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by 0 · May 20, 2014 8:39 AM

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 · May 06, 2014 8:16 PM

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 · April 21, 2014 4:09 PM

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 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 43 · March 04, 2014 5:53 PM

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 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 · February 25, 2014 4:59 AM

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 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 · November 27, 2013 6:41 PM

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 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 · November 16, 2013 at 10:13 PM

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 · December 02, 2013 at 12:47 AM

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 · February 04, 2014 at 12:17 AM

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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reykev 0 · February 04, 2014 at 12:17 AM

Here's a good article that may help: http://chriskresser.com/9-steps-to-perfect-health-5-heal-your-gut?kme=CK.com%20AR%2F%E2%80%9CAll%20Disease%20Begins%20In%20the%20Gut%E2%80%9D%E2%80%94Learn%20How%20To%20Heal%20Yours (more)

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by 0 · April 24, 2013 3:22 PM

Hello, all! Long time lurker, first time poster. I've been paleo(ish) for almost a year now (80/20 with food, moving more, but not so much lifting of heavy stuff. I use some full fat dairy, but otherwise I cook and eat very clean. Last summer, I... (more)

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RK 0 · April 10, 2013 1:48 PM

This sounds like possible bacterial imbalance due to FODMAPs. Check out the food list on this site: http://www.eat-real-food-paleodietitian.com/paleo-diet-and-fodmap.html Start eliminating the high FODMAP foods and see what happens. 10 lb is a... (more)

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by 489 · April 24, 2013 7:19 PM

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 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 · March 05, 2013 at 12:06 AM

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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Janknitz 0 · March 04, 2013 9:37 PM

If I eat grains I'm going to suffer for a few days. My old skeletal pain comes roaring back and I feel rotten. Too many carbs will sometimes give me the runs. But sometimes I "carb up" carefully--a special occasion treat (birthday or... (more)

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by 5 · March 20, 2013 4:27 PM

Im 19 years old 170cm tall for 50 kilos. Im so skinny and thin, i had ibs for 8 years but now on paleo it's much better. I'm paleo since 8 months but no gain in terms of fat! Why? Its a signsl that mu gut is damaged and cannot absorbe nutrients as... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · March 20, 2013 4:27 PM

I'd suggest to have some labs checking for hormones, specially free-testosterone levels, cortisol and thyroid hormones. Gaining or loosing weight is a thing that depends on lots of factors, the most directly hackable are diet and exercise, but... (more)

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by 5 · February 04, 2013 9:55 AM

Im trying to heal my gut after 7 years of IBS, I'm paleo so no wheat, dairies, milk and legumes for me, but My goal is to follow a kind of scd - low fodmaps diet.. With a problem.. Sugars gravins! After i wake up, after a meal and expecially after... (more)

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VB 0 · February 04, 2013 9:55 AM

Chocolate used to be my vice. I was a chocoholic at one time. The way I healed my cravings is by going very low carb. I eat less than 25 carb grams per day. If I feel a craving it means my bacteria is acting up again and I take some herbal... (more)

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by 230 · September 02, 2013 at 12:47 PM

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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rollercoasters_mike 0 · August 29, 2013 5:33 PM

I also eat at least 1 can of tuna a day, I don't think it might cause any problems, and I've never heard about any scientificial evidence with proven studies why it is bad. But of course it's better to buy fresh fish and cook it. Here people... (more)

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by 10 · January 28, 2013 4:44 AM

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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Richard_10 0 · January 13, 2013 at 10:46 PM

Yogurt lots of yogurt. I have gerd as well. I find chewing gum kills the heart burn flare ups instantly. Yogurts Greek style is slowly fixing my gut flora

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by 252 · January 05, 2013 5:11 AM

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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Angelina 0 · January 05, 2013 at 12:48 AM

I want to give you kuddos for loving your brother so much that you want him well.There are many threads to read on this site and on MDA. There is a book called "The Ph Miracle" by Robert O. Young available at www.phmiracleliving.com It may help... (more)

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by 70 · January 25, 2013 1:46 AM

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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guygoldfish 0 · January 25, 2013 1:46 AM

So I just finished the week-long juice fast that healthEngineer described, and my digestion is better than it has been in months--as good as it has ever been in my life. Previously I assumed chronic gas and diarrhea were just normal. It got... (more)

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by 12118 · December 25, 2012 at 10:47 PM

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 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 910 · November 27, 2012 1:11 AM

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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Dragonfly 0 · November 27, 2012 1:11 AM

Get your Vitamin D3 level tested. Ask for the 25(OH)D test. Many, if not all of your symptoms may be traced to a D3 deficiency. For optimum sleep, a blood level of 60-80 ng/ml seems to work best. Read this: http://drgominak.com/vitamin-d In... (more)

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by 487 · November 20, 2012 6:10 PM

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 4:42 PM

See a doctor as soon as possible.

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by 487 · November 21, 2012 8:14 AM

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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Want2BHealthyGirl 0 · November 21, 2012 8:14 AM

Two suggestions: 1. Take a warm bath with epson salts... can soothe the discomfort. 2. Sounds crazy... (suggested from a holistic doctor) but put a probiotic supplement in your rectum with some vaseline. It's safe and it will put out the fire your... (more)

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by 12118 · November 11, 2012 3:44 PM

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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Jay_15 0 · November 11, 2012 3:44 PM

I think its great....long as the drug companies don't get involved ;).

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by 18437 · October 14, 2012 2:58 PM

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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Jay_15 0 · October 14, 2012 5:01 AM

Ok... debate if you wish ;) Meh, maybe tommorrow.

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by 10878 · March 28, 2013 9:28 PM

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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Paleomofo 0 · March 28, 2013 9:28 PM

Yes definitely. Kids need a lot of energy to grow, and they're always jumping around and need to constantly move their bodies unlike adults. I am pretty sure that whatever sweet things that children of the old time found, was beneficial for them... (more)