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by 1906 · about 19 hours ago

On a recent Robb Wolf podcast, it was mentioned that some significant percentage (33%?)of autoimmune diseases appear to be linked to gluten sensitivity, insulin resistance, and/or intestinal permeability. Other autoimmune disease have not yet been... (more)

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Stacy_1 0 · April 01, 2011 at 1:21 PM

Robb has noted that in particular Celiac, Multiple Sclerosis, depression, Schizophrenia, Hashimoto???s, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Ulcerative Colitis, thyroid dysfunction, Scleroderma, Sarcoidosis, Crohns, Cushing???s, Lupus, eczema, acne,... (more)

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by 172 · about 19 hours ago

In eating salmon for omega3, I eat capers horseradishes. Some concerns are whether capers horseradishes cause gut leaking?

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Karen 0 · March 21, 2011 at 5:00 PM

Neither capers or horseradishes are nightshades. Capers are Capparaceae family, in the order Brassicales which includes the Brassiceae family members such as cabbage, broccoli, and horseradish. Some people seem to react to the members of this... (more)

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by 2437 · about 19 hours ago

I believe that I had Leaky Gut. I also had very poor digestion. I started out at 6 caps of the Now Foods Super Enzymes but am now down to 1-2 with a meal. I also no longer feel bloated and have (pardon the TMI) nice, easily passed stools. I... (more)

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qualia 0 · January 27, 2011 at 7:29 PM

there are lab tests available to test gut permeability. might be an option.

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by 318 · about 19 hours ago

Quite a loaded question without a simple answer due to some ongoing chronic health problems, but I thought I would throw it out there as the paleo diet seems to fit as the backbone of any treatment. I'm in quite a tricky position -... (more)

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qualia 0 · January 05, 2011 at 11:10 AM

this situation looks very similar to mine. some points from my experience: probiotics: most of the time, people with acute digestive problems don't take nearly enough. aim for AT LEAST 100 billion organisms/day (some professional probiotics even... (more)

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by 5232 · about 19 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 0 · October 21, 2014 at 4:45 AM

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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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 4:39 AM

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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by 0 · October 21, 2014 at 4:37 AM

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 · 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 84 · October 21, 2014 at 4:20 AM

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 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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by 2544 · October 21, 2014 at 3:31 AM

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19112401 Can anyone see what the "leaky gut diet" was that worked after 10-14 months along with NAC, glutamine, and Zinc supplementation. This seems like a relatively low key approach to what many seem to do... (more)

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Beth_WeightMaven 0 · November 10, 2011 at 12:38 AM

Google Scholar to the rescue: paper is here. But the full paper isn't that helpful. The diet is described as a "a milk allergic, gluten-free and low-carb diet" (top of p 103). Emily Deans has a discussion of the case study that preceded this... (more)

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by 115 · October 21, 2014 at 3:25 AM

So this might be a silly question but I'm reading about all these different diets to heal/strengthen the gut & to kill bacteria/candida (ie low starch, low carb etc..) I haven't been diagnosed with SIBO or leaky gut but I'm pretty sure on... (more)

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Cave_Tomboy 0 · September 01, 2011 at 8:43 AM

I think if you are being honest with yourself, yes, this can be enough. The problem some of us had for so long was that we accepted a level of chronic discomfort, telling ourselves it was "normal" when we really did not know what "healthy"... (more)

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by 4080 · October 21, 2014 at 3:23 AM

Short Summary: Leaky gut for 3 years (thanks to a high dose antibiotic). Symptoms: Constant inflamed/swollen digestive tract, gas-burping-bloating from hell, and constipation. Testing & trials reveal high IGG allergies to casein, eggs,... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · August 08, 2011 at 10:53 PM

Getting my Vitamin D sufficient has helped with all my food sensitivities/intolerances. Have you had your D3 level checked lately?

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by 385 · October 21, 2014 at 3:22 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 21, 2014 at 3:16 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 21, 2014 at 3:12 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 1811 · October 21, 2014 at 3:11 AM

I've heard it stated that lysozyme in eggs causes problems in some people by causing or promoting leaky gut and that these people should avoid eggs. Does this really apply to hard-boiled eggs? Cordain's website references the ability of lysozyme... (more)

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Jay_9 0 · January 31, 2011 at 5:23 PM

Cordain's response is likely better researched than anything you'll find here. That said, my general feeling about Cordain is that he emphasizes potential risks inherent in foods he doesn't think are "paleo," ignoring other potential risks... (more)

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by 2437 · October 21, 2014 at 3:08 AM

I take 5 capsules of the Now Foods Super Enzymes with each meal. I didnt have any gas on the Paleo diet but now I do. I thought enzymes were supposed to get rid of gas and bloating not cause it? Should I just keep on using them or switch... (more)

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Eva 0 · November 09, 2010 at 9:59 PM

I have heard some on here say in the past that they had probs with acidophilus, so that one can't be eliminated as a potential culprit. SOunds like you started two things at once. Either one is suspect. Might want to try a week with no... (more)

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by 25 · October 20, 2014 at 3:57 AM

So before I went paleo (2 months ago) I was a vegetarian for a year and a half, which led to all sorts of problems like acne, hair loss, unwanted weight loss, and gut/digestion issues. Eating paleo for two months now solved most of these issues,... (more)

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