Keto Flu: Flu-like symptoms experienced during the transition to ketosis, including fatigue, headache, and nausea.
Digestive Issues: Commonly includes constipation, diarrhea, or upset stomach due to low fiber intake and changes in gut bacteria.
Electrolyte Imbalance: Imbalances in sodium, potassium, and magnesium levels due to increased fluid loss.
Increased Urination: Diuresis caused by the excretion of ketones in urine, leading to more frequent trips to the bathroom.
Bad Breath: Fruity or acetone-like breath odor caused by increased ketone production.
Reduced Exercise Performance: Initial decline in performance due to limited glycogen stores, but usually improves once the body adapts to using fat for fuel.
Changes in Blood Lipid Levels: Can lead to increased LDL cholesterol and decreased HDL cholesterol levels in some individuals. Monitoring lipid levels is important.