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by 15 · November 21, 2013 at 2:47 PM

Is the activation of the parasympathetic nervous system good simply because in the modern world we have far too much activation of the sympathetic(similar to why O3 is so incredibly good; we simply have too much O6)? Or would being a deep... (more)

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by 0 · September 16, 2013 at 5:05 PM

anyone know the best country to move to to avoid endocrine disruptors?

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by 40 · April 20, 2013 at 6:35 PM

Side effects, results & advice much appreciated!

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by 6218 · February 28, 2013 at 3:34 PM

When you eat out do you prefer bottled water in plastic (glass is rare and expensive) or tap water with fluoride/chlorine etc.? I believe iodine can detoxify fluoride and chlorine according to Dr. David Brownstein, MD so I believe tap water to be... (more)

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Karen 0 · February 28, 2013 at 12:54 PM

Unless I lived in an area where the municipal water tested poorly - tap water every time. Tap water with a relatively inexpensive filter (Pur for instance) ideally - the filter would cost much less than buying water bottles. If in an area with... (more)

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by 5 · October 25, 2012 at 11:01 PM

In their 2012 book "It Starts With Food", the Hartwigs argue that one reason dairy is to be avoided is because it contains lots of hormones intended to promote growth in calves, and thus when consumed by human adults messes up the hormonal... (more)

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dmi 0 · October 25, 2012 at 1:12 PM

No, eggs do not contain such hormones, sedatives, addictive substances, etc. A growing embryo is very different from alive calves.

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by 880 · December 01, 2012 at 1:15 AM

http://butterbeliever.com/matt-stone-youre-blowing-my-mind/ As a paleo newbie this is freaking me out. Am I making a mistake going paleo?

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Diane_4 0 · July 10, 2012 at 1:15 AM

Low carb doesn't hose your metabolism. My own personal experience is that it restored my metabolism to health. It healed my insulin resistance. It allowed me to lose weight. It restored my hunger/satiety signals to normal. It gave me more energy.... (more)

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by 5 · August 07, 2012 at 3:22 AM

Hey All, I'm trying to make some progress with my overall health and there are several issues I've been dealing with for the past few years. Been following Paleo since December and have noticed the most substantial change being less blood sugar... (more)

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Jaime 0 · May 29, 2012 at 12:04 AM

Maybe your thyroid is off-sometimes we'll fall in range but actually be abnormal. Also, could it be adrenal fatigue?

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by 8890 · December 31, 2011 at 5:55 AM

I finally got around to hearing Jimmy Moore's podcast with Dr. B G/Grace. (OK, so I am a little behind.) Great podcast! ... (more)

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grace 0 · December 31, 2011 at 5:55 AM

Happy New Year The Loon!!! Thanks for your kind words! Metals have synergistic toxicity so even at sublethal, low doses, endocrine disruption can occur... it does not necessarily have to be a ton of arsenic but let's say some has a bit of... (more)

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by 608 · November 18, 2011 at 5:44 AM

If this has been posted before I apologize. I just read this article put out by the Endocrine Society on just how bad plastics (even BPA free) plastics are. I had an idea plastic was garbage, but did not know it was so extensive.... (more)

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Jane_7 0 · November 17, 2011 at 4:54 PM

For transporting: Glass and foil for food, stainless steel for coffee and tea. Haven't looked into the aluminum factor yet though... And my glass containers have plastic lids, which I dislike, but haven't found better options yet. For storing:... (more)

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by 2439 · March 11, 2013 at 2:37 AM

I recently went to see a doc in my health plan and he once again made me realize that most docs are clueless. He saw my old testosterone chart and then saw how my new one was tripled. I told him about Paleo and some supplements I take from a... (more)

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Bill_4 0 · July 06, 2011 at 9:16 PM

how old are you? what is your typical diet like... are you eating low carb? My T was between 300-450 on low carb... on high carb it is much higher. I havent gotten tested yet but my sex drive has exploded, ease of erections, confidence,... (more)

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by 5216 · March 30, 2012 at 3:40 AM

I'm trying to be careful about the way I ask this as to not makes this a lewd question. I've been reading some Ayurvedic literature (for better or for worse) while reading TS Wiley and wondering, thinking about the Ayurvedic fear of regular... (more)

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Paul_Jaminet 0 · March 29, 2012 at 4:08 PM

When you feel compelled to ask about it on online forums?

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by 9983 · April 26, 2011 at 12:28 AM

A fallacy in the past with fat tissue (adipose tissue) was that it was simply viewed as just a collection of fat cells - a storage center for future energy requirements. In fact, the adipose tissue should also be viewed as the largest endocrine... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · April 26, 2011 at 12:28 AM

there is one immutable fact we now know to define optimal. Its telomere length. The longer means optimal. Now we need to figure out what makes them longest. That is why I go to meetings now. Its why I read three hours a day.

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by 5 · December 27, 2011 at 3:31 PM

Has anyone had a good experience with an Atlanta-area Endocrinologist? I would like to find a doctor with an open mind to diet and medication, not one who immediately prescribes synthetic thyroid. Thanks!

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Michael_Wax 0 · December 27, 2011 at 3:31 PM

The Doctors at Peachtree Health & Rehab all subscribe to the Paleo lifestyle and they are functional medicine doctors that do not prescribe drugs for health conditions such as Thyroid issues, Diabetes issues, Chronic Fatigue or peak... (more)

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by 10194 · July 30, 2013 at 2:24 AM

Keith Norris makes a great point about sous-vide I have been wondering about for some time: In particular, check out the discussion associated with Episode 17, where I tossed-out the sous-vide/plastics leaching question that I initially brought... (more)

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Lee_Siu_Hoi 0 · July 30, 2013 at 2:24 AM

What plastic bags hospital use for storing blood?