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by 0 · February 26, 2014 at 12:19 PM

I've read a couple of times that vegetables actually increase intestinal permeability because they're insoluble or something. Here's a passage I recently found on this website: "Not to mention everytime you eat a plant food, either the... (more)

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moors 0 · February 26, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Here it is : http://paleohacks.com/questions/93839/candida-and-ketosis.html?page=2&pageSize=10&sort=votes No paleo fiber actually has ever been found to be bad as far as I can tell. Insoluble fiber being abrasive etc is a... (more)

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by 421 · July 24, 2013 at 12:49 PM

Will someone please list symptoms of Leaky Gut and how to cure it. I believe my wife may be suffering from it and I would like to discuss it with her with some knowledge... Thanks!

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by 28 · July 19, 2013 at 07:45 PM

This is a petite novella: Me in a nutshell Female 5'5" 106lbs Loss of fiance 2007- followed by 10-12lbs weight loss, high stress and loss of menstral cycle. No period since 2007 as of today. Still a very high stress job as an on-call midwife... (more)

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Sataran 0 · July 19, 2013 at 05:19 AM

Your numbers are hard to interpret because of the units. But your high LDL could be due to two things: (1) low FT3 and (2) copper deficiency. But then your trigs are extremely low, if I translate that unit correctly. That's not even 25. Are... (more)

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by 0 · June 17, 2013 at 05:45 PM

My doctor recently told me I have a leaky gut along with a slew of other food sensitivities. I have been gluten free for over a month and already feel better. I'm thinking paleo is the best diet for me, so I wanna give it a try. My questions... (more)

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mark_rottmann 0 · June 17, 2013 at 05:45 PM

There are no good answers. Fish Peptides have some reasonable research as a food "aid" for such conditions. ISB/Crohn's etc. wikipedia has good summary of research info on Fish Protein Powders and their benefits.

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by 75 · August 13, 2013 at 02:22 AM

Hi All! I'm hoping some of you can help with my question :) A couple months ago I started the paleo diet to help heal my leaky gut that was caused by fluoride poisoning and years of a horrible high sugar/dairy/grain diet. I was already very... (more)

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Bill1102inf 0 · May 31, 2013 at 03:42 AM

You can gain weight one of two ways. You can get fatter by over eating but you really shouldn't do that. I mean, why on earth would you??? OR, you can gain some muscle by lifting weights. Starting Strength will have you looking like a goddess. (more)

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by 53 · March 21, 2013 at 11:13 PM

I have a leaky gut from candida. I react by breaking out on my face. I have been treating my candida and trying to avoid inflammation in my gut. But my reactions seem to be getting worse. I know they say it gets worse before it gets better -... (more)

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angel_8 0 · March 21, 2013 at 11:13 PM

You are probably reacting to the capsules because of the chemical makeup of the actual capsule. Oftentimes, the casings that contain supplements are made from products containing glutens, glycerin, or other allergens/chemicals. Now that you have... (more)

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by 2923 · March 29, 2013 at 04:31 AM

Highly intense exercise has been shown to increase intestinal permeability. Eg http://suppversity.blogspot.com.au/2012/11/shedding-some-light-on-the-leaky-gut.html The question is two pronged: Are you aware and can you shed some light on the... (more)

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Kashkillz 0 · March 27, 2013 at 02:52 PM

I'm not really sure if I have any experience with 'leaky gut'. It's possible, since I find that my skin is highly reactive to my diet. Anyway, this is just a thought, so forgive me if it's a horrible idea or if it's been discussed ad nauseam. It... (more)

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by 426 · March 12, 2013 at 06:29 PM

I'm in the process of healing my leaky gut (caused, I am fairly certain, by years of antibiotics, a few months of NSAIDs, and, after going paleo, continuing to eat a lot of FODMAPs while being unknowingly intolerant of them), and its much much... (more)

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matthew_4 0 · March 12, 2013 at 06:29 PM

The information on the internet in relation to leaky gut is sometimes too generic so few tips from somebody who experienced leaky gut might be of help: Consider adding 1. vitamin D, I gradually worked up to twice a week 8 minutes in... (more)

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by 65 · February 25, 2013 at 09:49 PM

Hello hackers, as the title states, I get extreme brain fog, fatigue, sinus congestion/pressure and depression approximately 30mn after eating. This occurs irregardless of the macro-nutrient ratio, potential allergens etc. I should also note... (more)

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Levi_3 0 · February 25, 2013 at 08:33 PM

I have literally the same exact symptoms after I eat a food im "allergic" to (which is many). You say "I experience the symptoms even if I only eat a serving of lamb/beef.", that could very well mean you have an allergy to lamb/beef. To clarify,... (more)

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by 233 · January 29, 2013 at 10:57 PM

I have celiac disease and I've been gluten free for over a month. I got a skin-prick allergy test today, and it showed positive for 3 vegetables: squash, broccoli, and sweet potatoes. These just so happen to be the only vegetables I've been... (more)

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Cherice 0 · January 29, 2013 at 10:57 PM

From my own experience with food allergies, IgE allergies are permanent (I did a GAPs protocol twice, and it never helped.) and tend to get worse the more you consume the offending food. Cut them out and see how you feel! Is there any reason those... (more)

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by 3512 · January 28, 2013 at 10:19 PM

I have experimented with various macronutrient ratios and my skin is virtually flawless when I am eating mostly carbs and fat, and a very low amount of protein, generally about 3-4 ounces a day. I have tried this with grass-fed beef and grain-fed... (more)

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Lazza 0 · January 28, 2013 at 10:19 PM

No. I have an autoimmune disease (psoriasis) and I have no problem with meat of any sort. AFAIK, protein fragments slipping through a leaky gut only cause problems if there is molecular mimicry with human proteins, thus causing the immune system... (more)

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by 820 · January 17, 2013 at 04:08 AM

i know there are true inflammatory responses in the gut like villi damage from gluten but the idea that the gut can become so permeable that food particles enter the bloodstream is just asinine.

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Justin_12 0 · January 17, 2013 at 03:11 AM

Surely not true of folks around here, but most of the people I talk to in person about Leaky Gut think I'm a full of crap.

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by 43 · January 12, 2013 at 08:47 PM

So i am doign a leaky gut candida diet, which is pretty much paleo with no nuts and no fruit! But I feel like their is nothing to eat!!! I wanted maybe try like rice pudding with coconut, but i'm affraid it may hurt my healing and be super against... (more)

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HuntingBears 0 · January 12, 2013 at 04:45 PM

fish? vegetables?

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by 43 · January 11, 2013 at 10:16 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_QsJjdbF48 This girl is so convincing and I just bought the book, but it says stuff I already know, but I feel like maybe I needed to buy this as motivation not to waste my money. Sighhhhh Can candida be cured... (more)

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by 233 · December 28, 2012 at 09:23 PM

Hey everyone. I was recently diagnosed with Celiac, and even though I am only on my 3rd day of no gluten, I am concerned because my intestinal inflammation seems to be getting worse. It seems like almost anything I eat aggravates my stomach and... (more)

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Sara_S_ 0 · December 13, 2012 at 08:37 PM

Give it time. It took me 6 months to stop having diarrhea all the time, and it took over a year to get my gut back to good enough health to have normal-person stools. The fatigue and brain fog has taken even longer. From what I've read of other... (more)

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by 549 · November 19, 2012 at 05:16 PM

I am curious. I skim latest PH posts most days and read with interest posts that talk about healing from dis-ease of some sort. For example, symptoms of my AO and GERD issues have disappeared. BUT, I still have the question noted in the title, and... (more)

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jake_13 0 · November 19, 2012 at 05:16 PM

well i was diagnosed by a naturopath with adrenal fatigue by a saliva cortisol test.

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by 20 · November 03, 2012 at 04:51 PM

I have a leaky gut that I am trying to heal. I drink bone broth every day and have eliminated all grains from my diet except a little white rice. I am only eating meat, including grass-fed beef and chicken, non-starchy vegetables, low glycemic... (more)

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Stephen_5 0 · November 03, 2012 at 04:51 PM

The weakness and difficulty concentrating sound like classic iron deficiency. Have you had that checked? You don't need a specialist for that. How do you know for sure that you have fatty liver? What do your liver function tests look like? If you... (more)

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by 10 · September 27, 2012 at 05:46 AM

Hi , I suffer from low blood pressure.. yesterday evenight , once finished to dinner , I felt very weak, some nausea, i felt my heart beat really speedful , I checked my blood pressure and it was 110 - 72 with 59 heart's beats per minute. I'm... (more)

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Felix_1 0 · September 27, 2012 at 05:46 AM

I guess, taking serious medical exams regarding your current situation is the best move to do. A friend of a friend of mine is also suffering this kind of illness and they shared to me that taking super foods like berries is a good choice but if... (more)

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by 111 · September 17, 2012 at 03:04 AM

I'm at college and cutting out rice will be hard as I am a poor student and need those extra carbs... edit: been on a paleo/anti candida diet for 8 months now, I moved to NYC which is extremely humid at the moment and it seems to have made my... (more)

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Jen_33 0 · September 17, 2012 at 02:23 AM

Yes but you can eat brown rice though I wouldn't eat it everyday. I was told by my doc that rice helps the candida bind to something so it had a transport vehicle to leave the body with so it's good to have. I personally found it spikes my insulin... (more)

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by 15 · September 14, 2012 at 01:59 PM

Hi everyone , i just wanted to ask , to fix the leaky gut , I already know the magnesium can help.. but waht about lemon's juice? lemons juice can help? Thanks

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Eddie_B 0 · September 14, 2012 at 01:59 PM

supplement with L-Glutamine, Aloe, and DGL - Metagenics make an excellent product called Glutagenics that contains all three of these in a powdered form. Use 1t of this stirred into about 4 oz of water 3x/day every day for a few months, prior to... (more)

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by 170 · September 06, 2012 at 05:43 AM

Hi! I was wondering if there was anyone else out there that could give me some guidance on my lifestyle and eating habits, because frankly I feel pretty lost! I believe I have an autoimmune disorder of sorts, and I think my whole life has just... (more)

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aseafish 0 · September 06, 2012 at 01:43 AM

The advice you've gotten here is good. You also need to be a bit patient with yourself, which is often hard. A month or two is not enough to turn it around fully. Good luck.

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by 22 · June 24, 2012 at 11:44 PM

Hi , I read an article about high fat diet as paleo and leaky gut , I'am paleo since 1 month , and this has scared me , how do you think about that?

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Roger_Bird 0 · June 24, 2012 at 11:44 PM

I have been cured from leaky gut syndrome that I did not even know that I had since doing paleo for about 2 months. Before paleo, curry (my favorite food) and other hot foods would make me irritable and suffer insomnia and make me difficult to... (more)

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by 362 · June 26, 2012 at 01:11 PM

I'm a relative newbie and have looked through the archives at lots of questions on leaky gut but still can't quite get my head round how to know if you've got one. Do you always have major symptoms? And considering my past, I've been bulimic as a... (more)

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Roth 0 · June 26, 2012 at 01:11 PM

If you've been on antibiotics and not breastfed, you've got gut permeability.

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by 111 · May 09, 2013 at 02:30 PM

I have a couple of food allergies (tomatoes, kidney beans), several environmental allergies which manifest as rashes (dog allergy, oil paint which sucks cause I'm going to art school next year) and sometimes experience bloating. Also took... (more)

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Aglaee_the_Paleo_RD 0 · June 11, 2012 at 06:02 PM

SIBO is an overgrowth of bacteria in your small intestines. It is a common of IBS and digestive problems like bloating, gas, abdominal pain, diarrhea and constipation by fermenting any types of carbohydrates you eat (starches and sugars). In... (more)

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by 4176 · February 28, 2013 at 05:51 PM

Hi, I've been paleo a few months now (not entirely strict but it's still massively changed my eating patterns) but I've yet to see any serious changes such as the benefits to skin, hair, energy etc Could this be attributed to faulty digestion... (more)

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Celine 0 · February 28, 2013 at 05:51 PM

Yes, absolutely.