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by 58 · about 24 hours ago

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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by 0 · about 24 hours ago

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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by 134 · about 24 hours ago

For some reason, whenever I am exposed to lengthy periods of sunlight or when I double my daily intake of vitamin D to 20,000 IU, my rashes quickly disappear! (and come back again after a while). My questions though are: Why does this happen?... (more)

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LateralFractal 0 · September 04, 2013 at 9:30 PM

The intake pathways for Vitamin D (sunlight or oral ingestion) are not identical, which could explain your need to "up" the dosage of oral Vitamin D to get the same effect. This is particularly telling for the treatment of a skin condition, as the... (more)

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by 88 · about 24 hours ago

EDITS: I am understanding more and more how Methylation contributes to overall health, and a lot of the health problems I've been having are seemingly linked to it.. What I didn't know was how sulfur in the diet affects this. I eat a lot of... (more)

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CaveMan_Mike 0 · September 30, 2013 at 8:18 PM

I am delighted to see a post here on methylation!!! I was just diagnosed with MTHFR 1298 (homo: +/+) and am hopeful this might tie everything together for me. During the last 3 years of keeping a food diary, I eventually figured out that I... (more)

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by 134 · about 24 hours ago

Starting about a year ago, I ended a course of antihistamines and started eating 100% Paleo. Since then, I have had itchy skin on my hands, feet, ear canals, and anal canal. It is very annoying, and I cannot seem to get rid of it. What could this... (more)

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Bellamoorena 0 · April 01, 2014 at 12:11 PM

This definitely seems to be the case of Histamine intolerance: Try to follow low Histamine Diet: 1. Use cream cheese, mild cheese and cottage cheese instead avoiding mature cheese. 2. Eliminate alcoholic beverages . 3. Avoid raw... (more)

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by 5 · about 24 hours ago

Hey, I only recently started paleo less than a week ago and when I do it properly with the grains (really take every single grain related thing out ie. caramel flavor in balsamic vinegar or roasted almonds in almond butter ;( ) I do notice an... (more)

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The_Paleo_Nurse 0 · August 03, 2013 at 3:14 AM

The fact that you're already experiencing some positive benefits is a great sign. You need to give it much longer though. If you truly have a gluten intolerance, it can take months to fully eliminate the effects of the gluten in your body. ... (more)

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by 10 · about 24 hours ago

I have leaky gut, GERD, peptic ulcer, and a ton of food allergies. I am currently taking a 100 billion CU probiotic and an herbal pill from my acupuncturist to restore my spleen qi deficiency. I have not yet to have any relief from either of them.... (more)

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Anthony_Kleinsmith 0 · July 05, 2013 at 10:23 PM

I would take colostrum because of the amount of IgA, PrP's and other constituents that help heal the gut! The colostrum that has done research and has been written up in an editorial is Immune Tree.

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by 2030 · about 24 hours ago

So, I came across his blog series on bacterial overgrowth and was wondering what you guys thought. Could this be the real reason behind heart disease or is it not that simple? The only downside to this series is this same website is selling... (more)

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Anon_9 0 · June 25, 2013 at 7:13 PM

Bacteria overgrowth is kind of a vague term, especially considering the multitude of different bacteria, beneficial and otherwise. In traditional diets (ie: high sugar/carb) the "bad" bacteria gets fed better and crowds out the more beneficial... (more)

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by 10 · about 24 hours ago

So about a year ago i got extremely sick. Doctors said it was some manner of viral / bacterial infection, they werent sure and i gaurantee you they just winged the prescription recommendations looking back. They had me on an anti biotic for... (more)

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RK 0 · May 09, 2013 at 4:09 PM

Maybe fecal transplant? I know that's a really leading edge therapy, but that's the first thing that popped in my mind.

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by 84 · about 24 hours ago

Hi, every day i'm getting more and more convinced that my gut is what is holding me back on losing my final belly fat, my skin conditions(Keratosis pilaris) and probably some of my mental problems(concentration issues, etc). I want to do... (more)

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andrea_15 0 · April 08, 2013 at 4:01 AM

Being celiac I have to be so careful what I eat. Even on Paelo there are certain foods I can not tolerate. I have started by only eating a few foods I know agree with me, once i get my guts healed more I am going to reintroduce some more Paelo... (more)

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by 5 · about 24 hours ago

Are fermented beans except soy, fermented lentils, goat whey and goat butter good enough to eat for one who is afraid of leaky gut ? What are bad for a leaky gut in your opinion ? Does it include nightshades(I have joint pain from nightshades so I... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · April 20, 2013 at 8:02 AM

Fermented casein A2 dairy gives me no problems. Peanuts are problematic, but fermented lentils weren't for me.

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by 10 · about 24 hours ago

Hello all. I have been on a Paleo/GAPS hybrid diet since December 2012. I felt pretty good at first, but a problem I developed recently is reacting to EVERY SINGLE FOOD that I eat. It's like I am allergic to everything. After eating a heavy food... (more)

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Elisaar 0 · June 05, 2013 at 8:30 AM

Have you looked into histamine intolerance? I'm dealing with the exact same issue and it can really ruin your life. If I don't eat, I'm fine, just hungry. But if I eat anything protein within half an hour I feel brain dead and have heavy limbs.... (more)

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by 1197 · about 24 hours ago

7 years ago, I had a gastric bypass. I've lost a significant amount of weight, which is fantastic, but I underestimated the devastating effects this surgery would have on my digestive system. (I know - DUH) I lost a portion of my small intestine,... (more)

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MPie 0 · March 12, 2013 at 10:00 PM

Lipase - a digestive enzyme for fats. Bromelein - a digestive enzyme for protein. Gelatin (or broth) - supposedly helps heal the GI tract. Probiotics - help break down food and fight off infection. I'd take the enzymes with each meal. I think... (more)

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by 0 · about 24 hours ago

Hi I'm hoping that someone might recognise these symptoms & help explain SCD to me a little. I AM seeing my doctor about it, but with overworked UK GPs only getting eight minutes per patient, it helps to go armed with some ideas! After... (more)

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rkmaier 0 · January 01, 2014 at 2:45 PM

I think your symptoms are caused by Histamine intolerance, so try to stick to low histamine foods and dont eat leftover meals. Also you could try taking additional digestive enzymes with your meals. Google histamine intolerance for more... (more)

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by 154 · about 24 hours ago

For a while now I have been dealing with a severe case of multiple food allergies, where I continuously develop allergies (delayed-onset IGG type) to pretty much all foods after consuming them for a short period of time. I understand the... (more)

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Mo_2 0 · February 22, 2013 at 8:05 PM

The rotation diet is great for great for controlling food sensitivities but it is the final step not the first! I have multiple food allergies and intolerences. IgG intolerences are just as serious as IGE allergies - although they don't cause... (more)

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by 75 · 1 day ago

I have extremely oily skin since about 8 years, and seborrheic dermatitis because of it. I highly suspect my skin and other health problems are due to a leaky gut and my plan has been elaborated with that in mind. Here's my current plan : Diet... (more)

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Andy_17 0 · August 08, 2013 at 12:25 AM

I know these might sounds strange, but get some more coconut oil and hemps seeds in your. Works a treat for me. They way I see it is that if your body natural wants to have oily skin, give it the good oil. Everyone is different, and I find that... (more)

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by 154 · 1 day ago

Assuming one is not allergic to citrus fruits, would consuming them have a negative impact on healing a leaky gut? I ask, because I often see leaky gut healing diets recommend no citrus fruits. My guess is, they do this since citrus fruits are a... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · February 05, 2013 at 8:48 PM

I had IBS/SIBO for 10 years. I eat quite some grapefruit, and lemons. They don't make me sick.

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by 5 · October 31, 2014 at 3:59 AM

Im trying to heal my gut after 7 years of IBS, I'm paleo so no wheat, dairies, milk and legumes for me, but My goal is to follow a kind of scd - low fodmaps diet.. With a problem.. Sugars gravins! After i wake up, after a meal and expecially after... (more)

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Whitelycan 0 · February 04, 2013 at 9:15 AM

I'd agree with Angelina. I'd been eating a moderate amount of carbs on an anti-candida diet before going paleo, and had also experimented with the insane high fruit raw vegan diet (doh!) which just ramped up the candida again. I'd moved back in... (more)

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by 154 · October 31, 2014 at 3:58 AM

In my quest to fix my leaky gut, I recently started supplementing with Zinc - 25 - 50 mg's a day. After a few days of doing this, I started experiencing severe stomach aches which lasted for a few days. Since then, I cut out the zinc and im... (more)

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thegiantess 0 · January 16, 2013 at 7:37 PM

Yah, I would say that low stomach acid can be the culprit for many things. When you have low stomach acid you can't absorb or utilize a lot of nutrients properly. In addition it causes all sorts of messiness like aches and reflux, etc. Like the... (more)

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by 154 · October 31, 2014 at 3:57 AM

For the past few years I have been plagued with chronic immune based symptoms (fatigue, rashes, swollen lip, congestion & more). I finally figured out the cause was a sensitivity to wheat. So cut out all gluten, and I felt much better... (more)

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Capt__Cave_Man 0 · December 27, 2012 at 12:07 PM

Hi Levi, Have you considered adding ghee from grass fed cattle and/or coconut oil to your regimen? Fermented Cod Liver Oil has been known to aid the body to heal and repair intestinal damage. Note use the best quality fish oil that fits your... (more)

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by 697 · October 31, 2014 at 3:57 AM

Study shows that DHA increases the permeability of tight junctions in the gut. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12591548 I know you always hear contradicting things: too much salt, not enough salt, too hard of exercising, not hard enough. But... (more)

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Ted_Hutchinson 0 · December 21, 2012 at 9:42 PM

It also depends on your Vitamin D3 levels Novel role of the vitamin D receptor in maintaining the integrity of the intestinal mucosal barrier There is quite a lot of research supporting the idea that correcting vitamin D deficiency supports tight... (more)

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by 12174 · October 31, 2014 at 3:56 AM

Greetings, PaleoHackers, I am the mother of a 3 year old daughter with sensory processing disorder (SPD). I have had her on the casein-free version of the GAPS diet for the last 6 months. Since GAPS is not meant to be super low carb long term,... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · December 16, 2012 at 4:27 PM

If you've seen significant changes in your daughter's SPD symptoms you could let that be your guide. Introduce the "grains" the doctor has recommended slowly and carefully to see what happens. Keep a dairy so you can discuss it with the doctor. If... (more)

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by 180 · October 31, 2014 at 3:56 AM

Background: Never had any health issues until I did a 3 week clean eating cleanse 2 years ago. I felt AMAZING during the 3 weeks, but when I resumed my normal eating, I became bloated, anxious, fatigued and just not well. I have tested negative... (more)

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Varelse 0 · December 25, 2012 at 4:12 PM

Look into GAPS. It's a long process, but people who have gone through the whole diet swear by it.

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by 20 · October 31, 2014 at 3:56 AM

I mean these both have phytic acid, and anti-nutrients...wouldn't they cause nutrient deficiencies, especially in those with acne?

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Uje 0 · November 29, 2012 at 9:27 PM

I have a sensitive skin on [the left side of] my face due to a moderate burning [via acids] a year ago; Acne is an after effect of this and was diagnose by a dermatologist. I ate 100g of Lindt 90% cocoa with 100g of pistachios all in one go last... (more)

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by 66 · October 31, 2014 at 3:55 AM

A little background on me and on my nutritional journey first: 25, male, underweight, hard time meeting (large) daily calorie requirements, hard-gainer. I've had a fairly mediocre diet for most of my life: grain heavy, not a lot of meat, too... (more)

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areyousuchadreamer 0 · November 27, 2012 at 5:30 PM

Are you interested in eating snacks because you think it will help you gain weight? It sounds like you have a problem making sure you eat regular meals in general, and I don't know that snacking is going to be the solution to your problem. I would... (more)

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