1 slight problem

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  1. kenshin112

    kenshin112 Gotta Make A Change

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    okay ive been doing lighter life for a week now
    just 1 thing ive started getting really light headed and the odd occasional dizzy spell,since i started LL. i was involved in a car accident some weeks ago, question is should i put the vlcd on hold or what should i do
    any advice would be greatly appreciated
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  3. Frejja

    Frejja Silver Member

    Kenshin, that's really a question you'd have to ask your GP, none of us would be qualified to say, I don't think. However, I experienced terrible dizziness on LL, which was postural hypertension due to the nature of the diet. It happened when I stood up quickly. I spoke to my GP about it but she was happy for me to continue. So, in short, it can be a side effect but since you've been in an accident and you've just started LL, your GP should be your first port of call. Good luck!
  4. kenshin112

    kenshin112 Gotta Make A Change

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    thanks for that :) i think ill give my GP a call tomorrow and ask him what he thinks
    because in the accident i did get a major head injury which required stiches and all, so i think ill ask my DR see what he says weather i should hold it off for a few weeks or if i continue, id hope its me being allowed to continue so i can lose the weight quick, than add normal conventional foods
  5. lighterlifeclaire

    lighterlifeclaire Silver Member

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    it could be that you are not having enough water... I'm just starting week 4 and am still having those dizzy spells which are fixed with about half a litre of water!!

    ... but as frejja says, I ain't a healthcare professional or anything of the sort so get it checked out just incase its anything to do with ur accident.

    Good luck :)
  6. Eclipse

    Eclipse Gold Member

    Think its probably down to the bump on the head hun, rather than the diet. But best to check with the doc in the morning. Hope you are feeling a bit better xxx
  7. kenshin112

    kenshin112 Gotta Make A Change

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    im def drinking enough water :) so its not the water intake
    ill ask my gp tomorrow
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