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by 190 · September 28, 2013 at 03:58 AM

I've been thinking back to all my visits during adulthood to the doctor or hospital and it dawned on me that most all of them can be traced back to poor dietary choices. Sure I had a minor surgery for an accident or two and some stitches but... (more)

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by 1768 · April 19, 2013 at 04:21 AM

These questions seem to pop up with a disturbingly high frequency on this website. It almost seems as though paleohacks is operating in conjunction to a binge eaters anonymous type deal. Don't get me wrong, it's not that I don't have any sort of... (more)

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VB 0 · April 18, 2013 at 06:45 PM

Just to clarify, since you have asked. I DON'T HAVE A BINGE EATING DISORDER. By the way, binge eating and sweet cravings are completely different. I do get sweet cravings, but they are related to SIBO. When I was on antibiotics, I did not have... (more)

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by 15 · March 07, 2013 at 04:34 PM

So first of all I want to say that I realize that no one on the internet can solve my problems and I should really see a professional, but right now i'm on very thin ice and I just really need advice. Basically I guess you could say iv'e fallen... (more)

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Marcy_1 0 · March 07, 2013 at 04:34 PM

My life improved exponentially when I stopped trying to find the perfect diet and when I took a major break from reading and talking about nutrition. I am really not a compulsive person at all, but it was definitely occupying more life space than... (more)

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by 3967 · April 10, 2013 at 11:17 AM

I can't recall the last time I saw a doctor for a general health check up, it might have been over a decade ago when I changed employers and insurance companies. Probably the last time I had my blood lipids tested. No clue what the numbers were... (more)

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Ammy 0 · April 10, 2013 at 11:17 AM

Women need to have regular health checks. See your doctor for regular medical check-ups to help you stay healthy and to pick up early warning signs of disease or illness. Many diseases such as cardiovascular (heart) disease, diabetes and some... (more)

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by 993 · January 22, 2013 at 07:46 AM

My insurance covers only one doctor's appointment per year, and I can't decide if I should get tested for celiac (and know once and for all if I actually have celiac or just gluten sensitivity) or get my hormone profiles checked out, because I... (more)

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texas210 0 · January 22, 2013 at 07:46 AM

A. You don't necessarily have to have celiac to have bad responses to gluten. Some people with hashimoto's who are not necessarily celiac feel better gluten free and same people with chronic hives. I have both. B. You can test yourself; don't eat... (more)

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by 1160 · July 24, 2012 at 10:34 AM

Over the past few months, whenever I have a particularly iron-heavy meal or series of meals (oysters, beef liver, red meat in general), I'll often have a bowel movement or two with some bright red blood in the bowl. I also get beeturia after... (more)

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Rob_34 0 · July 24, 2012 at 08:24 AM

Being iron heavy is going to depress your bodies collagen formation/healing by lowering the activity of your copper containing enzymes - which could lead to a higher incidence of rectal bleeding. It is certainly not a bodily response to needing... (more)

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by 1662 · July 09, 2012 at 06:44 PM

About a year and a half ago I was shoveling snow off a roof. One of the times I was shoveling, I felt like I pulled something in my chest. It hurt. The right side of my chest now has been cracking when I stretch it, and hurts when I move my... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · July 09, 2012 at 06:08 PM

Pain on movement vs. pain after eating or from not eating vs. positional pain vs. traumatic experience....and so on and so forth all go into diagnosis of what is causing the issue. Chiropractors are well trained in this differential diagnosis and... (more)

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by 3277 · February 05, 2014 at 03:54 AM

Though I've fully embraced my inner 'doctor google', and although I very much appreciate the collective experience and practical suggestions offered here, I'm ready to see a doctor for the following issues. However, I don't know what type of... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · July 03, 2012 at 02:47 AM

I vote chiropractor. Saved me from surgery at the age of 15....so I am biased (oh, I went that route to learn too). In fact in the past 20 years the only doctor I have seen have been chiropractors. If you search it out some chiropractors are... (more)

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by 14507 · June 20, 2012 at 11:46 AM

How do you decipher between orthorexia/anorexia and paranoid schizophrenia?

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Diane_4 0 · June 19, 2012 at 03:47 PM

I suspect schizophrenia and anorexia nervosa have some kind of link. Years ago I worked with a man who had schizophrenia. His sister had anorexia nervosa and was probably going to die. It was strange how similar their symptoms actually were.

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by 1457 · June 10, 2012 at 02:51 PM

What should I do to prevent as much damage as possible, I am also not able to visit a dentist anytime soon as I have no dental insurance. ):

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Cookmesomeeggswoman 0 · June 10, 2012 at 07:38 AM

Congratulations! Get heaps of Vit d3, K2, magnesium and zinc, and be glad it's gone!

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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 871 · May 10, 2012 at 02:23 AM

Hello Everyone, I am trying so so hard to get my old self back and I really need advice. I went through a hormonal storm with birth control- but since have gone back on and just waiting for things to settle and become normal. My old self is... (more)

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ElisaOS 0 · May 10, 2012 at 02:23 AM

"I can sleep long and still feel tired" sounds a lot like I did before I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. I would consider going to the doctor and specifically asking about thyroid issues. And yes, back then I was put on an antidepressant long... (more)

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by 4176 · May 03, 2012 at 11:34 PM

Among my digestive issues, fatigue, poor skin quality and dark circles I have swollen glands in my neck that have been there for years, mostly on the right side, they swell and lessen from time to time Is there any connection here? Should I be... (more)

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Rockydawg 0 · May 03, 2012 at 01:13 PM

Wow, this site is a joke. All these " I know more than a doctor types" ( and not just is this case but everytime someone has a medical isssue). No one tells the dude to go to the doctor when it is pretty clear he should go. I am not one who goes... (more)

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by 0 · April 30, 2012 at 08:25 PM

Hi.... I am 49 yrs. old age. Lately, I have been having a lot of weight gain problems and also when i eat red meat, I am having a lot of tummy aches and I feel like throwing up. I don't know what's wrong with me but I'm not myself. Also I could be... (more)

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interrobung 0 · April 30, 2012 at 08:25 PM

When you see your doctor (which you should), have her/him check your kidney functioning, as well as your blood pressure. Kidney damage is one potential link among your various complaints. And please give your doctor more information than you've... (more)

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by 245 · April 11, 2012 at 04:12 PM

Two and a half years ago I went to the ER with chest pain (accompanied by sweating, shortness of breath, overall odd feeling). Troponin levels were elevated and I was dx as having a NSTEMI. My heart cath showed no blockage and I've since done a... (more)

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berger6696 0 · April 11, 2012 at 03:37 PM

And for those that have been helping with my low HDL over the past 6 months, how about this: Pulmonary embolism patients have low HDL... (more)

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by 15 · April 10, 2012 at 11:21 PM

I started Paleo 3 weeks ago to be more healthy. Generally I had a pretty good diet and lift 4 days a week. I've been having real bad sleep issues for 6-12 months and for last 6 weeks or so have not been able to maintain sleep for longer than... (more)

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Danny_5 0 · April 10, 2012 at 11:21 PM

appreciate the responses again... i have done research. Any recommendations for readings would be great though, always looking to to learn. As far as salt, i have not cut it out of my diet at all. I'm not sure if you're talking about sea salt,... (more)

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by 110 · July 08, 2013 at 09:46 PM

I'm a 15 yr old guy. I've been paleo for about 1 or 2 years. Before that I was on the standard industrial diet, but I wasn't fat. I reckon now I'm pretty healthy, except that I feel tired all the time. I also have this brain fog that I can't get... (more)

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Scott_UK 0 · July 08, 2013 at 09:46 PM

I had brain fog (and tiredness) for a long time on paleo/primal (maybe a year). Through fitday I found that I wasn't eating enough calories -- correcting that helped with the tiredness, but not the fog. Then it was pointed out to me by a paleo... (more)

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by 0 · April 05, 2012 at 11:21 PM

I've been paleo for a couple months. About 30 mins ago I stupidly ate 1/3 of a cake which I baked a few weeks ago then stuck in the freezer. It was one of those Betty Crocker box mix things. Made with lots of vegetable oil and conventional eggs.... (more)

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Marcy_1 0 · April 05, 2012 at 11:20 PM

Blarg, you still there? Still alive?

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by 358 · April 04, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Hey, I am new to paleo, just about a week or so. I have noticed, what may be a disturbing change in my bowel movements. 1. I hardly go anymore, and there isn't much when I do (I have heard this is normal so I am not really concerned). What I am... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · April 04, 2012 at 10:04 PM

Sounds normal to me while your body is adjusting. Add a bit more fat, make sure you are hydrated and take 200-400 mg Magnsium Citrate before bed to help avoid constipation.

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by 0 · March 30, 2012 at 07:22 PM

I'm starting a new relationship and just found out he has a shellfish allergy! I am a shrimp and crab lover! Can I eat she'll fish at all? Does anyone know how long it could stay in my system? Help!!!!

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Craig_ 0 · March 30, 2012 at 06:10 PM

You are over thinking. I doubt that your shellfish consumption will affect him at all. Are you worried about kissing after you eat shellfish? I certainly can't see how this would become an issue through sexual intercourse. How severe is his... (more)

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by 5 · March 28, 2012 at 04:31 AM

My mother has been doing the leptin reset faithfully for the last few weeks. Even though she's lost 26 lbs. (she started at over 600 lbs., with a host of chronic issues and a history of yo-yo dieting, which contributed to her getting to be this... (more)

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Shari_Bambino 0 · March 28, 2012 at 04:09 AM

I'm so sorry Raven! This must be so scary for you. I can't imagine how you must be feeling. I'm not trying to argue with you but why do you think she needs to come out of ketosis? I guess I don't see the connection. Anyway it's super easy to... (more)

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by 871 · November 27, 2012 at 04:04 AM

Hello, I am a bit concerned, I went off the birth control pill in January after being on for about 10 years. I know that it is normal for your body to take a while to begin menstruating on its own, so i am wondering if it is normal... I havent... (more)

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Cm 0 · November 27, 2012 at 04:04 AM

Same thing happened to me. I started Paleo, at the same time stopped my birth control. It took 8 or 9 months before it came back. It happeneds when youve taken birth control for so long. Doctor said it was fine, my hormones just needed to readjust... (more)

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by 5476 · March 26, 2012 at 06:11 PM

I've read so many posts on here about people overcoming binging after being paleo. I read them with a feverish hope that I too, could overcome this horrible monster. The problem is that many people here who binge say that they craved something,... (more)

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Eric_12 0 · March 26, 2012 at 06:10 AM

Hello Sunny Beaches, Plan your meals in advance. Eat a large breakfast and lunch. Low or no carbs in either. Then have a large dinner with carbs. Go to bed early (Before 10 PM). Grehlin levels build as the night goes on. Example of grehlin... (more)

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by 156 · April 01, 2012 at 04:16 AM

My lymphocyte count has been depressed for at least the last couple years. So far no cause has been discovered. The main evaluation I've had done is screening for lupus and Hughes' syndrome (various antibodies, CRP, ESR, lupus anticoagulant),... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · April 01, 2012 at 04:16 AM

As far as immune system physicians go, there are several types depending on the problem: allergy/immunology, rheumatology, hematology/oncology, and some internal medicine specialists. Because you are concerned about lymphocytes, I would say the... (more)

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by 10 · March 20, 2012 at 04:52 AM

Crestor prescription runs out Friday. The earliest I can see my doctor for a refill is Monday. I was going to "get his advice" about going off Crestor for another few days, and then take a blood test (been 99% paleo for 40 days). That would be... (more)

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Dave_16 0 · March 20, 2012 at 12:27 AM

There's never a good reason to NOT go off Crestor. It's a waste of money that is detrimental to your health. End of discussion.