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by 0 · about 12 hours ago

I have psoriasis and I am SICK OF IT. I recently discovered Paleo and have even read that it can reverse my condition! I will be 100% dedicated but I just need some help. I have taken a food allergy test and the following items have come up as... (more)

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Eugenia 0 · February 04, 2014 at 2:03 AM

Ok, if you're so allergic to all these things, this tells me (as you have discovered) that your gut is very leaky and with the wrong bacteria. For people with so many allergic reactions, I'd think (I'm not a doctor btw, I just have personal... (more)

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by 55 · about 12 hours ago

I've had psoriasis all my life. In the past three years it's gotten much worse. I've been reading about dietary changes that can help but when I consider eliminating all those things at once I get quite despondent (red meat, dairy, eggs,... (more)

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aeryn 0 · June 28, 2013 at 5:33 AM

I registered just so I could answer this question...if your psoriasis is bad enough, you won't have a problem eliminating everything on that list for a month. Not to sound all self-helpy but if you have a strong enough "why" you can do almost... (more)

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by 2506 · about 12 hours ago

Hi. I'm interested in learning what sort of experience you guys have with iodine (Lugol's/Iodoral) supplementation. There seems to be many people who report wondrous results after very high dosage (50+ mg daily) for long intervals (months,... (more)

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luke_13 0 · July 30, 2013 at 4:34 PM

be extremely careful here. i tested normal on all thyroid numbers but thought i'd supplement anyway to make up for the iodine i wasn't getting after switching to mineral salt. big mistake. i got the 12.5mg Iodoral. within two months i had... (more)

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by 281 · about 13 hours ago

Hi all, First, some personal history to flesh this question out with some context: 26 year old male, around about 90kg (13-15% bf), ex-weight-lifter (currently recovering from tonnes of niggly injurys in back, knees, ankles, wrists and... (more)

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CD 0 · February 12, 2013 at 1:57 PM

Answer to question #2: Can nightshades aggravate psoriasis if there are no gut permeability issues? First let me say I accept that some people are not going to like this answer. The autoimmune protocol has shown some benefit to some people. It... (more)

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by 15 · about 13 hours ago

Hey. Now, First off I should clarify where I am at(Germany). I can probably quote and link with the best of them with 2 weeks worth of a dozen paleo blogs read, paleohacks perused and reddit browsed. Ironically enough, apparently all this will do... (more)

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abuerger 0 · November 04, 2012 at 12:08 AM

My parent's came over from Germany, which is my first language, and we lived in Milwaukee. Last winter I was not Paleo, but trying to lose wieght and had psoriais on elbows, and front and back of lower legs (and dandruff!). After the holidays, I... (more)

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by 20 · about 13 hours ago

Hi hackers, I know their allot of threads about psoraisis and paleo read them all,books etc and studying food&psoriasis now for a year. I'm still not succesfull AND im losing weight(not strength) im 63kg,25yrs,men,1.74m. I always was on the... (more)

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elf27 0 · October 29, 2012 at 9:02 PM

The perfecthealthdiet has some posts about this, and here is paul's answer to a commenter: Hi, Thanks for your awesome blog and book. I was wondering obout your thoughts on Psoriasis. I believe I have had it to a small extent for a long time in... (more)

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by 20 · about 13 hours ago

I have a lot of health problems and i would like to take on an appropriate diet. Can you please recommend a diet plan for the following: Bipolar Disorder Osteoarthritis Fibromyalgia Diabetes Psoriasis Irritable Bowel Syndrome High Blood... (more)

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Amy_B_ 0 · September 14, 2012 at 3:55 AM

You poor thing... Your best bet is to seriously educate yourself -- and fast. Eating helpful foods and avoiding harmful ones can make a HUGE difference for all the conditions you listed. I'm sure the last piece of advice you want is "hey, go... (more)

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by 10 · about 13 hours ago

Hi everybody... first posting, apologies for the tl;dr crowd I am 34 and have been overweight since 7th grade and my highest weight was approx 310. I have also suffered from debilitating migraines since I was 13 and had strep-induced psoriasis... (more)

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Mike_T_1 0 · May 04, 2012 at 6:20 PM

First a quick rant: I've always found it odd that there have to be "breakfast" foods versus "lunch" or "dinner" foods. Food is food. If you like something for lunch or dinner, why can't you eat it in the morning? Okay to your question. If you... (more)

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by 5 · about 13 hours ago

I was wondering if anyone has seen improvement or healing of psoriasis on a primal diet. I've been doing 100% primal for about 2 weeks now and my skin is much softer but not much improvement in psoriasis patches yet. I definitely feel tons... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · April 03, 2012 at 2:01 PM

It's probably not a good idea to balance your n3/n6 ratio by taking more n3. All of the polyunsaturated fats oxidize easily and cause some inflammation as a result. I would back off on the fish oil and just really try to avoid sources of n6. Eat... (more)

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by 3499 · about 13 hours ago

Yesterday I went to a party after my usual Friday IF, and brought a bunch of not-good-but-not-terrible junk food from Trader Joe's (salt and pepper potato chips, tzatziki, pub cheese, guacamole, bleu cheese dip). I ended up pigging out on the... (more)

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Simon_1 0 · September 25, 2011 at 1:55 AM

This is an interesting case. I'm glad that your symptoms were mitigated somehow- but I have no clue how. All the stuff you ate were supposed to be inflammatory; the alcohol usually makes people flare up. I personally can't have it, because I know... (more)

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by 15 · about 13 hours ago

Hi, My girlfriend and I have been Paleo for about a year now, most things have changed for the better, however my girlfriend's scalp psoriasis flared up shortly after starting paleo and has got progressively worse, why would this be? Her... (more)

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Simon_1 0 · September 21, 2011 at 4:16 PM

Hi Paleosaurus. What is your typical diet like? I also have psoriasis and as a result have to take paleo one step further by limiting many other foods. I personally avoid dairy (butter is okay), nightshades, fruit (fructose), and soy. People... (more)

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by 10919 · about 13 hours ago

I've been paleo for about 8 or 9 months. During that time I have developed psoriasis on my elbows, knees and he back of my legs. I've tried low carb, moderate carb, supplements, I cut dairy for 3 months, eggs for a month, I eat plenty of fats and... (more)

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romesaz 0 · September 19, 2011 at 2:25 PM

I found that fish oil, tanning salons, Zinc, and cutting out gluten/dairy has helped me. I had some kefir and home made pickles, and found the fermented stuff sometimes helps with gut flora and thus psoriasis. Also some naturally cured/fermented... (more)

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by 6229 · about 13 hours ago

What's interesting is that prior to the 30-day elimination I only rarely ate dairy because I thought I had lactose intolerance (gas, bloating) to ricotta, softer cheeses, and diarrhea to milk. Lactaid would eliminate these symptoms when I ate ice... (more)

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Matt_1 0 · May 24, 2011 at 5:40 PM

In sensitive individuals the immune reaction to the gluten protein causes damage to the villi that line the small intestine. It is the cells of the villi that normally secret the lactase enzyme. The damaged villi can no longer produce enough... (more)

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by 223 · about 13 hours ago

Hey everybody. I have been eating Paleo/Primal for a little over 6 Months and have never felt beter. Before that I was eating what I thought was a healthy diet, Whole "Healthy" grains, meats and Veggies. Before I started eating Paleo I also had... (more)

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Leslie_1 0 · September 12, 2010 at 7:12 PM

Skin issues are common with gluten intolerance and celiac disease. I had a similar issue before I found out I had celiac. I have never felt better since going paleo. I started out gluten and dairy free 5 years ago. I have been paleo for a year die... (more)

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by 10294 · about 14 hours ago

I'm looking for people who know and/or have experienced changes in their psoriasis with a paleo diet/lifestyle. I've been having a little bit of psoriasis around the elbows and knees for some 7 years. I was generally healthy and fit, and was... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · March 08, 2010 at 11:37 AM

Psoriasis is discussed here. Basic points: vitamin D, healthy gut flora, decrease inflammation, all of which paleo should help with.

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by 56 · October 22, 2014 at 4:06 AM

In addition to a paleo diet has anyone managed to successfully cure psoriasis?

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Lazza 0 · July 10, 2013 at 7:55 PM

Firstly, there is no cure for psoriasis. If your question is "has the Paleo diet helped anyone clear their psoriasis?" the answer is yes. Going full Paleo has enabled me to clear 95% of my once severe psoriasis. Dairy especially causes my... (more)

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by 75 · October 22, 2014 at 3:50 AM

Hi Everyone. So I started going Paleo in January. It was great, then I went away to work at a camp for the summer, still stayed as paleo as possible with the shitty food we had. After working for the summer I went travelling for 3/4 weeks and... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · October 11, 2012 at 12:47 AM

When the skin makes Vitamin D3 naturally, usually 10-20,000 IU are made locally in the skin. The excess Vitamin D 3 is then broken down to its degradation products. These degradation products have been shown to inhibit the development of psoriasis... (more)

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by 180 · October 22, 2014 at 3:19 AM

Hi Everyone, This is my first post here. I had been close to Paleo for a long time last year before I ever heard about the diet. I was doing it more for reasons of Candida/yeast/psoriasis/etc reasons. I have always ate generally pretty... (more)

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Atkins_witha_loincloth 0 · August 13, 2011 at 4:05 PM

Frankly, I think you are starving. With your energy output which is naturally built into your everyday, your size, weight and stated difficulty gaining weight, I think you need to rethink what you are eating. You mention "yeast/candida." Why do... (more)

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by 1536 · October 22, 2014 at 3:15 AM

Last month, I contracted step throat. Normally, when I would get it on the SAD, I would get a couple of small spots of guttate psoriasis, nothing major, and then I wouldn't get it again unless I got step throat. I didn't know I had step throat... (more)

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michelle_10 0 · June 13, 2011 at 8:32 PM

I have guttate psoriasis and the very worst flare I ever had was after a strep infection - I was covered from head to toe and it took three long months of steroid cream and almost daily light treatments at the derm to heal it. This was long... (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 661 · October 21, 2014 at 3:42 AM

could someone explain why these are correlated in paleo terms? is it yeast? is psoriasis prevalent in nondiabetic people? thanks!

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Dragonfly 0 · March 11, 2012 at 8:25 PM

I suspect it's because they both are caused by inflammation. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/11/071106133106.htm http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2009/04/06/hlsb0406.htm Both conditions can be helped by getting your blood Vitamin D... (more)

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by 5 · October 21, 2014 at 3:27 AM

I have suffered with Psoriasis since I was 27, now 43. It is now moving from my elbows to my hands, feet, knees and face. I am willing to try anything to make it better. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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Jazmns 0 · September 25, 2011 at 2:20 PM

Have you tried tanning. You don't need much exposure to make a big difference. We own a tanning salon and have many customers that were referred by their Dr's.to get some short exposures. It makes a huge difference .

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by 0 · October 20, 2014 at 4:07 AM

Hello all, I have suffered from severe plaque psoriasis since 2007 and after a long battle and constant experimenting I arrived at Paleo and have seen good results. I have finally convinced myself to tell my story, in blog form that is.... (more)

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