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An_247660 posted:
I switched from atkins to calorie counting and lost 40 lbs. very quickly. I lowered my calories too much and now I have muscle wasting and at 5'2" weigh 95 lbs. I am now having trouble with a terrible lump feeling in my throat that accompanies weakness and shakiness. It's worse than it sounds and is scaring me. I have been to my doctor but he thinks it's acid reflux. I think maybe it's my body telling me it's starving even though I am increasing calories. It gets worse with stress and with carb cravings. Could this be my body telling me it's starving and if so what can I do to undo the damage?
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gypsywoman26 responded:
Hi, something similar happened to me a few years ago. It is your body telling you that it's starving. I increased the calories and used vitamins and supplements. Check to see if you are deficient in anything. Hope this helps. Let me know how you make out. Good luck.
Kathy
 
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Taurino responded:
You may want to have your thyroid checked.


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