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I'll soon start a bone broth fast proceeding into the GAPS introduction diet with hopes of healing my gut. In preperation I've experimented making a few batches of broth--some chicken and others beef--and have decided I prefer the beef broth for... (more)

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Yuki 0 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

When I was doing a bone broth fast, I had about 3-4 cups per day. That wasn't a recommended dose - I just drank half a cup whenever I felt hungry. Unfortunately the "dosage" that you should aim for will vary depending on how strong your broth is... (more)

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Edit: It's been some time since this original post and I've gone around with my doctor who has now, unfortunately, thrown her hands up in the air. She immediately dismissed the IgE allergy tests as being useless and told me not to pay attention to... (more)

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missmiddlemarch 0 · July 12, 2014 at 6:36 PM

"a referral to different MD who can provide a breath test" Please go to the second MD and get this breath test done before you make any changes. It is probably a methane or hydrogen breath test which is non invasive and quickly done as an... (more)

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I had undiagnosed Celiac/Severe Gluten allergy up until my early 20's when my health finally plummeted. Went super healthy, virtually paleo, but was a little naive in regards to food allergies, and repairing the damage that had been done from... (more)

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CrohnsBabe 0 · June 25, 2014 at 11:56 PM

@sco24 Hi, there. I have had success addressing leaky gut with the GAPS protocol. I was able to heal my severe Crohn's disease and have been in remission without meds since 2010. If you'd like to read my GAPS experience you can do so... (more)

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I have a Candida + Leaky Gut issue, and for the last month I've been following a protocol to fix it. This has included daily enemas, which I've been doing to clean out the Candida/bad bacteria from my bowels, and for general cleansing purposes.I... (more)

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Chronic 0 · June 22, 2014 at 10:42 AM

Apart from breathing, drinking water, and a stroll in nature, daily anything is a bad idea, in my opinion.

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Hello! I went on AIP 5 months ago and have been avoiding calorie counting and the scale and just eating nutrient dense foods especially high calorie ones like coconut oil and coconut butter. Many of my symptoms of leaky gut have improved except... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · May 29, 2014 at 12:48 PM

Celiacs often times gain weight after normalizing their digestion with a gluten-free diet. They simply can absorb more of the nutrients in the food they eat. Then again, not controlling portions, not counting calories and eating a calorie dense... (more)

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So, I've been having problems with olive oil for a while. At first I thought it was a matter of adulterated oil, but now I'm starting to think that maybe it's a matter of sensitivity to something in the oil. When I put some of it in my mouth... (more)

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bobajob 0 · May 16, 2014 at 8:12 AM

Could you tell me what EVOO you use, as I had a bad skin reaction to an adulterated oil, so it's put me off using it at all. I figured that as this was a fairly expensive brand, which one can you trust? I know the fridge test can give you a... (more)

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by 5 · about 2 hours ago

Start by saying I've been lurking on the forums and following stuff as well as the primal/paleo figureheads for years now. Ready to come semi out of the shadows and get all personal about my health as I've hit a wall. Follow a very strict... (more)

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BuildingaBetterHuman 0 · May 14, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Definitely do try the ghee/butter replacement. I'd recommend following a paleo autoimmune protocol if you're having a lot of problems with it. There's a lot of good books out there on paleo autoimmune protocols if you're not familiar with it.... (more)

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I am about to try an elemental diet to treat severe SIBO, leaky gut and slow-transit constipation. It will consist of: ~125g Hydrolyzed whey protein (a product called Dymatize ISO-100) ~25g Hydrolyzed collagen ~100-150g Dextrose... (more)

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pone 0 · May 04, 2014 at 6:53 PM

Alex0, so the interesting thing is your heart rhythm issues, particularly after going very low carb. The four main electrolytes play the critical role in each heartbeat. Calcium starts the closing process of each heartbeat, and sodium... (more)

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by 43 · about 2 hours ago

Just wondering if anybody was able to catch Chris Kresser, Jordan, & Steve's "How To Fix Leaky Gut & Reverse Chronic Illness" Webinar tonight? I missed it by a couple of hours, and was wondering what nuggets of wisdom I missed. Did... (more)

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wtfgod 0 · April 30, 2014 at 6:38 AM

Still not worth watching, but replay link is up if you want. ( Or if you arn't familiar with the base concepts ) http://solvingleakygut.com/ck-webinar-replay/

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by 0 · September 30, 2014 at 4:13 AM

Hello all, This is my first post here. A quick backstory on me: I am 29 years old and lived a very healthy, active lifestyle as a personal trainer, nutritionist and business owner for many years. At 26 I got hit with adrenal fatigue... (more)

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Aerose91 0 · April 07, 2014 at 9:41 PM

Guys, for those of you who have helped I thank you kindly. I didn't come here to banter around with the uninformed but that's what it's turned into. I will take my questions elsewhere

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Hello my beautiful people!!! Love you all...thank you in advance for the insight...guidance and suggestions. Im one of those special people that are just beyond sensitive to everything...My high performance vehicle runs of the highest premium... (more)

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It turns out saturated fats from foods like Coconut oils and from animal foods might cause leaky gut. A recent study published last year but rarely spoken of breaks current trends on leaky gut theories. "High saturated fat diet... (more)

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Andy_16 0 · March 07, 2014 at 6:48 PM

The high fat diet was 60% calories from fat, yet only 32% I think it said was from saturated fat. The control diet was only 10%, that means we are lacking a description of about 20% of the fat content in the high fat diet. I will place my... (more)

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i am not formaly diagnosed with anything but i assume there is a good chance my gut health is'nt the greatest. I can really bad digestive discomfort when i eat candy, fast food, bread if i eat it everyday, etc. i am pretty health concious. i am... (more)

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MaverickRaj 0 · February 25, 2014 at 2:44 AM

My protocol to heal a leaky gut, which I currently have: Lots of chicken broth. I buy the organic variety sold at any grocery store. Usually just nuke some veggies and add broth to it for a quick soup. 10 mg of glutamine mixed with 2... (more)

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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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Hey all, I have a history gastrointestinal issues, low immune system (prone to illness) and some chronic fatigue. I have implemented a Leaky Gut diet (http://chriskresser.com/9-steps-to-perfect-health-5-heal-your-gut) and I'm about 10 days... (more)

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Hey all, I have a history gastrointestinal issues, low immune system (prone to illness) and some chronic fatigue. I have implemented a Leaky Gut diet (http://chriskresser.com/9-steps-to-perfect-health-5-heal-your-gut) and I'm about 10 days... (more)

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by 5 · about 2 hours ago

So I've been having a lot of problems since I went paleo... not that I'm blaming the diet, I love it, but I feel like I'm missing something important. Basically, pre-paleo I've never experienced indigestion. Ever. I went primal a month ago.... (more)

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oelap 0 · January 22, 2014 at 11:48 AM

I have had that stomach problem as well. Your right about the HCl being too low. The reasons for it being low generally indicate a damaged stomach lining, usually precipitated by allergies. Animal protein will increase HCl production... (more)

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Hi guys, my name is Jay and I'm 29 years old. My story of suffering with illness goes back to my earliest memories, with anxiety and panic attacks. Severe emotional trauma at age 16 (my parents' totally unexpected divorce) magnified this... (more)

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InLimbo 0 · December 26, 2013 at 9:27 PM

Oh, and I also must mention that any amount of iodine supplementation will send me flying SKY HIGH with insane anxiety, body tingles, heart palpiations/tachycardia, sweating, etc etc. This includes even small doses of Kelp. Here's a... (more)

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I read an article where somebody was saying monosachirrides(single sugars e.g. fructose, glucose) are compatible with leaky gut as they require no digestion and pass straight through the gut wall. However I have also read many articles where... (more)

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captaincaveman 0 · December 17, 2013 at 6:10 PM

Fructose seems to take longer to be absorbed in the small intestine despite it not needing to be digested. Also, there are situations of fructose malabsorption where the FODMAP diet or Fast Tract diet would be helpful for you. Are you sure... (more)

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by 15 · September 28, 2014 at 4:07 AM

I am dealing with leaky gut. Aside from a paleo diet, I'm taking many supplements to heal the gut and to help out my liver. I have rosacea (papular/pustular) as a result of my leaky gut -- what my liver can't process winds up coming out of my... (more)

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glib 0 · December 11, 2013 at 10:06 PM

Not exactly a skin condition, but my dandruff flares one week after eating several meals with tomatoes/peppers, wheat, or both. Tomatoes are out of season now, but visiting my folks in a couple of weeks virtually assures dandruff in early 2014. (more)

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Note: This is not the same as my last question. I have adrenal fatigue, advanced leaky gut and h pylori/gastritis. I cannot break down solid foods properly and I seem to be sensitive to everything. I cannot to betaine hcl due to h.pylori and... (more)

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I have a very adrenal fatigue, leaky gut, h,pylori/gastritis. My leaky gut is so bad that I cannot break down solid foods and I seem to react to everything. I cannot take hcl due to gastritis and digestive enzymes didn't work either. It... (more)

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HelicoVictim 0 · December 15, 2013 at 2:57 PM

Gaps is NOT and elemental diet since it permits meat tissue after 3 days which does require digestion. In elemental diets no digestion is required e.g. liquid amino acid are fed to the patient for protein. If you cannot take stomach acid... (more)

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I'm confused, If one has a leaky gut???how would it ever heal if food is just constantly leaky through it? How come bone broth and meat don't leak through?

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raydawg 0 · November 24, 2013 at 2:50 PM

Bone broth provides a host of nutrients which help rebuild the mucosal layer. Things like glucosamine, condroitin, glycine, minerals such as calcium, magnesium, etc. Yes, it's true, if you have a leaky gut anything you eat during that time... (more)

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I have leaky gut and h pylori. As a first step I must remove the h pylori before healing the leaky gut. I am sensitive to all foods e.g. fruits, grains, vegetables, dairy and can barely eat anything and don't digest protein and fats... (more)

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paleot 0 · May 11, 2014 at 9:14 PM

Which tests have you run to determine your infection with h. pylori? Typically, you want to treat a microbial infection with antimicrobials, rather than eating more or less carbohydrates. If you don't digest fat, fruit, vegetables, or gains... (more)

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Hi I have a question, so when I take a natural anti-fungal such as raw garlic, my symptoms quickly dissipate. Later though, the symptoms return after a meal such as chicken and Brussels sprouts. I consume a few more cloves of raw garlic, symptoms... (more)

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Robin_10 0 · September 05, 2013 at 8:04 PM

The standard answer is to avoid carbs, but I had the opposite experience -- going very low carb is what started my yeast problem to begin with. There is some information about that on the Perfect Health Diet blog. Magnesium and vitamin C... (more)