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by 0 · about 21 hours ago

I am having issues with carbs, I feel like maybe something is missing from my diet or something is going on. I started a Primal/Paleo diet exactly a month ago because I have PCOS and possibly insulin resistance. I did develop mild gestational... (more)

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CD 0 · August 13, 2014 at 7:05 PM

Do you exercise with intensity. Could be in need of a deload week.

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by 5 · about 21 hours ago

Several times I've tried sticking to an extremely low-carb diet (75% fat, 20% protein, 5% carbs). And each time I've tried, I've gotten the weirdest symptoms: extreme fatigue, anxiety, mental fog, fever/chills, weakness/dizziness, and heart... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · July 13, 2014 at 6:07 AM

I suggest you get Stefani Ruper's book PCOS Unlocked. I'm told that it's the most cutting-edge thinking on dealing with this issue. Obviously, I'm male, so I can't comment from a base of experience. But PCOS is a serious hormonally-based... (more)

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by 0 · about 21 hours ago

I heard that birth control harms the bacteria in your guts, harms your gall bladder in the long run, makes you suicidal, and permanently messes up how you regulate your hormones. However, I have PCOS and possibly endometriosis (I talked... (more)

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by 0 · about 21 hours ago

Hello, I'm MyMiracle a 26year old woman who has pcos with a lot of symptoms. Infertillity, over weight, excessive hair growth....and so on. I've tried lots of diets but nothing seems to work. I want to change my live, get healthy and happy. ... (more)

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Baris 0 · June 06, 2014 at 6:23 PM

Hey there @MyMiracleI had Dr. Justin answer your question on BWR. Your question was answered at (44:50)http://beyondwellnessradio.com/beyond-wellness-radio-episode-4-listener-questions/I know this is super late, but I hope it is helpful. (more)

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by 0 · about 21 hours ago

Please help me! I am seventeen and have PCOS and was mostly paleo for a good year and a half. Dropped at 5'4 from 140lbs to all time low of 108 in summer (too low!) and back to a comfortable 112-114. However, I have always had binge eating... (more)

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Ilkleygirl 0 · December 01, 2013 at 12:33 AM

my only concern with high carb is worries that it will skyrocket my cravings and weight... Seems like with pcos they say no fruit? Or very little? It's just so confusing! And I have to have no dairy due to the fact my system really can't handle... (more)

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by 0 · about 21 hours ago

So here's some background info: I was diagnosed with PCOS at the age of 14, after seeing an endocrinologist because of my facial hair and acne. I was found to have tons of ovarian cysts too. Tried birth control but that was too expensive and... (more)

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by 0 · about 21 hours ago

Anyone out there used parsley tea before to induce your period? What were your results and what exactly did you do? I started the experiment last night with 2 cups of parsley tea(fresh parsley in hot, not boiling, water and some broth) and plan... (more)

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by 15 · about 21 hours ago

I am a 29 yr old female, 165lb, 5ft4in. I had a baby 3 months ago and am aiming to lose approx 25lb. I have now been doing paleo for three weeks. I was unfortunately unable to breastfeed due to having PCOS and increased testosterone levels so I... (more)

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Torben_Deumert 0 · August 26, 2013 at 8:29 PM

It's hard to say whether you are in ketosis. The best way to find out is a blood ketone meter. Bad breath can be a sign of getting into ketosis, but it certainly is not a reliable indicator. Some people do tolerate more carbohydrates than others,... (more)

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by 0 · about 21 hours ago

I am a 36 year old female, 5'3" and 155 lbs who started Crossfit and Paleo 1.5 years ago. I do have my occasional cheats with Paleo and laziness with Crossfit, but I have not loss weight I the past 1.5 years. I have always had high cholesterol... (more)

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usagi 0 · May 05, 2013 at 5:05 AM

I have always been athletic also and have always (well, since puberty) had PCOS. I was prescribed metformin about 5 months ago for blood sugar issues. No changes in cycle regularity (it's actually been totally regular since having a child three +... (more)

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by 5 · about 21 hours ago

I'm a 5'3" 205lb 31 y.o. female who has been overweight to obese the last 12 years. I'd say ever since I started going through puberty at 7 (body hair, etc) and starting menses at 10 I've struggled with my weight. I was the thinnest playing 2... (more)

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Candice_3 0 · August 12, 2013 at 6:21 PM

I have taken n-acetyl-cystenice (however its spelling) mentioned above...and it didn't help me at all :( I so wish that it did. I have "cured" my PCOS and lost 100 lbs since February of 2012 all through changing my diet (strict paleo diet and... (more)

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by 5 · about 21 hours ago

Just got all my lab work back from the endo. She says everything is normal, but she also didn't know what paleo was. Have at it! Fasted glucose: 68 mg/dL Testosterone: serum 35/ng/dL Free testosterone (direct): 1.3 pg/dL T4 (Insulin, free,... (more)

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Matt_44 0 · April 15, 2013 at 7:39 PM

Sleep? How's the quality of yours? Are you sore ever? Sometimes? Never? Recovery time?

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by 10 · about 21 hours ago

Hi there! On my journey with PCOS that's going on 11 years, I've been on combo birth control and aldactone, lapsed into being untreated for 7 years and went back to being on medicine after going to the ER more than I should've for cysts. I was put... (more)

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invisible_ink 0 · April 03, 2013 at 12:16 AM

If you take Metformin (as I did, and did terribly on it since I eat very low carb, and now regret) you should look into the fact that it depletes B vitamins which is serious. I would rather mess with vitamin supplements like calcium d-glucarate... (more)

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by 150 · about 21 hours ago

What dairy products do you take? And how often? I don't get what it means by moderation... Edited to add: Thanks for all the replies... Did a bit more of reading on it and realized my question should have been more specific I have PCOS without... (more)

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Lumifer_1 0 · March 09, 2013 at 7:01 AM

Experiment on yourself -- the only way to know. Your body is different from everyone else's.

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by 0 · about 21 hours ago

Hi everybody, I'm new here, I found this site because I'm trying to find a PCOS friendly way to lose weight, but also doesn't "only" involve soups. (A lot of diets are just soups and boring things I don't like). I thought the paleo diet would... (more)

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SuzyQ 0 · February 24, 2013 at 12:14 AM

The reason why Paleo works is because it's a lo-carb plan. Fat needs to be eaten in the absence of carbs. Also fat promotes fat loss and satisfies hunger. If you ate lo-carb AND lo-fat, you would be hungry all the time. Exercise on Paleo... (more)

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by 150 · about 21 hours ago

I'm still in the transition phase and not 100% Paleo yet. I'm very skinny, non-insulin resistant and have PCOS. Anyone with this condition benefited in terms of hormonal profile due to Paleo? I have most often known of women with PCOS who were... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · February 21, 2013 at 3:41 PM

My first question is how do you know you're not IR???? I was, until my mid-thirties, a thin woman with severe PCOS, and I was very IR. It's wrong to make an assumption that low body weight means you're not IR. And yes, I recognize that some... (more)

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by 25 · about 21 hours ago

Hello, I started the Paleo Diet on the 1st of January. I have been quite successful and I am currently very happy with it. For the first time in my life I am successfully loosing weight(13 pounds) so far. I feel fine, i would not say I have... (more)

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by 364 · about 21 hours ago

Technically this is more than one question, but since they're all related, I think they can be in the same post... In a nutshell, I have a PCOS diagnosis, which came about from me stopping birth control and not getting a period for 10 months. My... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 25, 2013 at 9:26 PM

My opinion is that most PCOS is caused by malnutrition (lack of certain nutrients) or environmental factors. I wrote a couple of blog articles that may be... (more)

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by 25 · about 21 hours ago

Hello, I started the Paleo diet roughly 30 days ago. I am doing it to lose weight to try improve my PCOS symptoms. I am aiming to eat 1200-1300 Cals a day - which is 200/300 less than my calorie intake to stay the same weight. I am finding... (more)

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Pecan 0 · August 09, 2013 at 8:31 PM

On the days I don't eat chocolate or other raw deserts, I average about 1200 calories (coming mainly from meat, veg and berries). I feel good, I have plenty of energy and mental clarity and I'm not hungry. I reckon that's a pretty good metric for... (more)

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by 25 · about 21 hours ago

Hello, I have been on the paleo diet for 25 days now and am doing quite well. I lost 8 pounds in my first two weeks. I tried introducing fruit, apples and bananas into my diet as a snack while i am work but when I did this i stopped loosing... (more)

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diabeticbinger 0 · January 25, 2013 at 12:31 PM

Speaking from personal experience, I'd recommend cabbage or other low carb veggies. Along with eggs or the ham you mention. But mainly veggies cuz they'll fill you up in terms of bulk and also with nutrients, both of which will have a satiating... (more)

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by 25 · about 21 hours ago

Hello. I have been on the Paleo diet for 35 days. I lost 6 pounds in the first week or two but since then I have remained the same weight. I am currently doing quite a strict version of the diet. So no dairy, caffeine, starchy foods, no... (more)

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Stphane_2 0 · January 23, 2013 at 7:47 PM

Hi Siobhan, Looks like you are experiencing a "stall", which is common. I think it would be very difficult for anyone to analyze your specific situation and find THE answer. But in an attempt to be helpful, might I suggest a return to the basics,... (more)

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by 540 · about 21 hours ago

I am a 29 year old female, 100lbs overweight, PCOS with insulin resistance and high free testosterone (taking Metformin and Spironolactone - ugh), severe gluten intolerance (negative celiac genetic test but plenty of gut damage confirmed by an... (more)

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Scratch 0 · January 21, 2013 at 4:51 PM

I have been exactly where you are. I am so glad you are here. (My qualifications: lost 140lbs on paleo, periods have normalized, acne is gone, taking no medications anymore) Corn is a grain, even non-GMO corn. Avoid it like the plague. It comes... (more)

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by 25 · about 21 hours ago

Hey Guys, I am looking for some advise here. I have recently started the Paleo diet, currently on my 9th day. I am doing this in the aim of loosing weight to get healthly. I am 5'5 and Weight 12stone 5 pounds. I am currently on a strict paleo... (more)

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Doug_6 0 · January 10, 2013 at 2:23 PM

How often do you weigh yourself? I know that my weight fluctuates a lot daily depending on if I've lifted, how much salt, etc. I would give it a couple of weeks adjusting to the paleo lifestyle before getting too concerned. There's a reason... (more)

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by 55 · about 21 hours ago

Hi ! About a year and a half I was diagnosed with PCOS, I have all 'symptoms' (irregular periods+acne+hirsutism); also the cysts where visible on the ecography. But my blood tests showed nothing wrong, all levels where normal. After this I took... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · December 30, 2012 at 2:52 AM

Thyroid levels should be tested and don't take "normal" for an answer. Ask for the specific levels because the lab norms are often too high. A TSH level over 2.0 requires further testing. Hypothyroidism mimics PCOS.

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by 0 · about 21 hours ago

Okay here goes. 24 year old female, 5'4 and around 135. I have been living a very "healthy" lifestyle for over 4 years. Tried so many different stupid, not healthy diets - Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, clean eating 6 meals a day, all that. Would... (more)

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Britt_2 0 · December 18, 2012 at 6:07 PM

I know you are not tracking calories now, but did you for a couple days days when you started? Any idea how much you are eating? I am 5'8, 125-130ish pounds, and my workout schedule is just about identical to yours. Without seeing exact portion... (more)

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by 28 · about 21 hours ago

So I started the Paleo lifestyle about 3 weeks ago. I eat only meat/fish/eggs, non-starchy veggies, and nuts/avocado, with the occasional piece of 90% dark chocolate. I eat about 60-80 grams of carbs a day, 1200-1400 calories, and I exercise... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · December 11, 2012 at 1:09 PM

Your diet and exercise look good to me (about the same as what I do). Paleo is a great baseline for good health and can address lots of issues, but isn't a silver bullet. Note that some people have found that the Paleo diet decreases their... (more)

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