"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > General Cooking
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-04-2011, 09:38 PM   #1
Chef Extraordinaire
 
babetoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: escondido, calif. near san diego
Posts: 14,349
Carbs Withdrawal?

since i started my diet, i am having headaches in the afternoon. is it possible to have carb withdrawal? if not , will need to find out why. still drinking coffee so is not caffeine withdrawal.

has anyone else had this problem? am eating some carbs, just not so many. Help!!

__________________

__________________
"life isn't about how to survive the storm but how to dance in the rain"
babetoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2011, 09:50 PM   #2
Certified Pretend Chef
 
Andy M.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 41,358
I really don't think the headaches are caused by carb withdrawal. Of course you could go off the diet and see if they go away.
__________________

__________________
"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." -Carl Sagan
Andy M. is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2011, 10:06 PM   #3
Chef Extraordinaire
 
taxlady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: near Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Posts: 18,874
Send a message via Skype™ to taxlady
We didn't get headaches from carb withdrawal, just brain fog for about a week.
__________________
May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live.
Robert A. Heinlein
taxlady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2011, 10:07 PM   #4
Certified Pretend Chef
 
Andy M.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 41,358
Other than cutting out carbs, are you eating anything different from normal or cutting out other things too?
__________________
"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." -Carl Sagan
Andy M. is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2011, 10:42 PM   #5
Chef Extraordinaire
 
babetoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: escondido, calif. near san diego
Posts: 14,349
i didn't cut out carbs altogether. just not so many. i cut out beer, maybe that is the culprit. was having two in the afternoon. my brain is a bit foggy. the other odd thing is blood sugar is up. strange since having little or no sugar and the low carbs. had corn for dinner and that is fairly high , i think. just lots of veggies and lean fish or chicken. curious.
__________________
"life isn't about how to survive the storm but how to dance in the rain"
babetoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2011, 10:47 PM   #6
Chef Extraordinaire
 
babetoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: escondido, calif. near san diego
Posts: 14,349
now that i think about it, the high blood sugar may be the cause. just don't understand why it is high. it is not through the roof, just higher than the food intake should make it. diabetes is a pain .
__________________
"life isn't about how to survive the storm but how to dance in the rain"
babetoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2011, 10:57 PM   #7
Ogress Supreme
 
PrincessFiona60's Avatar
Site Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 36,289
Quote:
Originally Posted by babetoo View Post
now that i think about it, the high blood sugar may be the cause. just don't understand why it is high. it is not through the roof, just higher than the food intake should make it. diabetes is a pain .
Your higher blood sugar is your body going into protection mode, it thinks you are starving it so you are cranking out glycogen. This will normalize when you get your carb need button reset...does that make sense?
__________________
PrincessFiona60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2011, 11:12 PM   #8
Certified Pretend Chef
 
Andy M.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 41,358
Quote:
Originally Posted by PrincessFiona60 View Post
...your carb need button reset...

Wait a minute! We have reset buttons?
__________________
"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." -Carl Sagan
Andy M. is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2011, 11:14 PM   #9
Master Chef
 
luvs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: da 'burgh
Posts: 9,673
when i refuse carbs, i just get hungry & irritable.
__________________
i believe that life would not be complete sans comfy 'ol tee-shirts, the Golden Girls, and the color pink
& rock on, PITTSBURGH-
luvs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2011, 11:19 PM   #10
Ogress Supreme
 
PrincessFiona60's Avatar
Site Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 36,289
Quote:
Originally Posted by Andy M. View Post
Wait a minute! We have reset buttons?
Oh yeah...and you know that is a highly educated medical term.
__________________

__________________
PrincessFiona60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:41 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.