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by 0 · July 13, 2014 9:41 PM

Hello all,I would like to rack your brains about lipedema ( or lipoedema )This progressive fat disorder characterized by trunk-like fatty legs supposedly affects about 13% of women, which is huge, yet there seems to be only very recent interest in... (more)

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annado 0 · July 13, 2014 9:41 PM

Oh and also, I was wondering if calcification could be the cause of the damage there in the first place. I was recently told that my calcium levels are like 4 times above norm

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by 84 · April 30, 2013 1:39 AM

I am taking Risperidone for almost two years, I have a bipolar disorder. I am thinking about stop taking the risperdal and go for a natural treatment. I am still not 100% paleo but it's in progress. can a high-carb paleo diet without gluten, sugar... (more)

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ManderMoo 0 · April 30, 2013 1:39 AM

I have been med-free for a year. I was taking 6 medications (including Risperidone), and without them I feel better than ever. Currently, I take Nature Made Multivitamin for Women, 2000 UI Vitamin D, Nature Made Vitamin B Complex, Nature Made... (more)

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by 239 · December 04, 2012 6:31 PM

Basically I get not less than 7 hours of sleep every day,but always feel very tired in the morning and that feeling lasts all day.It interrupts with my college studies as I can't concentrate and often skip lectures. P.S.I abuse laxatives and... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · December 04, 2012 1:16 PM

I don't know much about Crohn's disease, so pardon me if this isn't optional... but, Bulletproof coffee twice a day will cure your tired feelings. For sure.

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by 1012 · April 18, 2013 1:56 AM

I was diagnosed with Cyclic Neutropenia at the age of 19 during my first year of college (I just turned 25). Cyclic neutropenia is a disorder that causes frequent infections and other health problems in affected individuals. People with this... (more)

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ebgaky 0 · November 09, 2012 7:09 PM

I'm sorry to hear of your illness. I hope you can find some relief soon! You might try oil pulling for your sores. There are some posts on this site about it, and also some decent info comes up on google. Basically you swish ~1Tbs of oil (sesame,... (more)

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by 50 · October 18, 2012 6:25 PM

I'm new to Paleo and have been following it 80% for the last two months (planning to go 100% soon). My goals are kind of complicated though. I had an eating disorder for 11 years, and earlier this year I finally reached a place where I could eat... (more)

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Diane_4 0 · October 18, 2012 6:25 PM

I don't know if things for me would be different if I just gave up gluten vs. giving up all wheat products and almost every grain product, but giving up all wheat and almost all grains gave me much better appetite control. (The only grain product... (more)

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by 30 · June 16, 2012 4:47 AM

I'm hoping someone can give me some input... A little background on me: I'm semi-recovering anorexic/bulimic (that hurts to say out loud). Before starting Paleo I had lost about 25-30lbs, admittedly not in the healthiest way, and then stumbled... (more)

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Mendes 0 · May 23, 2012 2:40 AM

dont quit getting healthier. if u still look good on the mirror why bother the amount of wheighy? if u are working out that add can be muscular tissue 2. if none of these seem to fit do this: track all ur food input for one week, check the total... (more)

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by 871 · October 03, 2012 at 11:35 AM

This is a bit personal, but I have wanted to reach out for a while now about this topic, and after reading another post on here about Eating disorders, i thought it might be ok. My question is for those who have experience with an eating... (more)

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blur 0 · April 03, 2012 at 12:43 PM

Hi, I just want to say that I had something very similar happen to me. I am a second-year in college, and my first year I gained a bunch of weight, always having been slim and active when I was younger. I panicked, and started researching ways to... (more)

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by 1026 · February 21, 2012 1:16 PM

At home, my sleep is okay. But as soon as I go to my dorm at the university, I wake up twice every night and have a hard time sleeping again. The room has curtains but some light shines through. The next day, I'm a zombie. As I'm working really... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · February 18, 2012 4:30 PM

The fact that you can sleep well at home but not in your dorm, may have to do with the familiar comforts of home compared to the louder, less relaxing dorm room. Have you tried using relaxation techniques to wind you down such as deep breathing or... (more)

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by 2782 · January 30, 2012 at 12:40 PM

For the past 2 years I've been dealing with rather obsessive thoughts regarding diet in order to lose weight after starting out borderline obese. It has cost me a great deal of time, and I have squandered many of my teenage years in isolation due... (more)

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blur 0 · January 30, 2012 at 12:40 PM

I'm also recovering from an eating disorder, which began when I started eating paleo and got way too obsessive about it. Right now, I'm attempting to eat about 2500 calories a day (a lot for me since I'm 5'0 and 95 lbs... up from 83) of mostly... (more)

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by 1669 · November 18, 2011 7:05 PM

Yesterday, I posted a question titled "Does anybody feel like Paleo isnt working?!" I proceeded to explain a meltdown I recently had, some numbers, and some facts about me...someone brought up a possibility for me to have developed slight body... (more)

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Silverspeed 0 · November 17, 2011 at 11:33 PM

I've always been a fitness nut - BDD, like any psychological disorder, has a range of severity. Everyone draws a different line between obsession and dedication. As long as you're happy and healthy, why worry about what other people think?... (more)

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by 1371 · July 15, 2013 at 12:11 AM

I have looked through the forum. I have one 'big' problem I have always kept secret(on my blog/forums etc..) but it is really starting to bug me and my lack of sleep shows not only in my eyes/face/belly but it impacts my everyday life. For anyone... (more)

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Brent_Chapman 0 · July 15, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Hi, I'm 21 and last night I experienced my very FIRST attack of sleep paralysis. I assume that's what it was, after reading people's stories. It began shortly after I woke up after sleeping for about 15minutes. As soon as I closed my eyes again,... (more)

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by 2119 · February 09, 2014 3:41 AM

So i found a relatively good doctor to communicate with out of TX. Long way from me but whatever. I cant afford doctors visits and hormonal/blood work ups so this is what i got. Anyways I talked to him about my past. FWIW, i suffered anorexia and... (more)

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Jamie_16 0 · February 09, 2014 3:41 AM

It seems to be somewhat common for women who have recovered from anorexia nervosa -- as well as women of normal weight who have been on the pill for several years -- to experience difficulties in getting their period back. Chinese Medicine has... (more)

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by 10878 · April 30, 2011 2:02 PM

I've been successfully paleo for about 3 months now and I am On vacation right now. I did really well the first week at my Mother's house but she's a whole foodie so it wasn't a stretch. I came to another relatives house and like clockwork, it... (more)

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Annie_2 0 · April 30, 2011 5:39 AM

Completely cut out the carbs, they can be like a drug to some people. Carbs beget carbs, and so on, and so on, and so on, so give it up cold turkey, and don't wait until your vacation is over.

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by 45 · February 02, 2012 9:55 PM

I am wondering if anyone else has suffered from disordered eating while on paleo or just unhealthy behavior over food? The reason I ask is because I am a recovered bulimic for about 15 years now. However, my relationship with food has never been... (more)

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CharlotteM 0 · February 02, 2012 9:55 PM

Stumbled across this looking for something else...I have a history of undereating. When I get anxious, I stop eating. If I feel a lot of pressure to eat a particular thing, I stop eating. The good thing about paleo is that it emphasizes more... (more)

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by 15831 · November 11, 2010 9:10 PM

This morning i was reading Dr. Briffa's site and in his article regarding Seasonal Affective Disorder he mentioned research regarding a negative ion generator's effects in easing the problem. I had never heard of them. Did a bit of googling and i... (more)

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Bill_2 0 · November 11, 2010 9:10 PM

Negative Ion Generators? Gah! Quackery! Please people, do more research than just a google search.

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by 25 · July 11, 2013 4:13 AM

hello there! first i apologize my bad english! ok, my question is: i am suffering of borderline and i have changed a few weeks ago my nutrition. my eating is not 100% paleo but i'm on the way to full paleo. can you tell me if paleo good for people... (more)

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rose_15 0 · July 11, 2013 4:13 AM

I am in recovery from BPD and have been doing the Whole30 diet for the second round since July 3rd. I have found it is difficult in some ways with the impulse control problems and resisting the impulses to buy stuff when I am out that I shouldn't... (more)