Hi, would appreciate recommendations re. the thread title. I've got some autoimmune/neuro/mast cell problems and have some excellent main stream med' practitioners looking after me, but i'm also after someone to engage with who has practical... (more)
What has irked me since researching and trying a paleo-type diet is the overwhelming acceptance of pseudoscience by the "paleo" community. I cannot count the number of times I have seen "pH imbalance" listed as a reason for one's health ailments,... (more)
Every few years I wake up dizzy and have to take dramamine. Normally it reduces dizziness, acts a like a sedative, and causes no other issues. I've been eating paleo for the last few months and took some dramamine earlier today. I'm still dizzy... (more)
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)
Hey so I was about to take some Emergen-C cause I feel like poop. Lucky me, the first ingredient is 'cane sugar' should I just go buy some plain vitamin c or can I take this for a fast fix..I feel like death.
As a preventative measure for what? Put virtually any human being through a full-body MRI, and every one of them will have spots that look like they might be cancer, but aren't. I think it would be a waste of time and resources.
I went to the doctor today for what I thought were hypothyroid symptoms...All I got was an allergy prescription and advice to drink water, eat vegetables, and walk 30 minutes a day. I pretty much do crossfit & this MFker is telling me to walk... (more)
I have the beginnings of my first headache since going Paleo. (I used to frequently get atrocious hormonal migraines each month before starting my period; this current headache is no where near as bad, but the pressure/pounding is still... (more)
I wouldn't even describe myself as a cynical person, but at this point, I don't think it's possible to save the medical-pharmaceutical-agricultural food industry complex. I think it would be a waste of time, money and the health of people if we... (more)
Anybody here a doctor/looking to get into med school? Questions I have: How did going paleo/primal change your practice? Did you discuss with colleagues about this? Do you advise your patients to change to the same lifestyle? If you've told... (more)
Wednesday evening I got a headache, I had eaten some store-bought sushi and I am guessing that something in there (probably gluten) triggered it. By 1 AM I was in so much pain I went to the ER, I have no history of headaches but a significant... (more)
I've had two spinal taps, both 5 years ago, and completely understand the pain you're in. I literally felt like someone had taken a sledgehammer to my head and vividly remember having to crawl across the floor to get to the loo as I couldn't walk... (more)
I'm thinking of starting to use pseudoephedrine to give me more energy throughout the day, although I am aware the a paleolithic man never used any sort of medication, it's not food. What do you guys think? Thanks :)
I've always researched the shots my children get and try to limit their exposure to antibiotics for example--but now I find myself questioning flouride treatments at the Dentist, meds, suggested care and of course diet suggestions. Has anybody... (more)
I broke down and took 2 store brand midol after not taking any for months and months. It's 5-6 hours later and I am sensitive to light, my vision is blurred, I'm exhausted and feel sort of nervous and floaty. I don't know how I managed to take... (more)
Ok that's rhetorical but I've really been impressed lately by how totally failing to thrive most of the conventional physicians I know are. Is this anecdotal support for the failure of our mainstream medical model? Do you find the same or do you... (more)
i tried searching eastern medicine and chinese medicine but did not find anything. anyhow, here goes. being of asian descent, i grew up with eastern medicine and regularly seek its remedies and insight. recently i was told by my eastern... (more)
I've been feeling blah for a few months now, but the past couple of weekends have been exceptionally unpleasant. It's either been the relatively large amounts of dairy (conventional butter and some cheese; I normally avoid dairy other than... (more)
Can anyone personally recommend a general practitioner in the Sydney area who is Paleo-friendly and uses integrative techniques ie extensive blood/lipid/hormone/vitamin testing, and encourages supplements.
I have a 5 year old that has an ear infection. Of course the doctor prescribed antibiotics but we'd rather not. I'm wondering if we should use the antibiotics and give her some probiotics to help with the gut flora or just try garlic oil (or... (more)
Robb Wolf was talking about 'adaptogens' a few podcasts ago. As I understand, they are supposed to be herbal supplements that normalize hormonal levels. Any experiences with these? I am not a fan of the term adaptogen. When you read about... (more)
I got my thyroid stim hormone test and it was 1.94. It said low is .34 and high is 5.60. So mine is in the middle on the low end. I'd be curious to know if it's a good value though. Have you gotten yours tested?
Forgive me if this has been asked somewhere here already, but what role does honey and hive products (bee pollen, royal jelly and propolis) play in the paleo diet? I have a few questions to ask about this elusive nectar. It is called the perfect... (more)
Currently i read an article about Garcinia Cambogia, the article was well written and all, but the mixed reviews about this fruit knocks me again and i have continued my research. Could any one explained me what is this Garcinia is all about... (more)
Wondering if there are any acupuncturists on here... I am starting school in July and have been reading a lot of negative information on the internet about not being able to find enough work or build a successful practice... My schooling is all... (more)
Hi there! Does anyone know of any paleo-friendly dietician, chiroprator, naturopathic doctor,and/or medical doctor ..etc in Ottawa Ontario? or at least a Saturated fat-friendly practitioner in Ottawa? Thank you!
My Chiropractor, Dr. Bourgaize - Fisher heights Chiropractic is Paleo.. there's also Dr. Kelly Norman of Back in Balance Chiropractic and the Wellness Group in kanata.. don't know of any others