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Throat swells no matter what I eat

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  • Posted By: addeps3
  • July 16, 2013
  • 07:40 PM

Hi there.

Im a 24 year old male and up until about one month ago felt like I was very free to eat anything I want, atleast compared to now.

About one month ago I switched my diet to Dave Asprey's recommendations. The reason for this was because of the large amount of scientific data supporting his as the optimal diet. Its kind of a Low Carb High Fat or Upgraded Paleo-diet.

So what happened was that one day, I guess two weeks after beginning to consume more healthy fat, me and my mother had lunch with all of the healthiest fats; coconut oil, gmo-free soy lecithin, avocado oil, extra virgine oilive oil, organic, mostly grain but a little grass-fedbutter, and vegetables and meat.

Ten minutes after eating this my throat startet swelling. I called 911, who came over and didn't think it was anything serious, fortunately.

Since then I have reacted the same way, although less and less in intensity, to just about everytime I eat. I'm starting to wonder about stress and leaky-gut problems and today I mastered a breathing technique that helped me feel a peace I haven't felt in a long time.

But I still have a beautiful piece of grass-fed beef in my fridge, I reacted to grassfed beef first time I ate it, just like everything else I've been eating my whole life I'm reacting to and panicked.

I just want to know everybody's opinion. I have a PEF-meter to monitor my bronchial flow and an EpiPen and an educated family but I haven't even had any meat today becuase of this nonsense.

Oh, and please read a little bit about Dave Asprey's idea's if you are suspicious, the man's a genious and his outline for the "Bulletproof"-diet can be read in one page here: http://www.bulletproofexec.com/start-the-bulletproof-diet/

Peace

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  • Well, this problem is might be the cause of allergy related issues. You must have to go to the ENT doctor, where you may find out that sinus related allergies are cause of that. Otherwise an Allergy Specialist may cure your problems.
    jameswilson 12 Replies
    • August 16, 2013
    • 11:18 AM
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  • Go get checked for a newly discovered meat allergy called alpha gal its an allergy to the sugar in meat instead of protein caused by a tick bite .
    Anonymous 1 Replies Flag this Response
  • Did you eat that grass fed beef slightly rare? My daughter reacts to rare cooked beef and she has a severe milk protein allergy.
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