I had a comprehensive digestive stoll analysis done about 3 months ago. Is this any use in diagnosing SIBO or anything related to the small intestine? My Candida levels were +1, but good bacteria was high in spite of antibiotics only 2 months... (more)
My testosterone, progesterone, and vit D are low. Im 44 yr old female. Help?
My doctor suggest the ALCAT food sensitivity test. I did a search here at PaleoHacks and was disturbed to find a link to this video in which a chiro in CA had 6 blood samples taken at the same time. He sent 3 to ALCAT and 3 to LEAP MRT. The... (more)
Developed some kind of pathogenic infection in the gut. Alternating between constipation and diahhrea. No foods are staying down and everything comes out of me immediately. Bone Broth hasn't seemed to do the trick either. Fermented foods make it... (more)
Collected 10/5/12 - Shiel Medical Lab - day 14 (before Testosterone injection) - I'm on TRT - get an injection every 2 weeks HA1C - 5.6 Fasting Glucose - 100mg/dL Ref Range 65-99 mg/dL Estimated Average Glucose - 114.5 mg/dL LDL-P 1430... (more)
I am not talking about allergies, but about milder food intolerance. How do people approach this to quantify and measure it? I have read that most serum lab blood tests are useless. Prick tests? Elimination and reintroduction seems to be the... (more)
An allergy is to a protein, a sensitivity or intolerance is referring to a non-protein food issue. My strongly preferred method to determine these in a body is elimination and reintroduction of potentially offending foods. I've seen wrong... (more)
Despite the fact the smartest guy in Paleoworld (Kurt Harris) tells us to avoid the whole cholesterol screening thing,(I call it VAP Theater!) countless cholesterol questions appear on Paleohacks. I realize that it is hard to stand on the tracks... (more)
Went to endo to discuss recentlabs. Got nowhere -- kept saying -- you're in the "sweet spot" with TSH blah blah blah. Then he said he wanted to run a vitamin deficiency test on certain vitamins. I told him how I eat and that I also supplement... (more)
From his book. Total Choles 120-140 HDL <50 LDL 40-70 LDL Size A large nonreactive Triglycerides 50-80 A1c <5 Blood Glucose <72 C-Reactive <1.0
So here's the deal. I'm willing to put my short term health on the line to help test the effect of high fruit in conjunction with adequate protein diet Basically only food that wants to be eaten or defenseless when dead. Meat and Fruit. But a... (more)
So finally got insurance and want to do every possible test that will help me hack my body. I've been Paleo/primal for 6 months, have a LOT of inflammatory issues; crohn's, fibromyalgia and more. I know there are so many tests that will show what... (more)
I just had blood tests run (through HealthCheckUSA - Labcorps). Here are my thyroid, VAP, and other results. I am 52, pre-menopausal (no symptoms at all), mostly paleo (absolutely no gluten, carbs around 100g per day, little to no junk),... (more)
As of January 1st, I started eating Paleo (PaNu) style. I am down 14 lbs (194 to 180) and definitely seeing other positive changes. Just this week I had a regularly scheduled physical and had some blood work done. Amongst the many metrics, the one... (more)
Check again in another few months. 6 weeks isn't alot of time depending on how long your body chemistry was in an unfavorable zone. Other ways you might notice changes - quantity and quality of sleep, ability to recover from cuts & bruises,... (more)
I can't recall the last time I saw a doctor for a general health check up, it might have been over a decade ago when I changed employers and insurance companies. Probably the last time I had my blood lipids tested. No clue what the numbers were... (more)
-NMR Lipoprofile- LDL-P: 1118 (<1000) LCL-C: 167 (<100) HDL-C: 102 (>=40) Trigs: 46 (<150) Total Cho: 278 (<200 High) HDL-P: 48.2 nmol/L (>=30.5) Small LDL-P: 115 nmol/L (<=527) LDL Size: 21.5 nm (>20.5) Vit D: 69 ng/mL... (more)
hi there ~ i'm a 49 yr old woman who has been eating paleo for about a year. some fermented dairy still, no sugar, grains/gluten, occasional sweet potatoe. two years ago i had 2 small strokes ~ total surprise of course, no family history, no... (more)
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