Low Carb Frequently Asked Questions - Feeling Dehydrated!




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CAPECODWOMAN
11-06-2013, 08:21 AM
I have always been good about drinking 8 glasses of water a day. Since starting a low carb diet I have been drinking 10-12 glasses of water a day, sometimes more. I drink only one small cup of coffee in the morning then nothing but water. I eat plenty of veggies. I exfoliate my skin and lotion regularly but the last week or so it is not enough! Wondering if I need to be drinking even MORE water? Or could it be something else?


sarahinparis
11-07-2013, 02:19 AM
I was really dehydrated and thirsty a couple of weeks into my low carb diet. It lasted 2 or 3 weeks and then was back to normal. I do drink a fair amount of water every day.

lena8787
11-07-2013, 06:51 AM
Maybe you could experiment with electrolytes. You could try adding pink himalayan rock salt to water maybe cut up raw veges. When I am dehydrated I often do this and find that it helps me alot