What are the symptoms of electrolyte deficiency during weight loss?
When you lose a lot of weight on a certain eating plan, you can lose a lot of water weight along with fat. In fact, many people lose fluid first, and with that comes electrolytes. This can lead to an electrolyte deficiency.
1. Low calcium Low calcium can cause cramps, irritability, chronic cough, and depression.
2. Low magnesium Low magnesium can cause weak muscles, hyper irritability, and irregular heartbeat or palpitations.
3. Low potassium Low potassium can cause fatigue, cramps, constipation, nausea, and sugar craving.
4. Low sodium Low sodium can cause headaches, fatigue, loss of appetite, nausea, and fuzzy thinking/brain fog.
Last updated: Jan 16, 2023 04:14 AM