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Side Effects???

S: 19st4lb C: 12st12lb G: 10st10lb BMI: 30.9 Loss: 6st6lb(33.33%)
#1
I have been on the SS plan for over 7 months now and, other than in the first week, had not suffered any of the undesirable side-effects like headaches, ketosis breathe and so forth.

However, I seem to have developed night sweats in the last month or so, and the sweat smells really really bad. I was wondering if anyone else has experienced this and if it's related to ketosis at all?
 
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muhly

Full Member
S: 14st11lb C: 11st2lb G: 10st0lb Loss: 3st9lb(24.64%)
#2
ketones come out either through breath, urine, or sweat. or a combination of all three. yours must be coming out through sweat rather than the other ways I suppose :) they're got to come out somewhere!

congrats on staying on CD for 7 months that is amazing
 

kellymarie3488

Silver Member
S: 15st11lb C: 15st11lb G: 11st11lb BMI: 36.8 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#4
After being on it for 10 weeks before I suffered from bruising really easily some sort of vitamin deficiency. I have the terrible breath, carry sugar free gum always lol!! X
 

Jayellekay

this time - the last time
S: 16st6lb C: 11st10lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 32 Loss: 4st10lb(28.7%)
#5
Ooh....I didn't realise bruising was a side effect. I'm covered in bruises at the moment!
 

Lily

Gold Member
S: 16st11.0lb C: 15st10.0lb G: 13st7.0lb BMI: 37.8 Loss: 1st1lb(6.38%)
#6
Ooh....I didn't realise bruising was a side effect. I'm covered in bruises at the moment!
Yup - your body's used to having a certain level of Vitamin K and it's likely that you were having more of it naturally in your diet before you started CD. There is a good level of Vit K in Cambridge diet products, so it's just a temporary effect while your body gets used to having less.
 

Cerulean

Silver Member
S: 17st2lb C: 11st10lb G: 10st5lb BMI: 27.3 Loss: 5st6lb(31.67%)
#7
Cor we're an attractive bunch at the moment - smelly and bruised. Bit like rotten fruit ;) My gums are playing me up...they usually do on SS. I don't feel my ketosis breath is any more offensive than my friends' boozy breath of an evening or my work colleague's smelly food - a good old brush and lots of water usually sorts it out for me.

I've been golden this time round - really healthy - not even the problem with rampant unending coldsores I had on Lighter Life. I think it's mainly cos I'm not stressed at work and home as well as doing this. I'm pretty zen and bouncy and full of life!
 

Cerulean

Silver Member
S: 17st2lb C: 11st10lb G: 10st5lb BMI: 27.3 Loss: 5st6lb(31.67%)
#8
Oooh - Lily, that's a TOP fact - I was bruising like a persimmon up until a few weeks ago...now I'm bruise free. Although that may have something to do with not being in a play with stage fighting any more ;) - despite that, I still usually bruised a lot without being grabbed and thrown around nightly....
 


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