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Got a blood test: sex hormone binding globulin was very high at 187 nmol/L (reference range is 8 - 114 nmol/L). Progesterone, estrogen, prolactin, thyroid stimulating hormone, and free testosterone were all in the normal ranges. ... (more)

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equilibrium 0 · Created on January 29, 2016

Hi Hannah_15, Are you on any form of synthetic hormone? ie. birth control. They wreak havoc on your system and your hormones. What was your prgoesterone and estrogen levels from the test? Progesterone should be around 200 times higher than... (more)

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Hi, my name is Bina and I'm new to paleo. I'm looking for recipes which I could cook and because I love to eat asian food, I'm wondering if it is safe to use ingredients like: soy sauce, thai fish sauce, oyster sauce or corn starch? It's not... (more)

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Arrowroot is pretty amazing for thickening. Looks just like cornstarch. Wheat-free Tamari for soy sauce. You could probably make up some fish sauce using the Tamari and various fish extract/concentrate/flavoring products.

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After years of depression, eating disorders, and antidepressants, I lost my libido. I overcame my depression three years ago in 2011 when I adopted a paleo diet and quit all medications. All thanks to paleo, I am in very good health (my mood,... (more)

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Dep 0 · Created on January 28, 2016

Try beetroot powder or eat more beets. Beets promote better circulation, among other things...and so does gingko biloba. I discovered these things accidently and had to look for a remedy to tone things down. Spearmint tea works for the opposite... (more)

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It seems that connective tissues are affected, loose joints, nostrils keep shape less than it was. Not fragile, overworking joints results pain and temporary inflammation. I'm on autoimmune paleo with no starches, what else can I try? Periodically... (more)

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Check to see if this matches: http://www.mthfrheds.com/

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Hello, I started the paleo diet about 9 months ago and it has been a couple years that I have no libido. I do not remember the last time I felt like having sex :/ .. I went to see my doctor and she said after doing some test that she did not know... (more)

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equilibrium 0 · Created on January 28, 2016

Hi Debbye, Sorry to see no one has answered you yet. I would like to share with you.Like you, I am only 22 but suffer from absent libido. It has been my main "problem" even though I'm healthy and look great. I have one question: Have you ever been... (more)

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I'm 23, female, and I've had a very low sex drive for the past five years. It used to be quite high. I think things started going downhill when I developed binge eating disorder and depression at age 17. I'm insulin resistant and I wonder if... (more)

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I think it may depend on your weight. Get your BMI down to about 22 or something like that and you might feel sexy again. Also get enough sleep. Read porn or erotica - lots of women do. However does it matter if it's low? You're 23 so quite young... (more)

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I am 59 and my progesterone level is 4.4 , I had my last period in dec 2012. I had all kind of medical test and they did not find anything that would explain my extreme fatigue, general pain specially in the back of my neck. I have no sex drive... (more)

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equilibrium 0 · Created on January 28, 2016

Hi Jcberg50, I know it's been over two years, but I wanted to reply to your question. Yes, progesterone will help you very much. I am on it myself. Your symptoms are classic signs of low-progesterone to estrogen ratio. Your numbers are very low... (more)

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Where can I get milk Kefir Grains? I live in the SF Bay Area (Specifically, Sunnyvale, CA), and I am willing to travel a few miles to get some milk kefir grains. Anyone have any extra they can spare?

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Milk kefir is the best probiotic, and it is very economical when you make your own. Culturesforhealth.com is where I ordered my milk kefir grains. Check out their website for what to expect and how-to videos. I bought the kit which also... (more)

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I just read an article on MedPageToday.com that states... "People who eat eggs every day may substantially increase their risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers here said. Men with the highest level of egg consumption -- at seven or more per week... (more)

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This would be correlative data, which is good for a hypothesis but can't establish causation. So if this is to be used as anything other than a reason to go to a controlled trial then it would be bad science. But this study isn't bad science, it... (more)

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I was diagnosed with lichen planopilaris (symptoms of hair loss, thinning, irritated scalp) and am apparently slowly but surely going bald. I have been on a STRICT auto-immune diet for ten weeks now with no signs of improvement and I am feeling... (more)

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Wondering if anyone can help with this. A few months back I started suffering pretty intense Restless Leg Syndrome while trying to sleep. It took me a while to work out what was going on because I had never heard of RLS this before. I figured I... (more)

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How's your Potassium intake? My personal experience is that it's about mineral balance, so I take about 350 mg of Magnesium, (I eat low carb), bananas every so often for potassium, salt my food to taste and make sure I eat a variety of veggies,... (more)

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So, last night I cheated, which is a rare occurence for me, and I had the most terrible night sleep in months. I went completely insane, as it was my mothers birthday and we went out for indian.I had popadoms (likely fried in some kind of sh*tty... (more)

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The myriad health benefits of fasting seem to come from several different factors, e.g.: No digestive activity (and downstream hormonal consequences) No calories No carbs  I typically follow a 16/8 intermittent fasting regime.  I'm wondering to... (more)

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I have allergic rhinitis and sinusitis that include dark circles under my eyes. I have already eliminated from my diet; gluten, lectins, soy, dairy, nightshades, eggs, nuts, and seeds. I also supplement with quercitin, stinging nettle and NAC... (more)

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I don't know a whole lot about it, but some friends of mine have a daughter who spent the first five years of her life in and out of the e.r. with horrendous asthma and eczema. She did NAET, and changed her life. They rarely deal with asthma or... (more)

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Hello ! After following the PHD diet (no cheating, bananas, potatoes and white rice being my starch source, some IF, some diary - mostly heavy cream and butter but also some organic milk) for about a good year most of my health issues improved... (more)

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I consider myself an expert on folliculitis since diagnosed with it in 2007 and successfully treated it with several modifications. First, understand that folliculitis is caused, mechanically, by excessive or improper desquamation inside the hair... (more)

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So I have an ai disease called granuloma annulare where the skin gets inflamed, but it's not that bad.  I've.had it since I was a child.  I'm wondering if raw dairy is good or bad. I've been drinking raw jersey cow milk for a while and I... (more)

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I don't think so.... I've been dx with 2 autoimmune diseases and for about 6 months I cut out dairy. (Unless accident at restaurants something cooked in butter). but no dairy at all, not even ghee.  So in January I started drinking raw milk... (more)

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A few months ago, I read about the water only hair rinsing method. At the time, I wasn't interested enough to try it, but a week ago, I decided to try it.  My main motive was to see if it helped my psoriasis, or what I thought was psoriasis.... (more)

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Looking to add more protein to a muffin recipe that I am using Cassava flour in.  It already has 2 scoops of whey protein (34G/scoop) and 2 eggs.  Using almond and/or coconut flour is not an option.  TIA!!

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Anybody else find all the debate in the paleo community to be slightly off putting? I was on robb wolfs site and i've heard him say saturated fat is good for you, but theres articles on his blog that recomend 'lean meats'? I find this whole thing... (more)

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raydawg 0 · Created on January 22, 2016

In this, there's actually no conflicting information. Fats are good for you.  But not all fats.  Fats from CAFO animals that you'll find in supermarkets and in processed food like packages (and probably farm raised fish) are inflammatory.  Fats... (more)

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I am really surprised with what seems to be an overwhelming support of vaccination in the paleo community. Why is this? Anyone who has researched the issue cannot deny there is a very deep debate about vaccines and the health conditions they can... (more)

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Take your anti-science/modern medicine nonsense elsewhere please. Any reasonable risk analysis will show that the benefits of vaccination always outweigh the risk. Risk-benefit analysis for measles: Life threatening vaccination complications... (more)

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