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Went off of paleo...

Asked on June 15, 2016
Created June 15, 2016 at 3:09 PM

Hey all. I went paleo in May 2014 and then officially stopped paleo in April 2016. I was completely grain free at first but then added in rice. I was also recently diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder Type II in February 2016. I tried going off of paleo once before last November and then I was non-functioning (this was before I knew I was bipolar). I know there is some correlation between paleo and treating my bipolar disorder. I'm now on meds and thought I could go GF and be okay. That's where I am now.

Anywho, I went off of paleo. I was having a really hard time taking care of myself while I was getting treated for bipolar. I was not a successful paleo eater from the month of January to April. So I decided to try not to do it to make it easier on myself. I added dairy back in. i added more GF foods in. I started drinking soda for a treat, etc. About two weeks after I went off, I developed this massive stomach rash that my doctor told me is Pityriasis Rosea. 8 weeks laters and I still have it. I also developed terrible dandruff and have been losing more hair than normal. I also have some more brain fog and anxiety is coming back more.

Anyone have experience with going off of paleo and having some negative health effects? 

Anyone have experience with going off of paleo

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