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by 248 · March 06, 2014 at 06:13 PM

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 · January 15, 2014 at 02:35 AM

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 02:34 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 0 · September 29, 2013 at 10:34 PM

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 -2 · May 27, 2013 at 01:21 AM

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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paleot 0 · May 26, 2013 at 11:47 PM

I mentioned a no-sugar / no-carb thing to my aunt who has a degree in nutrition. She said the author / speaker I was referencing was a quack, there's nothing wrong with sugar (she listened to a great speaker talk about how sugar isn't the... (more)

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by 1883 · September 25, 2012 at 06:18 PM

Why does it seem like within the last 5+ years, there are so many diagnoses of gluten allergies, food sensitivities, Celiac, Autism, etc...It seems like these are things that I never heard about 10 years ago. Are these really 'new' conditions or... (more)

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vJason 0 · July 10, 2012 at 03:07 AM

About 10 years ago while doing IT work at a hospital I had a very interesting talk with a doctor about hormones in food. Without going into too many "icky" (heh) girl terms the reality is that women are entering puberty earlier, and subsequently... (more)

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by 4240 · June 27, 2013 at 04:38 PM

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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noele 0 · June 27, 2013 at 05:24 AM

It appears to be some kind of advanced quackery

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by 279 · July 04, 2013 at 12:45 PM

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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staceychev 0 · July 04, 2013 at 12:25 PM

My blood pressure has always been that low or lower. It's genetic--got it from my mom, and her father before her. I've asked docs over the years, and none have ever been concerned. The only time I get light-headed is when it's related to allergies. (more)

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by 25 · May 23, 2013 at 10:49 PM

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 01:21 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 974 · April 22, 2013 at 06:55 PM

As requested... Does anyone know of a doctor who specializes in lyme disease and consults online instead of in-office?

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Happy_Now 0 · April 22, 2013 at 06:55 PM

Reputable doctors will not treat you without seeing you in person. They are not allowed to practice medicine by online consult alone.

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by 10 · September 04, 2013 at 06:21 AM

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 2272 · April 11, 2013 at 09:10 PM

My search for blood work came up with "Hack my blood work" (probably will be me soon) and specifics for people with certain problems so here I am posting yet again... I haven't been to the doctor in years but, due to recent full time employment... (more)

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Lazza 0 · April 11, 2013 at 09:10 PM

If you feel healthy and fit at your age I don't think you need anything more than a basic cholesterol screening (lipid panel). Beyond this you can go for a Complete Blood Count (CBC) and Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP). These three panels... (more)

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by 0 · March 23, 2013 at 05:13 PM

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 · February 04, 2013 at 01:17 AM

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 1401 · September 06, 2013 at 09:59 PM

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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Laura_34 0 · September 06, 2013 at 09:59 PM

I'm 100% whole foods vegan and all my health problems have been resolved. It is what works for me and my family's health.

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by 20 · April 10, 2013 at 07:42 PM

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 01:03 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 230 · February 11, 2013 at 02:17 AM

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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Levi_3 0 · February 11, 2013 at 02:17 AM

When you say you "had allergies tested", what kind of allergy test did you take? The standard prick test will not find all allergies, it only finds IGE (immediate onset anaphylactic type). I highly recommend trying an elimination diet, which is... (more)

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by 993 · January 22, 2013 at 07:46 AM

My insurance covers only one doctor's appointment per year, and I can't decide if I should get tested for celiac (and know once and for all if I actually have celiac or just gluten sensitivity) or get my hormone profiles checked out, because I... (more)

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texas210 0 · January 22, 2013 at 07:46 AM

A. You don't necessarily have to have celiac to have bad responses to gluten. Some people with hashimoto's who are not necessarily celiac feel better gluten free and same people with chronic hives. I have both. B. You can test yourself; don't eat... (more)

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by 1012 · January 15, 2013 at 05:27 PM

So I had a doctor's appointment today; my last appointment was in October, before I went completely Paleo in November. When she asked about my diet and how my weight loss was coming along, I told her I had lost a solid 12 pounds since November,... (more)

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RK 0 · January 15, 2013 at 12:46 AM

Here is a great chart of calcium sources: http://www.eat-real-food-paleodietitian.com/support-files/calciumpaleo.pdf And some good info from Loren Cordain (scroll down to the calcium question - he addresses the inflow versus outflow of calcium... (more)

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by 8 · November 28, 2013 at 08:28 PM

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

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noah123 0 · November 28, 2013 at 10:27 AM

There are many reasons to consider buying insurance. Insurance helps you prepare for a secure and better future. Proper planning today ensures peace of mind and security against any type of uncertainties in the future. A majority of people buy... (more)

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by 252 · January 05, 2013 at 05:11 AM

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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Angelina 0 · January 05, 2013 at 12:48 AM

I want to give you kuddos for loving your brother so much that you want him well.There are many threads to read on this site and on MDA. There is a book called "The Ph Miracle" by Robert O. Young available at www.phmiracleliving.com It may help... (more)

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by 1230 · September 03, 2013 at 02:22 PM

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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Jay_15 0 · December 31, 2012 at 09:49 PM

How long have you been paleo? If less than six months I would not go to the doctor and I would get zero tests. Keep working on improving your lifestyle for about a year before considering any intervention. Tests in and of themselves can be... (more)

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by 2316 · December 19, 2012 at 02:00 AM

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 02:00 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 227 · December 12, 2012 at 04:22 AM

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 03:48 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 15 · November 24, 2012 at 03:32 PM

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 03:32 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 · November 20, 2012 at 06:02 PM

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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TrynAgain 0 · November 20, 2012 at 06:02 PM

I know one in Ventura County--is that too far?