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by 75 · about 9 hours ago

I have been feeding my kids paleo for well over a year now - I have seen the awesome benefits and completely align myself with the belief that this is how we are meant to eat. I, however, have not been very successful myself. I am definitely a... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · July 23, 2012 at 5:28 PM

Jen- It's likely that you need to lay off some of the workouts. Actually, you would probably drop the belly fat faster if you didn't work out so intensely. Too much exercise (for women) increases cortisol too much & will inhibit fat... (more)

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by 10994 · about 9 hours ago

Does stress raise blood sugar? Does high blood sugar raise stress? Is there something that causes stress and high blood sugar? Or Is there no correlation between blood sugar and stress?

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CD 0 · May 15, 2014 at 2:17 PM

Are you talking about stress as in teh human emotion or oxidative stress on cells? yes: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21052944 no: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6684840 sort of:... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I am a 20 year old male. I started experiencing several problems a year ago, including very low HR, body temp, and BP along with constipation/bloating and several other neurological, metabolic and GI symptoms. We found that I had low T3,... (more)

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Rosenhazavel 0 · April 02, 2014 at 10:02 AM

The Main reason why most weight-loss programs fail is that patient always feels dull and tired after attaining weight loss. This makes the patient go back to his old eating habits and result in rebound weight gain. Caralluma fimbriata... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I've got a corporate job and lately I've really been struggling to manage the stress associated with it. Holiday vacation has made me realize all of the effects the stress is having on me, especially in regards to sleep: -waking up at... (more)

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Medicaldevicservices 0 · January 09, 2014 at 7:15 AM

Stress sometimes is come from our needs ,we always want to have many things that out of we can get.We struggling on it so it feel really unsettling.Peace with you.

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by 45 · about 9 hours ago

I have a recurring problem with my tongue that comes up every time I start to get a bit run down. The tip and front part feels over- sensitive, and hurts almost like I've burnt it on something hot, which I haven't. I can also get ulcers (canker... (more)

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XOH 0 · January 04, 2014 at 1:38 PM

What you described - it happens to my tongue when I have food that contains too much MSG. Glugging water throughout the day usually solves the problem in one to two days.

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

Oh, Boy. Here we go. Last year was awesome. With a 9-5 M-F job, I was at the gym 3-5x days /week , lost 10lbs, gained more in muscle, changed my habits, and was on a paleo-roll. Then I lost my job and caught pneumonia. When I final got a... (more)

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Tonia75 0 · January 01, 2014 at 10:01 PM

I've been through the same thing twice. For half a dozen years in my early 20's, random crazy shifts, little or no sleep at night: constantly craving food. I didn't put on weight because I could not afford to eat every day, and the jobs I was... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

Hi, I am eating Paleo (almost entirely pure, some bad carbs, no gluten) and I have had a tendency lately to wake up feeling really depressed and with anxiety about a lot of things I worry about. This feeling remains until I eat my breakfast... (more)

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wtfgod 0 · October 15, 2013 at 4:52 PM

i believe the theory is that your body peaks cotrisol production in the morning to raise your blood pressure, so you can go from a horizontal to a vertical state without passing out. ive seen some people suggest that you can mitigate your... (more)

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

I've been on the paleo diet for almost 4 weeks now. I don't know my starting weight, but about 2 weeks ago I was 202 and a week ago I was 192.8. this morning, I was hovering around 194.8. For the past two weeks I've started trying to be more... (more)

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Johnny_5 0 · August 30, 2013 at 12:18 AM

When you eat the high carb/fat SAD, the excess carbs cause the body to store the excess fat as triglycerides. This process interferes with the normal process of replenishing muscles with glucose after eating. This causes the body to secrete extra... (more)

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by 168 · about 10 hours ago

Stress reduction is a major component of the paleo lifestyle. Yet while the paleo books have detailed guidelines for diet & exercise, they provide few details on how to reduce stress. Do any of you still have high stress even when living... (more)

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raydawg 0 · August 24, 2013 at 1:54 PM

There are things you can do. One is Holy Basil aka Tulsi tea. Meditation, time alone in nature, play, recreation, entering a state of flow when working or working on something, good exercise, good sleep, will all help. Stress is not necessarily... (more)

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by 204 · about 10 hours ago

Hey everyone!! So here's my issue. I'm attempting to build muscle after being sick and losing a great deal of it. So far I've only been able to gain fat, 3lbs in one week. Most of the fat gain is around my mid section. Not attractive. ... (more)

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Beth_15 0 · August 22, 2013 at 7:46 PM

have you ever thrown in a cheat day with fruits and whipping cream, or something else that you generally avoid? Sometimes shaking things up can let your body know it's not in a famine. Are you getting a good amount of fats, like butter with your... (more)

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

Hi. How do you continue to be happy and hopeful in your life about the future when there is stress? How to keep functioning well? Obviously, there are Paleo and eat well, sleep right, and we understand these stresses better, and they make us... (more)

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MarcPH 0 · October 13, 2013 at 9:51 PM

Some would say sugar/fructose.

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by 25 · about 10 hours ago

Here's the article I quoted: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/25/technology/25brain.html?pagewanted=all What does everyone think about this? With the ubiquity of technology in our day and age I believe that this is something that deserves a very... (more)

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Mark_36 0 · August 07, 2013 at 5:13 PM

Most people seem to be constantly running from the opportunity/need to think their own thoughts. They listen to music when they walk or exercise, they watch movies while they commute, they watch TV while they eat, text and screw around online... (more)

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by 25 · about 10 hours ago

Ok so I've been strictly paleo for a month and a day now, except for last night, when my demons had their way with me. I totally went off the rails, like TOTALLY. I think the end tally was something like: 2 magnum ice creams 2 drumstick ice... (more)

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Sharon_11 0 · July 23, 2013 at 11:00 PM

You only have yourself to answer to. Now you feel sick and have your own behaviour to thank. I find that any "cheats" make me feel bad physically. That's all I need to stay on the straight and narrow. You can analyze it all you want but in the end... (more)

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by 1580 · about 10 hours ago

So, I am now experiencing secondary amenorrhea for the 3rd time in my life! 1st time was when I was 17 and went from 110 to 90 pounds in quite a short space of time. Periods returned when I gained back the weight. Amenorrhea for about 5... (more)

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by 405 · about 10 hours ago

So in the past 7 months, I've slowly gained about 10 pounds. Incidentally, I started working at a restaurant 7 months ago, and while it may be easy to dismiss my weight gain as being related to being around awesome food every day, I'm tending... (more)

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Maria_8 0 · April 26, 2013 at 11:33 AM

Stress can cause weight gain (it impairs your insulin metabolism, for one) but I'm just not sure you need to be concerned about this particular gain. 118lbs seems alarmingly low for a 5'5" woman. Other than the weight gain, is your body still... (more)

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by 15 · about 10 hours ago

Hey guys, I've started feeling more fit when going Paleo (1month and 2 weeks ago), my stool isn't perfect yet and i think that i'm still exhaggerating when it comes to fruit / driet fruit and nuts; hence my stool being a bit much and loose. For... (more)

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Kotsii 0 · May 16, 2013 at 2:54 PM

I have IBS too, which paleo helped quite a bit but I never really enjoyed the full benefits everyone else was claiming - abundant energy, clear mind, smooth bowel movements, etc. Anyway, from my own readings it appears that some of the very common... (more)

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by 15 · about 10 hours ago

Hello, I know there are other questions about keeping weight on or gaining weight for skinny paleo folks. Mine is a bit more complex. My husband is 26 and suffering from a movement disorder called dystonia, and the doctors can't figure out... (more)

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NooMoahk 0 · April 12, 2013 at 1:25 AM

I've been underweight pretty much my whole life, currently 5'10" and 120 pounds. Doing very low carb I lost 10 pounds, from 130 to 120, so I would highly suggest some carbs for your husband. You can believe what you want about sugar but I don't... (more)

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by 529 · about 10 hours ago

I've suffered from daily fatigue for 15+ years. Its cause has been a complete mystery to me. But after going on a paleo/PHD diet for the past 4 months, I've had several week-long episodes where I've experienced normal energy levels -- no... (more)

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Grant_4 0 · March 17, 2013 at 5:44 AM

Perhaps you're experiencing heightened levels of adrenaline while under stress.

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by 5 · about 10 hours ago

Hi all, I came here recently looking for some advice around stress/anxiety/panic and helpful supplements. I saw Vitamin D recommended a lot for these things. In the past when I was very sick (physically, but mental health also going downhill) I... (more)

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UncleLongHair 0 · March 14, 2013 at 5:04 AM

I have also had issues with anxiety, sleep, and stress, and have noticed a definite relationship between vitamin D, sun exposure, and mood. Basically in the winter I start to get cranky and edgy right around the equinox (when the days start to... (more)

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by 55 · about 10 hours ago

OK, I know there are dozens of GERD questions on the site, and a few asthma-related ones as well, but nothing else I've tried has worked, so I figured I'd give this a shot. In June, after about 18 months of eating Paleo, I started experiencing... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · February 27, 2013 at 1:11 AM

Given that your symptoms came on rather suddenly, I suspect some residual alignment issue from the stress (or did you happen to have a car accident?) A chiropractic/osteopathic adjustment could be helpful. I have read many stories of folks... (more)

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by 10490 · about 10 hours ago

Two part question! It seems that most people's appetite changes when under stress. I don't think binge eating or fasting is optimal, but our bodies or minds tend to go one way or the other as a reaction to higher-than-usual amounts of stress.... (more)

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Michael_17 0 · February 16, 2013 at 7:03 PM

In periods of acute stress I have a tendency to lose appetite. I don't like to eat when stressed/recovering from stress where there is residual tension, so usually don't eat and wait until I'm hungry. This can often take a while (cortisol releases... (more)

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by 2944 · about 10 hours ago

[edit] this turned out and looks quite the lenghty post, I hope you aren't deterred :) I obtained a meter a couple of months ago and have been testing a lot since. Fasting levels seem to average about 5 (90), randomly throughout the day is often... (more)

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Mike_T_1 0 · January 22, 2013 at 6:58 PM

I read your entire post. :) It seems you are just asking if eating only in a 4 hour evening window each day might be harmful. From listening to Robb Wolf's podcast, I think it can be stressful on your body to fast 20 hours every day. Whether... (more)

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by 25 · about 10 hours ago

I IF between 16/20/24 hours daily, generally 20 hours and on a friend's recommendation have recently attempted to follow a largely gluten-free diet. However recently I received some bad news which motivated me to eat right and exercise hard but I... (more)

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miked_2 0 · November 23, 2012 at 3:33 PM

It can have huge effects! I can go from a rel six-pack to a bit flabby and back in two weeks depending on my level of stress. That stress can come from anywhere: work, gym, etc. If I've had an easy week at work but notice the flab, I know it's... (more)

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by 189 · about 10 hours ago

I've been following a moderately strict paleo diet coupled with an intermittent fasting routine for nearly half a year. I generally eat in a window from 5 to 8pm daily. This has been working well for my weight loss goals and I have been feeling... (more)

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Jay_15 0 · October 27, 2012 at 2:12 AM

If your sick but hungry then eat (very nutrient dense foods)....If you sick and not hungry then fast. It really is this easy. Fluids are important, but your body usually needs rest and has reserves to heal (actually consuming and processing of... (more)

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by 10490 · about 10 hours ago

I have noticed a lot of answers to many questions about tweaks that say, in short, "It's not worth the cortisol to worry about it! Go ahead and eat it / do the exercise!" Not that I don't agree with a lot of those answers, but sometimes I do think... (more)

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August 0 · October 19, 2012 at 7:16 PM

Unspecified natural flavorings?- I'll probably try it. If I get a pimple, I shall shun it. A little soy lecithin in dark chocolate? - I have gotten pimples from it so I shun it. Binders in multivitamins?- Both the binders and the multivitamins... (more)

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