Update: Keto Diet has stopped my Migraines!!
I would like to update you all regarding the discovery of something called Reactive Hypoglycemia. Firstly I am not a doctor and my knowledge of biological processes within the human body is very minimal. After noticing that every day two to three hours after eating a meal I would begin to feel tired and lethargic. I was fighting tiredness mid-morning and again mid-afternoon following lunch. I thought this was simply my body working hard to digest my meals. This constant battle with tiredness whist trying to focus on work would always result in a headache of some sort. Yes, this was happening to me every single day. I was getting migraines 3-4 times a week!!.
I was reading articles about diabetes, of which I was recently tested, I don’t have diabetes. During my research I came across a condition called “Reactive Hypoglycemia”. It is something that happens whereby there is a temporary drop in blood-sugar levels caused by too much insulin being produced after a meal.
I started searching foods that are high on the glycemic scale which were mostly carbohydrates and sugars. This led me in turn to begin a rather dramatic diet of which I am on my 11th day. It is called a ketogenic diet which is very low carbohydrate and high in fat. I have had ZERO headaches and ZERO migraines since starting the diet. Form the very first day I noticed the difference.
I appreciate that the trigger for migraines is unique to the individual, and “reactive hypoglycemia” seems to be mine. In hindsight I have endure this condition all my life. I remember feeling the tiredness in school and later during college. Surely it affected my grades.
I hope this information is helpful to someone.
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