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Is weakness and fatigue a sign of low potassium? Should I take a potassium supplement, or sodium, in addition to my regular vitamins during weight loss?
Potassium is a mineral that is necessary for all living cells. It helps to maintain proper electrolyte balance in body cells, is essential for proper muscle function, and is instrumental in conducting nerve impulses....
Sometimes I feel bloated and like I'm retaining a lot of fluids. What causes this?
Fluid retention can be caused by normal hormonal fluctuations (in both men and women), muscle strain, sunburn, sitting or standing for long periods of time, a lack of sleep, medication such as hormones and steroids, and sometimes, though rarely, by heart or kidney problems. It is usually temporary and not a sign of a more dangerous problem. Drinking lots of water can actually help. If your symptoms don't improve, you may want to consult with your doctor....
I get constipated when dieting to lose weight. What do you recommend for this problem?
There is no question that weight reduction dieting can lead to constipation for some people. High protein diets are more often implicated than are other diets. ...
What can I do about bad breath while dieting?
During weight loss, ketones (the by-product of fat burning) are excreted through your breath as well as through the urine. Unfortunately, that can cause unpleasant breath for some people who excrete quite a few ketones that way. ...
What can I do to prevent headaches while dieting for weight loss?
1. Headaches can be common for some individuals while dieting and are usually due to "fluid and mineral shifts," mostly due to low sodium/salt levels. This can occur especially when carbohydrate intake is particularly low; for example, below 50g per day....
What causes low energy during weight loss?
Individuals who are following a low carbohydrate eating plan may be especially prone to this happening. A person may experience a lack of energy while dieting due to several possible reasons:...
What causes cramps while exercising?
There are several possible reasons for muscle cramping during exercise. ...
How can I increase my energy?
The best strategies for increasing energy are to lose weight, decrease stress, and increase exercise. ...
Now that I'm losing weight I've become more sensitive to cold. Why?
There are several reasons you may feel colder due to dieting and weight loss....
What causes weakness while losing weight?
Weakness can be a common complication of weight loss. There are some useful strategies: ...
What causes hair loss during dieting?
No matter what manner people use to lose weight, the more weight they lose, the more likely they are to experience some temporary hair loss. The condition is usually resolved when the person stops losing weight and gradually increases calorie intake by going on to a nutritionally balanced maintenance eating plan....
I'm concerned about loose skin after losing weight. Can it be prevented?
We see people who lose more than 500 pounds, and some who lose less than ten pounds. The best predictors of whether someone will have loose excess skin are their beginning weight (regardless of how much they lose), their age and related skin elasticity, and extent and nature of the exercise they do....