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by 58 · July 07, 2014 at 09:19 AM

My 3 year old daughter has dark circles under eyes and is tired all the time? She is primal , eats pastured meat, tuna, sardines ( wont eat salmon), vegetables, fruit ( dried berries occasionally), soaked nuts, bone broth, kefir from raw milk,... (more)

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sally_4 0 · July 07, 2014 at 09:19 AM

I have tried it but only for a week, but will try again for 2 weeks. Thanks!

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by 0 · April 22, 2014 at 06:08 PM

Since two days, I feel a sort of numbness on my skin on the right side of my chest. Coupled with me feeling like I lack energy (especially in the afternoon), weakness and having some trouble with getting a good night's sleep I saw that a... (more)

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Iron_Dwarf 0 · April 22, 2014 at 06:08 PM

Thanks for the comments. It seems to be receding so I think it's nothing too serious.

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by 0 · February 14, 2014 at 05:36 PM

I am told numerous times a day that I look really tired! My eyes have massive bags under them. I get around 7 hours of sleep a night. Have been paleo for around 2 years now and have always had the issue. I start work at 5am in the morning... (more)

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Robert_13 0 · February 13, 2014 at 06:51 PM

You're eating about 177g of protein a day? (I eat 2500cal and the nutrient calculator i use makes out 35% of calories to be 177g protein) That's way too much in my opinion, try cutting back & replace it with fat and see how you... (more)

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by 0 · January 06, 2014 at 05:41 AM

Hello I'm 20 years old and I have recently learnt about cealic diesease and about paleo diet. I have been skinny nearly all my life except when I was 2 to 3 years old. I weigh 56kg at the moment and i'm 177cm. When I was 7 I developed vitiligo... (more)

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rsdfc 0 · January 06, 2014 at 04:37 AM

Hi, I think paleo will be good for you. In order to gain weight on paleo try to continue to eat good carbohydrates like white rice and starchy vegetables. When you stop eating wheat you may get hungry at first so be sure to eat more healthy... (more)

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by 0 · January 07, 2014 at 08:07 AM

Hi I am new to Paleo and I was wondering whether someone could help me. I have been doing the 'diet' for a week now and I am having problems. I have known about the rules of this way of eating for some time but was resistant to trying it... (more)

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jacobsen001 0 · January 07, 2014 at 08:07 AM

Thank you again Elizabeth! That link was very useful and definitely summed up what happened to me when I was anorexic 18 years ago. I had definitely restricted my carbs and nearly everything else then! Mind you, I never missed a... (more)

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by 0 · January 12, 2014 at 11:28 PM

No one seems to know why it is i am getting a running nose for the last 3 days days of 100% compliance with paleo. (previous question) I had been doing 85% compliance for 5 weeks but had a short fall by drinking a bit of alcohol over a 2 week... (more)

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reginageorge 0 · January 12, 2014 at 11:28 PM

meats, fats like avocado and coconut oil, salads and veggies, nuts and seeds. Runny nose has cleared Having trouble sleeping for the last 3 nights however energy levels are getting a little better, although slowly weight loss is... (more)

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by 0 · December 02, 2013 at 03:25 PM

I know I've asked way too many questions like this, but this is one really getting to me. Pre-paleo, I'd eat 5-6 servings of fruit a day and 2 or 3 chocolate bars. Only now do I realize the amount of sugar i was consuming. ever since going... (more)

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samc 0 · December 02, 2013 at 03:25 PM

How long have you been Paleo? Give it months before evaluating if it works for you. Figure out if you are getting enough fats, protein and complex carbs. In my case I lowered my fruit consumption to an apple, banana or grapefruit, no more than... (more)

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by 0 · November 30, 2013 at 04:55 AM

I was wondering if the amount of food im consuming everyday is too little or too much. Breakfast: 3 eggs (boiled with 1 tbsp of olive oil or fried in butter) Lunch: watevers on the table but usually around 3/4 cup of lamb or chicken, and... (more)

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BobK 0 · November 30, 2013 at 04:26 AM

@Butterknuckle If you give more details you'll get better answers.. today's posted question is very similar to the one you posted a few days ago but there are no more details. Your listed weight is different today. Is today's a typo or was... (more)

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by 0 · September 10, 2013 at 11:32 PM

I consider myself a bodybuilder. I lift real heavy 3-4 times a week a and play recreational softball. Ever since I switched to a paleo/primal hybrid nutrition plan I cant seem to fuel myself enough with fruits and honey to meet the demands of... (more)

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PortlandPandy 0 · September 10, 2013 at 08:28 PM

You may also want to consider eating more red meat (including lamb) and less pork and chicken. You'll get more fat in your diet that way, and (good) fat can be your friend. Also, eating salmon regularly (even if canned) is another great... (more)

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by 5 · August 21, 2013 at 08:24 PM

Hi, I'm about 3 weeks into paleo so I know my symptoms must still be settling in but I recently moved into a time zone 3 hours earlier, which isn't a huge difference. Before I slept from 9-11 to 6 am and I loved being a morning person, them I... (more)

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Albert83BCN 0 · August 21, 2013 at 08:38 PM

I'd pay attention at the symptoms: why can't you sleep? Do you feel a lot of energy just at bed time? (happens to a lot of people that have their circadian rhythms flipped, an ASI test might reveal something) or is it your belly roars by that... (more)

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by 5 · August 04, 2013 at 02:23 PM

Hello. As I find myself weeks from turning 17, I can't help but be depressed at the state of my life. I grew up a normal boy who ate pretty poorly (fast food, candy, a LOT of diet coke). Around the age of 12 I started getting into drugs and... (more)

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cavemanjoe 0 · August 04, 2013 at 05:14 AM

Please see a real doctor - you are describing multiple episodes of anxiety/panic attacks, which can lead to many of the other symptoms you have described. You said you have already received multiple tests, make sure to mention your anxiety/panic... (more)

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by 28 · July 14, 2013 at 11:14 PM

I need to switch back to high carb but still adhering to Paleo. However, despite gradually increasing from 100g of carbs to 200-300 I still lack energy and mental acuity. Even after a day of eating white rice, potatoes and fruit, I feel worse. I... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · July 14, 2013 at 11:01 PM

If you want to become more insulin sensitive and assuming an otherwise balanced diet then you need to exert high quality mechanical work with muscle. I recommend either a Phil Campbell/ Sprint 8 approach or a Doug Mcguff/ Body by science... (more)

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by 122 · July 02, 2013 at 11:41 PM

Hi, guys! Thanks in advance for the help. So I've been eating strict paleo (i.e. no fruit, etc.) since August of last year. I'm 5'1 and around 105 lbs. For a long time I was VLC, up until this January, at which time I began studying abroad in... (more)

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James_3 0 · June 26, 2013 at 11:36 PM

Sounds like you're in a high stress situation/high cortisol situation with low sleep/food. Kind of a prescription for fat gain. Eat more fats, reduce carbs a bit, get more sleep (try a few nights to get 8 hours in a row and see how you feel). ... (more)

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by 25 · August 23, 2013 at 07:42 PM

Hi, I am starting my second paleo whole 30. The first one went fine, was a bit tired at first but then smooth. I did the first whole 30 in Jan and ate mainly paleo until June - I may have had the occasional rice, potato and slice of bread. I... (more)

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ColoradoKate 0 · July 26, 2013 at 02:27 PM

I second AlohaSpeck's reply. Increase your intake of dark, leafy greens. Try to make dinners that will have leftovers that you can eat in the morning (an egg alone is not enough for full nourishment, from what I have read about Whole30). I find... (more)

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by 251 · May 31, 2013 at 12:48 AM

I've recently been diagnosed with adrenal fatigue and I'm sure it's from years of not sleeping and drinking a lot of energy drinks, smoking, and alcohol PLUS all the added stress of life itself. I've been caffeine free now for 5 months and alcohol... (more)

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Bean 0 · May 30, 2013 at 06:47 PM

I had adrenal fatigue due to the combination of poor diet, lack of sleep and overtraining as a college athlete. It looks as if you are doing all the right things but unfortunately, you just need time now. After about a year, I felt like a more... (more)

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by 1577 · May 15, 2013 at 01:44 AM

I notice that a lot of people are tired all the time and Jack Lalanne seems to think that being tired all the time is a result of lack of exercise. What are your thoughts on this? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBVk071N88M&feature=fvwp (more)

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jimmy__1 0 · May 15, 2013 at 01:44 AM

A sensible program of exercise makes me feel better, digest my food better, sleep better. It also gives me a nice buzz. I think most healthy people benefit from regular exercise for all the reasons I mentioned plus relief from stress. The best... (more)

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by 0 · May 07, 2013 at 01:13 PM

I run and burn 500 kcal on treadmill in 22 minutes, after that i do weight training for 45 minutes, but feel exhausted the whole day. i mean i always feel like tired is it because of age or diet. now for last 2-3 weeks i am also eating whole... (more)

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by 25 · July 17, 2013 at 03:12 PM

WARNING: Great wall of China text incoming. Hello, beautiful people! I'm gonna go ahead and provide as much information as I can possibly relay without trying to wrack your brains with a sheer overload of STUFF. Background: I'm currently a 20... (more)

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SpaceOddC 0 · May 12, 2013 at 09:34 PM

Hey man, I have your problems, but probably much worse. I'm 24 years old, male, and have been dealing with immense day time fatigue and mental tiredness for almost 5 years. Over that time I have made amazing health discoveries, but am... (more)

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by 40 · May 10, 2013 at 08:23 AM

Reaching 2 months on Paleo, I'm still wasted most of the time. Some days better, some days worse. About two weeks ago I had a massive carb-flu that passed and I felt great for several days afterwards, but it didn't last. While writing this post, I... (more)

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Chaeil 0 · May 05, 2013 at 08:03 PM

LMFAO. "Car flu"? It's the meat poisoning you. It goes away because the body is remarkably adapt at adjusting. But don't kid yourself, too much meat= death.

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by 229 · April 24, 2013 at 02:15 AM

Male, 6"1, 180lbs, 9% BF, 100% Lowish carb paleo. I have always had a problem with falling asleep. The last couple days I have noticed that I feel REALLY sleepy a god couple of hours earlier in the night, even though I have been sleeping... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · April 24, 2013 at 02:15 AM

6'1", 180 lbs, super thin and you're doing low carb Intermittent Fasting why exactly? Add carbs , calories and HIIT and don't do IF unless you're trying to cut.

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by 40 · April 17, 2013 at 08:51 PM

My mom noticed earlier today that I have acetone smell in my breath. She's observant, I'll give her that. I did feel awfully tired and foggy today, even more than usually ever since I began doing Paleo about a month ago. I'm not eating lot of... (more)

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August 0 · April 17, 2013 at 08:51 PM

Yes, calm down. Some people go through two weeks of this stuff. You've only been without carbs for 3-4 days. Your body was beginning to make ketones, which is okay. Watch this video and calm down. Ketoacidosis is something completely... (more)

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by 122 · April 10, 2013 at 05:29 PM

Hi! So I've been really, really exhausted for the past week. Not really sure what's going on- I haven't made any large changes in my diet in that time. I've added PHD-style safe carbs back in for the past month or so. I'm living in Japan, so... (more)

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paleocurious_1 0 · April 10, 2013 at 05:29 PM

You may have some other allergies as well. That it's happening now makes me think it's a pollen. But that you're getting completely wiped out over it causes me to agree with the above. You should have more resilience to it and investigating those... (more)

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by 100 · April 05, 2013 at 12:23 AM

I am crashing around 1:30-2:00pm almost every day. I have been paleo for about 60 days. I am not eating fruit or nuts at the moment because I am trying to shed some weight. I also do not eat any dairy. I eat bacon and eggs most mornings, some... (more)

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Ucan 0 · April 05, 2013 at 12:23 AM

You may not be drinking enough water and not feeding your body enough to keep up with the amount of energy you are exerting. You could consider taking a protein shake supplement an hour before your workout maybe? Increasing carbs has already been... (more)

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by 25 · March 17, 2013 at 12:46 PM

Does this happen to anyone else? I feel like a zombie sometimes! I can't sit. I'll start slouching and eventually I'm completely zoning out of what I'm reading. Some of the thoughts that go into my head are "I just don't care about what I have... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · March 17, 2013 at 12:46 PM

http://www.jackkruse.com/emf-rx-the-top-ten-emf-faqs/

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by 230 · April 28, 2013 at 03:22 PM

hi! so I'm paleo since a few months and I have my off-times sometimes. I also have IBS (one of by doctors think is Crohn's, but not sure). One big problem is that I am always SO tired! Since ever. I remember sleeping in class when I was... (more)

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Alli 0 · March 17, 2013 at 03:47 AM

i have only been eating paleo for 2 weeks and i feel so fatigued all the time. I feel like my workouts are suffering because of it idk??