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by 15380 · August 14, 2013 at 11:22 PM

If you have hypoglycemia (either reactive or fasting) could you please share any tips? What works for you? I know I suppose to have one avocado per day. Are blueberries allowed? Also, were you officially diagnosed by the doctor and how did... (more)

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Karen 0 · August 14, 2013 at 11:22 PM

Go over to bloodsugar101 and take a look at the info for eating to your meter. This refers to eating according to the blood sugar testing done with a glucometer. While the site is geared to people with diabetes the considerations are similar. You... (more)

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by 0 · June 03, 2013 at 04:20 AM

Hello! I'm a 29 year old female of healthy weight and activity levels. I have been paleo for nearly two years, and began seeing a functional medicine doc last year for acne, suspected leaky gut issues, etc. I just had my third round of blood... (more)

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kitchensteph 0 · June 03, 2013 at 04:20 AM

Consider reading up on tyrosine.

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by 10 · April 29, 2013 at 03:03 AM

Hello there Paleo Hackers - I went VLC on the Paleo Diet 1 year ago and I loved it, save for one symptom: very dry skin. My hands looked like scales, I got dandruff, and I developed painful cracks at the corner of my mouth (Angular cheilitis). I... (more)

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ManderMoo 0 · April 29, 2013 at 03:03 AM

I started paleo originally as a treatment for candida overgrowth as I am allergic to yeast. I'm confused as to why you think this could CAUSE an overgrowth. As long as you are not eating too much fruit, cured meats, or molds like mushrooms, the... (more)

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by 323 · April 03, 2012 at 02:17 PM

Hi Peeps, The reason I ask this is I went for a meal on Sunday and felt shocking (LC flu) on Monday, however I'm wondering if this reaction is more hypoglycemia than the flu we describe? I have no idea how much sugar, corn flour etc.. was in my... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · April 03, 2012 at 01:49 PM

If you are low to very low carb - say under 50 grams per day - you have very likely induced peripheral (muscular) insulin resistance due to the high level of free fatty acids running around in your blood stream. Eating a high carb meal under those... (more)