HI Everyone, I continue to struggle with signifiant low energy and headaches after 8 months of eating Paleo. A quick summary: 1) Started VLC, thinking this would be the best - For roughly 4-5 months I ate between 30 and 65 grams of carbs per... (more)
I used to eat self prepared sweets with alkali processed low fat cocoa and it frequently gave me headaches, later (long time before I became strict paleo) I started to use alkali processed but higher fat cocoa and cocoa butter together and it... (more)
Some say coffee is not paleo, but (at least I think) can be acceptable in moderation. Anyway, I just invested in a Keurig K75 model. The first cup after rinsing the reservoir and water filter was great. That was yesterday evening. This... (more)
Why is it that sometimes when we get hungry, we feel that empty, gnawing feeling in our stomachs, other times we feel weak, tired, lightheaded, or have a headache? why can't we just feel that gnawing feeling in the stomach and leave the more... (more)
I have been eating the PALEO way for about 3 weeks now and for the last 4 days I have had a very nasty headache. Now I am prone to them but I haven't done anything that would normally bring one on. I am wondering if cutting out dairy, sugar and... (more)
The question pretty much speaks for itself, i was doing push ups & bam!! i got an instant severe pain in the base of my skull shooting up the back of my head, it was so bad it made me feel sick, it eased off & radiated to my temples. I... (more)
I have been using computer almost for 20 years on a regular basis and never before had any particular problems. Of course it doesn't mean I am a pure computer geek. I always have been also active physically, some backyard sports like basketball,... (more)
Can anyone explain my strange vit D reaction? To begin, let me say I have recently (this summer) taken decent daily doses of D-3 (4-6000 IU) without suffering any side effects at all. On top of that I was getting plenty of daily sun exposure (no... (more)
I have the beginnings of my first headache since going Paleo. (I used to frequently get atrocious hormonal migraines each month before starting my period; this current headache is no where near as bad, but the pressure/pounding is still... (more)
I have been eating at least 0.5 lb of meat from various sources (fish, poultry, beef, pork, organs, etc.) everyday for the last 10 months. Now I can't stand the smell or even the thought of eating meat. I can only stomach cooked vegetables and... (more)
Hi guys, a little back story before my main question: I started taking on a loose paleo lifestyle ~ february as i have acid reflux issues. At that time, i had a lot of bloating and belching issues, which were eradicated after adopting a loose... (more)
I've been in moderate ketosis for ~6 weeks. Just when I was hoping to experience a surge of energy, I've been slammed with gruesome headaches instead. Also itchy skin. Is it common to experience strange or bad symptoms as we move to this style... (more)
I never had headaches when vlc. Try adding some starchy carbs back for 2-3 days & see if they disappear. If they don't, you may want to look deeper to see if something other than diet is causing them...
Seriously, this is hell. My mother bathes in perfume, there are baskets with purple perfumed leafy decoration stuff in the living room and dining room , the car has air wick, sprays in the little room,.... And the problem is, this has been so all... (more)
Hey guys my health has improved since paleo, I've also lost weight and been more energetic BUT: 1) I now get headaches most times when I eat at restaurants. 2) I am now more lactose intolerant than ever. 3) I carry my own coconut flour muffins... (more)
I am on my 4th day of the Paleo Diet. I haven't cheated once and this is a big deal for me...especially considering how much I love bread and cheese. Since I am allergic to wheat and corn, though, and have always ignored it (and feel shittier and... (more)
For the past 4-5 Days I have been getting headaches almost immediately after eating. I eat VLC, and my first assumption was that it was caused by carbs, However it is consistently occuring no matter the carb load of the meal. I just recently... (more)
I get a terrible headache when I eat beef kidney. Why would that be? To clarify, the only kind I have tried so far is commercial beef kidney. Could that be the issue?
Hi all, I'm new to paleo (my 5th day, after afew days adjusting to low carbs). Had a late breakfast, quite more than I'm used to, and after that I felt a minor headache beggining and a light dizziness. It passed an hour or so later. It's not the... (more)
Is it the flip-side to the low carb flu? Is it my brain punishing me for attempting to use the wrong "fuel"? It doesn't take a lot of sugar either, just a bite of something, and boom, weird headache within a few minutes.
Sugar intake stimulates norepinephrine, which is a vasoconstrictor.. Cerebral vasoconstriction can cause a headache.
I have been full Paleo for about 9 months and recently diagnosed with Hashimoto's. So, in response to that diagnosis, I took out all nightshades, eggs, nuts,..etc. I decided to eat only meat products and one (or two) cooked squashes each day. But,... (more)
as long as you are staying sufficiently hydrated your headaches should subside in a few days. drink more water and see if it helps.
At work today, we had lunch brought in for a meeting. Within 30 minutes of having the foods listed below, I experienced nasal/sinus congestion and had a pulsing headache (there for <30 seconds, gone for several minutes, back for <30 seconds,... (more)
I recently just moved from Indonesia to Italy. I've been here for about a month now and I've recently started feeling absolutely terrible. For the first time my period was late and I've been having headaches for three days non stop (again,... (more)