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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hi tried ground beef cooked in 10g of fat in the morning, with vegetables. I really like the taste and how quick it is to cook. The only problem is that I get heartburn. I haven't had heartburn for years, it surely is the breakfast. I see that... (more)

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raydawg 0 · June 23, 2014 at 9:40 AM

Sounds like you're not producing enough stomach acid. If so, you might need to supplement with Betaine HCL, and some minerals such as zinc, potassium, magnesium, etc. which are needed to produce stomach acid. There are several reasons this can... (more)

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by 84 · about 10 hours ago

Hi! Recently i've been having some of stomach cramps and in the last 2 weeks i've been feeling a lump in my throat. It's almost gone in the mornings but gets worse throughout the day. I can swallow food normally, i think, but it feels kinda... (more)

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JenJen 0 · November 03, 2013 at 9:13 AM

Silent acid reflux is a real possibility. Lump in throat is very common symptom. See here for some details on wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laryngopharyngeal_reflux Follow usual stuff for fixing GERD to get relief - e.g. fixing the gut,... (more)

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by 197 · about 10 hours ago

I'm a little bummed out and need to hear some pick-me-up success stories. Heartburn really sucks and I've been fighting it for years. I've tried many things to no avail, but still have a few more to look into before I decide 1. whether to go... (more)

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BobK 0 · October 22, 2013 at 7:50 AM

I had heartburn on & off for YEARS...like going back more than 25 years. I "discovered" fruit flavored TUMS. I used to keep a bottle at home, in the car & in my office. I popped them like candy. I'd go through at least two large... (more)

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by 197 · about 10 hours ago

Any ideas what could be going on? I get mild heartburn after some meals. It's usually a dull burning sensation in my upper abdominal area, just below the sternum. If antacids are suppose to immediately counteract the acidity in heartburn, then... (more)

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VivianMichaels 0 · October 19, 2013 at 6:21 AM

See if youhave acidic reflux there are two natural ways to get out Off the situation... Drink Warm water every night dont drink water exactly after meals. keep some gap in between. maximum acidic reflux are due to extra gas which are... (more)

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by 197 · about 10 hours ago

I occasionally get bloated and gassy from eating fatty foods, especially pot roast and slow cooked meats. It's confusing why this may happen because from what I could research, gas production is usually associated with consumption of... (more)

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cheval 0 · October 18, 2013 at 3:50 PM

Another possible thing, you may have a sluggish digestion and lack stomach acid which is needed to digest well proteins & fats. Do you feel like the food sits in your stomach after eating these fatty meats? If you only have problems... (more)

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by 55 · about 10 hours ago

I have been strict Paleo (Whole 30 rules) and am finding in the end of week three I am getting headaches and having bad heartburn. I would have expected these symptoms in the beginning, during withdrawal, but not now... Any thoughts? I was not... (more)

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SkylerM 0 · August 15, 2013 at 8:52 PM

That is odd, I had severe heartburn until I started paleo. Whole30, so you aren't consuming alcohol? Where do you get your water from? What is your typical diet like? Any bananas or tomatoes by chance?

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hi all: I am experimenting with intermittent fasting and I have no problems with skipping breakfast and other meals and going without food. However, it is impossible for me to skip the coffee, especially in the morning. I need at least 1-2... (more)

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SuzieQ 0 · August 14, 2013 at 11:21 PM

Have you tried a bulletproof coffee? Black coffee blended with grass fed butter and MCT oil. I have been informed by several sources that proteins and carbs break a fast but fats don't. There is lots more info on bulletproofexec.com You need... (more)

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by 53 · about 10 hours ago

Something keeps giving me Acute Gastritis (Inflammation of the Stomach Lining). I'm pretty sure it's from a super papua enzyme I've been taking, but it also could have something to do with my High fat/moderate protein/ Lower-ish carb diet.I'll... (more)

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Matt_61 0 · July 09, 2013 at 8:46 PM

I'm actually dealing with this very thing at the minute. I had very mild symptoms of gastritis but barely noticeable until i had an upper GI (think it aggravated symptoms but also other factors are involved). I think in terms of paleo causing (or... (more)

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Hi all: Before I started paleo about 3 months ago, I was having severe heartburn problems. I had been on HB medication for nearly two years. Before starting paleo I had an upper endoscopy and the Doc found severe inflammation and irritation of... (more)

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GrassFedGinger 0 · August 21, 2013 at 12:01 PM

If you're unlucky, like me, it could be genetic and there's not a thing your diet can do about it. I've been dealing with it since my young teens, it runs in the family, and I have tried all sorts of crazy diets to help combat it (I even tried... (more)

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by 5 · about 11 hours ago

I am 2 months into a paleo diet but this past week I have developed severe indigestion issues. I don't know if my body isn't agreeing with the high fat content of my diet or if there is something more serious going on. Hoping to see a GI doctor... (more)

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Mimi_1 0 · April 07, 2013 at 6:41 PM

Well, I've added so many comments I might as well write a full answer (now that I'm in front of my laptop instead of my cell phone). What are you eating now? Could you give a one day example, and when you got the pain that day? If you tell me... (more)

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by 986 · about 11 hours ago

I'm currently 20 weeks pregnant, and even though I stick to paleo, I'm getting HORRIBLE heartburn. I've never had it before. Any hacks? Baking soda in water really doesn't taste very good.

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Dragonfly 0 · March 15, 2013 at 2:54 AM

Believe it or not, a lot of pregnant mamas I work with get relief with a couple of tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in a small amount of water. Counter-intuitive, but effective. Kombucha may work just as well and is tastier! Here's a link... (more)

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by 1042 · about 11 hours ago

For the past 10 years I was in the habit of popping a couple Tums (Antacid Supplement) whenever I experienced heartburn, indigestion, or an upset stomach. Is there a good alterative that would offer a better reprieve? If so, what would you... (more)

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Sioux 0 · January 02, 2013 at 4:18 PM

Apple cider vinegar, the organic kind. You can also get it in tablet form. It will cure indigestion better than tums without skewing the acid balance in your system.

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by 259 · about 11 hours ago

I love canned fish - tuna, sardines, salmon. But whenever I eat it I can get heartburn. Just wondering if anyone has the same experience. It is interesting also to discuss why this might happen. BPA? Oxidized PUFA? Adding a bit more info: This... (more)

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Sunny_Beaches 0 · December 10, 2012 at 4:25 AM

I've never had this happen. More info would help. Does this happen with frozen/fresh fish? What do you eat them with? On its own? With a salad? What is it packed in? Soybean oil, water, tomato sauce, mustard sauce, etc. I doubt it is BPA if... (more)

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by 832 · about 11 hours ago

gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo (with rice)... I figured I'd finally be able to go off Nexium for reflux so I weaned off Nov. 1. Reflux returned. First heartburn, then the stomach aches returned. Antacids didn't help much. Read on Paleohacks... (more)

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NewPaleon 0 · December 04, 2012 at 3:20 PM

I was grain free except for rice for 3 months prior to Paleo and I still had acid reflux. After going full Paleo, reflux went away. I had a cup of rice last night (first time since Aug) because I made some for my son and it looked too good to... (more)

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by 78422 · about 11 hours ago

I've had acid reflux for 4+ years. It started after a course of antibiotics (doxycycline) for acne. I don't recall ever having a normal stool, yet lately I've ALWAYS been getting a rocky stool. I've had a rocky stool for quite a while. I've been... (more)

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primalpat 0 · November 17, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Chris Kresser has an entire series on acid reflux/heartburn here: http://chriskresser.com/heartburn Ah, yeast overgrowth. Since I too have been dealing with this for quite some time, I feel like I'm a bit of an expert, as irritating and life... (more)

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by 1720 · about 11 hours ago

I occasionally eat potatoes, corn, and white rice. I mostly eat meat, eggs, veggies, fruits, and nuts. When I was eating SAD, it seemed I had no problem eating "safer" grains. Yesterday I had some organic potato chips, 1 corn on the cob... (more)

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August 0 · August 01, 2012 at 5:10 PM

In some cases there are enzymes that our bodies rapidly cease to make to deal with stuff not continuously present in our diet. I found this to be the case with good stuff- Omega 3s. It took me a while to be able to take any sort of decent dose... (more)

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by 864 · about 11 hours ago

Hey guys, I've been paleo for 1+ year, and around the one year mark, I developed GERD/Heartburn. It started after having a weird reaction to a food (i think coffee). In the process of finding out it was the coffee, I must've done something to... (more)

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Molly_5 0 · April 22, 2012 at 4:12 PM

I had pretty severe heartburn (never spoke to my doctor about it) before following a mostly strict paleo diet (no dairy except butter, no sugar, no grain, minimal nightshade). In the last few months I've figured out a few things. Coffee:... (more)

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by 1492 · about 11 hours ago

I've been paleo for a year, but starting last week I get heartburn after pretty much every meal! It's really very painful. I never had it before in my life and actually didn't even know what it was when I first felt it and nearly panicked. Now... (more)

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HA 0 · April 07, 2012 at 5:15 AM

I found that NSAIDS aggravate or even cause GERD. If you used any advil, aspirin, alleve, anything like that, you may have generated the acid. A few tricks for making GERD calm down when it's super angry. Black licorice is a natural anti-acid,... (more)

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by 1467 · about 11 hours ago

Hello. This might seem like a repeat question because fish oil questions are always coming up but I want to know specifically what the best ENTERIC COATED pharmaceutical grade fish oils are. I have been taking Solgar Omega 3 "700" which provide:... (more)

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by 15 · about 11 hours ago

Hi, I m 46 y.o. Female, overweight, almost obese. Trying to lose weight on Paleo diet but still eat about 2,500 cal/day, otherwise too hungry. Since I started Paleo, i have heartburn after each meal, and have lots of acne, a new one comes out... (more)

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Firestorm 0 · December 29, 2011 at 2:45 PM

[Warning... long post!] Hi, Alex. Here's my bit of sage advice: Leave out the worst stuff (grains, legumes, and seed/commercial oils), and fiddle around with everything else until you feel better... then good... and eventually, probably something... (more)

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by 90 · about 11 hours ago

I follow a primal diet including full fat dairy. I'd describe my carb intake as low to moderate, eg a serve of fruit or two per day, small serve of tubers about every second day, occasional dark chocolate & wine. I've been travelling happily... (more)

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HeleneLohr 0 · December 07, 2011 at 9:57 PM

I remember Paul Jaminet mentioning at the WAPF convention that Low Carb diets could potentially be risky for those with past Candida issues... I don't follow his exact diet myself, but I find his information to be interesting and well thought... (more)

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by 8879 · about 12 hours ago

I'm curious if any hackers have knowledge of this -- firsthand or otherwise. A student asked me if I knew what might be causing her heartburn. I'm thinking of suggesting she eat whole eggs b/c from the sounds of it, she's probably eating too low... (more)

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Lisa_18 0 · November 05, 2011 at 12:19 PM

Yes! At least for me. I have an iron stomach that can tolerate pretty much anything, but egg whites will leave me doubled over for hours. Yolks are no prob.

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by 1471 · about 12 hours ago

???6 eggs ???1/2 cup melted coconut oil or butter ???1-2 tablespoons honey (optional, I usually leave it out) ???1/2 teaspoon sea salt ???3/4 cup coconut flour I at 1/15th of a loaf pan of this bread, yes very thin, slice of this faux bread... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · September 18, 2011 at 4:14 AM

Coconut flour is high in relatively high in the FODMAP Fructan. Many folks (including me) do not digest FODMAPS very well. Fructose malabsorption is genetic, from what I've read. (more)

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by 260 · about 12 hours ago

Lately I have been suffering from horrible, almost constant heartburn - that occurs both with an empty and full stomach. I have started Betaine-HCL and NOW Superfoods, and definitely experience relief, especially when taking the former. However,... (more)

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Jay_9 0 · September 15, 2011 at 9:34 PM

There are three things that cause reflux in my opinion. Weak connective tissue that leads to a hiatal hernia. Pure speculation, but I would eat more copper, zinc, gelatin, magnesium, fat soluble vitamins (especially vitamin K). Upwards... (more)

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by 510 · about 12 hours ago

I feel almost silly asking this...but does anyone else have trouble with heartburn after consuming coconut products? I keep trying to use coconut oil and/or coconut butter--I'm not wild about it, but am trying to avoid dairy. I've also made some... (more)

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Bread_Eating_Beelzebub 0 · August 03, 2011 at 9:56 PM

Have you been tested for h. pylori antibodies? Coconut oil can be anti-bacterial and while h. pylori has a bad rap, if it's been there a while it's probably moderating the acid content of the stomach for you. Just a theory though.

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