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by 0 · August 07, 2014 at 8:46 AM

I started taking organic raw Maca powder about a week ago cause I read about a lot of health benefits it can provide and so I wanted to try it. I didn't have any specific thing I am trying to cure or anything like that, I just wanted to try it... (more)

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jeldesp 0 · August 07, 2014 at 8:31 AM

thanks for answering Myth, I totally agree with you that no supplement is worth my sleep. I have also been researching the raw vs cooked maca and I think I will definitelly switch to the gelatinized and probably cook up the rest of this raw powder... (more)

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by 0 · July 22, 2014 at 4:30 PM

Since I was a teenager, I have always had issues with mood-related PMS: anxiety, fatigue, extreme insecurity, depression, even suicidal thoughts. It typically lasts about a week before my period starts. I have little to no physical symptoms - only... (more)

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cavebitch 0 · July 22, 2014 at 4:30 PM

I've noticed a few PMS improvements, but they're on the whole more physical than mental. Acne was never an issue for me, but the bloating! Instead of spending half of every month looking like a beached whale, I get to spend a day or two looking... (more)

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by 0 · July 08, 2014 at 4:48 PM

Hey! So Im a teenager with PCOS. But Im pretty thin, Ive been paleo for a couple months now, and the problem isnt weight loss..I'd just like to balance my hormones. Many of my symptoms have improved/are improving like my acne, chronic fatigue,... (more)

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by 0 · June 25, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Senescent can be one of the most dreadful diseases which can elasticity a perception of impotency. In olden present there were stories around the way people utilized to hold their peel texture. Alter though many say that beauty is peel intense,... (more)

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by 0 · May 11, 2014 at 11:28 PM

I apologize if this is long; however, I need an outsider's opinion on whether I'm a just hypochrondriac or really need to investigate something further... Background: -At 18, weight about 100 lbs, 5'3" -Weighed between 100-108... (more)

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by 0 · April 19, 2014 at 10:45 PM

After years of depression, eating disorders, and antidepressants, I lost my libido. I overcame my depression three years ago in 2011 when I adopted a paleo diet and quit all medications. All thanks to paleo, I am in very good health (my mood,... (more)

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Kevin_38 0 · April 19, 2014 at 10:45 PM

Have you tested DHEA and testosterone? Women need some testosterone for healthy sexual function.

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by 53 · March 09, 2014 at 11:28 PM

There seems to be some debate about how hormones influence body type- some say a healthy woman is more of a pear or hourglass shape, and perhaps the apple shape is indicative of a hormonal problem, since that is a "man's shape." Below you can... (more)

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kitkat9 0 · March 09, 2014 at 11:28 PM

I have seen some suggestion that the tendency to put on fat around the middle has to do with too much omega 6 in the diet... omega 3 tends to put on weight around butt more. so you could try realy cutting back on the omega 6s, uppin the 3s, and... (more)

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by 0 · March 23, 2014 at 7:54 AM

Hey y'all! I'll try to be as brief as I can but I'll give a little background: I'm 18, 5'7'' female in college. All my life I was bigger than other girls, and it didn't help that once I got old enough my dad got me into old-school Olympic... (more)

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Hapoy1 0 · March 23, 2014 at 7:54 AM

I'm sorry to hear you are having troubles. I changed to paleo for digestive reasons due to pain meds messing with my digestion and bowels and if I Lose the 15#s I need to lose then great, my main concern is digestive. I too like the good paleo... (more)

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by 0 · January 21, 2014 at 7:01 PM

Hi Again, First off, sorry for the length of the post, but I I really couldn't think of a way to write it in a briefer manner. For those that haven't seen my earlier post, I'm a relatively healthy 18 year old - 5'2, was 110lbs, and eat a... (more)

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Milly64 0 · January 21, 2014 at 7:01 PM

I've been on a paleo diet for apx. 1year now. Some info that might be useful for you to know that the amenorrhea began after I stopped using the birth control pill (due to unbearable side effects), and that's when all the problems began (ie, the... (more)

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by 0 · January 17, 2014 at 12:22 PM

I always had a very active sex drive however just over a year ago i had a hysterectomy due to uterine cancer. Actually its part of what eventually drove me to Paleo. Six month after the opp i found i was going through menopause, Great, i was not... (more)

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raydawg 0 · January 17, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Yes, it can, especially if you get all the precursors to make cholesterol, which is then converted to hormones. Ditto minerals such as zinc, magnesium, etc.

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by 0 · January 14, 2014 at 1:26 AM

I was told that low carb and high fat diet will result in insulin resistance. I've been following a low carb diet for a while and have been feeling well and losing weight. I would usually throw in a day of eating lots of carbs for leptin,... (more)

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CyrusBlades 0 · January 13, 2014 at 2:36 PM

If you really want to understand what's going on inside your body when you do this read a book called GRAIN BRAIN by Dr. David Perlmutter, MD. Your 1day carb binge is horrible for your entire body!

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by 5 · January 08, 2014 at 4:36 AM

So I'm a newbie and figured it would help to get a poll of what works best for most women. It seems like paleo is usually high protein and fat, low carb. However, from what I've read, it seems women don't usually do too well on low carb diets... (more)

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Linds 0 · January 05, 2014 at 10:19 PM

I tried low carb for a long time and at first I felt amazing. Loads of energy, clear head, able to exercise intensely no problem! Fast forward a year and if started to feel like complete shit. Tired, weak, started to gain weight. I thought that... (more)

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by 48 · December 24, 2013 at 3:33 PM

Well, I've been coming to more and more of the conclusion that conventional meat is poison, and it really affects my hormones and skin, whereas other people probably show no symptoms. I'm not sure if I actually need to eat meat everyday...not... (more)

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PaulAuster 0 · December 24, 2013 at 3:33 PM

It's probably my favourite food. Twice a week.

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by 0 · October 11, 2013 at 8:27 PM

I'm finally accepting that just cause something has been around for centuries and may be from nature that we shouldn't consume it. For example, avocados or milk. I'm starting to have an eating disorder to have clear skin. The amount of stress... (more)

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Matt_61 0 · October 11, 2013 at 8:27 PM

Eat the potato with some protein and plenty of fat and it won't spike your blood sugar as bad, And kids might not have what you consider hormone problems from it (mostly because their hormones aren't raging like they do in teens), but they... (more)

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by 45 · October 10, 2013 at 8:30 PM

Got a blood test: sex hormone binding globulin was very high at 187 nmol/L (reference range is 8 - 114 nmol/L). Progesterone, estrogen, prolactin, thyroid stimulating hormone, and free testosterone were all in the normal ranges. ... (more)

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Bukowski 0 · October 10, 2013 at 8:30 PM

Normal ranges don't say much, better is to provide actual values with the reference ranges. You can be hypothyroid and suffer from high prolactin even though both values are in the "normal range".

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by 0 · October 03, 2013 at 10:32 PM

I'm currently breastfeeding my 5.5 month old daughter and am on the low does estrogen birth control pill. I've been sort of doing paleo (but can DEFINITELY tighten up) - but even with my lesser efforts I'd usually see benefits. Could birth... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · October 03, 2013 at 10:31 PM

Postpartum weight loss is largely hormonal, so birth control pills could definitely slow your weight loss, but so can sleep deprivation, work/family stress, your body choosing how fast or slow to release your stores of dha/epa from your... (more)

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by 0 · January 28, 2014 at 6:08 AM

I've been researching acne...cause i've had it for 6 years and...well yeah it gets to me from time to time. I also have KP, and it comes and goes depending on my vitamin levels and diet, but i've never really been clear accept for a month after... (more)

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thomasjimmy1122 0 · January 28, 2014 at 6:08 AM

everybody scrambling to something more personal on my channel but it is something that I am open and Healthy Choice Garcinia Cambogia willing to talk about as well as something that numerous subscribers and just people in general have commented... (more)

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by 0 · September 14, 2013 at 4:32 PM

duplicate here http://paleohacks.com/questions/494210/acne-and-fat.html

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KeepCalmandHope 0 · September 14, 2013 at 1:24 PM

help?

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by 168 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

Stress reduction is a major component of the paleo lifestyle. Yet while the paleo books have detailed guidelines for diet & exercise, they provide few details on how to reduce stress. Do any of you still have high stress even when living... (more)

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raydawg 0 · August 24, 2013 at 1:54 PM

There are things you can do. One is Holy Basil aka Tulsi tea. Meditation, time alone in nature, play, recreation, entering a state of flow when working or working on something, good exercise, good sleep, will all help. Stress is not necessarily... (more)

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by 0 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

I'm a fairly healthy 15 year old girl and I've been eating 80/20 Paleo (w/grass-fed beef and pork) for a year and a half, but I don't cycle regularly. I know I have hormone issues, but any other thoughts/suggestions? Note: I'm waiting on a serum... (more)

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Oct0b3r 0 · August 15, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Thing that pops out at me is your LH:FSH ratio. They should normally be close to 1:1. Was this blood test done on day 3 of your cycle? If so perhaps consider PCOS as the cause of your menstrual irregularities - plus your testosterone levels are... (more)

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by 4273 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

https://www.directlabs.com/mobile/Home/tabid/15890/language/en-US/Default.aspx Type 1 diabetic, Crossfit Athlete, Strict Paleo dieter. Looking to figure out why he can't lose last 10 lbs of belly fat in mid section. I want to do an ASI and... (more)

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Lazza 0 · August 15, 2013 at 11:54 PM

Wrt testing, the only one that you might to take are the thyroid tests: TSH, free T3, free T4 and antithyroid antibodies tests. You can probably find these tests bundled in some sort of thyroid panel. However I would be surprised if your thyroid... (more)

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by 7292 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

I am currently reading "Fat Chance" by Dr. Robert Lustig and he talks about leptin resistance and its role in obesity. Leptin, produced in fat cells suppresses appetite and speads metabolism and energy expenditure, yet in obese individuals, they... (more)

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EnglishRose 0 · August 12, 2013 at 8:16 AM

I have never been able to do due to carb/sugar addiction as it just led to a binge so I would first advise make sure you have changed how you eat and adapted. However now that I have changed I have been finding some days I can miss a meal (and I... (more)

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by 529 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

I currently feel most alive around 7:00 - 8:00 p.m., when the sky turns dark. Sunrise, in summer, is currently around 5:30 - 5;45 a.m.?? Sometime before, or slightly after that, I sense a temperature drop. Sometime around then, my energy is... (more)

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raydawg 0 · August 07, 2013 at 5:31 PM

From the sounds of it, you have an inverted cortisol/melatonin pattern. You can take an ASI test for this to confirm it. If that's the case, you can do a few things such as very bright light exposure in the morning, preferably from sunlight, and... (more)

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by 10 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

So this may have been the biggest binge I've had since going Paleo: my stomach for reference is SO FULL that I can't breathe. Nothing I ate was considered "SAD" but it was a lot nonetheless. I've been doing IF for the past week 16 hours fasted 8... (more)

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Riceball 0 · July 26, 2013 at 3:20 AM

IF seems to have mixed results for women, as they are more sensitive to this. I have tried IF, but it was a no-go. I'd go nuts on food. Try Eat, Stop, Eat. It works for me because the next day I can eat my three meals a day at conventional times.... (more)

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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

A friend of mine asked about her Post Pregnancy Low Estrogen levels. Her doc wants to put her on an Estrogen cream treatment but she has read some nasty things about that treatment. Anyone advice for diet/lifestyle changes to incorporate that... (more)

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MeghanneR 0 · August 03, 2013 at 1:02 PM

Yikes! It is rather common for the mainstream medical system to just treat the problem not look for a solution. Were these levels tested via blood or saliva? Salivary tests are much more accurate! Has your friend recently lost a lot of baby... (more)