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  1. sb4

    Ketosis and constantly activated Sympathetic Nervous System

    I have POTS which results in vasoconstriction caused by my sympathetic nervous system being jacked up all the time. I think this has been giving me problems when trying to enter ketosis. When I get in ketosis I notice my POTS is worse, particularly mornings and after meals. What I think may be...
  2. nerd

    Gallbladder (Bile) and SIBO

    I'm currently trying a keto diet and experiencing some gallbladder symptoms and a keto rash. I think I haven't sufficiently supported my stomach acid with Betaine HCL + Pepsin + Gentian Bitters. Instead, I took a supplement with calcium carbonate which reduced stomach acid. In the course of...
  3. nerd

    Ketogenesis-generated β-hydroxybutyrate is an epigenetic regulator of CD8+ T-cell memory development

    Zhang, H., Tang, K., Ma, J. et al. Ketogenesis-generated β-hydroxybutyrate is an epigenetic regulator of CD8+ T-cell memory development. Nat Cell Biol 22, 18–25 (2020). doi: 10.1038/s41556-019-0440-0 Abstract
  4. Lolinda

    casein/lactose intolerance: how to do aged butter with an amazing blue cheese flavour - add fun to diet if milk-product intolerant or eating ketogenic

    I am intolerant to casein and lactose. Any milk product causes bad reactions in me except cultured butter (that butter with the slightly sour taste. Most butter sold in Europe is cultured. I heard elsewhere you need to search for that). Now, how to enjoy a marvellous blue cheese flavour inspite...
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