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by 5 · July 06, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Finally got a test done on my digestive system as I thought I had a parasite for a while. It showed no parasites. However, I have some drastic results in other areas. Intestinal Lysozyme normal levels are less than 6mg. Elevated is... (more)

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by 242 · July 01, 2014 at 11:39 PM

Hey! So I have IBS-D since a few years and nothing has helped, not even being paleo. I'm typing to just live with it as well as it works.Today I've been at a new doctor because I noticed how I can't concentrate AT ALL anymore, always drifting... (more)

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by 0 · June 12, 2014 at 5:00 AM

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by 0 · May 31, 2014 at 4:44 PM

Female, 24 years old.SYMPTOMS:Amenorrhea - started getting periods every 2-3 months (for about a year), then entire loss of menstruation last September. Nothing since. IBS - IBS symptoms (inability to digest basically anything without pain, BMs... (more)

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coco_nutrition 0 · May 31, 2014 at 4:44 PM

Matt hit the nail on the head. Your energy intake is far less than needed for maintaining, regulating, and repairing your body. No periods or libido is a red flag -- it's your body's way of going in to "triage" mode. Since reproduction isn't a top... (more)

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by 25 · April 23, 2014 at 9:07 PM

Has anyone managed to overcome IBS and/or anxiety (they're very closely linked, of course) with a ketogenic diet? In my case, I have quite moderate-to-severe anxiety which tends to be aggravated by a consistently unhappy gut (and relieved... (more)

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paleot 0 · April 21, 2014 at 6:11 AM

I found LCHF to be pretty chill, but it needs to be done in the context of an otherwise active and stress-free life. Transitioning into low carb can be a bitch while several adaptations take place, and this takes months of daily effort while... (more)

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by 0 · April 14, 2014 at 9:40 AM

So, I've been reading about resistant starches and possible beneficial effects on the gut biome. I've been really excited to experiment and this morning I bought green bananas and unmodified potato starch. How much is recommended to start... (more)

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andrew 0 · April 14, 2014 at 9:39 AM

I started with 2 teaspoons of Potato starch morning and evening, mixed with either kefir, water or beet kvass. The gas was dreadful! So I reduced to just 2 teaspoons evenings. I am now on 4 teaspoons in the evenings and my sleep is hugely... (more)

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by 242 · March 22, 2014 at 4:55 PM

Ok so I have IBS-D and are 'quite' okay when I eat very low carb, mostly meat/chicken, spinach, brocoli, cheese, ghee and eggs. Whenever I eat something bad, I get really sick, and I can't tolerate really anything except for those mentioned.... (more)

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by 0 · February 25, 2014 at 8:43 PM

I have IBS, Acid reflux, Anemia, Gastritis and a family history of Crohn's disease. (though I have not been diagnosed with Crohn's myself) I listed all these things because I wonder if they are related. Within two years, I've put on close... (more)

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Methodician 0 · February 25, 2014 at 8:43 PM

I have found my own personal brand of paleo that works well. Feeling better, able to be more active, and generally digesting better and experiencing better bowel regularity and less digestive distress. One thing I've noticed is that too much... (more)

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by 50 · January 30, 2014 at 8:07 PM

I've had GI issues for years, even on paleo. Things improved, but I wouldn't call them good. Eventually I got fed up with intermittent diarrhea, and cut back to the simplest diet I could think of. I epretty much ate this way for three... (more)

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TheGastronomer 0 · January 30, 2014 at 7:42 PM

When I used to eat sweet potatoes, they would make me bloat like a balloon. That's my experience, maybe it's yours as well. High starch and fiber can cause your gut to become distended and swell up somewhat.

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by 0 · January 20, 2014 at 4:04 PM

Hi. I am currently having bad diarrhea and it has been lasting for almost 4 weeks now. (I have episodes like that every 3 month, for about 13 years, nobody could ever figure out why, they never lasted THAT long though) anyway that is not the... (more)

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blackjack 0 · January 17, 2014 at 11:02 PM

I never had success with any form of diet for hashimotos LDN has been amazing though... my TPO went from 2500 to 450... and i believe it will be lower on my next labs

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by 0 · January 02, 2014 at 6:18 PM

Hello, I've been paleo for roughly 3 months now. In the first month I felt better almost instantly and had an abundance of energy, felt like I could talk to people and felt overall positive. The past 2 months seems to reflect how I felt when I... (more)

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jimmyjames999 0 · January 02, 2014 at 4:24 PM

I'm 24yrs old, on a typical day I will consume an avocado with egg for breakfast or I'll start it with 2 portions of fruit. For lunch mostly 3 carrots, beetroot and can of wild salmon. Dinner usually consists of casserole or stew or just meat... (more)

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by 0 · December 21, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Hi I have had really great results with intermittent fasting concerning my hardcore IBS. Nothing helps better than just having one meal in the evening, which is why I wanna make it a habit. My trouble now is, that I work in the morning and come... (more)

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Rio 0 · December 21, 2013 at 10:55 PM

I had a similar problem at my previous job. I was fasting from 8PM until around 1-2PM the next day. My first meal would be lunch. I would workout after work, around 6. Then eat meal post-workout, and be done until lunch the next day. Worked... (more)

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by 0 · November 27, 2013 at 11:08 PM

I've been constipated - well more like irregular bowel movements - for nearly 4 years now. My diet has changed drastically over the years; i have tried many diets like low FODMAPs, Paleo, Elimination Diet, Candida diet and often multiple of... (more)

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Kate_1 0 · November 27, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Two words: Resistant Starch. Check out the posts relating to this at Free the Animal and Animal Pharm. , Resistant Starch. Works miracles. Check out the posts at Free the Animal and Animal Pharm. Bob's Red Mill unmodified Potato Starch is... (more)

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by 0 · October 29, 2013 at 11:34 AM

I started the Paleo diet two weeks ago and I have not lost any weight, but actually gained weight around the abdominal area, became constipated and bloated. Like literally I look pregnant. I had IBS before starting the Paleo diet but my... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · October 28, 2013 at 1:42 AM

FODMOPs are a likely cause. Many paleo foods can actually be more aggravating for IBS than processed foods. Sucks, but true. Check out this handy chart if you want to see if you've been eating things that could be... (more)

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by 0 · October 16, 2013 at 11:13 PM

So I've had IBS for just under a year and it goes through stages of being relatively normal to being horrible...Like now. I just wanted to know how much veg I can eat and what sort of meat would be good to start on. Is chicken a safe bet?... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · October 16, 2013 at 11:13 PM

do you have more diarrhea or constipation?

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by 0 · June 06, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Female/20 years old/ 168cm (5'6) 64kg (140lbs) I don't now where to start. Basically I've been struggling with these weird, EMBARRASSING noises (bubbling, gurgling, poping you name it) coming I assume from my intestines (I feel them in my... (more)

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Baris 0 · June 06, 2014 at 6:14 PM

Hey there @Jackie123I had Dr. Justin answer your question on BWR. Your question was answered at (8:00)http://beyondwellnessradio.com/beyond-wellness-radio-episode-4-listener-questions/I know this is super late, but I hope it is helpful. (more)

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by 5 · September 02, 2013 at 12:36 PM

I have had hardcore IBS for about 12 years.It pretty much got worse and worse every year. It got so bad at some point that I lost my job and became unable to work and function properly. I have spend thousands on Acupuncture, osteopathie,... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · September 02, 2013 at 12:36 PM

Hi Catrina, I have a similar history as you - "hardcore" IBS (I'm stealing that, btw) for 17 years, have tried everything etc. And like you, an evening course would be a problem for me in terms of being bloated, uncomfortable and unable to... (more)

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by 11683 · August 18, 2013 at 2:35 AM

Hi all, has anyone here been diagnosed and treated for a heavy metal toxicity and did the treatment improve your symptoms? My ND thinks I may have one, as I am unresponsive to all treatment for my IBS over many, many years and tests aren't... (more)

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Paleo_Shmaleo 0 · August 18, 2013 at 12:38 AM

I personally find nothing particularly toxic about heavy metal. Now soft jazz, well, that's another story...

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by 4292 · August 14, 2013 at 7:24 PM

I'm pretty stumped. Background: I've had constipation IBS since forever; I thought I had it more or less under control when this happened: From 7/26-8/8, I was on a wilderness canoe trip. I actually packed and ate Paleo food and didn't change my... (more)

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elf27 0 · August 14, 2013 at 4:34 PM

parasite? Is there any possibility you consumed some unclean water? (And even if not on this trip, maybe some time before? It sounds like you're a seasoned camper/hiker.) You'd be surprised how many people have cryptosporidium, or other protozoa... (more)

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by 0 · August 28, 2013 at 3:22 AM

I am ending a whole30 on Sunday and decided to try a FODMAP-free diet for the first week out because I have continued issues with constipation/bloating/gas. I am trying to develop my meal plan for the week using the various resources on here and... (more)

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Jarryd 0 · August 14, 2013 at 1:26 AM

I've been FODMAP free for 2-3 months now and have been taking betaine HCL and digestive enzymes with every meal. Tried macadamia nuts and broccoli recently and both caused a reaction, although not as bad as a couple of months ago. Hopefully I'll... (more)

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by 242 · September 06, 2013 at 8:22 AM

I somewhere red that people with IBS-D might have too much dopamin and serotonin and that it could be rather a functional problem than the wrong food (because I tried every option with my eating habits!). I have a friend who has to take stuff like... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · August 09, 2013 at 2:22 AM

dr. stein seems to agree. he does amino acid therapy. I know a big group of people trying it now for ulcerative colitis and crohn's... (more)

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by 35 · August 24, 2013 at 4:22 PM

Hi I had previously made a post about how I am experiencing G.I. upsets after taking tetracycline for a year and a half for acne. Someone recommended prescript-assist. I was wondering if people who suffer from IBS/G.I. upsets have had positive... (more)

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Renee_2 0 · July 27, 2013 at 1:30 PM

I took it, didn't notice any improvement and I'm now back on VSL#3.

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by 242 · July 21, 2013 at 11:38 AM

Hi! I'm on all all-meat-diet atm to see if this works better for my IBS. So far, so good. I'm the third day in and had ground beef today - instant diarrhea! This always happens with ground beef, steaks and all other kinds of meat are okay. I... (more)

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raydawg 0 · July 21, 2013 at 1:28 AM

Are you eating it undercooked? If so, it's probably bacteria. Have you tried a different brand of ground beef? Bacteria can only live on the surface of meats, but when you grind meat, the very first sample that's infected will spread to the... (more)

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by 242 · October 09, 2013 at 12:58 AM

Hey! With my very bad IBS-D, I really don't know what to eat and it seems like I'm reacting to everything, so I wanted to water-fast for a day and then eat something for 2-3 days, see if this works, then add something new. I thought starting with... (more)

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SlimIcy 0 · July 18, 2013 at 8:13 PM

There are people who do well on nothing but red mean on a permanent basis. Doing it for a few days won't have any negative impact on you.

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by 242 · August 28, 2013 at 8:25 PM

Hey there! I have the worst Ibs-D ever and have been Paleo for a long time, but it hasn't helped me much. I skipped the antibabaypill for 6 months to see if it affected me, but it didn't (I'm back on it again because I have cramps and pain every... (more)

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tamara_penner 0 · August 28, 2013 at 8:25 PM

I am rather new to Paleo, but lost weight back in 2009 and as a result of changing how I was eating overall, began having a sensitive 'gut'! What I finally did that has pretty well cured it was to get good bacteria back into it through eating... (more)