Hello all,I would like to rack your brains about lipedema ( or lipoedema )This progressive fat disorder characterized by trunk-like fatty legs supposedly affects about 13% of women, which is huge, yet there seems to be only very recent interest in... (more)
Basically I get not less than 7 hours of sleep every day,but always feel very tired in the morning and that feeling lasts all day.It interrupts with my college studies as I can't concentrate and often skip lectures. P.S.I abuse laxatives and... (more)
I was diagnosed with Cyclic Neutropenia at the age of 19 during my first year of college (I just turned 25). Cyclic neutropenia is a disorder that causes frequent infections and other health problems in affected individuals. People with this... (more)
I'm new to Paleo and have been following it 80% for the last two months (planning to go 100% soon). My goals are kind of complicated though. I had an eating disorder for 11 years, and earlier this year I finally reached a place where I could eat... (more)
I'm hoping someone can give me some input... A little background on me: I'm semi-recovering anorexic/bulimic (that hurts to say out loud). Before starting Paleo I had lost about 25-30lbs, admittedly not in the healthiest way, and then stumbled... (more)
At home, my sleep is okay. But as soon as I go to my dorm at the university, I wake up twice every night and have a hard time sleeping again. The room has curtains but some light shines through. The next day, I'm a zombie. As I'm working really... (more)
For the past 2 years I've been dealing with rather obsessive thoughts regarding diet in order to lose weight after starting out borderline obese. It has cost me a great deal of time, and I have squandered many of my teenage years in isolation due... (more)
I have looked through the forum. I have one 'big' problem I have always kept secret(on my blog/forums etc..) but it is really starting to bug me and my lack of sleep shows not only in my eyes/face/belly but it impacts my everyday life. For anyone... (more)
So i found a relatively good doctor to communicate with out of TX. Long way from me but whatever. I cant afford doctors visits and hormonal/blood work ups so this is what i got. Anyways I talked to him about my past. FWIW, i suffered anorexia and... (more)
I've been successfully paleo for about 3 months now and I am On vacation right now. I did really well the first week at my Mother's house but she's a whole foodie so it wasn't a stretch. I came to another relatives house and like clockwork, it... (more)
Completely cut out the carbs, they can be like a drug to some people. Carbs beget carbs, and so on, and so on, and so on, so give it up cold turkey, and don't wait until your vacation is over.
I am wondering if anyone else has suffered from disordered eating while on paleo or just unhealthy behavior over food? The reason I ask is because I am a recovered bulimic for about 15 years now. However, my relationship with food has never been... (more)
This morning i was reading Dr. Briffa's site and in his article regarding Seasonal Affective Disorder he mentioned research regarding a negative ion generator's effects in easing the problem. I had never heard of them. Did a bit of googling and i... (more)
I am taking Risperidone for almost two years, I have a bipolar disorder. I am thinking about stop taking the risperdal and go for a natural treatment. I am still not 100% paleo but it's in progress. can a high-carb paleo diet without gluten, sugar... (more)
I would encourage you to improve your diet so that you can reduce your medication. I'm not familiar with different meds so I can't comment on August's response. Use caution when eliminating meds quickly without the medical guidance.
This is a bit personal, but I have wanted to reach out for a while now about this topic, and after reading another post on here about Eating disorders, i thought it might be ok. My question is for those who have experience with an eating... (more)
Yesterday, I posted a question titled "Does anybody feel like Paleo isnt working?!" I proceeded to explain a meltdown I recently had, some numbers, and some facts about me...someone brought up a possibility for me to have developed slight body... (more)
You should see a professional counselor about it. I think setting goals for body fat that are sub-fertile (for Western women) and thus evolutionarily suboptimal regardless of whether you intend to have children or not is concerning, but only a... (more)
hello there! first i apologize my bad english! ok, my question is: i am suffering of borderline and i have changed a few weeks ago my nutrition. my eating is not 100% paleo but i'm on the way to full paleo. can you tell me if paleo good for people... (more)
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