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Endometriosis

Endometriosis Questions

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by 5 · about 8 hours ago

I've been doing a strict, anti-inflammatory paleo diet for a year now (no nuts, few fruits, limiting fructose, dairy starches, nightshades, etc) after an endometriosis diagnosis. I've lost 40 lbs and am thin/fit and have no trouble with weight... (more)

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Lazza 0 · August 01, 2014 at 12:47 PM

I agree with jenjen; a little more carbs can go a long way. I did a low-ish carb diet for several months and eventually started to feel weak, cold, poor libido, etc. Moving up to something like 150 grams/day cleared things up rather quickly.As... (more)

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by 0 · about 8 hours ago

Hi paleohacks. I'm a female twenty-one year old who is in desperate need of advice. (Excuse my bad english - I'm Swedish.) The past two years, my health has declined in several ways. I've had diabetes t1 for 16 years, celiac disease for... (more)

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thyroiditis 0 · March 10, 2014 at 5:10 AM

I'm gonna give you a different advice. That bleeding gum is symptomatic of scurvy, which can occur on VLC diets. You need more carbs and a higher Vit C dose. It occurs because low insulin levels prevent Vitamin C from recycling. Since you... (more)

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by 0 · about 8 hours ago

I've been eating grain free for a couple of years and eating primal (1 cup of homemade yogurt and a little butter daily and the occasional bit of cheese) for the past year. I have had amenorrhea (no periods) for a year now - coinciding with... (more)

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by 266 · about 8 hours ago

I recently posted this thread about endometriosis and this one about systemic enzymes. I've now just ran into this website. After spending many hours of the past few days researching endometriosis and coming away with the idea that it's a ... (more)

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Anna_22 0 · January 18, 2013 at 10:31 PM

Hello there, I was diagnosed with severe endometriosis back in 2007. It, and all it's symptoms ruled my life and I had two surgeries to remove it. At the beginning of last year we believed it was back again and my gynie was considering surgery as... (more)

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by 266 · about 8 hours ago

One of my friends was diagnosed with endometriosis a few years ago, and has some symptoms that may be from this condition, including severe cramping, mild pain after intercourse, and frequent pelvic pain. Endometriosis seems like a perfect... (more)

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Laura_41 0 · December 31, 2012 at 3:22 AM

http://www.paleoforwomen.com/auotimmunity-hormone-imbalance-and-inflammation-endometriosis-as-the-standard-american-diet-triple-threat/ (more)

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by 435 · about 9 hours ago

I have pcos, and possible endometriosis. I have insulin resistance, but I think that has improved a lot due to weight loss, interval training, weight lifting, and eating low carb. The biggest problem, and the one I most want to fix, is severe... (more)

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Kelleil 0 · December 14, 2012 at 11:09 PM

I have endo (but not pcos) as well and was bleeding a lot all the time. I went to an acupuncturist who prescribed "moxbustion" on the SP-1, KID-1, and ST-36 points. I stopped bleeding in 3 applications. I also use progesterone cream which helped... (more)

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by 40 · about 9 hours ago

Hello fellow paleo women :) I'm 19 and I've been on paleo for a whopping 6 days! I love it so far and I've lost 8 pounds! Talk about instant gratification! Anyway, I have always had KILLER periods. I'm talking: *Feeling like the world is... (more)

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by 1467 · about 9 hours ago

So I have endometriosis which causes me excruciating back and pelvic pain as well as bloating. I got the mirena coil which helped a lot for the pain. I then went paleo and decided to remove mirena and the symptoms came back with a vengeance. I... (more)

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Karin_1 0 · May 07, 2012 at 3:03 PM

I know a few women friends who have suffered with various levels of endometriosis. all 3 ended up having either complete (2) or partial hysterectomies (1) and 3 are basically very glad they did....it is truly something they suffered through over... (more)

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by 11557 · about 9 hours ago

So, I recently went to the doctor for shot, check-up, and a few other things. At the end of the appointment I mentioned that I've been having this tender soreness just on the inside of my right hip, in my pelvic region. The doctor checked my lymph... (more)

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Kasia_ 0 · April 14, 2012 at 1:27 AM

It's likely that it's ovulation pain or cysts or both. I get the same type of pain. Usually the cysts go away after a while but I'd get an ultrasound just to make sure the cysts are not twisting the ovary or causing any issues. I had a tumor on my... (more)

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by 253 · about 9 hours ago

Hello everyone! This isn't exactly "hack my uterus" but there is backstory there. After I recently complained about my worsening menstrual cramps on Facebook (and it's not even Overshare Wednesday!) my cousin kindly let me know that she and... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · February 09, 2012 at 2:33 AM

I just want to note, you should talk to you gyno first and foremost about this. My mother had this condition (along with other possible complications, which remained undiagnosed), and ended up having an emergency hysterectomy. She had been... (more)

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by 75 · about 10 hours ago

Yesterday I ask a question about endometriosis. The response I got mentioned that vitamin A is bad for endo. This confused me because I had read/heard otherwise. Does anyone have any experience with this? or information on why vit A maybe bad?... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · September 28, 2011 at 3:36 PM

I'm glad you asked this question. I am starting to suspect I have Endometriosis and that it started after taking large doses of Vitamin A. I had excellent periods for three years on the paleoish diet, then all the sudden this year I have... (more)

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by 75 · about 10 hours ago

I am hoping some of the women on here that have dealt with endometriosis or heavy periods by going paleo. Could give some specific recommendations about what they think are the most important aspects of a paleo diet for healing these issues. I... (more)

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Paul_Jaminet 0 · April 25, 2011 at 6:38 PM

This is just my opinion, not tested science, but here goes: Keys: Eliminate grains (except rice) and legumes, but especially soy which is rich in phytoestrogens. Soy is probably the single leading cause of endometriosis. Minimize omega-6 (prefer... (more)

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by 1906 · about 10 hours ago

There are a number of people who believe endometriosis an auto-immune disease that can be greatly addressed with a change of diet. Several women who "went paleo" claim that the symptoms linked to their endometriosis got better, though the medical... (more)

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Tara 0 · February 24, 2011 at 8:06 PM

I had endometriosis. So bad that I had to resort to IVF to have a baby because scar tissue had ravaged my fallopian tubes. After the pregnancy, my periods resumed as per normal - excruciating pain, clots, back pain (I regularly had endometrial... (more)

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by 20 · October 29, 2014 at 3:36 AM

Hi, my name is Brandie and I am confused about the carb vs. calorie/conventional wisdom ideas. I count my carbs for weight loss and haven't really been counting calories though I've been keeping and eye on them. I eat between 50-80 carbs a day,... (more)

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Diane_3 0 · May 08, 2012 at 6:17 PM

There is a lot of good advice here from several people who gave you an answer. Not all people get diarrhea from foods they do not tolerate, some get very constipated from them. Before I went gluten free I had major issues with constipation... (more)

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by 0 · October 28, 2014 at 4:11 AM

I heard that birth control harms the bacteria in your guts, harms your gall bladder in the long run, makes you suicidal, and permanently messes up how you regulate your hormones. However, I have PCOS and possibly endometriosis (I talked... (more)

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by 10 · October 28, 2014 at 3:42 AM

For about a year now, I've had extremely bad pain both 2 weeks before I bleed, the week of my bleeding and for the week around ovulation. This makes for about a week of feeling ok every month. Previous to this, I had reasonably severe PMS but it... (more)

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