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by 10994 · about 17 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 17 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 45 · about 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 5 · about 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 17 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 0 · about 17 hours ago

Hello! First I would like to start with a bit of history to give you all my current situation: I was physically active and seemingly in good shape until I was 13. From 13-15 I started having very small issues with eczema (inside of forearms),... (more)

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VB 0 · April 01, 2013 at 7:13 PM

I have a question for you, do you have any food cravings? If you do, can you list them? Like what kind of foods do you crave?

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by 5 · about 17 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 691 · about 17 hours ago

Have you gotten phobic about something since you started Paleo? Is your new lifestyle producing stress or anxiety in a form of a phobia or OCD? This could be checking labels or watching out for soy, wheat gluten, grams of sugar, bad oils or... (more)

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Michael_1 0 · February 27, 2013 at 7:37 PM

The opposite. Before Paleo, I was trying to figure out how I was going to avoid premature heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's. I wasn't finding reliable answers and it was producing stress and anxiety (though not phobias or OCD). Now I feel... (more)

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by 55 · about 17 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 115 · about 17 hours ago

I've been having constipation issues for about 3 months, and I've been paleo for 8 months now. So for the first 5 months of my paleo lifestyle (I don't consider it just a "diet") I felt great, had more energy, was wide awake during and the day and... (more)

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RK 0 · February 09, 2013 at 12:15 AM

Wow, you've tried everything. Maybe a lazy colon rather than strict constipation? You might want to look into the Squatty Potty.

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by 434 · about 17 hours ago

yay or nay? im looking for some stress reduction activities, yoga seems promising, i could have sworn i read that it "massages the nervous system" if you do yoga, please let myself and others how it has helped you and/ or if you would recommend... (more)

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Intellectual_Savage 0 · January 22, 2013 at 2:21 PM

I do 30 minutes of Yoga every other morning. I find that it's a great way to start my day. Classes are kind of expensive, but it might be worthwhile to attend a couple until you get a routine down, but it's not even necessary to get started. You... (more)

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by 30 · about 17 hours ago

I'm a 21 year old male. I've been trying to go from 10% body fat to ~8% lately. I've been following this protocol: -Intermittent fasting -2,000 Calories per day -Low carb: ~60 grams of carbs a day -High protein, moderate fat -Coffee in the... (more)

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greymouser 0 · January 16, 2013 at 2:46 PM

The binging doesn't sound healthy at all, but the general idea "eat carbs, feel better" is pretty typical. I'm often suspect of people thinking they are full in ketosis when they are not. If ketones production doesn't match the glucose being... (more)

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by 25 · about 17 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 499 · about 17 hours ago

So I'm a college student going and this time of the year is extremely stressful for me with all the research papers due and exams coming up. Because of this, I am extremely stressed out. So much so, that it is incredibly difficult for me to get to... (more)

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primalpat 0 · November 15, 2012 at 3:59 AM

Got an iPhone, or iPod Touch? Download a binaural beats app. Works wonders. Practice meditation. I'm serious. Look up Jon Kabat Zinn. Life is change, the only constant is your breath. College is extremely stressful, but please do find ways to... (more)

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by 430 · about 17 hours ago

14 year old girl here. Been trying to lose weight for about 1 year. Which I never thought that I'd have to do, because my activity level is so high. But, I;ve got grab-abble fat and it jingles when I run, and it's embarrassing. Lately I've been... (more)

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eht 0 · October 27, 2012 at 2:32 AM

Hey girl- I feel your pain. I went through a horrible phase like that too where I just BINGED like a crazy person on non paleo things after a whole day of eating right. I'm not too sure how I eventually got over it, but here are a few things I... (more)

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by 2944 · about 17 hours ago

I don't usually feel hunger, but sometimes after conflict situations I am sort of hungry... My question to you esteemable paleohackers is: is this a manifestation of blood sugar rising during conflict, only to fall too low in the period... (more)

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Domtx008 0 · October 26, 2012 at 8:25 PM

i experience the exact same thing. I wonder if it's the cortisol working.

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by 10490 · about 17 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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by 10 · about 17 hours ago

Does elevated cortisol decrease ones ability to get into/stay in blood ketosis? I think this question is different than does ketosis cause increased cortisol. Here's my situation. I was happily, easily and comfortably in blood ketosis (always... (more)

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August 0 · October 16, 2012 at 9:18 PM

There is a post workout rise in blood sugar, which seems to be a response to the stress of working out, so you have some biological basis for what you are thinking. Is your blood sugar running higher than usual? If so, that might be a sign that... (more)

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