Paleo

Paleo for Productivity

I have mentioned the Paleo diet a couple of times in recent articles as a means to be significantly more productive. In this article, I would like to explain why that is so and why you should start eating a Paleo diet for productivity too.

My story

Ever since I was a child, I would have several really bad sinus infections a year. And trust me, these are not to be confused with the common cold. My nose would be so stuffy I couldn’t get any air. Even the really potent nasal sprays would only help temporarily. Every night, I felt as if I was suffocating. On top of that, my throat would get so sore, I couldn’t eat much for days (great way to lose weight though…). But by far the worst was the sinus pressure below my eyes – it was constantly there, no matter what medication I took, and it wouldn’t let me sleep for more than 4-5 hours a night. As I got older, these infections would take longer and longer to run their course, sometimes up to 10 weeks. Imagine! For 10 WEEKS, I wouldn’t be able to think straight or get much work done, because I was constantly feeling like shit or completely stoned by hardcore medications, as my doctors had started to prescribe me some really strong stuff, like cortisone and prednisolone (also used for treating cancer patients).

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