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by drae
Sat Mar 03, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Experiencing dizziness on rising. Ketosis? Supplement?
Replies: 10
Views: 3223

Re: Experiencing dizziness on rising. Ketosis? Supplement?

Drae, That was happening to me a while ago. It got so bad that it was happening even when I did not stand. I got to the point that I was afraid to get in my car for fear I would pass out while driving. Thanks, Maureen. This sounds much worse than mine and thankfully, I am better already. Years ago ...
by drae
Sat Mar 03, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Experiencing dizziness on rising. Ketosis? Supplement?
Replies: 10
Views: 3223

Re: Experiencing dizziness on rising. Ketosis? Supplement?

Consider a salty cup of broth to immediately address and the liberal use of salt (to suit your taste buds) on veggies moving forward. Here's a great outline of low carb side effects and ways to address. A good remedy for this, especially if you fast, is to carry around a 1 litre bottle of water mix...
by drae
Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Experiencing dizziness on rising. Ketosis? Supplement?
Replies: 10
Views: 3223

Re: Experiencing dizziness on rising. Ketosis? Supplement?

Yikes- sounds like keto flu! This is typically due to dehydration and mineral loss through urination. Your body is burning up the extra glycogen (stored glucose) in your liver and muscles. Breaking down glycogen releases a lot of water. As your carb intake and glycogen stores drop, your kidneys wil...
by drae
Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Experiencing dizziness on rising. Ketosis? Supplement?
Replies: 10
Views: 3223

Re: Experiencing dizziness on rising. Ketosis? Supplement?

Drae, In people without diabetes, ...it's probably prudent to let your physician know... Yes, great catch Searcher. I am newly diabetic, not on any medicine and my average BG readings are below 130 daily now. I really am planning to hook up with some doctor soon. Thanks for this. Sometimes such cou...
by drae
Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Announcements and Events
Topic: Regain Your Brain series
Replies: 7
Views: 3256

Re: Regain Your Brain series

Signed up too! Thank you, Nancy.
by drae
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Supplements help for a beginner UPDATED for MARCH - Comments? Suggestions?
Replies: 22
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Supplements help for a beginner UPDATED for MARCH - Comments? Suggestions?

Everything on the list down to the last three is what I am taking. Would like to have info on what I have so far and what I have planned for March. Thanks so much for all your help! This really is working, and when I get a moment I will catch you up. =) Supplements - March.pdf UPDATE: I do need a ne...
by drae
Wed Feb 28, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Prevention and Treatment
Topic: Experiencing dizziness on rising. Ketosis? Supplement?
Replies: 10
Views: 3223

Experiencing dizziness on rising. Ketosis? Supplement?

I tried searching but did not come across answers. A couple weeks ago, I started experiencing dizziness when getting up, particularly from bed, sometimes from sitting. Fortunately, I noticed it and just stood/sat still until it passed. It is now happening regularly rather than occasionally. This is ...
by drae
Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Our Stories
Topic: Asked to do book review on Dr. Bredesen's _The End of Alzheimer's_ CRY FOR HELP, PLEASE
Replies: 18
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Re: Asked to do book review on Dr. Bredesen's _The End of Alzheimer's_ CRY FOR HELP, PLEASE

Thanks, Sara. I just re-read that chapter yesterday. It may be my favorite and I was thinking the same thing. This will be a small group, mostly of caretakers of people with moderate to advanced AD. I sense the room tighten up when the subject of the book comes up, so have decided to tread lightly o...

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