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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

Hello,I am hoping for some help with my situation, anyone have a similar situation or some insight?About me:I have been dealing with severe eczema on my hands for the last 9 months.It has only spread and gotten worse since then. If I eat something... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 08, 2014 at 2:41 AM

Do an elimination diet. A great guide: http://www.precisionnutrition.com/elimination-diet

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I went through a pretty bad few months of recurring eczema (caused by an environmental allergy that i'm now clear of), and it left dark-ish scarring spots on my face. Any paleo remedies to get rid of the scarring? Thanks!

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samanthaalys 0 · May 02, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Include Homemade Organ meat and Bone Broth, which are rich in glycine. They help in speeding up the healing for gut as well as skin. Glycine is one of the important elements of connective tissue with extracellular matrix whose role is to act as... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

Does Paleo diet helps in curing Eczema?

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Rosenhazavel 0 · April 22, 2014 at 1:56 PM

Yes Paleo Diet helps in curing Eczema The Raw Paleolithic Diet indeed has a ratio of 100% Success for treating Eczema Frequent exposure to bacteria and various other types of immune system modulators are some of the reasons for causing... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

Curious if anyone else has encountered (or overcome) multiple food intolerances ??? and if so, if they???ve overcome them via rotation diet. I found this thread... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I've been taking Desonide to treat eczema for a few months and have recently been trying to wean off of it more recently, specifically using petroleum jelly and coconut oil (and Desonide once daily, to start). Thus far, whenever I try to... (more)

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rsdfc 0 · December 23, 2013 at 8:41 PM

I have struggled with eczema my entire life. First, if you live in the northern latitudes, right now it is winter. Unfortunately that is going to make it harder to heal. But in the spring and summer when the sun is out and it gets warmer... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I have had persistent eczema on my thighs for nearly all of my life. It seems to come and go in waves. Surprisingly, it does not induce horrible itchiness, as some other people have described. I have been eating Paleo for the last two years and... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · November 02, 2013 at 10:24 PM

How's your D3 blood level? My eczema disappeared completely once I got my level up. Optimal for those with autoimmune is 60-80 ng/ml.

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I've been on an almost-no-carb diet for about a month and a half now and my skin is changing a LOT. Stretch marks, scars, eczema, acne, discoloration, even keloid scars are diminishing all over my body! My facial skin is getting to the point... (more)

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Anon_9 0 · September 16, 2013 at 6:36 PM

I never had too many issues, but a friend of mine had some interesting results. Oddly enough, it wasn't from decreasing carbs, but increasing fats. He was coming around to my paleo way of thinking and changed up his breakfast to eggs and... (more)

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by 134 · about 13 hours ago

Starting about a year ago, I ended a course of antihistamines and started eating 100% Paleo. Since then, I have had itchy skin on my hands, feet, ear canals, and anal canal. It is very annoying, and I cannot seem to get rid of it. What could this... (more)

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Bellamoorena 0 · April 01, 2014 at 12:11 PM

This definitely seems to be the case of Histamine intolerance: Try to follow low Histamine Diet: 1. Use cream cheese, mild cheese and cottage cheese instead avoiding mature cheese. 2. Eliminate alcoholic beverages . 3. Avoid raw... (more)

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by 5 · about 13 hours ago

Help! Just started Paleo 2 weeks ago (exactly) for my kid, a 7 year-old with two patches of eczema on his legs. 14 days later there are days when it looks better and days when it doesn't (we're taking daily photos for comparison), but he's now... (more)

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O_Siodhachain 0 · May 25, 2013 at 5:51 PM

Just as a general rule with 'new' things, you should try it six or seven weeks before making that infamous 'final decision' about whether or not these things are working. Unless, of course, some crazy-strong reaction is going. But I'm sure you... (more)

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by 5 · about 13 hours ago

Particularly around the eyes and inner ears?

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Anon_9 0 · May 20, 2013 at 2:17 PM

I had a friend who eliminated his skin issues when he bumped up his fat content. After a year of me telling him to ditch the cereal breakfast for bacon and eggs, he tried the eggs but not the bacon. He felt much better. As soon as he added the... (more)

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by 30 · about 14 hours ago

About 6 months ago, I decided to try the anti-candida diet after being paleo for 8 months. I heard it was normal to suffer from the die-off symptoms, and that it would go away. The dizziness subsided, so I thought it was true. It was going well... (more)

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Jay_25 0 · January 16, 2013 at 2:34 PM

Actually yes. After going paleo for about a year, I have developed an eczema rash on my back. IT started out small than progressively got bigger and more irritated. I did not know what it was until the dermatologist tested it. He also advised... (more)

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by 109 · about 14 hours ago

Any thoughts or suggestions on things I can research on why my eczema always flares up right before menstruation? I'm fairly certain this has nothing to do with any changes in diet during this time. I have had my progesterone/estradiol tested mid... (more)

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Chrysaetos 0 · January 28, 2013 at 12:47 PM

It's a real condition. Autoimmune progesterone dermatitis - try browsing around, and see if the cases sound familiar. Here are a couple of things you could try for it. Presently, the route to treating it involves raising progesterone before... (more)

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by 260 · about 14 hours ago

Hey Guys, I have been Paleo for a few months solid now and have had chronic stuffy/ runny nose. I went to the doc a few years ago and he told me I have overactive turbinates, which are the balloon like things in your nose that swell up around... (more)

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Allie_4 0 · October 02, 2012 at 7:18 PM

Re: Ghee I'm a lactard and tried using ghee- I made it myself from organic/free range milk and double cooked it to make absolutely certain it was pure fat. My body still can't handle it; my reaction isn't even digestive but I get cystic acne,... (more)

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by 115 · about 14 hours ago

My poor little niece is 4 and has really terrible eczema. They have identified many things she is allergic to that cause flare ups: soy, milk, nuts, citrus, strawberries, and eggs are the ones I am aware of (because the poor thing has to wear a... (more)

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Crowlover_ 0 · August 13, 2012 at 6:48 AM

When you are that "allergic" to so many things, you have a Leaky Gut. GAPS diet would help her. http://www.gapsdiet.com/

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by 572 · about 14 hours ago

I started using Ecos Free & Clear laundry soap during my pregnancy in 2010 (it was recommended as one of the better options for cloth diapers and I was getting in gear). I had no problems with it at the time. Then about 8 weeks postpartum I... (more)

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kristen_5 0 · August 06, 2012 at 11:38 PM

Hi there - I would respectfully disagree with BoneBrothFast. It is possible to develop food intolerances after repeatedly consuming a product, especially after years of significant repeated ingestion. This involves immunological response;... (more)

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by 610 · about 14 hours ago

Ideally, I'd like to solve my seborrheic dermatitis through lifestyle and diet modifications, (rather than medicated shampoos etc...) but I'm not sure it's possible. I've had seborrheic dermatitis all my life. I am told that while I was an infant... (more)

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · May 25, 2012 at 9:34 PM

I used to have SD also but when I stopped using commercial shampoos the problem went away. I am sensitive to detergents (cleaning products made from petroleum based oils) I try to use only true soaps to wash with (surfactant made from vegetable... (more)

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by 3850 · about 14 hours ago

I've been a lifelong eczema sufferer, and like all of my skin conditions, it got 90% better once I eliminated gluten. But occasionally, I will get hit with a case of dyshidrosis/dyshidrotic eczema (if you don't know what it is, it differs from... (more)

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Mama_Z 0 · April 25, 2012 at 7:53 PM

Just like you, I have this in addition to regular eczema. It's seriously THE WORST THING EVER IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD. Mine started a few summers ago out of the blue and because I was breast feeding my son at the time I couldn't find a... (more)

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by 15 · about 14 hours ago

I have severely dry/itchy skin for the past few years. Switching to paleo has helped immensely, but sometimes when I take cod liver oil I will get terrible cramps a few hours later and vomit or diarrhea everything out. What am I doing wrong? My... (more)

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Heather_15 0 · April 09, 2012 at 12:08 AM

I take half a teaspoon of Green Pasture's Fermented CLO with pastured butter oil (cinnamon tingle flavored - yum!) about 30 minutes after I wake up in the morning (so I'm fasted). When I first started out with paleo, my dosage was 1 teaspoon a day... (more)

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by 257 · about 14 hours ago

i have eczema on 3 fingers on one hand. i used to have it on my legs and arms until i gave up gluten. that was over a year ago, but it still comes and goes on a regular basis, especially if my hand stays wet for long. any ideas?

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · March 17, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Eczema is most likely a dietary problem. I know everyone's eczema is different. Your eczema could be triggered by a food allergy or it may be caused by a vitamin, omega 3 fatty acid deficiency or a combination of the above factors. There may... (more)

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by 103 · about 14 hours ago

What are some Paleo ways to rid of it? Coconut oil not working. Any suggestions?

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Wcc_Kamal_Stabby_fan 0 · February 11, 2012 at 3:12 AM

Bret, The best way to treat your eczema is through diet. From the research I have read the most promising keys were getting enough Vitamin D and omega 3 in your diet. Topical treatments will not be effective at eliminating your eczema. Topical... (more)

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by 11557 · about 14 hours ago

My boyfriend, who has a long history of food allergies, has recently started to get the worst eczema. It is all over his hands, often cracked and bleeding, and has now spread up his arms, and is behind his knees/on his calves. He also has broken... (more)

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Kelly_11 0 · January 16, 2012 at 5:51 AM

I have suffered eczema since I was a baby. The foods I know I react to: Gluten, Tomatoes, Citrus fruit, Nuts (Especially but not exclusively peanuts), Dark chocolate, Red fruit, Anything with capsaicin, Coffee I don't consume gluten, nuts, or... (more)

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by 10 · about 15 hours ago

Hi guys It was hoping you could share your experience dealing with sebborheic dermatitis Background: 28 year old male ??? had dandruff more or less my whole life During the last 3 years I developed, what I believe is, sebborheic dermatitis on... (more)

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Bill_4 0 · November 08, 2011 at 11:49 PM

Sebhorreic dermatitis is three fold problem. An impaired skin barrier. Dysfunctional immune system. Fungal Infection of the skin. There many different factors that can cause the three above but it is important to learn that it BEGINS and ONLY... (more)

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by 1801 · about 15 hours ago

My son is 2.5 years old and is still breastfeeding, he does eat solids, but not as much as his 3.5 year old sister. He was a difficult baby to say the least. He is still quite a high need toddler and we are trying to work out what his issues... (more)

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Katherine 0 · August 28, 2011 at 8:13 PM

Some things that come to mind as possibly related with hyperpigmentation of various places on the skin: riboflavin deficiency (possible) zinc deficiency (very likely) b12 deficiency (unlikely) there may be more, that's just what I could come... (more)

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by 15 · about 15 hours ago

I did go on a paleo diet for around a week and started feeling a lot better. Unfortunately I had a lot of stress at the time and went back to my old eating habits. I think being strict on this is hard because if I go out with friends to a... (more)

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Caveman_formally_known_as_Dan 0 · August 21, 2011 at 11:41 PM

Go strict until your ailments are minimized or eliminated, then add foods back until you start seeing changes in ailments. Acne is a sign of inflammation. Get healthy and then experiment. You may find 90% compliance better than 100% health wise... (more)

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by 75 · about 15 hours ago

Over the weekend I had cheese, naan bread, rice and cheescake at a friends house for dinner. It was a curry night. It was my first lapse in what seems like a long time (few weeks since starting to eat Paleo). I woke up withe inflamed eczema and... (more)

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NomadRip 0 · July 11, 2011 at 1:05 PM

I haven't found a way to make these kinds of skin issues go away other than to stop eating the things that cause them in the first place.

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