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by 5232 · about 16 hours ago

So my elimination diet came to an end a week ago. It was time to see what was up. The only intolerance I was testing for was gluten intolerance though I also cut out beans and don't really care if they ever come back. The dismount wasn't as smooth... (more)

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Dexter 0 · December 06, 2010 at 10:47 AM

It certainly sounds like you have celiac disease...an intense intolerance for gluten....that is incurable...but not insurmountable. There is no preparing grains the right way for a celiac to consume gluten. I never understand why people think... (more)

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by 43 · October 23, 2014 at 4:22 AM

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 · October 23, 2014 at 4:19 AM

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 0 · October 23, 2014 at 4:19 AM

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 53 · October 23, 2014 at 4:17 AM

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 134 · October 23, 2014 at 4:14 AM

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 · October 23, 2014 at 4:13 AM

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 5 · October 23, 2014 at 4:01 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 309 · October 23, 2014 at 4:00 AM

Hi everyone. Hope there's someone who knows about this and feels like sharing. As in my previous question, (have leaky gut+adrenal fatigue) I feel awfull after eating pork and chicken. Did all the allergy+intolerance tests, but no problem there.... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · January 29, 2013 at 6:58 AM

I don't understand why you're on a VLC diet if you're feeling so bad. Add some starch/fruit in there and see how you go. Instead of pork/chicken, eat more fish, beef, shellfish, liver/heart, and bone broth, among fermented foods and seaweed. You... (more)

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by 610 · October 23, 2014 at 3:49 AM

I just posted another question about this, but after further reflection and research, I'm changing the angle of my inquiry. Recently (past week or so) I've been having pain in my hands and feet, especially in the palms and arches, which I would... (more)

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MM_4 0 · August 31, 2012 at 10:08 AM

If you think it's blood stagnation, I would go to a tcm practitioner, since stagnant blood can be in the organs, in the meridians, it can be hot, or cold etc. It can also be caused by different things, long lasting blood deficiency for... (more)

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by 4181 · October 23, 2014 at 3:38 AM

I'm always itching all day and night, I'll be watching a movie with friends and all I want to do is itch my body. My eyes are itchy also and I have dark circles I assume it's some sort of allergy but it might also be dry skin which I suffer on my... (more)

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Kelly_3 0 · May 16, 2012 at 12:59 PM

-do you have any itchy spots or just itching in general? (eczema) -has it recently gotten colder in your area? (dry skin) -switched to a new soap or cream or other product applied to skin or body? (sensitive skin) -worn new clothes without... (more)

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by 78 · October 23, 2014 at 3:35 AM

So if someone has both i would like to ask which kind of food is the safest to eat and what to eat? Also which supplements and remedies would help and relieve some symptoms? Already taking some of them and they help a lot. If someone has some... (more)

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Alan_Schachter 0 · April 03, 2012 at 12:33 PM

GAPS is among the best ways to heal leaky gut - www.gaps.me - GAPS adds a "process" for healing that Paleo is missing (just skip the peanuts). But most need more than just diet to heal from the autoimmune diseases that result from leaky gut. These... (more)

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by 1186 · October 23, 2014 at 3:20 AM

The GAPS diet is very well reputed if you need an extra healing measure beyond Paleo. Gets tons of props from people it's helped with complex gut problems, autoimmune and allergy issues. But can we go beyond some of its idiosyncrasies and get to... (more)

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pfw 0 · September 08, 2011 at 3:28 PM

I think GAPS works more by elimination than by inclusion. I used a similar style diet to try and heal my Crohn's, and I never really ate anything fermented. In fact I ate zero fiber for a full year, during which time my disease was firmly placed... (more)

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by 385 · October 23, 2014 at 3:16 AM

My naturopath doctor recently received the "Bax Aura II", which is a special laser used for treating all sorts of things, from quitting smoking to allergies. He told me he has had good results so far from patients who have leaky guts. Has... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · July 18, 2011 at 4:11 AM

I like light therapy for certain things......a leaky gut is not one I have heard of. I always have an open mind but I would have to read the mechanism and the testing done. I know the FDA has ruled on LLLT already but it had little to do with... (more)

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by 2949 · October 23, 2014 at 3:12 AM

Someone on here suggested I might have a leaky gut a while back and last night I did some research. I have a fatty liver and apparently liver dysfunction and leaky gut are related. How can I heal this? I already eat fairly tight paleo. After... (more)

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Namby_Pamby 0 · April 30, 2011 at 3:41 AM

Usually fatty liver preceds T2 diabetes and metabolic derangement. However, taht doesn't mean you will go from fatty liver to T2 or to other diseases. You can stop it right there if your metabolism isn't damaged enough. How elevated are your... (more)

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by 318 · October 23, 2014 at 3:08 AM

Hi guys, No doubt there is massive individuality to this query, and also the slightly annoying situation that it takes your body a while to adapt so changes are hard to monitor. For someone metabolically damaged like myself, my body seems to... (more)

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luckybastard 0 · March 21, 2011 at 7:12 PM

as someone who's been metabolically damaged(overweight since infancy and have carried around from overweight to obese levels of bodyfat my whole life- even during periods of heavy exercise) 4-5 months of vlc'ing and then throwing some potatoes in... (more)

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by 0 · October 22, 2014 at 4:18 AM

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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by 705 · October 22, 2014 at 3:43 AM

So this interview by Sean Croxton of Dr Thomas O'Bryan was very interesting and I would love to believe everything he says. So I'm looking for research that backs up these claims: Autoimmunity needs this trilogy to develop: Genetic... (more)

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DrChrista 0 · July 12, 2012 at 3:07 PM

Systemic autoimmune disorders in Celiac disease: The role of gluten as a trigger of autoimmunity. http://www.direct-ms.org/sites/default/files/Fasano%20Celiac%20other%20autoimmune%20disease.pdf (more)

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by 5 · October 21, 2014 at 4:37 AM

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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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 4:36 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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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 4:27 AM

I have rumated arthritis from 2 years? Aim a vegetarian and a tea totellar . What diet should I follow?

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by 154 · October 21, 2014 at 4:11 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 10 · October 21, 2014 at 4:10 AM

Hello everyone! I??ve currently been on a stricter diet, in order to heal my psoriasis, for around three months now. I??ve read tons of articles all over the web but I think it??s about time I read a quality book on the subject. So, which book is... (more)

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Lazza 0 · December 06, 2012 at 5:48 PM

Digestive Wellness by Elizabeth Lipski is a worthy read, IMHO. She goes into detail on how digestion works and its impact on the body should things go awry. BTW, I had severe psoriasis on my hands and feet (palmo-plantar psoriasis) before going... (more)

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by 20 · October 21, 2014 at 4:09 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 1037 · October 21, 2014 at 3:33 AM

So my brother has just about every possible symptom indicative of dysbiosis and/or SIBO, except one - no foul smelling gas (or any gas at all for that matter). His symptoms are severe bloating, severe brain fog, fatigue, lack of appetite, and... (more)

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Sara_S_ 0 · December 03, 2011 at 11:20 PM

Since he just gave up the nuts, I'd give it a few weeks without nuts to see how he's doing. Right before Thanksgiving I had finally stopped having those symptoms (bloating, brain fog, fatigue, over-active/under-active gut motility). I had a... (more)

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