I've been a long time lurker here and I'm hoping someone out there can help me with this last issue. I'll try and keep the back story short! I started experiencing stabbing pains above my left eyebrow about three years ago. The pain was intense,... (more)
Gluten can create migraines, allergies, you name it. If it's better on gluten-free, then you were gluten-intolerant and you didn't know it. Just like 90% of us around here.
Many months ago, I was under alot of stress, had alot of family problems. Everyone in my house was sick with a cold( I haven't gotten sick in over 2 years at that point). They were sick for longer than a week and I was around them, in their faces,... (more)
Greetings Paleo folks. I am currently dealing with a sinus infection, and would prefer not to take medications. I know a fair bit about aromatherapy, but would like to know more about what our ancestors might have done. Any suggestions? (more)
Today i walked like crazy. Bathed myself in the sun for that vit D. Then played soccer a bit. Went window shopping and to my surprise found gluten free treats in several supermarkets close to home. So I cheated with a gluten free chocolate... (more)
My three year old is experiencing recurring sinus infections. They often turn into conjunctivisis (eye infection) and have to be treated with antibiotics. (no lectures on antibiotics please, you don't mess around with eye infections). The... (more)
I am very new to Paleo starting only about a week ago. In the past few years I have been diagnosed with hypoglycemia, hypothyroidism and in the past year IBS and gluten and corn intolerance with potential lactose intolerance. I have been... (more)
The HSV1 virus that is responsible for cold sores can be 'awakened' by stress and by consuming a diet that has a high ratio of Arginine to Lysine. Eating lots of foods high in Arginine like chocolate, peanuts and almonds, and not enough foods high... (more)
Sinus infections would include mostly runny nose (lots of blowing nose). Should one keep blowing their nose, or let it run? Also it includes waking up with a clogged/stuffed nose. What would help this or cure this?
I thought I was getting this sinus pain in the afternoon from spices that chicken was cooked with (I don't cook it, I buy it already cooked). But then I did a little experiment and it seems that the cause is more likely the mineral water I am... (more)
Hey all - I recently had my sinuses cultured for some mildly chronic symptoms. My ENT said the culture was "growing a little bit of staff that's resistant to everything they tested against, so it should be easily killed off. Call the office if... (more)
Question: Should throat/sinus inflammation concern me as my body is trying to "fix" something and thus taxing my immune system? Is it worth taking allergy medication and will these meds stop the inflammation? Do you consider the potential side... (more)
I've been fairly strict paleo for a little over a year (though I eat commercial - i.e. non-grass-fed meats) with little to no dairy (butter, occasional cheese and 90% dark chocolate). 2 mornings ago, I woke up with a sharp pain at the junction of... (more)
so I have had pretty chronic nasal congestion for as long as I can remember (am in my early twenties). I was hoping going mostly paleo* would clear it up, but to no avail. In the interest of 80/20 and the pareto principle, etc., are there... (more)
I have a yucky sinus infection, enough to make me resort to antibiotics. I don't want to be too graphic but the mucus often ends up in my digestive system and causes a lot of upset and effects. I have not wanted to eat anything but citrus... (more)
Sounds good to me. It will help to dilute the mucus. Swallowing mucus on an empty stomach can cause upset. It wont hurt your metabolism, especially if you are not eating anything else. Hope you feel better soon.
About two months ago, my nose suddenly stopped up. I was just sitting reading on my computer, then bam, my nostrils just seemed to close up. I could barely breathe out of my nose, and though some times it gets a bit better, my breathing has been... (more)
Ok this might just be me. But has anyone else had extra mucous/drainage after starting paleo. I had heard from a natural practitioner that after you cut Sugar/Gluten from your diet and extra yeast candida starts to die off it can create this... (more)
18 year old male. Probably around my sophmore year of highschool I noticed I was always tired, suffered from headaches, and had a lot of the symptoms of low iron. Around this time I also started have serious digestive issues. I was drinking a lot... (more)
Ever since I was four I've had chronic sinus and ear infections. So many that now at the age of 30 I have scarring on my eardrums and slight hearing loss. I've been to multiple "specialists" none of which have been able to figure out what's... (more)
I wear Bare Escentuals mineral makeup practically every day - the foundation, mineral veil, and eyeshadow. I've never worn any other type of makeup, and most contain parabens and all sorts of nasty stuff, I wouldn't want to start. However I'm... (more)
Is it possible to consume so much fermented foods as to cause a histamine reaction? I'm already sensitive to citrus fruit, vinegars, and wine (they all have the potential to cause a sinus headache--especially the citrus as I beleive I'm allergic... (more)
Has anyone been able to cure this with Paleo? If not, did hunter-gatherers also get this or is it because we are exposed to so many plants that we did not evolve to be around. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001816/ Edit: my... (more)
My allergies have improved dramatically since I started eating Paleo 1.5 years ago. I no longer take allergy meds and have only had one head cold (or allergy attack, I could never tell before) since December!
After nearly 40 years of SAD eating, I have gone full Paleo close to 3 years. It has resolved many issues: allergies, over-fat, under muscled, flexibility, joint pain, low motility and sperm count, sleep apnea etc. Paleo is some sorta cure all... (more)
I seem to react to just about everything I eat. Within 20mn of eating anything I experience painful nasal congestion, bloating, fatigue, mental cloudiness, itchy bum (50% of the time) and depression. Sometimes my sinuses flare up even from just... (more)
Ok so basically, I used to have HORRIBLE allergy problems, then I went full paleo in jan and found out i'm wickedly gluten intolerant and won't touch ANYTHING remotely filled with wheat... I've been doing full paleo with a cheat once a month... (more)
Has anyone heard of Paleo alleviating the symptoms of IST? IST is a non-life threatening disease that randomly inflicts a sudden rapid heart rate, often severly limiting daily activities. The heart is healthy, just the message from this sinuses... (more)