Strong or irregular heart beats, fuzzy head at times on the Rosedale Diet - how to solve

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28 Jul, 2015 09:15 PM

Good day,

Maybe you can help me with the above question
But does Dr. Rosedale suggest in such a case
Thank you so much, glad I found this web site

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Ken on 28 Jul, 2015 09:28 PM

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    This is a first.

    • How long have you been following the recommendations made by Dr. Rosedale?

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  2. 2 Posted by Teresa JANSEN V... on 28 Jul, 2015 09:45 PM

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    Hello Ken,

    THAT was a fast reply

    I did a LCHF diet from Jan 2013 to May 2013 and had to stop for the same
    reason. I have asked every expert I could but no solution found except as
    Volek and Phinney suggest eating more salt and taking potassium and
    magnesium which I did every day but no help

    I went back to a low fat diet and in one week all symptoms went away but I
    did put on weight - of course
    I battled along till I found the Swedish LCHF web site from Dr. Andreas
    Eensfeldt and started the diet again with the same result

    It worried me as as I became a Member I could asked him the same question
    and he answered to either increase my protein or/and my carbs and as I did
    not bother to much about my carbs I increased my protein to around 100-120
    a day

    I do check my blood sugar levels and they just increased and increased (now
    at last I do understand WHY)

    I never give ip searching as this LCHF diet is the only diet where I can
    eat and not starve and keep my weight of 47 kg which is perfect for me and
    doctor approved

    I take no medication and have no known health programs so far I know except
    the ones mentioned when starting this type of diet

    Eventually by searching the Net I found Dr. Ron Rosedale and having had his
    book many, many years ago, I was not ready for what he wrote but now after
    all that trying I am
    Now he is the only one I believe in, I feel very strongly about this as no
    other LCHF diet worked for me
    My blood sugar levels dropped immediately after a few days to 70-90 range
    over the day from much higher by following his recommendations

    I am no exception in this problem, if one has a change and go to
    reddit/Keto diet and search for heart palpitation there are plenty of
    people there who suffer the same thing and all refer to more salt,
    magnesium and potassium which I do not want to take in high doses as it
    says it can kill, at least this is what I read
    Or maybe a Google search on Ketogenic diet and heart palpitations

    Otherwise I just LOVE the diet, coming from a vegan diet for many years,
    the high meat diet never really suited me, but Dr. Rosedale's Diet is just
    fine for me with some fish, eggs and lean chicken, I do not mind adding
    this to all the good fats and salads

    I am so surprised this is nowhere covered in detail by most LCHF people's

    Any more questions, please let me know, I am glad to answer

    Thanks again,


  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Ken on 28 Jul, 2015 10:08 PM

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    I am not aware of Dr. Rosedale's diet being associated with anything like this.

    Dr. Ron is very busy but if time permits he may have a response. I had irregular heart beats for years but have not since following Dr. Ron's Diet. It was less than a year when I became aware that I no longer had them.

    Something of this nature would require Dr. Rosedale to examine you, but, please keep in mind that he has closed his practice and at present doesn't do any consulting. He is traveling globally, conducting teaching seminars, researching and writing.

    Ken/   Rosedale Support Team

  4. 4 Posted by Teresa JANSEN V... on 28 Jul, 2015 10:20 PM

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    Yes Ken, I understand

    I am far away from you people so even if he practiced your suggestion would
    not be possible
    I will keep on reading his site and see what I can find as I have no
    intention to stop his diet now as I otherwise feel happy and fine eating
    his way
    I see he says to take a minimum of 200 mg potassium a day (plus magnesium),
    how much more could one take for my weight?
    Is it possible to have an answer on that question

    Kind regards,
    Thanks for trying to help

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Ken on 28 Jul, 2015 10:32 PM

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    • you mentioned above:

    Eventually by searching the Net I found Dr. Ron Rosedale and having had his book many, many years ago, I was not ready for what he wrote but now after
    all that trying I am

    on page 156 of that book is a supplement plan listed.

    Ken/   Rosedale Support Team

  6. 6 Posted by Teresa JANSEN V... on 28 Jul, 2015 10:47 PM

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    Thank you very much Ken
    Only received a copy from his book now again and I will surely read it to
    the end including what to supplement with

    I appreciate your time and help

    May you go well and specially Dr. Ron
    Kind regards,

  7. Support Staff 7 Posted by Ken on 28 Jul, 2015 11:00 PM

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    Glad to be of help.

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