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by 0 · about 14 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 14 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 0 · about 14 hours ago

Hey, Just wondering if anyone in Melbourne, Australia, knows any good doctors who could help a woman out with her chronic digestive issues? Hopefully theres a good integrative doctor out there. Thanks

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Beckyg612 0 · September 29, 2013 at 10:34 PM

http://paleophysiciansnetwork.com/ (more)

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by 4283 · about 14 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 -2 · about 14 hours ago

I'm considering starting the paleo diet, or at least easing myself into it. I've mentioned it to my parents who have completely dismissed the idea. They mentioned it to their friend, a doctor, who also dismissed it as pseudoscience that has no... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · May 27, 2013 at 1:21 AM

Also, could somebody explain why a medical professional would say paleo is pseudoscience - if paleo is so effective, why is it not more well known and recognised by health professionals? I look at it this way. They keep trotting out the old... (more)

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by 25 · about 14 hours ago

It's been a year since I saw my doctor and I've had another cholesterol test. She is very concerned about the results, which show elevated levels. According to a "risk assessment", I have a 15% chance of cardiovascular event in the next five... (more)

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AxialGentleman 0 · May 18, 2013 at 1:21 AM

Your doctor's chief recommendation will probably be to reduce saturated fat in your diet. Most paleo eaters have some room to do that. e.g., eat leaner meat, don't use quite as much butter, stop eating coconut butter straight out of the jar. You... (more)

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by 10 · about 14 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 0 · about 14 hours ago

I am looking for a paloeo/primal friendly Dr, in the south bay area (San Jose) So far no luck using the Paleo Physicians Network, primaldocs.com or even Low Carb Doctors. I am looking for an M.D. not a DC or DDS. Appreciate any feedback from... (more)

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by 20 · about 14 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 14 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 247 · about 14 hours ago

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 252 · about 14 hours ago

Hey all, hopefully not an annoyance with my influx of questions, but I seriously need some help. This is regarding my younger, 14yr old brother. He has been out of school for the past couple years due to some physiological ailments, very rarely... (more)

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Rocky 0 · January 05, 2013 at 12:40 AM

Have you heard of low dose naltrexone? Google it for Crohn's disease

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by 1241 · about 14 hours ago

I'm going to my non-Paleo doctor in a few days for a physical. This will be my first time going to a doctor after starting Paleo. What kind of testing should I have done, in response to my symptoms (written below) and as a good assessment of... (more)

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Linds 0 · April 09, 2013 at 9:19 AM

It may not be the case for you, but I found taking magnesium made me really lethargic the next day. Do you a notice a difference between when you take it the night before vs not? I also find heavy carb meals in the evening make me feel tired the... (more)

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by 2341 · about 14 hours ago

I went to the doctor today for what I thought were hypothyroid symptoms...All I got was an allergy prescription and advice to drink water, eat vegetables, and walk 30 minutes a day. I pretty much do crossfit & this MFker is telling me to walk... (more)

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Cheryl_8 0 · December 19, 2012 at 2:00 AM

First of all, I suggest you find a naturopath or functional medicine practitioner who will give you more clear advice and help you with your thyroid issues. I also had a thyroid condition pre-Paleo. My regular Western doctor didn't even register... (more)

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by 213 · about 14 hours ago

Is this done through one's doctor, or is there a more accurate genetic testing method that one's doctor might not be aware of? Is there a lab out there that studies this particular genetic condition that also offers testing to the public? I am... (more)

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JRM 0 · November 28, 2012 at 3:48 AM

23andme.com is probably cheaper than going to your doctor. I tested there and found out I don't carry the mutations.

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by 789 · about 14 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 175 · about 14 hours ago

My LDL cholesterol was 118 (total 236) & my doctor wants to put me on meds if it's not <100 in six months (even though my triglycerides were good - 83). He wouldn't even discuss LDL particle density. He told me to cut back on fast food,... (more)

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Ginny_1 0 · September 06, 2012 at 4:33 AM

Usually those types of numbers are for people with known heart disease/previous heart attacks etc. Your LDL should be less than 130 and your cholesterol under 200 - but I don't buy that number. If your HDL etc are fine then I don't see a... (more)

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by 50 · about 14 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 788 · about 14 hours ago

I found this today and it blew my mind. It makes me angry and sad at the same time. If there is ever something that should break the "Doctor is God" idea this is it. How Common Are Medical Errors? http://roarofwolverine.com/archives/3019 Did... (more)

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Stephen_5 0 · May 09, 2012 at 6:01 PM

SmartGirl wrote: In what you've characterized as a cesspool of learning and healthcare, there is a doctor saving a life, treating a cancer patient, delivering a baby, right now at this very moment. To take one bad example and attribute fault... (more)

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by 2682 · about 14 hours ago

I find myself once again searching for a decent general physician in my area. Anyone live in/near Jacksonville and have any recommendations?

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RK 0 · May 04, 2013 at 6:01 PM

I have a pediatrician who practices integrative medicine here in Jax. (Dr Miles with Progressive Pediatrics). Here is the list I picked up in her office; these are docs who are known to be "holistic-friendly" and would probably be open to paleo.... (more)

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by 870 · about 14 hours ago

I've been having minor issues with my sinuses and ears for the past several months. Finally decided to see an ENT since my regular doctor just prescribed antibiotics and nasal sprays. I had a CT Scan done and still awaiting to hear results from... (more)

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Jen_19 0 · April 04, 2012 at 1:35 PM

One opinion that you disagree with is no reason to write your doctor off completely. If you have strong opinions on certain therapeutic and lifestyle choices, it's going to be very tough to find a doctor who agrees with you on certain... (more)

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by 0 · about 14 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 14 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 14 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 15 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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