been on this diet for a year and a half and im still exhausted. came from a past of extreme sickness and I have positives about this diet but the one thing I need the most id energy and I just cant get it....made a video about it:
any suggestions please post below. hugs.
I eat a lot of solid fruits averyday and actually hav been leaning away from smoothies and more towards whole fruits as it makes my tummy feel a bit better. just tracked on my nutrients and the only things im low in are vit. A vit. k and calcium but im not worried about calcium because im a vegan so yeah hehe :)
Do you know if you have Hashimoto? or hypothyroidism? Low iron? Low iodine levels? All those things could make you feel exhausted.
could be a thyroid thing. but im not going to get tested because a have a server anxiety of needles. I tried to get a blood test once and fear literally took over me and I scared screaming and just ran out and then went home and passed out. like literally this lady thought she was gonna have to call the police like complete irrational thoughts take over and I freak out...no control hahaha! I guess I could try iodine supplementation to see if it helps idk. low iron idk im getting enough iron everyday as per usda recommendations so idk on that. ugh getting frustrated.
Humm, sorry, it is not funny to have such an anxiety of needles!
but if you don´t know if you have Hashimoto, or something else, that will be difficult to improve your situation. I know what it is like to have chronic fatigue, I have it also. And I can tell you I have Hashimoto, and vit D, iron, selenium, zinc deficiency, and extremely low iodine levels. My B12 are also low by the way.
If you want to learn more about Iodine, I recommend you go watch this amazing presentation:
It´s long but it´s worth it!
Sorry to hear about your situation. I had a low-functioning thyroid which was initially diagnosed by me taking my body temp; once I'd done that, I knew to go to the doc for further testing, and they confirmed it for me (guess I didn't quite believe the literature that supports the body temp/metabolism theory!) A low temp (below 37c) is indicative of a low metabolism and low thyroid function. Mine was super low, approx 35.5c, so I was quite shocked when I tested it.
Maybe try this, saves you having to subject yourself to needles...! Super simple too.
Hope you get sorted soon.
thank you everybody for your suggestions :)
Get on the bike and get out there!
Fatigue when you are getting enough sleep, water and sugar is 99% mental!
lol clearly never suffered from CFS.
CFS has an infinite number of possible causes, its not a mental illness, stop acting like an MD.
The human is not made of just sugar and water otherwise we could live of gatorades but hey guess what some American on SAD diet do just that and do fine right? So I guess we only need sugar and water after all!
I agree with you Alex!