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by 522 · August 07, 2013 at 06:22 PM

I just did a bunch of reading here regarding my brand new plantar fasciitis. Self-diagnosed of course. I'm seeing an orthopedic doc in a week or so. So, close this if you must because it's not a real question, but I had to say it. I get lots of... (more)

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Bill1102inf 0 · June 07, 2013 at 02:49 PM

"Dr's dont have the time" - then they should find another profession. Soon enough we are going to have health Kiosks and/or robotic Dr's. In fact, we already have the technology to do so. There is no reason that you need to see a person who is... (more)

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by 11555 · May 30, 2012 at 10:46 PM

How should we answer questions that may be beyond the level we should be dealing with? How do we know what that level is? (brought on by a particular question, but really applies to a lot of questions I've read here)

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Ebice 0 · May 30, 2012 at 10:46 PM

"I think you should see a doctor immediately."

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by 3737 · March 12, 2012 at 04:05 PM

Sometimes after sexual activity I get pelvic/groin pain, around where my prostate is I'm guessing :) It doesn't happen right away and not all the time but typically I feel it the following morning and it lasts 1-2 days. I probably have benign... (more)

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by 524 · September 05, 2012 at 09:18 AM

Heya! So I've had a few lifelong ailments that have already started improving since beginning this diet 5 months ago: -Obesity -Hypertension -Back Pain -Acne But I have a few more that I am wondering if you all have advice for? -Dandruff --... (more)

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Poop_Master_MC 0 · September 05, 2012 at 09:18 AM

Paleo cured my leprosy.

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by 13 · March 08, 2014 at 04:43 PM

My liver doesn't produce enough bile, a side effect of an Accutane treatment 8 years ago. From the Mayo Clinic: "Vitamin A toxicity may lead to intrahepatic cholestasis, a condition where bile cannot flow from the liver into the intestines.... (more)

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BA88 0 · December 01, 2011 at 03:15 PM

I can say with confidence that dandelion is very effective at moving bile out of the liver and also creating bile, I supplement everyday (liquid tincture) because I also have poor bile production. Artichoke and burdock are another two, (I don't... (more)

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by 18427 · October 30, 2011 at 11:14 PM

Beyond that needed for emergency care would you perceive your healthy lifestyle enough? Would you consider a life without testing and intervention from the medical establishment? Being that many here are quite astute on how to read studies, why... (more)

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animalcule 0 · October 30, 2011 at 04:13 AM

They never have been for me. Tests are fun but I'll never be a regular visitor to the dentist or doctor unless there's something wrong I can't treat myself. I diagnose myself correctly 100% of the time before I visit. My health, I'm in charge, I... (more)

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by 4067 · October 21, 2011 at 05:18 PM

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 4067 · April 07, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Ever heard of Sulfur Oxidation problems? My well-known Osteopath has not and doesn't appear inclined to do any research on her own. (Her treatments have not helped me so far, 4 months in).So now, Dr. Google has diagnosed me and I am thinking of... (more)

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alexisjkim 0 · April 06, 2014 at 05:40 AM

I recently had an HTMA hair analysis done which indicated a problem with copper. From what i have been told my sulfa allergies stem from excess unbound copper. Some will say you need to take zinc but if you dont detox slowly from copper first... (more)

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by 10878 · April 06, 2012 at 02:39 PM

So I posted my Bloodwork earlier today and some people pointed out that my C-reactive proteins were much too high. It digressed from my original question about my low HDL so I thought I'd post a new question. Someone already showed me this:... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · June 03, 2011 at 01:30 PM

a cardiac CRP above three is bad news....above ten is well off the charts. Strategies. 1.Eliminate all fructose and omega six for at least six weeks. Become very restrictive. 2.Increase your omega 3 marine fish oil.....not veggie sources Use... (more)

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by 2979 · May 29, 2011 at 05:56 AM

I'm not expecting that anyone will magically know what's going on with my thyroid (but if someone does that'd be pretty cool too!) and I totally get that this is not a forum for professional medical advice (caveat emptor and all that). But there... (more)

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amanda_1 0 · May 26, 2011 at 09:20 PM

I've got no answers, but just wanted to chime in and say that I'm a fellow multi-nodular thyroid cyster, so I'll be watching this question. Mine first swelled up dramatically when I was 21 and I've had to have it aspirated a few times since then... (more)

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by 18619 · February 21, 2011 at 02:52 PM

I have finally decided to try and give up my prescribed diuretic pills. In the past, when I have not taken them I've gained up to 10-12lbs in just a day or so. Lately, I've been feeling symptoms of dehyrdration and decided that was my body... (more)

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Louisa 0 · February 19, 2011 at 02:51 PM

If you can find ground chicory 'coffee' this is great for water retention and tastes just as good as coffee without the caffeine. I think in the U.S. it is pretty hard to find though..... I just looked in Mrs. Grieve's Modern Herbal and I read... (more)

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by 224 · January 27, 2014 at 12:52 PM

I know this is a long shot and I know that if Grok had ulnar nerve entrapment, he'd be SOL, but is anyone familiar with any actual fixes or therapy for this, so I can avoid surgery? http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00069 for info on... (more)

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Riveted 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

Not sure about your situation specifically, but I've been sorting out some similar issues in my shoulder...and I found the solution by hunting paleo (info, not animals). Robb Wolf's podcast led me to Tim Ferriss' blog, which led me to his book,... (more)

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by 626 · December 23, 2010 at 08:48 AM

So I've experienced light headedness on Paleo during a few occasions. It's always fairly acute--i.e. all of a sudden I get very light headed and feel the need to sit down. Not frequent (has only happened twice, maybe) in a year. This morning it... (more)

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sherpamelissa 0 · December 22, 2010 at 11:12 PM

I've spent the last few years getting light-headed really easily. I had blamed it on my high blood pressure, but now that I'm eating Paleo, it's been gone. I think it was a combination of under-feeding (I ate 1200 calories for 6 years while... (more)

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by 693 · December 08, 2010 at 05:30 AM

I have a 5 year old that has an ear infection. Of course the doctor prescribed antibiotics but we'd rather not. I'm wondering if we should use the antibiotics and give her some probiotics to help with the gut flora or just try garlic oil (or... (more)

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chirocaveman 0 · December 07, 2010 at 03:32 PM

Hey Dale, Chiropractic has been found to be incredibly powerful in clearing up middle ear infections in children. Chiropractic adjustment facilitates draining of the fluid that builds up in the ear and allows for a build of up natural antibodies... (more)

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by 10 · October 29, 2010 at 01:36 PM

Hello I have crohn's disease and I'm living the paleo lifestyle. I'm doing it since last december. I feel much better since then, my blood work better, my crp is way better, I'm symptom free. I'm OK enough to go on RKC workouts twice a week and... (more)

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Girl_Gone_Primal 0 · October 29, 2010 at 10:28 AM

Hi! I added some tags so that future Corhn's sufferers can find any help you garner. I have all but cured my sister-in-law's Crohn's - she's been on an adjusted variation of paleo for a few months now and hasn't had a single flare-up or need of... (more)

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by 2512 · April 22, 2011 at 01:35 AM

It's easy to convince someone with Type 2 Diabetes that low-carb paleo is the way to go, since the Internet is flooded with material supporting this move and anecdotes of successful folks who have cured the disease, even whilst eating... (more)

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speedy 0 · April 22, 2011 at 01:35 AM

I know this thread is on the outs, but here are some more thoughts to consider. I've been type 1 for 15 years, on a pump for 13. During my undergraduate career I managed to gain quite a bit of weight. I was using 60-70 units of insulin per day. I... (more)

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by 216 · May 14, 2010 at 12:33 PM

Hi Guys, I have gotten a Doctor interested in paleo, and have limited time I can demand from him by reading articles, and blog posts, etc. He is very sceptical, no way would it work if I suggested reading an entire book such as GCBC... Any... (more)

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damaged_justice 0 · May 14, 2010 at 12:33 PM

CMM - I replied to you on PaNu's forum but here's a partial repost. If someone has the time, interest and/or desire for "academic cred", here's my "tripod" I currently use as my foundation to build on/lens to view everything through: "The... (more)

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by 1675 · March 29, 2012 at 01:17 AM

Has anyone had a discussion with their doctor about the diet? I'm just wondering what a doctor would say to a patient when there is some medical responsibility to give good medical advice. If the paleo diet flies in the face of current dietary... (more)

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Debbie_2 0 · March 29, 2012 at 01:17 AM

My doctor suggested it and gave me a list of resources. He is on a modified version of it because he eats cheeses.