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Muscles feel as though they are seizing up

Discussion in 'Reactive Hypoglycemia' started by Atlantico, Sep 26, 2018.

  1. Atlantico

    Atlantico Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Everyone,
    Has anyone felt as though their thigh muscles are seizing up?
    Two hours ago I ate half a round of small Burgen bread, buttered with roast beef and cheese on. One and a half hours after eating it I started very deep yawning and my thigh muscles have gone very tight. This isn't the first time this has happened to me.
    Look forward to hearing from you.
    Regards. Atlantico
     
  2. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    I can only guess, I'm afraid.
    So don't take this as advice, except that I would definitely see my GP and/or my specialist.
    It has the symptoms that something that you have stopped eating has had an effect, possibly some nutrient or say salt is missing from your diet.
    I know when I started low carb, that one of the most important change is to take salt, as my previous diet(s), had too much salt and low carb too little. I also had to dehydrate more and drink more water consistently.

    It will take time to find the right balance for you.
    But keep asking, maybe @Brunneria, has some insight into muscle problems.

    Just a thought, are you doing too much, or too much too soon?
    Exercise is important, but because too much can be counterproductive, just take it easy on yourself.
     
  3. hankjam

    hankjam Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I would go with @Lamont D post.
    I get some really gut wrenching cramps in my shins, often at night.... GP got nothing to say.....
    I add salt to everything I eat and a bit more...

    so was happy to see @Goonergal posting https://idmprogram.com/salt-scare/
    I think it was Goonergal…. it was earlier today and that was sometime ago.

    Good luck
     
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  4. Atlantico

    Atlantico Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you for your reply. When I started LCHF in August I did use more salt and drank more but have just realised that I am not paying as much attention to this now. I will increase both salt and fluids and see if it helps.
    Thanks again.
     
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    Atlantico Reactive hypoglycemia · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, thanks for your advice. I am going to add more salt, also fluid and see if it makes any difference.
    Regards
     
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