A little background: As you can tell from my name I have fibromyalgia. For a time I was vegetarian, then vegan, then lacto-ovo pescetarian, and then finally eating chicken in someone else's home made me realize how good plain old meat made... (more)
A young woman in my family has intractable migraines, absence seizure disorder, and fibromyalgia. Her doctors told her to stop eating "anything with a face" a while ago, so she's a "vegetarian" who eats tons of pasta, cheese, and JUNK--she... (more)
Hello hackers, as the title states, I get extreme brain fog, fatigue, sinus congestion/pressure and depression approximately 30mn after eating. This occurs irregardless of the macro-nutrient ratio, potential allergens etc. I should also note... (more)
I'm not a fan of the paleo diet, but it is the only solution to my issues. I push the limits to see what grains/foods I can tolerate and which I cannot. Recently I tried to go paleo for a whole day. At lunch I had vegetables, fruit and flavoured... (more)
After my story about my experiences with the celiac diet, "Happy Now" said quinoa and millet gave her problems. Initially I thought that was her issue and not mine. However, recently I was relapsing a bit, having some nagging intestinal issues and... (more)
There is more to my saga. As I described earlier, I fell off the cliff when I went on a celiac diet involving more corn and rice. Every part of my body was impacted. It was extremely painful, I had no energy, couldn't sleep, unbelievable brain... (more)
I'm helping my 30-year old sister, who for a long time has had many health problems including systemic fibromyalgia-type pain symptoms and insomnia, start to eat paleo, as of last week. Her prior diet was tons of sugar, chips, some cheap meat, and... (more)
You don't say whether or not she's doing low-carb paleo or not, but I'd suspect that this is water loss from burning through stored glycogen. If she's doing low-carb, this shouldn't go on indefinitely. If she's cycling carbs, it could come and... (more)
I have a friend with fibromyalgia. She's 25 and is on a ton of meds, constantly in pain, was in the ER twice this past month for the pain. She told me she tried gluten free but it didn't help. I suggested to her to to cut out grains, sugar,... (more)
FM came up occasionally in some threads and I was wondering what are people's experiences. My FM wasn't very severe, my main issue was constant fatigue, lack of energy, non restful sleep, waves of unspecified muscle pains (similar to very strong... (more)
Is there anyone lurking around here who has fibromyalgia? If yes, what are your symptoms? Is paleo helping you? Anyone else who has some info on fibromyalgia and paleo would be very welcome.
Hi everyone i have been in paleo for the last 2 years and feeling great but the last 9 months have been not so good for me. Mostly i eat meat, chicken, fish, vegetable, avocado, little amount of coconut milk 100%, olive oil sometimes nuts,... (more)
I have Hashimoto's thyroiditis as well as severe fibromyalgia. I am under an endocrinologist's care and my thyroid condition seems to be under control. I'm also under the care of both a rheumatologist and a pain intervention specialist and I take... (more)
Current theories on Fibromyalgia? I removed 70% plus of my pain and 95% plus of the brain fog following an autoimmune version of the paleo diet. However I still have waaaay more back pain then the average person and tend to get stiff muscles very... (more)
Vitamin D deficiency has to be considered in the management of fibromyalgia syndrome. Have you checked your leveLs?
now i know tsh "doesn't matter" however my ft3 is too low and i have an rt3 problem AND my tsh is creeping up. i have AWFUL fibro. i can't strengthen bc my muscles all feel tight and just bad. i assume these are correlated? would taking... (more)
Are there certain foods known to increase or decrease RA symptoms? I am fairly strict paleo, but continue to experience pretty severe pain. are there foods that I should be / should not be eating?
I have a lot of health problems and i would like to take on an appropriate diet. Can you please recommend a diet plan for the following: Bipolar Disorder Osteoarthritis Fibromyalgia Diabetes Psoriasis Irritable Bowel Syndrome High Blood... (more)
One thing I have noticed about the different grains, some are much worse than others. I cannot tolerate any amount of white rice or corn. Even a handful of corn tortilla chips causes me all sorts of problems, especially a funky one where the... (more)
Hey all, This may be a strange question, but I've been thinking about hiring a Paleo cook, and was wondering if anyone else has done it? Has it worked out? Was it expensive? How did you find one? I'm a single mom, full time grad student and have... (more)
I was a personal chef until recently for about a year and a half for a single mama of young twins wanting to lose significant weight.I charged her $15 an hour for all my work, including shopping. I prepared meals for the whole week at my own... (more)
I have both fibromyalgia and diabetes. I want to do the Paleo diet. Can i do the diet with diabetes because i am pretty sure i must have low fat. Paleo is high animal fat. I am very confused. I Just want to get healthy. Any suggestions? Denise :) (more)
After watching that video by Dr. Lustig "The Bitter Truth" and after being on this diet for about a month. It seems like I wonder if we are eating too much and don't know when to stop. Robb says to eat to satiety and no calorie counting or... (more)