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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I've had a progressively worse upset stomach over the 4 days or so (slight nausea, sour stomach, indigestion, mild burning). I began drinking sea salt mixed with water (1/2 tsp in the morning, 1/2 tsp at night) for the first time about 5-6 days... (more)

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

I recently started counting macros (a few days ago actually) and have been hitting them since. I eat whole foods, non of the Pop Tart IIFYM stuff. I am not fully Paleo as I consume SPROUTED grains and legumes. I don't eat gluten, fake sugars,... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · April 07, 2014 at 12:09 AM

could just be genetics. i personally don't think you can change where you store fat even though i've heard of a few people claiming you can change it. i am an apple shape and gain in my belly, too. i'm 5'5" and 107 lbs and have a noticeable gut.... (more)

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by -2 · about 18 hours ago

Hi I am curious about trying other organ meats besides liver or kidney. These 2 I have tried and, frankly, don't sit well with me. I'm curious for example does stomach taste like liver? What about intestines or tongue? These would be... (more)

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mnatko 0 · March 20, 2014 at 10:01 PM

They don't sit well with you mentally or physically? Because if it is a problem with taste, you can chop the liver/kidney up and mix into a meatloaf or burger patties. You won't be able to taste it.

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by 0 · about 18 hours ago

img_20140129_095729.jpg Dear recently i m facing stomach problem and breathe shortness and meeting with doctor he said for blood test and currently i also have test report. today. morning i m feeling my hand finger tips sleepy sorry... (more)

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by 84 · about 19 hours ago

Hi, I have been on paleo for the last 3 years or so. It has been a great experience! I've lost 50 pounds, 3 year long case of heartburn went away, stopped taking antidepressants, etc. In the last 4 weeks i've been getting more and more... (more)

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JenJen 0 · October 16, 2013 at 4:23 AM

Gah, can't reply directly to your comment. Daz says gallbladder, that could be an issue. But bear in mind that gas can feel very uncomfortable. Gas can be easily caused by many common paleo foods such as cruciferous veg (think cabbage, broccoli,... (more)

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by 117 · about 19 hours ago

I am looking for information on the exact processes that occur when water is consumed on an empty stomach. Hopefully the information will help with a problem I have. Example questions: Is acid, gastrin, or anything else secreted? How... (more)

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thhq 0 · October 01, 2013 at 12:35 PM

You stomach is not really empty, but is already full. When the water arrives it has to leave fairly quickly, starting within 5 minutes into the small intestine, and more or less all gone in half an hour.

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by 154 · about 19 hours ago

So I recommended paleo to a friend of mine after having great success on it myself for the last year. When I started paleo I had a LOT of digestive problems and paleo helped heal them a great deal. I recommended paleo to a friend who is fairly... (more)

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daz 0 · September 08, 2013 at 10:01 AM

High fat & low carb will be a problem with no gallbladder & that may be what her diet has now moved towards. She should try & get her macronutrient ratio back to where it was pre-paleo diet, when she had no issues. Or if she... (more)

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by 10 · about 19 hours ago

Hi, I would like to eventually make this a thread about repairing gut health properly via this method: http://paleodietlifestyle.com/you-and-your-gut-flora/ I believe that sebastian (the man who wrote the article) seems to be one of the only... (more)

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akman 0 · July 30, 2013 at 9:51 PM

I think gut health is probably THE most important factor in overall health and an area where we can make a huge impact with minor tweaks. Didja know: - Gut flora is responsible for producing most of the serotonin in our system? - Newborn... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Please bear with me... I am 56 and female. For MANY years I had problems with sinuses, ears, headaches and was always "treated" with steroids, anti biotics and painkillers which only masked the symptoms for a bit. I also had low energy and was... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · July 12, 2013 at 3:24 AM

FODMAPS. ......

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

I get really bad aching pain in my stomach whenever I eat eggs, broccoli and almonds. MSG bothers me too but nothing like the pain I get with these foods. No one seems to know why. I was hoping someone out there might have some insight concerning... (more)

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jesperb 0 · July 23, 2013 at 4:28 AM

Try to do more trials or get an allergy test, if you haven't already. There are some nuts that totally screws up my intenstines, many people have chicken egg allergy (try other kinds), but brocolli allergy I haven't heard of (try cauliflower, it... (more)

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by 20 · about 19 hours ago

So I have been miserable for a year suffering with bloating, food allergies, yeast, and sibo. Wed I finally got a colonscopy that I've been putting off for many months. I have had burnin almost every day from food for a few weeks leading up to... (more)

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thhq 0 · August 19, 2013 at 8:41 PM

This isn't how my colonoscopy was done. My dr. prescribed a purgative to empty my GI tract the day before. The colon has to be empty and clean before you can be scoped, and it's very odd that a doctor would act as the poop-miner. His time is way... (more)

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by 15 · about 19 hours ago

I feel like everyone always just recites what they've been told or read about the stomach acid problem. I've spoken to multiple GIs and I have yet to see one of them say anything about this. I've seen multiple GIs at Stanford, UCSF and some... (more)

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Matt_61 0 · June 28, 2013 at 7:01 AM

http://chriskresser.com/heartburn Have you given this series a read? It's pretty in depth and quite well explained. And i think there's a lot more to it than salt intake. A lot of the salt that americans are consuming is being consumed with tons... (more)

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by 5 · about 19 hours ago

Hi all. I've recently been experiencing a strange gurgling/bubbling feeling on the left side of my body below my ribcage. This has been accompanied by diarrhea on the regularrr. No pain or discomfort. I've been eating strictly paleo for several... (more)

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Gio_1 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

If it's right under the left rib and not further down, it's your STOMACH, not intestines. If it's your stomach bubbling, gurgling and making other weird noises, you might have low stomach acid or H Pylori bacteria. If it's further down the abdomen... (more)

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by 139 · about 19 hours ago

For the past 5 weeks I have had massive bloating under my left rib cage. It gets worse when I eat high fiber foods like fruits, veggies, nuts. I have no pain, just constant bloating that does not seem to go away. It's mostly left side bloating.... (more)

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Lily_4 0 · June 05, 2013 at 6:55 PM

If you're talking about the area I think you are, it's your colon. Let me see if I can find a graphic for you... Try this. It's a bit hard to see the skeletal part of the illustration but check it out. I'm hip to this because I've had gut issues... (more)

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by 117 · about 19 hours ago

Hi guys, I have had this problem for a year and a half now. I get a distended abdomen every time I eat or drink anything. That contents of the food/drink don't matter it is purely volume. I can say this as I have tried various elimination diets,... (more)

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Pat_14 0 · July 07, 2013 at 9:19 AM

What about low stomach acid? Do a search on the web about it. There's a homemade test with asking soda you can try that may give you the answer or better yet talk to your doctor about it and possible he could test you.

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by 30 · about 19 hours ago

Greetings to all Paleohackers! I am a 22yo/m whose been struggling with low stomach acid for the past couple of years and believe that it's the root cause to my stubborn acne. I am also dealing with seborrhoeic dermatitis that covers my entire... (more)

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andrea_15 0 · April 30, 2013 at 10:42 AM

I have celiac and low stomach acid. I have been incredibly sick and I am finding at the moment what is working for me is having 2 meals a day and space them out so my poor tummy has time to digest the food and it appears to be working for me. (more)

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by 384 · September 28, 2014 at 3:58 AM

Hey there, I'm quite new to trying Paleo but i've been reading about it for a while along with SCD, I'm trying it for digestion issues. I had GERD pretty bad and after months of buying tons of "herbal remedies" i started experimenting with my... (more)

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Lesley_1 0 · April 19, 2013 at 8:29 PM

Matt, When I first started Paleo I also battled mild nausea and loose stools. The key for me was having a carbohydrate transition period. I kept a small container of bland boiled potatoes or quinoa in the fridge so I could take a bite or two if... (more)

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by 10 · September 29, 2014 at 3:56 AM

I have been doing Crossfit for the past five years and Paleo for the past 3 years on and off. I have been pretty strict about my diet for the past year, hardly eat any sugars, no bread, no dairy. I also crossfit 5-6 days a week. My body has... (more)

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August 0 · April 17, 2013 at 8:32 PM

What is extremely likely, given that Crossfit frequency and weight loss mentality, is a body that is fiercely holding on to everything it has Which means you likely need to do something different, like focus on building muscle and eating a lot... (more)

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by 100 · about 19 hours ago

I'm guessing this is some kind of mechanism to stabilize weight? Should I still eat then even if I'm not hungry? Also, my stomach seems to be permanently distended. What's happening?

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Dragonfly 0 · April 24, 2013 at 2:24 PM

Don't eat if you aren't hungry, but be sure to stay hydrated and salt food to taste. Make sure you are dialing in your micronutrients: Vitamin D and magnesium may require supplementation. Eat nutrient-dense foods like liver, eggs, red meat, dark... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

I've been on paleo for a bit over a month now, and I'm already experiencing all of the awesome effects (weight loss, sustained energy, etc.). I don't have a problem so much as just a random question. Sometimes after eating, or after drinking... (more)

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maryDeeeeeee 0 · April 05, 2013 at 12:33 AM

id say its the thermogenic effect of the ginger :)

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by 4181 · September 30, 2014 at 3:57 AM

Could it be low stomach acid?

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x100 0 · March 16, 2013 at 1:28 PM

I'm dealing with that at the moment and it's what's brought me here. A whey protein shake will have me literally passed out in 20 minutes. It's almost as bad with a large burger and salad. I can happily eat 100 grams of jelly beans and have no... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

I have stomach pain, nausea and diarrhea, but probably a stomach bug that is spreading like wildfire where I live. Afraid to eat anything but chicken broth and crackers and bananas, which is what I usually do in this situation. No way to bacon,... (more)

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MiMintzer 0 · March 12, 2013 at 4:14 PM

When I have been sick in the past I usually don't feel like eating. I would say that you should let your stomach be your guide. Don't eat if you feel that you can't handle it and eat only what seems appealing. Broths are good, though, as are as... (more)

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by 40 · about 19 hours ago

For about two/three weeks now I've been feeling a strange emptiness sensation around my stomach area 10 minutes after eating. I was wondering if anyone ever experienced this as well? I'm having trouble figuring out where it could come from... (more)

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Elisaar 0 · February 20, 2013 at 8:45 PM

The suspected acid deficiency and the empty feeling could very much be an H.Pylori infection. Please have it checked out (Stool test by ur doc) because this problem you're describing is exactly how my problems started. Until I got rid off... (more)

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by 20 · about 19 hours ago

When I started to eat more saturated fat, I also started taking Betaine HCL. The problem is that in those 3 weeks I felt 3 times stomach pressure which lasted 1 day. It is not pain, but it is some kind of pressure. I tried different combination... (more)

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primalpat 0 · February 20, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Take liquorice root powder with a little water a few times a day. About half a teaspoon. If you do have h. pylori, it will help kill it off and keep it from getting worse. But definitely get tested for it!

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by 0 · September 27, 2014 at 3:50 AM

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