How do you know if your in ketosis??

Sadsam26

Full Member
S: 18st11lb G: 12st0lb
I'm on day 5 now with no cheating at all and my stomach is still rumbling is that normal. I'm not particularly hungry but I do look at food and think ohhh I'd like to eat that...lol
I'm drinking 5 pints of water a day.
My mouth is a tad dry but my breath isn't smelly (I've been asking my hubby and mom a million times a day..haha)
I am cold but then it is freezing weather isn't it...lol
 
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Mini

Administrator
Staff member
S: 18st3lb C: 16st8.5lb G: 11st3lb Loss: 1st8.5lb(8.82%)
Normally when you are in ketosis you will notice that hunger is greatly reduced and in some the feeling of hunger goes away altogether.

Some not all, also get a feeling of well-being or a ketosis high.


Ketosis can be detected in the urine.

Also, sometimes on the breath but this is temporary and can be reduced by adequate water intake and mouth rinsing with a mouthwash like Listerine or Oraldene.

I hope that helps!

Love Mini xxx
 

Sadsam26

Full Member
S: 18st11lb G: 12st0lb
Thanks all. I guess until I get the sticks I won't know for sure. I better be though after all these days with no food..hehe
 

smurf

Silver Member
S: 16st5lb C: 11st7lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 26.8 Loss: 4st12lb(29.69%)
good luck sammy on your cd journey!!..xx
 

kate100

Member
Hi i always used ketosis sticks before normally around day 3 you get really cold hands and feverish i find keto stiks fab as im not very good at drinking water and they will tell you if u need to up the amount you drink. hope this helps
 

LeylaK

Member
hi sticks are£5 and youcan get them from any chemist... I test every 3-4 days as I'm trying different teas...
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Sophie_x

Member
What are teh sticks called?
 




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