Why You Get the KETO FLU
[and how to overcome it]
The keto flu happens as your body goes through withdrawals from sugar and carbohydrates. It's the symptoms from your body detoxing and it can very much feel like the flu.
Fatigue Headache Muscle Cramps Light-Headed Increased Heart Rate Nausea Mental Fog Irritable / Moody / Depressed Bad Breath Dry Mouth Constipation
KETO FLU Symptoms
Carbohydrates retain water in the body, so when you eliminate them, you experience a significant water loss.
The problem with your body flushing out so much water is that much-needed electrolytes are flushed out too.
An electrolyte imbalance can lead to fatigue, irritability, and depression…just to name a few.
A salt deficiency includes symptoms such as nausea, headache, confusion, fatigue, and irritability.
Electrolyte #1: Salt
A few symptoms of a magnesium deficiency include anxiety, insomnia, low energy, muscle cramps, high blood pressure, and hormonal imbalances such as PMS.
Electrolyte #2: Magnesium
A potassium deficiency produces symptoms like muscle cramps, digestive issues, irritability, and constipation
Electrolyte #3: Potassium
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