Hello! I had a heat exhaustion 3 days ago and have had a mild fever since. Today I was craving some apples, so I ate two quite big apples. Now I feel bad, because I feel that it will sabotage my weight loss. :( Can the craving be from the... (more)
Let me start out by saying that in May I temporarily moved to Australia for 6 months and was feeling fantastic. Plenty of energy and overall healthy! About 6 weeks ago I was diagnosed with strep throat and then 2 days later had to get on a plane... (more)
I can hear it now... "But since I started Paleo, I never get sick!" Well let's pretend you have! I used to eat one of two things when sick: white rice with soy sauce and raw garlic or toast with cinnamon sugar on it. Mmmm... miss that. Now I... (more)
So I've been doing paleo for three weeks and have been doing awesome. Then I caught this horrible virus plaguing my city and now I'm out of commission. I've been coughing, shivering, and going through other nasty business. I am kicking myself for... (more)
I have severely dry/itchy skin for the past few years. Switching to paleo has helped immensely, but sometimes when I take cod liver oil I will get terrible cramps a few hours later and vomit or diarrhea everything out. What am I doing wrong? My... (more)
My husband and I just started the Paleo journey almost 2 weeks ago. I feel great but I cheat :) my husband is doing awesome. Strict Paleo from basically a high carb, junk, burger king kind of diet. However, he became sick about 4 days ago. ... (more)
I have bronchitis and was prescribed antibiotics, steroids, and an inhaler! What do I do?! I really dont want to take the antibiotics....I know they do more harm than good (destroying gut flora/causing resistant bacterias) What about the... (more)
Hey all :) My husband and I are planning an awesome vacation to Denver this summer. I was reading up on Altitude Sickness just now and one of the suggestions to avoid it is to consume a high carb diet (WHAT?). It also suggests taking Gingko... (more)
We just got back from a trip overseas. Flying with a baby on a long flight is incredibly stressful and difficult, and despite trying to take extra good care of myself, I'm now run down and sick with a brutal head cold. I am taking naps during... (more)
Here you go, feel better! The spiciest Thai food that I can barely handle while wrapped in a blanket at home on the couch to sweat that bug out Double time Vitamin C A mug of hot water with a smashed piece of ginger, lemon juice, squeeze of... (more)
I've been reading this site for about a month, but this is my first post! This question is related to, but different from a previous post: http://paleohacks.com/questions/10269/do-you-get-sick#axzz12M6vHGh7 I've been Paleo for about two months... (more)
No one is "bullet proof". Do the things that support healing; rest, hydration, and eat nutrient dense foods. Paleo may mean fewer or shorter illnesses, but it may not mean zero illness. Slipping back into SAD eating sure won't do any good!
Hey guys I was just wondering... I'm 19 yo and i've always been a car's sickenesser, I mean you know , nausea , heartbeat , and cold sweat.. it happens 6 times on 10 when I'm inside a car, since i was very little..I was just wondering.. nature... (more)
I'm not so sure about the evolutionary theory; after all, we also evolved brains capable of developing forms of conveyance that move faster than running. And motion sickness can happen at very slow speeds too (like in a person-powered boat). ... (more)
I am editing this question since I cannot delete it. The reason why herbs were helping me for a while (I no longer take them) is because they offer some very important anti-oxidants and stimulants. So in a way, they work like a natural... (more)
I honestly don't remember the last time I visited a family physician or ingested an antibiotic because most of my common colds, stomach bugs, etc I've been able to work through on my own with time, rest, good food, and some holistic medicines. ... (more)
My youngest son (1.5 years old) who has been paleo since birth is consistently sick and when I mean consistently I am talking just about every other week. It first started with basic congestion and then he began to get ear infections. We had... (more)
I think daycare is a big vector. However, anecdotally, it is said that day care kids are exposed to such a treasure trove of infections when they are young, that they don't get sick as much when they are older. Also, more cold symptoms is... (more)
I knew I shouldn't have eaten that suspect sashimi. Ugh. Spent last night throwing up. My normal strategy is broth + pumpkin puree soup, applesauce, and coconut water. What are you favorite foods to eat to recover?
I'm an 18 year old active female student and have been mostly paleo (exceptions of potatoes, quinoa, and some legumes) for about one year. I've felt amazing, better than I knew was possible. However, since I'm young and have a fast metabolism... (more)
Ive decided to take on the paleo lifestyle after I heard all the benefits and figured id give it a try. Im currently around 12 days in and have began getting stomach aches and spasms. At some point my mouth even fills with fluid in prepartion of... (more)
What are you eating? What did you use to eat? Do you have any health issues? It is hard to tell? Could you give more details as to what your symptoms are like? Is it more like heartburn or general abdominal discomfort? Is it mild, moderate or... (more)
I am 17 years old, 5'9", 126 lbs. 2 years ago I was very overweight (215 lbs), and decided to lose weight by doing cardio and following a vegetarian (ahem...starvation) diet. I was taking in around 1400-1600 calories for months, and probably got... (more)
Hey all I'm about 5mos in to the paleo lifestyle and my little ones have just gotten sick for the first time. The whole family eats paleo and I'm not sure what to give my 2yr old for an upset belly. I always got cinnamon toast when i was... (more)
I recently came down with a few illnesses at once. Pneumonia, maybe mono, encephalitis, and smaller ones as well as injuring my shoulder during rugby tryouts. Now I am in a period of recovery and it's as if my entire schedule has been reversed... (more)
The Kitavans eat large amounts of starch. Some populations probably ate a lot of fruit. SOme populations drank tons of milk. European populations have eaten bread for quite some time. Yet now we are suddenly all getting so very much sicker as... (more)
We are about 99% positive our two year old has whooping cough. Going to the doctor in an hour to find out for sure. We are doing everything we can to make this process easier for him but it looks like it's just one of those things you have to... (more)
Possible Duplicate: You know you are a PaleoHacks addict when… Do you have a problem? I do. I can't stop checking PaleoHacks for new questions or just spending (waisting) hours cruising through past questions/answers. It is a... (more)
Had a horrible day and overate to the extreme...I felt sick and just exasperated with my day at work and ended up with a whole order of chicken pad se ew (which I haven't had in years) and two very large peanut butter cookies followed by a... (more)
Women: How has a paleo diet affected your mentrual cycle?
Purple Wraath/Caffeine Stack? Focus
MUFAs How much is needed?