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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

I am 28 years old and have been dealing with fatigue and brain fog for well over 5 years. I did an elimation diet about 3 years ago and has able to figure out the cause of my shortness of breath, headaches and neck pain - egg and soy... (more)

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by 248 · about 4 hours ago

Hey, Does anyone know of a Paleo doctor in the Baltimore - Annapolis area? I've found many chiropractors but I'm looking for a new general physician. Thanks!

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by 571 · about 4 hours ago

I have to get a tetanus booster in order to attend a new school this semester because I haven't had one in the last ten years. Is there anything I should be aware of? Plan for any side effects? The doctor also wants me to have a TB test?... (more)

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James_3 0 · January 15, 2014 at 2:34 AM

Tetanus Booster side effects = none for most people (usually just redness/soreness, like most vaccines). Standard to have every 10 years + when you jab yourself on a rusty nail. TB is big now because of all the resistant variants of it coming... (more)

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by 4283 · about 4 hours ago

http://www.healingrootsclinic.com/about/healing-methods/ Anyone have info on what Bio drainage is? I'm thinking of working with this practioner to do some under the hood testing on adrenals, thyroid, etc. She seems smart. The only thing I'm... (more)

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raydawg 0 · June 27, 2013 at 4:38 PM

Just from the name, the only thing I can think of is that it would be related moving lymph. In addition to our arteries and veins which move around blood, we have a similar system for lymph, but it lacks a pump to move it around - the only way to... (more)

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by 279 · about 4 hours ago

I recently had a physical and my blood pressure is 90/60, which is the cut-off between low-normal and hypotension. I've fainted four times in my life, but that was before I went paleo. I haven't felt faint since I started eating better. Should I... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · July 04, 2013 at 12:45 PM

How is your body temp doing? You could check when getting up during the morning, at noon and before bed, maybe for some days and see that it's not too low. Also, do you have proper salt intake? If you're avoiding junk food and sugar, eating... (more)

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by 10 · about 4 hours ago

I have been dabblin in paleo (80:20) for about 2 years now and finally got strict with it in last 4 months (ie: no gluten, only grass-fed, pasture-raised meat products). Mostly because I've moved to farm land that makes the lifestyle more... (more)

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GazGirl 0 · May 26, 2013 at 11:13 PM

How did you go with this mike? I had the same thing happen after starting paleo, tinea/candida/ringworm attack and not sure what set it off. I also tried everything you listed above and at first it got A LOT worse over a couple of weeks and was... (more)

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by 20 · about 4 hours ago

Hi all, going on week 4 of paleo (haven't been 100% strict as I still cant stop my tsp of sugar in my coffee :( Working on it though! I'm going to see my new primary care doctor in a few weeks and I wanted to know which blood tests I should get to... (more)

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Anon_17 0 · February 03, 2013 at 11:35 PM

I wouldn't take a multivit. You would have to analyze each vitamin one by one. For example, vitamin E should be natural, not synthetic. It should be in the form of tocopherols, not tocotrienols, and it shouldn't contain just alpha-tocopherol, but... (more)

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by 20 · about 4 hours ago

I am at a loss in trying to figure out how to identify whether my symptoms are diet related, thyroid or adrenal or potentially something else. I have to say it is almost impossible to figure this out and I have worked with all kinds of dr's of... (more)

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Lazza 0 · February 01, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Unless you are on a low carb diet for a reason, for example fighting SIBO, I agree with your doctor's suggestion. Your symptoms are so hypothyroid-like that I am shocked to see your thyroid seems to be functioning okay. It is likely you are... (more)

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by 1418 · about 4 hours ago

What is your opinion about vegan naturopathic doctors? I remember one day I was watching a Dr.Mercola video, and in it he mentioned that you will never find a vegan naturopathic doctor or something along those lines. It seems though that now,... (more)

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Crowbar_1 0 · February 01, 2013 at 5:47 AM

I would consult with neither a vegan nor a naturopath. I have no interest in veganism, and I don't consider naturopahic medicine sound. So the thought that would be going through my mind would be, "Damn acid flashbacks, look where I am. And I'm... (more)

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by 8 · about 4 hours ago

Hi all, Do you have health insurance? Why or why not? Does your job provide insurance for you? J

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Eric_13 0 · January 11, 2013 at 10:49 PM

I do - my job pays part of it; we pay about $800-$900/month for the premium. It seems like we pay more in premiums and get less in benefits every year, though, so we've thought of not having it; however, the risk of not having it outweighs the... (more)

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by 15 · about 4 hours ago

Hello! I have two questions, and a ton of information. Here is the summary: First: I am going to a doctor and need to know just what tests to have taken. Second: My diet... how is it? Missing anything? -I am a female, 27, BMI- 22.5, 5 feet,... (more)

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Megan_13 0 · November 24, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Have you tried eliminating all dairy? That's what sticks out most to me with the stuffy nose and trouble breathing. And for me getting rid of nightshades (tomatoes, peppers, certain spices) got rid of my joint and muscle pain. I think it was The... (more)

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by 789 · about 4 hours ago

Is that even possible? Not sure if there's a list for "paleo doctors" out there, but eh shrug I thought I'd ask. My last doctor (who WILL be switched) is absolutely clueless. A year since our last check-up, I've gained lots of muscle and lost BF;... (more)

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miked_2 0 · November 20, 2012 at 5:21 PM

http://paleophysiciansnetwork.com/

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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

Can anyone recommend a paleo friendly doctor in Wellington, New Zealand? I have noticed that there are no doctors in Wellington on the Paleo Physicians Network. I don't necessarily need someone who follows/is paleo, but I would like to find a... (more)

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cavemanjoe 0 · August 12, 2013 at 4:32 PM

A primary care doctor will recognize and support lifestyle choices that line up with current medical science. Current medical science does not support a "paleo" lifestyle (whatever that is), because many of the principles of a "paleo" diet are not... (more)

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by 1670 · about 4 hours ago

I am a bit befuddled as to why this has even happened. My doctor thinks that it is because I do not carry enough fat on my body, but I have to disagree. I may be athletic and lean, but I find myself at a health body weight of 105 and I am 5'2". I... (more)

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anonymous_12 0 · October 11, 2012 at 3:11 AM

This is a complicated issue. This is my take. Please consider that "fat burning beast" mode, or ketosis or whatever, is sending your brain the message that you are starving even if you are eating a ton of coconut oil. Starvation isn't ideal for... (more)

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by 50 · about 4 hours ago

Do regular doctors ever recommend Paleo ? If not , how come ? this is something that bugs me...

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hardeepsura 0 · August 29, 2012 at 12:29 PM

personally i dont know many doctors that do recommend paleo as they are all for medicines and the sort as thats all they been taught. however they are some doctors out there who have done their own research besides what they have been taught and... (more)

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by 10 · about 4 hours ago

I am looking to find a general practicioner in Broward County Florida who believes in the Paleolithic lifestyle. Anyone have any suggestions? I would appreciate and help I can get!!

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atm 0 · October 15, 2012 at 10:48 PM

Dr. Judi Woolger at UM is very helpful. Probably worth the drive.

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by 0 · about 4 hours ago

Does anyone happen to know how I can find a good functional medicine doctor or naturopathic doctor in my area? Are there any good online directories that you know of for this? (Preferably one that will help me avoid quacks!)

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Dr__Shawn_Soszka 0 · April 04, 2012 at 7:22 AM

Well, there are several places to look: The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (www.naturopathic.org) The Institute of Functional Medicine (www.functionalmedicine.org) Functional Medicine University... (more)

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by 12174 · about 4 hours ago

There's been a lot of press recently around Dwight Lundell, MD - a retired heart surgeon who is cited in at least one traditional food blog as "an accomplished surgeon". He had a SOTT.net article in which he sounded reasonably in line with paleo... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · March 26, 2012 at 3:22 PM

I think people really need to understand that heart surgeons are not the people best qualified to talk about what causes heart disease. Doctors are not always scientists. Doctors are taught basic principles of human biology, but mainly they are... (more)

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by 864 · about 4 hours ago

It's time for me to find a new primary care physician. Does anyone know of a paleo-friendly one in the DC / Silver Spring, MD area?

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krys 0 · May 16, 2012 at 6:56 PM

I've been searching for a paleo-friendly doctor in the DC area as well - there aren't any actual primary care doctors listed on the primal docs site (just a chiropractor) and I couldn't find any on another paleo doc finder site either. :\

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by 65 · about 5 hours ago

Does anyone know of a primary care doctor in NYC that understands the Paleo lifestyle? I'm just looking for a check-up. Is there a resource/network for finding doctors like this? Thanks!

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Adam_Crafter 0 · April 04, 2012 at 10:39 AM

My uncle is a massage therapist in NYC, want me to ask him? My uncle has had quite a few Paleo conversations with me, and might have a suggestion. Hunh, is this good networking or a dangerous 'crossing the streams'*? *"crossing the streams"... (more)

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by 3742 · about 5 hours ago

What are some Paleo Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) in Austin? I'm not necessarily looking for a holistic practitioner but rather just a traditional PCP who is familiar and friendly to Paleo diets. I see a few specialists so having one that is... (more)

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Paleo_ish_2 0 · January 04, 2012 at 6:35 AM

We just started going to Wiseman Family Practice in Cedar Park. Not pure Paleo, but so far so good. And they have a copy of Cordain's book in the lobby, so ....

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by 125 · about 5 hours ago

Really would like to find someone who isnt the typical Doctor in my area. They all want to give you medications and run a billion tests! And I'm healthy!

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suzanne_2 0 · February 06, 2012 at 5:31 PM

there is a place by universal studios that, while i don't think it is paleo, he is a naturopath. i haven't been to him, but am always considering it. if you do decide to check him out, please let me know. i hate being the first one in the water.... (more)

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by 20353 · about 5 hours ago

Any Paleo Doctors or Naturopaths in Seattle? Also any paleo cardiologists or electrophysiologists? I am on the Eastside in King County. This was asked over a year ago but wondering if there are any updates. Also adding in Cardiologist as... (more)

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Paleolady 0 · January 02, 2012 at 11:07 PM

I can also recommend the naturopath Bill Caradonna (http://www.qanc.com/doctors.html). I haven't talked with him about Paleo, so don't know how he stands on that. However, when I went to him with depression about 10 years ago, and at the time... (more)

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by 7275 · about 5 hours ago

When your primary care physician is clueless about digestive problems and/or autoimmune disorders, how do you know when to see what kind of doctor? It seems like creative, experienced doctors for digestive and autoimmune disorders are scattered... (more)

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Atkins_witha_loincloth 0 · December 10, 2011 at 7:31 AM

First of all, be patient. Healing takes time. I realize that you may feel reading this, that this is easy to say when I am not the one who is suffering and experiencing your symptoms. However, when I began to grapple with multiple serious health... (more)

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by 828 · about 5 hours ago

What are your thoughts on routine medical procedures? I'm under the impression that I (25, female) only need two annual visits when I'm not sick: A dental checkup and a gyno visit. Is anything else really important (bloodwork, mole scans,... (more)

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Annika 0 · September 09, 2011 at 3:13 PM

I'm a GI endoscopy nurse and spend most of my time at work doing colonoscopies. Yes, it's the last thing anyone wants to do, the bowel prep sucks, and it will eat up two days of your life, but I fervently believe it is worth doing. I have seen... (more)

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