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June 3rd, 2010
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Do Not Want: Evening Light-headedness

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From:netmouse
Date:June 4th, 2010 01:48 pm (UTC)
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hrm. I usually can't stand the stuff, but I'll give it a try. Thanks!
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From:vylar_kaftan
Date:June 4th, 2010 03:42 pm (UTC)
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If Gatorade tastes good, your body is telling you that you need it.

Some flavors are better than others. I like the ice lime and the orange flavors. Lemonade is pretty good. The blue flavors are nasty.
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From:shadowriderhope
Date:June 5th, 2010 03:30 am (UTC)
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One downside of Gatorade and similar drinks is that they're usually also very high in sugar, which really isn't needed unless your blood sugar is also low, so they can pack a lot of unnecessary calories. My favorite thing for electrolytes is made by Camelbak, called Elixir - they're basically effervescing tablets that you put into water and they make 24 oz of electrolyte replacement fluid (tasty lemon-lime flavor, too!) that doesn't contain a ton of sugar.

Bottom line, though, is to talk to your doc, though I'm sure that's what you're doing. :)
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From:netmouse
Date:June 5th, 2010 12:17 pm (UTC)
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Cool. I went to Indigo Forest and asked for advice and ended up with some little packets made by the people who make emergen-C that look very similar and have electrolytes in them but not all the sugar. I also hit whole foods and got a couple of things to try, like their electrolyte water and Essentia, which is also electrolyte water.

Good news: no wooziness last night.

I also got some pregnancy tea at Indigo Forest, which I'd been needing anyway. :)
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