High insulin causes profound changes in the body’s fluid compartments, which can lead to issues like hypertension, edema, or even congestive heart failure. I’ve fixed all three while reversing my diabetes.
My BP is normal now, without any hypertension meds.
The lymphedema in my legs and feet resolved in just days; I was off Lasix (water pill) in weeks; I haven’t needed to use my lymphapress in over two years. My socks and shoes just go on EVERY single day.
At the worst of the CHF, I had bras ranging from my normal of 44″ up to 52″, as I kept buying larger ones to hold all the fluid. A few months in, I bought 40″ bras, down 12 inches of mostly fluid. Since I downgraded further to 38″.
To begin to understand how this works, we need to understand the different compartments the body has for water and how they interact with each other… and how insulin affects them. I’ll simplify as much as possible for all the non-scientists!
— LINKS — (When available, I use affiliate links and may earn a commission.)
An excellent video explaining the Na+/K+ pump for the more science-minded: https://youtu.be/EVJSZcRWEPI
My web site http://ReversingDiabetes.XYZ where you can sign up for my free report on doing a ketogenic diet and fasting as a T2 diabetic
Dr. Jason Fung taught me when to eat with his book: The Diabetes Code https://amzn.to/314HAFB
Amanda taught me what to eat with her book: The Ridiculously Big Salad: http://KickDiabetesToTheCurb.com
If you’re a TikTok fan, you can find me here: https://www.tiktok.com/@reversingdiabetes
KetoChow has a good electrolyte product for those who don’t want to mix their own: https://amzn.to/2SwdQvi
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