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by 0 · about 8 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 8 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 · September 29, 2014 at 4:08 AM

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 · September 29, 2014 at 4:06 AM

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 1794 · about 8 hours ago

I have, what seems to be, some sort of seborrheic dermatitis on my face and on my scalp. My scalp is itchy and there lots of flakes and it sucks... It's definitely inflammatory and gets better sometimes, but also worse. It could be... (more)

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by 0 · about 8 hours ago

Hi everyone, I have gone gluten free after doing an elimination diet while breastfeeding to cure my newborns reflux and colic -- gluten and citrus were the culprits! After her six month birthday I found I could eat it again without giving... (more)

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by 0 · about 8 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 · September 24, 2014 at 4:07 AM

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 2291 · about 8 hours ago

Gluten, dairy, chocolate, eggs, citrus, and tomatoes all cause an eczema flare up for me, and I have noticed that this seems to be what other people say causes problems for them as well. It seems to be the sort of "official" list of eczema... (more)

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eddieosh 0 · October 16, 2013 at 1:10 AM

There may be a link with gut health and immune system response. Some postulate that dairy can cause a response similar to celiac disease too. Worth having a look at Chris Kresser's site and his article on healing a leaky gut: ... (more)

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by 0 · about 8 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 8 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 25 · about 8 hours ago

Hi, I've decided to try Paleo for many different reasons and I just wanted to ask you guys if you've seen any improvement on your hair and scalp? I'm a 23 years old female and I've had dandruff, eczema and hair loss for 2-3 years back now and... (more)

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wordsdrawnigh 0 · August 18, 2013 at 7:31 AM

I used to have horrible seborrheic dermatitis. The itching would at times be unbearable. My entire scalp was covered with a thick layer of yellow, scaly dried skin, and the dandruff was constant. No shampoos I tried seemed to help, and it was... (more)

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by 0 · about 8 hours ago

i've always had severe eczema since puberty. the rashes seem to have gotten mostly better with a mostly paleo diet. however, i still do itch a lot, especially at night. my IGE levels are very high, > 5000 with the immunocap test, normal is less... (more)

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CelticCaveGirl 0 · August 27, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Get a tapeworm or other nematode In all seriousness, IgE antibodies are used for killing off various parasites, especially worms. If nothing else helps, don't be so fastidious about dirt and give your immune system something to do. My eczema... (more)

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by 5 · about 8 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 · September 29, 2014 at 3:57 AM

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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 30 · about 8 hours ago

So I've battled eczema my whole life, and in the last 5 years it's just gotten progressively worse. I'm chronically itchy at least 70% of the day. I had allergy tests done by drawing blood and the results came back that I was allergic to just... (more)

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Sol 0 · June 13, 2012 at 12:17 AM

I can only imagine that anything that you could do to help heal your gut would help your skin and your allergies. There is a theory that when the gut is badly damaged that we will test positive to allergies for many many things. Have you... (more)

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by 610 · about 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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)