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by 453 · about 12 hours ago

Since it seems I'm steadily losing my extra weight on paleo and finding what works in those regards, I've begun to focus my attention on some of my other issues. I've started eating sauerkraut recently, and I've been feeling a bit of brain-fog and... (more)

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PaleoGreyhound 0 · March 25, 2012 at 5:47 PM

Just for clarification sake, I think a Herxheimer reaction is a lot more severe than a brain fog...especially since it is caused by the "dying off" of some pretty severe pathogenic bacteria...Bartonella, Lyme disease, typhoid fever, etc. And it... (more)

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by 0 · about 12 hours ago

This is a 60-day program by Jordan Reasoner and Steve Wright which is supposed to give you a roadmap to solve your leaky gut. Here's the link : http://solvingleakygut.com/ Basically, this is done in 3 steps : 1/ Remove leaky gut triggers... (more)

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TamesBM 0 · May 18, 2014 at 11:21 AM

I have GI issues and have tried many things (which include guidelines from SCD, AIP, FODMAP and GAPS diets). Can't say that I have followed any of those protocols to the letter because eventually I find out that I have a specific sensitivity, so I... (more)

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by 0 · about 12 hours ago

Symptoms are fatigue, nervosity and loose foul-smelling green stools. I identified mutaflor as the culprit when earlier this year when I found out that the symptoms appeared systematically about 48h after each capsule. The symptoms got... (more)

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by 0 · about 12 hours ago

Is it ALL gut health? That's my theory .. some say genetics and a few other factors but I feel it is 100% gut health. How many of you guys have beards? Have you noticed increased hair growth whilst on this diet? Have you noticed... (more)

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Desmond 0 · April 21, 2014 at 4:09 PM

I have one hell of a beard and it is because I'm half persian...still had the beard when I was eating SAD

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by 58 · about 12 hours ago

I swallowed mouth wash this morning in a rush. I felt fine after, it was a cap full. But I've become paranoid about my gut health and wondering if it would harm my gut flora or body? I mean if those get rid of bacteria in mouth wouldn't it harm... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · March 04, 2014 at 5:53 PM

It's like taking slightly watered down shot of liquor, assuming you're talking original Listerine-like stuff. I'd probably avoid it so you don't get pulled over smelling like you drank. The cetyl pyridinium stuff (no-burn mouthwash) is not... (more)

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by 0 · about 12 hours ago

i am not formaly diagnosed with anything but i assume there is a good chance my gut health is'nt the greatest. I can really bad digestive discomfort when i eat candy, fast food, bread if i eat it everyday, etc. i am pretty health concious. i am... (more)

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MaverickRaj 0 · February 25, 2014 at 2:44 AM

My protocol to heal a leaky gut, which I currently have: Lots of chicken broth. I buy the organic variety sold at any grocery store. Usually just nuke some veggies and add broth to it for a quick soup. 10 mg of glutamine mixed with 2... (more)

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by 468 · about 13 hours ago

I'm using Fecal Microbial Transplants (FMT) in the attempt to treat Ankylosing Spondylitis (severe spinal arthritis). I had my first infusion this July (5 days), and I was doing remarkably well except for major flares during menstrual periods... (more)

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Lindy_1 0 · November 27, 2013 at 6:41 PM

I can't seem to tolerate bananas or plantains (cause flaring), but I can mostly get away with sweet potatoes. I'll try upping those instead of the rice and rice flour. I asked my rheumatologist about periods and autoimmune, and he said it's... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

I hope that this post is enough information, and that it's clear enough for someone to kindly respond! Recently I've been interested in starting the GAPS diet in order to treat my allergies (to dust, as well as an exaggerated... (more)

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cheval 0 · November 16, 2013 at 10:13 PM

The GAPS diet is derived from the SCD (Specific Carbohydrates Diet) which is THE diet to heal the gut. There is a major difference between GAPS and SCD. SCD is already proven while GAPS is still in the experimental stage. SCD has been... (more)

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by 0 · about 13 hours ago

It's funny to say that my gut is probably much more reactive to medium to cheap quality coffee, or possibly coffee in general, than grains and dairy. I've learned about the bulletproof coffee thing, and I'm only interested for the possibility of... (more)

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bankeinanin 0 · December 02, 2013 at 12:47 AM

Cold brew, good idea. I'll look into it.

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by 10 · about 13 hours ago

Hi, I would like to eventually make this a thread about repairing gut health properly via this method: http://paleodietlifestyle.com/you-and-your-gut-flora/ I believe that sebastian (the man who wrote the article) seems to be one of the only... (more)

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akman 0 · July 30, 2013 at 9:51 PM

I think gut health is probably THE most important factor in overall health and an area where we can make a huge impact with minor tweaks. Didja know: - Gut flora is responsible for producing most of the serotonin in our system? - Newborn... (more)

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by 519 · about 13 hours ago

paleo organic bootcamp gut-health been reading for awhile... I would like to hear your thoughts and opinions of my Paleo diet sounds. Breakfast: 3 scrambled organic eggs with 1/2 tbsp of melted organic valley pasture butter 2-3 pieces of... (more)

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justinz 0 · April 08, 2013 at 7:54 PM

I'm relatively new to this diet and your post inspired me and gave me a bunch of meal ideas! It seems like it's working for you and I hope it continues to!

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by 45 · about 13 hours ago

I have been LC to VLC for awhile now, but whenever I go ever a certain amount whether from a starch or sugar I will feel like I got hit by a bus the next day and my gut/colon feels cloged. I was just curious for those who have been on VLC to no... (more)

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RoryD 0 · March 04, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Starch in large quantities wreaks havoc on your stomach and intestines, it leads to indigestion, and so it breeds parasites which cause fermentation. This releases sulfur, which acidifies your system, causes temperature issues, and messes with... (more)

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by 247 · about 13 hours ago

Hi! With my terrible IBD, i have troubles eating enough Protein because my guts aren't well with meat or eggs. At this time, fish works pretty good for me. So mostly i eat tuna out of the can or smoked fish (I know, not the best options, but... (more)

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Pecan 0 · January 29, 2013 at 3:52 PM

I eat fish or shellfish every day. It's my only meat source. It is possible to buy fresh, good quality fish on a budget - you just have to compromise other stuff. I settle for cheap fruit/vegetables. You should incorporate more variety as... (more)

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by 10 · about 13 hours ago

Like many people, when I switched to Paleo I've had some issues with the gut. I've read that a good way to help reflux is to consume probiotics. I've been eating saurkraut and making kambucha tea but it seems like its causing more harm than... (more)

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Jeannine 0 · January 13, 2013 at 11:52 PM

I have 4 kids, all with gut issues(passed on from myself). When I first started trying to do gut repair, my kids reacted to every probiotic under the sun. Until we did the "weed and feed" approach, things didn't improve. Unfortunately, bad... (more)

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by 252 · about 13 hours ago

Hey all, hopefully not an annoyance with my influx of questions, but I seriously need some help. This is regarding my younger, 14yr old brother. He has been out of school for the past couple years due to some physiological ailments, very rarely... (more)

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Rocky 0 · January 05, 2013 at 12:40 AM

Have you heard of low dose naltrexone? Google it for Crohn's disease

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by 70 · about 13 hours ago

I started Paleo 4 months ago and about 6 weeks in, started getting diarrhea, which was always accompanied by fleeting painful stomach cramps and a sudden need to go. And I mean sudden! I was going sometimes up to 20 times a day. Food didn't stay... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · December 16, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Ok, so. Your diet does seem fine. If you're getting this type of diarrhea AFTER all this time of eating so well, then it's not dairy/allergies, or IBD/IBS or anything else like that. IMHO, the way you describe it, it has the clear marks of an... (more)

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by 12174 · about 13 hours ago

Greetings, PaleoHackers, I am the mother of a 3 year old daughter with sensory processing disorder (SPD). I have had her on the casein-free version of the GAPS diet for the last 6 months. Since GAPS is not meant to be super low carb long term,... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · December 16, 2012 at 4:27 PM

If you've seen significant changes in your daughter's SPD symptoms you could let that be your guide. Introduce the "grains" the doctor has recommended slowly and carefully to see what happens. Keep a dairy so you can discuss it with the doctor. If... (more)

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by 911 · about 13 hours ago

I am considering getting a bunch of medical testing done before the end of the year, largely for insurance-related reasons. I have some ideas about what I want to test, but I also want to tap into the wisdom of the crowd here for ideas I wouldn't... (more)

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CD 0 · November 26, 2012 at 1:07 PM

Can I give it a shot? Digestive Issues + Sleep issues == Lactose intolerant (do you consume dairy?) Chronic stuffy nose == Allergies, likely enahnced by some type of food allergy which increase inflammation (again, do you consume... (more)

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by 504 · about 13 hours ago

My rectum hurts/burns like a hell, and i have been passing white stools, what is wrong with me ? Any advice is much appreciated

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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · November 20, 2012 at 4:42 PM

See a doctor as soon as possible.

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by 504 · about 13 hours ago

Ok this is kind of gross, but after a night of downing nuts, fruits, in huge quantities, i had the runs, so bad that my anus feels like it is on fire, and everytime i take a dump it feels like im crapping broken glass, btw there is no blood. Any... (more)

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Crowbar_1 0 · November 19, 2012 at 4:02 PM

Witch Hazel, drench a cotton ball in it and let it sit on the area for as long as you want. You can buy it at the pharmacy.

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by 12174 · about 13 hours ago

The November 2012 edition of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics' magazine, deals in great detail with the issue of the gut-brain connection and the impact of gut health on how symptoms of autism spectrum disorders are... (more)

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Paul_Whiteley 0 · November 11, 2012 at 12:55 PM

It is a great special edition on autism in Pediatrics and the paper which includes Alessio Fasano, Paul Ashwood and Paul Patterson in particular certainly represents a great leap forward in mainstream medicine accepting that GI issues might be an... (more)

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by 18635 · about 13 hours ago

What is the recent developments in this field? I would like to know or be pointed towards the recent developments in regards to pre and probiotics. I have a child that has been on GAPS for almost a year and I'm curios as to the debate evolving... (more)

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jake_7 0 · October 14, 2012 at 2:58 PM

i've been looking into the probiotic world a lot lately and i'm with you i don't think we have nearly as much info as we need. i think our gut bacteria are basically what controls our health. there are 10-100 trillion bacteria in our gut biome... (more)

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by 10919 · about 13 hours ago

OK as a low to moderate carber this flies in the face of most of my current beliefs. Can someone explain this to me? is this bad science? Good science? My son doesn't really like candy but he loves greek yogurt sweetened with honey, ice cream,... (more)

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MiMintzer 0 · October 07, 2012 at 10:32 PM

Children tend to be supertasters (sorry, no data to back this up--just anecdotal) and probably as a result prefer sweeter foods. I could see the advantage to this being the avoidance of toxic alkaloids more common in bitter tasting plants.

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by 2393 · about 13 hours ago

So I came down with pneumonia (on my birthday!) a few weeks ago. Had a fever for a week, finally went to the doc and the x-ray confirmed her thoughts of pneumonia. She put me on doxycycline right away (which broke the fever within six hours),... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · October 22, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Ouch! Pneumonia is a major drag... Second the fermented foods & bone broth. Get your Vitamin D3 level tested & in the meantime supplement with 10,000 IUs of D3 to give your immune system a chance to recover. Get lots of sleep! Add... (more)

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by 424 · about 13 hours ago

Any thoughts on this probiotic drink, Symprove? I know it's made from barley (boo!), but it's supposedly gluten free. It was suggested by my (non-Paleo) dietitian and claims to be superior to probiotic capsules in delivering 'live, activated... (more)

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Bristlebeard 0 · September 09, 2012 at 5:23 PM

Sounds like ProViva, a Swedish probiotic I've encountered. I'm pretty sure it's not that new, but a lot of people use it with good results. I'd say give it a shot, and if things get worse (inflammation, GI problems), then ditch it. I think the... (more)

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