Brief introduction, fighting mystery illness for the past 7 years, Grain free since May 2011, sugar free since February 2012. Still am reacting to eggs, beef, and even chicken. Pretty much all cruciferious vegetables give me problems, either... (more)
I've read a couple of times that vegetables actually increase intestinal permeability because they're insoluble or something. Here's a passage I recently found on this website: "Not to mention everytime you eat a plant food, either the... (more)
This is a petite novella: Me in a nutshell Female 5'5" 106lbs Loss of fiance 2007- followed by 10-12lbs weight loss, high stress and loss of menstral cycle. No period since 2007 as of today. Still a very high stress job as an on-call midwife... (more)
My doctor recently told me I have a leaky gut along with a slew of other food sensitivities. I have been gluten free for over a month and already feel better. I'm thinking paleo is the best diet for me, so I wanna give it a try. My questions... (more)
I have a leaky gut from candida. I react by breaking out on my face. I have been treating my candida and trying to avoid inflammation in my gut. But my reactions seem to be getting worse. I know they say it gets worse before it gets better -... (more)
Highly intense exercise has been shown to increase intestinal permeability. Eg http://suppversity.blogspot.com.au/2012/11/shedding-some-light-on-the-leaky-gut.html The question is two pronged: Are you aware and can you shed some light on the... (more)
I'm in the process of healing my leaky gut (caused, I am fairly certain, by years of antibiotics, a few months of NSAIDs, and, after going paleo, continuing to eat a lot of FODMAPs while being unknowingly intolerant of them), and its much much... (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 have experimented with various macronutrient ratios and my skin is virtually flawless when I am eating mostly carbs and fat, and a very low amount of protein, generally about 3-4 ounces a day. I have tried this with grass-fed beef and grain-fed... (more)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_QsJjdbF48 This girl is so convincing and I just bought the book, but it says stuff I already know, but I feel like maybe I needed to buy this as motivation not to waste my money. Sighhhhh Can candida be cured... (more)
Hey everyone. I was recently diagnosed with Celiac, and even though I am only on my 3rd day of no gluten, I am concerned because my intestinal inflammation seems to be getting worse. It seems like almost anything I eat aggravates my stomach and... (more)
Hi , I suffer from low blood pressure.. yesterday evenight , once finished to dinner , I felt very weak, some nausea, i felt my heart beat really speedful , I checked my blood pressure and it was 110 - 72 with 59 heart's beats per minute. I'm... (more)
I'm at college and cutting out rice will be hard as I am a poor student and need those extra carbs... edit: been on a paleo/anti candida diet for 8 months now, I moved to NYC which is extremely humid at the moment and it seems to have made my... (more)
Hi! I was wondering if there was anyone else out there that could give me some guidance on my lifestyle and eating habits, because frankly I feel pretty lost! I believe I have an autoimmune disorder of sorts, and I think my whole life has just... (more)
I'm a relative newbie and have looked through the archives at lots of questions on leaky gut but still can't quite get my head round how to know if you've got one. Do you always have major symptoms? And considering my past, I've been bulimic as a... (more)
I am looking for an Aloe supplement and colostrum for my leaky gut. Can anyone recommend some? I have a few in my shopping cart at Amazon but I'm not sure which is best and reasonably priced, since there's so many.
What does anyone know about zonulin and its relationship to gut permeability and auto immunity. http://www.news-medical.net/news/20090908/Scientists-solve-the-mystery-of-zonulins-identity.aspx (more)
I often hear that NSAIDS damage the gut, and we all know one of the most common NSAID is Asprin, which is high in salicylates. Do you think this is the component in Asprin that damages the gut? If so, could those new to paleo with continuing gut... (more)
Been having problems on an off for about 5 years (I???m 32 now ??? 5???-11, 150 lbs, male). Mainly with a rash on my face (doctors finally determined it is seborrheic dermatitis), a pain in my right hip (comes and goes, gets pretty bad at times),... (more)
I know potatoes are nightshades and people generally recommend to avoid them if you have an autoimmune condition. I am not officially diagnosed with any autoimmune conditions but I do have rosacea, which might be caused by autoimmunity. I have... (more)
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704893604576200393522456636.html?mod=wsj_share_facebook The study showing up in the WSJ is very very positive news for the paleo diet. I am firm in my belief that this grassroots effort that lives... (more)
i know there are true inflammatory responses in the gut like villi damage from gluten but the idea that the gut can become so permeable that food particles enter the bloodstream is just asinine.
I have a leaky gut that I am trying to heal. I drink bone broth every day and have eliminated all grains from my diet except a little white rice. I am only eating meat, including grass-fed beef and chicken, non-starchy vegetables, low glycemic... (more)
i would cut out the rice. also, have you thought of following the intro diet to SCD? it's way more strict than paleo, but might help you with your leaky gut.