but considering we're a muslim household they want to make sure it's Halal. -__- Given that, I've only managed to find ONE halal-free-range-grass-fed meat butcher in the entire city, but... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 18, 2013 at 6:29 PM

Remind your parents that halal is more than the ritual and the words, it's how the animal was raised. It should be wholesome, fed naturally, and raised humanely. Taking a cow off a feedlot and praying over it would technically be halal, but not... (more)

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by 40 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

I have been loosely following the Primal Blueprint for about a year and half now, throughout my pregnancy. I have Crohn's Disease, and it seemed like just cutting out gluten was enough to stop those symptoms as well as some eczema, eye issues and... (more)

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RK 0 · April 15, 2013 at 6:56 PM

In my experience, breastfeeding is even more demanding on the body than pregnancy. I am not sure if you're going to be able to get enough cals on the AIP. Here are some thoughts: (1) beef and chicken stock. Drink a lot. (Microwave in a coffee... (more)

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by 88 · September 16, 2014 at 8:04 PM

I've got IBS and i'm on a paleo low carb diet.. WITH CONSTIPATION.. i wanted to ask.. 2 years ago when I wasn't in paleo, my G made me do a test for the leaky gut, it was like I drunk a floyd with 3 type of sugars inside ( i had a very hard... (more)

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Lazza 0 · March 10, 2013 at 5:50 PM

Firstly, you are doing the right thing by seeking medical attention to resolve your IBS. I wish I had done this early on when I had IBS. Also, I have found doing a low carb Paleo diet (actually the Specific Carbohydrate Diet) to be very helpful... (more)

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by 247 · September 16, 2014 at 8:04 PM

hey guys! so i'm a student on a low budget and i was just wondering what is in the meat we eat that we can't get from any other food? is it the protein (and is there no other way) or maybe something i haven't thought of? sometimes all i eat is... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · March 10, 2013 at 5:30 PM

Ok a slightly less smart-ass answer... Animals are basically nutrient aggregators. There are nutrients in grass, but we can't utilize them, but if a cow or other grass-fed animal eats the grass and we eat the animal, we get great nutrients. We... (more)

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by 247 · September 16, 2014 at 8:04 PM

So I have this terrible IBS and finally, I drove those 5 hours with the train to the 'most hyped' german doctor who is a specialist on crohn's disease etc. to see if he could help me anyhow since paleo and probiotics or the common medication... (more)

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Angelina 0 · March 05, 2013 at 11:50 PM

How long have you lived with IBS or Crohn's? How long have you been paleo? Are you strict paleo? What type of supplementation do you do? Do you go to bed when it's dark and sleep in a dark room and get plenty of sleep? Are you under a lot of... (more)

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by 247 · September 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Hey! So I have IBS-D and it's not getting better. Since a few days, I'm really bloated, it actually really really hurts. Problem: Tomorrow I'm writing my Finals, 5 hours in a small silent room with plenty other people. Is there ANYTHING I can... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · February 18, 2013 at 8:41 PM

I wouldn't eat anything if I was that bloated. Obviously, your gut is very angry so adding food won't help.

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by 247 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Hi there! This month my finals are starting - three in february, three in april, one in may. not only i get super nervous about them, i also have to deal with ibs. as far as i know, the best thing to eat are low-fat but high-carb things in short... (more)

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Marie 0 · February 02, 2013 at 6:07 PM

Who told you low fat was the way to go? IMHO, I tell all my students that bacon is your friend. :) Eat only protein (30%) and fat (70%) for breakfast and that will get you through about 8 hours. Pack some cooked bacon and you are good to go for... (more)

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by 247 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Hi! With my terrible IBD, i have troubles eating enough Protein because my guts aren't well with meat or eggs. At this time, fish works pretty good for me. So mostly i eat tuna out of the can or smoked fish (I know, not the best options, but... (more)

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Pecan 0 · January 29, 2013 at 3:52 PM

I eat fish or shellfish every day. It's my only meat source. It is possible to buy fresh, good quality fish on a budget - you just have to compromise other stuff. I settle for cheap fruit/vegetables. You should incorporate more variety as... (more)

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by 247 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Hi guys, I'm 20, having the worst IBS and I just can't take it anymore. I'm running 20-30 times a day to the toilet and, no matter what I eat, it never stays in my body. I got migraine, so much pain and no power left anymore. Besides, I'm writing... (more)

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Closed 0 · January 27, 2013 at 10:04 PM

Hey, I'm also 20 and have been suffering from IBS, GERD, and a peptic ulcer for the past 5 yrs. I went to MANY doctors and got nowhere, until I went to an allergist. It turns out I'm allergic to a ton of my favorite foods. I've been avoiding... (more)

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by 247 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Hi! I have a terrible IBS and I have started eating paleo like 3 weeks ago, but nothing changed. I still have to go to toilet 4, 5, 6 times a day and no food ever stays in my body, so I'm constantly losing weight, freezing and always hungry and... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · January 26, 2013 at 5:25 PM

I had IBS for 10 years, which was fixed with this protocol within a few weeks (symptoms were reduced within the first 3 days): This diet http://eugenia.queru.com/2011/10/20/how-to-make-free-healthcare-cheap/#update2 Home-made goat kefir:... (more)

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by 247 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Hi! I really want to improve my health since I struggle with an awful IBS and migraine, but paleo didn't make alot of a change. I have absolutely no idea about supps, but i take fish oil for more omega3 and some probiotics that my doctor gave me.... (more)

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April_S_ 0 · January 23, 2013 at 9:56 PM

Most people (with and without IBS) take magnesium just because our soils are very deficient in it, so yes, you can/should take magnesium. There's some controversy about calcium and whether or not it's actually necessary to supplement with. But... (more)

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by 247 · September 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

Hi! I'm having alot of stress with IBD and it didn't got much better after turning Paleo. I heard it would be a better idea to go SCD. Can anyone describe me the differences very shortly? I can't actually read the book because I'm in the middle of... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · January 20, 2013 at 7:48 PM

i've been doing paleo and scd since august. it wasn't until a few weeks ago that i made the SCD yogurt. i think it's really important to do this. i wish i would've done it sooner because i've seen results finally.

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by 247 · September 16, 2014 at 8:01 PM

Hi! I do have an IBS for two years now and have seen every doctor around. My inflammation parameter are high and the flora is not the best, but no medicine does help, so I decided to go paleo some weeks ago. Not much change. Has anyolse these... (more)

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Ted_Hutchinson 0 · January 19, 2013 at 4:43 PM

Vitamin D is a good anti inflammatory agent when 25(OH)D levels are raised to 50ng/ml 125nmol/l or above. Vitamin D requires MAGNESIUM to activate Calcitriol (hormonal form) so use that as well. If you think your digestive system is so... (more)

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by 45 · September 16, 2014 at 7:56 PM

Which foods seemed to bother you on the paleo diet that you eliminated which made your crohn's better? I am currently eliminating nuts and seeds, nightshades, potatoes to see how I feel. Eggs don't seem to bother me.

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joanna_4 0 · October 24, 2012 at 3:55 PM

DEFINITELY nuts, seeds, and dried fruits. these have made my bloating go away completely.

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by 579 · September 16, 2014 at 7:56 PM

I'm the mother of a 28 yo son who still lives at home. He has VCFS (Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome, aka DiGeorge, aka 22qDeletion) and has cognitive difficulties. He was diagnosed with Crohn's 3 yrs ago and just had his first flare and 5day... (more)

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by 579 · September 16, 2014 at 7:55 PM

I've got my 28 yo VCFS Crohnie son on SCD Lifestyles/Paleo diet. He lives at home and I've been Paleo 2 yrs (he's been 50% Paleo). I do all the cooking since he's cognitively challenged but high functioning. He was just discharged from a severe... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · October 10, 2012 at 11:55 PM

I've read GAPS and its very subjective. A lot of people do the strict phase for a couple weeks and don't progress to Full Gaps (same as SCD) for about 6months to 2years from what I have read. It all depends on your response to foods when you... (more)

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by 45 · September 16, 2014 at 7:54 PM

I need some good ideas for paleo munchies/snacks. I have crohn's disease so I need to avoid too much fiber and I also have a sweet tooth.

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polynesian_metal 0 · September 14, 2012 at 3:53 AM

I make a trail mix out of raw unsalted nuts, raisins and dates and some goji berrys. Haven't gotten around to throwing coconut flake in there but am gonna one day. Great for work. Prolly good for movies too. Suppose if you had cannibis butter you... (more)

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by 80 · September 16, 2014 at 7:53 PM

I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease 15 years ago, and went through the traditional Western medical regimen (steroids, maintenance drugs, Ensure, BRAT diet, etc). I've strayed away from that approach and adopted a more natural method in an attempt... (more)

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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 7:52 PM

Anyone have any tips for someone with a lot of gut inflammation from crohn's who wants to go paleo? Obviously fiber is a problem and needs to be limited but so much of the paleo food outside of fish and poultry is high in fiber ie: coconut. Any... (more)

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BoneBrothFast 0 · August 14, 2012 at 2:14 AM

You're better off going on an autoimmune protocol aimed at healing the gut. Paleo is a healthy diet, but it won't fully resolve your particular health issues. Two well known diets aimed at healing the gut are SCD (Specific Carbohydrate Diet) and... (more)

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by 155 · September 16, 2014 at 7:52 PM

Hi, I've been on AZT for 7 years now for Cronh's after presenting at the #AHS last year (and yesterday) I have gone Paleo (more or less) with a big improvement but still lots of problems. I've reduce the meds but want to stop so have been... (more)

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uberbulldog 0 · August 12, 2012 at 6:29 PM

I became asyomptamic w my crohns after supplementing w vitamin d to a level of 70. Med free for 5 years.

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by 20 · September 16, 2014 at 7:49 PM

Hi, I am about to start the Paleo diet for Crohn's disease and I have a couple of questions. I have a stricture and a fistula but I feel OK as long as avoid factors that aggravate my condition. My doctor wants me to start treatment with... (more)

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uberbulldog 0 · July 08, 2012 at 5:10 PM

I am symptom free from my Crohn's after decades of surgeries, prednisone, and/or imuran. I have been off my meds for five years. Be sure to oversteam or microwave veggies like broccoli. I stay away from most carbs, sugar and of course fried... (more)

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by 22 · September 16, 2014 at 7:48 PM

Hi , what do you think it's the better diet for me? I suffer of ibs-c , I'am paleo since 1 month , but I noticed that If I eat 15- 20 almonds , then my they cause me diarrhea , i think fr it's fiber. I don't eat sugars,grains,legumes,dairy and... (more)

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dsohei 0 · June 26, 2012 at 7:42 AM

time to do lots of research. ibs does not turn into crohn's or uc. uc and crohn's are forms of IBD which have IBS symptoms. IBS is varied and individual, and perhaps many ibs sufferers have a degree or type of IBD, or their ibs is a symptom of... (more)

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by 15 · September 16, 2014 at 7:48 PM

I read about the SPECIFIC CARBOHIDRTATE DIET , by elaine gottschall , and she explain that bad bacteria damage the gut , creating the disease. So at the end , to evitate IBD/IBS when have just to avoid sugars and carboidrathes ( except the ones... (more)

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Kyev 0 · June 21, 2012 at 12:23 AM

In short, dysbiosis is what I believe to be the cause in many cases. This video sums it up well: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbJuVvT6ALQ I took an antibiotic (along with probiotic at the same time) about a year ago for an infected bug bite. ... (more)

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by 20 · September 16, 2014 at 7:47 PM

Hey guys, I just got out of the hospital after my 3rd bowel resection from Crohn's disease and have started on a Paleo diet to ensure it never comes back. However, I'm a 31 year old male, weighing in at 119 lbs. Dangerously underweight. I was... (more)

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Sol 0 · June 18, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Welcome to PaleoHacks! Paleo isn't one thing. There's a lot of guess work involved in trying to figure out what paleo people ate so even among people who are trying to "reenact" the paleo diet there will be differences in consumption. Some people... (more)