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by 247 · about 1 hour ago

Hey! So I have IBS-D since a few years and nothing has helped, not even being paleo. I'm typing to just live with it as well as it works.Today I've been at a new doctor because I noticed how I can't concentrate AT ALL anymore, always drifting... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

Being a student of pharmacy I have started prepared for assignments. One of the allocated class assignments includes Non Steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. I would like to have as much as possible information on this topic. What are Non... (more)

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Bellamoorena 0 · March 25, 2014 at 11:23 AM

Non-Steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs abbreviated as (NSAIMs) are used in acute conditions of pain and inflammation. These drugs decrease the inflammation such as found in arthritis. The term Non-steroidal differentiates these drugs form... (more)

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by 30 · about 2 hours ago

Hey! about 10 years ago i used to party hard and do a lot of ecstacy and smoke a lot of hash. Needless to say i let a lot of crap enter my system. how much of this toxic stuff would have been store in my fat? And am i using this fat for energy?... (more)

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Bill1102inf 0 · January 18, 2013 at 12:23 AM

Fat cells store fat and trace fat soluble substances. They are not storehouses of the drugs we have taken.

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by 48 · about 2 hours ago

Holla! I am an almost 3 month-paleo enthusiast. Feel and look much better since going primal. This morning I decided to go on another level of wellbeing and to cut coffee for at least 30 days (hoping that I could do a permanent change after... (more)

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PaleoDel 0 · December 23, 2012 at 5:49 PM

I cut out caffeine when I got pregnant. It was easy to do, as I didn't want my baby to get it. I have to say, I didn't really notice a huge difference after I quit. The paleo diet will give you lots of energy. I didn't notice anything until... (more)

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by 716 · about 2 hours ago

I was hoping to find out if anyone knowledgable to possible dietary interventions that may augment dopamine functioning can help me get off my adderall habit (doctor approved, no worries). The problem is that normally, and even before i ever took... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · October 15, 2012 at 9:26 PM

Omega 3's have been suggested for children with ADD/ADHD. Neptune Krill Oil is a good source, if you don't eat enough fish. I'd suggest 1000 mg/day & see how you feel after 3 months. Also make sure you are Vitamin D3 and Magnesium... (more)

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by 1720 · about 2 hours ago

When? How much? Any alternatives if not?

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kingchimp 0 · September 10, 2012 at 8:20 PM

no way, my mom prescribed "manthefup" when i hurt myself as a kid. have been using it ever since. don't ask me about the side effects, but it is all natural. ;) cheers. serious note: see the answer above with the links, i agree w/such post. (more)

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by 1571 · about 2 hours ago

I've been strict Paleo for over a year now and I haven't been able to get off my anti-depressants. Due to stress at work I've actually started taking a low dose of Xanax (anti-anxiety) as well (when needed). I also have a script for Vyvanse (ADD... (more)

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Sunny_Beaches 0 · April 11, 2012 at 1:10 AM

I would say that is far from failure. You'll see lots of stories here about people going off of medication for illnesses, being cured from a lifetime of blindness, and suddenly becoming the next Einstein thanks to the magical healing powers of... (more)

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by 952 · about 2 hours ago

Usually, I try to avoid using chemical drugs (NSAIDS included) unless it's really necessary. But sometimes you have to take them when you catch a virus, etc. So, the questions if which one of them is less harmful, has less side-effects? I'm... (more)

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pfw 0 · July 29, 2011 at 2:02 PM

Tylenol is toxic to your liver in surprisingly low doses, especially in combination with alcohol. It's actually one of the most common causes of poisoning in the world: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paracetamol_toxicity Of course, long term NSAID... (more)

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by 4873 · about 2 hours ago

I'm auditing an Abnormal Psych course and the instructor brought up the role of nutrition in stabilizing moods. He suggested gluten was responsible for the considerable increase in anti-depressants and that glucose triggers "manic" behavior (like... (more)

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Rose 0 · June 26, 2011 at 2:50 AM

When I started the Eades's Protein Power plan in 2007, I was on Celexa and Depakote, and had been on some combination of various anti-depressants and anti-seizure meds since 2001. I felt different right away, and after a couple weeks decided to... (more)

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by 7063 · about 3 hours ago

I had surgery and I am determined NOT to look up the long-term side effects of general anesthesia. No way I could have avoided it, so what is done is done. There is something more important I would like to concentrate on now: is there anything (in... (more)

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Christo 0 · December 09, 2010 at 4:53 PM

I had surgery recently and instead of anti biotics I took a whole bottle of probiotics over 3 days and it worked great unlike if you take a few per day. Also Zyflamend,MSM and Cordyceps extract. Duck eggs are rich in D3

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by 2341 · October 24, 2014 at 4:38 AM

Have you ever noticed any significant benefits from utilizing herbs? Especially herbal teas? Sometimes i wonder if it's all BS. There seems to be very little proof and lots of claims. And even further, statements like this make me... (more)

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maryDeeeeeee 0 · May 19, 2013 at 1:46 AM

HERBS GLORIOUS HERBS.. HOT SAUSAGE AND MUSTARD. LOL wrong song but yeah Benefits are plentiful = improved taste- bringing out flavours, rounding out flavours, complimenting flavours..etc etc.. Then theres the other benefits alot of herbs and... (more)

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by 789 · October 24, 2014 at 4:08 AM

I don't smoke, but I was curious to know what the paleo community felt about it

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Crowlover_ 0 · July 03, 2012 at 4:19 AM

Marijuana has MANY legitimate medicinal and health benefits. There are several antioxidant and neuro-protectant properties that have been identified in marijuana. That said I think inhaling smoke is always a bad idea... better is to vaporize it... (more)

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by 2199 · October 24, 2014 at 4:05 AM

What are the drawbacks for taking drugs like adderall or Ritalin for someone who actually has ADHD?

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FED_at_LiveCaveman_com 0 · June 09, 2012 at 12:46 AM

After a lifetime of struggling in school, I was prescribed Adderall for ADD and it was initially a godsend. For the first time, I could sequence my thought process, focus on something, and stick with it till it was completed. A few months into... (more)

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by 65 · October 24, 2014 at 3:41 AM

After i started getting interested in nutrition, i have become ever more skeptical of the use of psychoactive drugs, and a lot of other drugs for that sake. I have family who works as scientists doing independent peer-reviewing of papers on new... (more)

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Jon_8 0 · November 22, 2011 at 2:35 AM

This subject is a pandora's box if there ever was one, so be prepared to be surprised once you open it. As someone who was taking an antidepressant and an antipsychotic daily for about 4.5 years, I believe I have researched the effects of... (more)

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by 24523 · October 24, 2014 at 3:07 AM

Caveman like feeling good too, ya' dig? But really, I may look into pot for some natural pain management, as opposed to spiraling out of control with synthetic opioids, and wondered if there's any evidence of drug use in paleo populations. I'm... (more)

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Stephen_Aegis 0 · September 16, 2010 at 12:12 AM

Already asked, the consensus was, inhaling any type of smoke bad, weed questionable Personally I abstain because it's illegal, if it were legal, I might eat some in moderation understanding it's still a poison

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by 0 · October 23, 2014 at 4:15 AM

What are your thoughts on using certain psych drugs to help a condition of social anxiety and stuttering? I've heard of some people who have had their stuttering reduce considerably (even dissapear) using a beta blocker such as Propranolol... (more)

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uberbulldog 0 · September 16, 2013 at 2:28 PM

In cases of mental illness; for example bipolar, depression, anxiety which rise to the level of interfering with daily activities the benefits of taking psychotropic meds far outweighs any downside. Anxiety in people who struggle with it daily... (more)

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by 247 · October 22, 2014 at 4:01 AM

so I have this really really bad IBS (diarrhea, cramps, bloating, loud noises) and absolutely nothing helps (yes, I am perfectly paleo and dairy/sugar/wheat/nighshades-free and sleeping enough). A few days ago, a doctor have me an opium tincture... (more)

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paleot 0 · May 27, 2013 at 8:21 AM

Vaporize organic weed, eat mostly meat. With that combo, I poop like a ghost. Study high, test high, lol.

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by 20787 · October 21, 2014 at 3:11 AM

Ever get the feeling those drugs they are giving you aren't doing a darned thing? Maybe that's because more often then not, they aren't and now they are even admitting... (more)

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Bill_6 0 · February 13, 2011 at 10:09 PM

Drugs are meant to treat symptoms not really cure anything for the most part. Realising that and taking steps that actually fix something rather than covering it up and likely causing more symptoms to treat with other medications will be a much... (more)

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by 40 · October 20, 2014 at 3:51 AM

I've had severe debilitating muscle pain and headaches for years and am yet to get a diagnosis mainly because most doctors have treated me as a drug seeker, hypochondriac, or medical-certificante-so-I-can-have-a-day-off-work seeker. When my... (more)

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GarrettHnatiuk 0 · September 17, 2014 at 10:22 AM

Coffee is much safer compared to over the counter painkillers. After all, coffee grows on a tree, as well as painkillers grow in a factory. Stick with the coffee for the time being, but try some other thigns and find out if you can get yourself... (more)

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by 729 · October 20, 2014 at 3:45 AM

i heard someone say on youtube that if you ate alot of cottage cheese, the casein in it wouldnt break down in your system as an normal protein would and it would affect your neurotransmitters in a way that a drug would. did anyone heard about... (more)

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arugula 0 · October 29, 2012 at 1:43 PM

"Casomorphin are peptides, i.e., protein fragments, derived from the digestion of milk protein casein. The distinguishing characteristic of casomorphins is that they have an opioid effect." Gluten exorphins and gliadorphins are the opiod peptides... (more)

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