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by 0 · August 13, 2014 at 7:05 PM

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 · July 13, 2014 at 11:10 PM

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 · July 08, 2014 at 4:48 PM

Hey! So Im a teenager with PCOS. But Im pretty thin, Ive been paleo for a couple months now, and the problem isnt weight loss..I'd just like to balance my hormones. Many of my symptoms have improved/are improving like my acne, chronic fatigue,... (more)

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by 0 · March 21, 2014 at 12:37 AM

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 · June 06, 2014 at 6:23 PM

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 · December 19, 2013 at 7:06 AM

I've been eating grain free for a couple of years and eating primal (1 cup of homemade yogurt and a little butter daily and the occasional bit of cheese) for the past year. I have had amenorrhea (no periods) for a year now - coinciding with... (more)

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by 0 · December 01, 2013 at 12:33 AM

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 · October 23, 2013 at 1:27 AM

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 · September 20, 2013 at 2:15 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:13 PM

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 15 · September 16, 2014 at 8:12 PM

Hi All, I have only been eating paleo for two weeks, mainly to assist with the hormonal imbalance and symptoms of PCOS (acne, irregular cycles, skin tags) and to lose some 30lb of baby weight as I just had my first daughter 10 weeks ago. I was... (more)

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Maria_8 0 · August 13, 2013 at 8:46 PM

I agree with everyone else. 1400 calories is not enough. Slow and steady wins the race for weight loss. I like to look at it from the Perfect Health Diet's point of view, where their first rule is "be well nourished," and only after that do they... (more)

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by 5477 · September 16, 2014 at 8:09 PM

And, would the impressive results in this study be any different for non-lean women with PCOS? " In the BF group, a significant decrease was observed in both AUCglucose and AUCinsulin, by 7 and 54%, respectively. In the BF group, free... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · June 02, 2013 at 2:21 PM

Been saying this for a long time. This is why the Leptin rx calls for a Big Aass Breakfast. http://www.jackkruse.com/quantum-biology-2-quantum-pcos/ The study you mention above however did not check BUN/creat and intracellular mg levels to... (more)

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by 0 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

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 10 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

I am a serial dieter who has recently discovered Paleo and I would love if this could be the answer for me. 220lbs 5 ft 8ins with PCOS. I take metformin and Krill oil. I'm using myfitnesspal to track amounts each day and used the custom... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · May 05, 2013 at 2:30 AM

Fats should be at least 65% of calories, adjust the protein a little and the carbs to get there. Good fats are animal fats, fatty fish, olive oil, and coconut. Eat avocado, and small amounts of nuts. Egg yolks are a good source of fat, butter,... (more)

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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

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 0 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

I'm a 24 year old female, 5'8'', 242 pounds. I was recently diagnosed with insulin resistance and probable PCOS (I'm waiting on a follow-up appointment to confirm the latter). I'm now taking metformin, and it really is a wonder drug. The pounds... (more)

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CD 0 · April 16, 2013 at 1:33 AM

Probably not, but don't be overly concerned about going over that amount. It might have worked today, but you are going to get hungry. And if you push too far you will have to binge which makes staying on the plan hard. Eat for health, not... (more)

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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:05 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:04 PM

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 150 · September 16, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Hi all! I'm preparing to crack an exam that will lead me to my dream job. Once I clear that, I gotta stay in an Officers' mess where I'm not allowed in cook in the room (the daily schedule is hectic anyway), not allowed to take any member of my... (more)

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by 15 · September 16, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Hi Guys, I'm about 2 months into a strict primal diet that does include raw dairy and nuts, but does not include starchy veggies. I look and feel better already and I'm really excited to watch my progression in the upcoming year. One thing I've... (more)

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by 0 · September 16, 2014 at 8:04 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM

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 · September 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Hello. I am near the end of my second month on the paleo duet. The first month I did the whole 30 and this month I have re-introduced small amounts of some things. I eat a small piece of 85% cocoa every day. I eat a small bit of cheese on the... (more)

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by 25 · September 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM

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)