Facebook    Twitter    YouTube    Instagram

For who like to play with calories read need to read this

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 22
  1. #1
    www.Bodyfactoryllc.com
    hardasnails1973's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Pa
    Age
    44
    Posts
    1,750

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    424554

    For who like to play with calories read need to read this

    After my contest everything was normal till about 4 weeks later. I dieted on 3 ius of gh a day 5 days on 2 days off for about 9 weeks. I did no cardio during the approach to try to save my lean muscle mass. I was on no t-3, but ECA 3 times a day as standard dieting procedure. I was on low caloires (about 2200- 2400 caloires) for an extended amount of time (8 weeks) with a carb up every 3-4 days (400 grams) , but after the show I slowly raised caloires and after about 3-4 weeks I noticed getting bloated and having severe constipation and feel cold all the time, getting severe joint pains and my self esteem went to shit. I went to the GI specialist and said I do to dieting I had used super dieters tea becuase constipation got so bad not because of diet but i think becuase of stress levels at my job, so 2-3 times a week I would use this tea to releive blaoting. after the contest I also stop on EC stack from 3 times a day yo just on workout days and then stopped all the gh and chem as well. from this time I have been very cold, lack of selfesteem, and constipated like crazy, and just about falling into every hypo thyroid symptoms joint pains,thickness of skin and steroid moon face , fever, constantly sick, sensitiveity to light plus many others there are. Any suggestion will be greatly aprecaited. My hr is 50 and bp is 101/59 core temp in morning was 95.9 today and when i ate it raised to 98 !!

    any help be appreciated
    Thanks brio

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    ELITE MEMBER
    Jodi's Avatar


    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Gender
    Female
    Location
    AZ
    Posts
    22,982

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    162956643


    Have you had a blood test done?

    Things to check for hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism would be T4, TSH, T3, PBI.

    Here are a few things that may help:

    Make sure you vitamins are without iron - they can interfere with thyroid function as well.

    Stop eating raw greens and cook them instead. I know this sounds silly but I recall reading this before that over eating raw veggies can affect thyroid levels. Also soy products can cause issues as well.

    Make sure you are getting sodium and iodine in your diet. I don't recall the specific affects to the thyroid - but I do know that you need to make sure you are getting some.

    I was reasearching this last year when I thought I was becoming hypo again. Thankfully that was not the case.

    Another thing to keep in mind is that if your blood does not show hypothyroidism it may show the opposite, hyperthyroidism. Many people have similar symptoms of hypothyroidism, including myself, even though its hyper.

    I went back and forth with a stretch of Hypo, then with medicine became hyper. I came off the medicine and I stayed hyper for a few years and they almost burnt out my thyroid. I had Graves disease. Instead, they tried a different drug Tapazole for a year and that seemed to take care of it. I have not had any issues since but my symptoms while I was hyper were the same symptoms as hypo. This doesn't happen often but common enough that the doctors recognized it.

    This was years ago and since then I have had no thyroid issues.

    Keeping track of your morning tempature is good. Your temp will change throughout the day but the morning temp is what to go by for tracking purposes.





  3. #3
    I'm special :)
    greekblondechic's Avatar


    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    NJ
    Age
    34
    Posts
    7,791

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    6621742

    We always have the same symptoms, its eerie

    I wish I knew how to help hon!

  4. #4
    bring it!
    atherjen's Avatar


    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Gender
    Female
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    5,757

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    6534103

    hmmm does having a low heart rate and BP be concerned?
    my HR is 51 and BP is 98/52, sometimes a tad higher but not by much. always been this low tho.. .not norm?
    hmm temp in the morning is 97.7 usually. norm?

    HANS, I really hope that you can get things worked out and that there is something they can do for you..

    this entire comp dieting thing is scaring me more each day already with that I am feeling in my body..
    " To dream anything you want to dream: That is the beauty of the human mind. To do anything you want to do: That is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself to test your limits: that is the courage to succeed."

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    ELITE MEMBER
    Dale Mabry's Avatar


    Join Date
    May 2003
    Location
    Elsewhere
    Age
    40
    Posts
    15,577

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    249481082


    Borderline morning body temp is 97.8. I would not worry about the low BP and heart rate as a symptom of Hypo, it can mean so many different things. I know that Drs give GH to up a metabolism so maybe you are getting some negative feedback from that. Bump on the iodine, it is one of the things that your thyroid absorbs to make T3 and T4. Well, actually, it is reduced to iodide and then absorbed from the small intestine, same thing. I heard once before that if you rub iodine on your abdomen and it disappears rather quickly that you are prolly deficient in it. Don't know the validity of that, but I suppose it makes sense. Also, if you are accustomed to having iodized salt and then conpletely cut it out, you may become deficient. I would assume you took a multi, so that shouldn't be the case.

    Also, excess cortisol production blocks the conversion of T4 to T3, which could be another issue. I don't know how stressed you have been prior to this, but considering you where dieting pretty hard this could be the case. This could also be linked to the GH, but I am not sure what the relationship would be.

    Forgot to tell you, check out this site and if you feel this could be the case, bring it up to your doctor.

    http://www.providentmedical.com/medf...nsSyndrome.pdf
    If sense were common, everyone would have it.

    4/2007-Current 75th Ranked most popular image 1 spot behind Prince's bulge...

    Check out my world famous Bob Loblaw's Law Blog at http://www.synergyhw.blogspot.com/...Just kidding, it's a health and wellness blog.

  6. #6
    Registered User
    bigbrownbear's Avatar


    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    Australia
    Age
    42
    Posts
    65

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    11532

    HAN

    sorry to hear about your situation bro. I dont know why your in the position your in, but I do know u like your ALA and you do crazy doses like 3000mg with lots of carbs, however i think this isnt gonna help you and can cause problems with your joints and your brain, as you could be driving away glucose for the brain and even starving it, tothe point brain cells will die. I would keep the ALA to a minimum for a while bro or even stay off it.

  7. #7
    www.Bodyfactoryllc.com
    hardasnails1973's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Pa
    Age
    44
    Posts
    1,750

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    424554

    ala actually helps to regenerated tissue. after my blood test if it is low i'm going to start on iodine, gugguls, corefolsin and get thing back in line so i look half descent for the body rock !!

  8. #8
    The Gym's Disciple
    ELITE MEMBER
    donescobar2000's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Your girlfriend bedroom. Haha!
    Age
    36
    Posts
    1,586

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    10

    Re: For who like to play with caloires read need to read this

    Originally posted by hardasnails1973
    After my contest everything was normal till about 4 weeks later. I dieted on 3 ius of gh a day 5 days on 2 days off for about 9 weeks. I did no cardio during the approach to try to save my lean muscle mass. I was on no t-3, but ECA 3 times a day as standard dieting procedure. I was on low caloires (about 2200- 2400 caloires) for an extended amount of time (8 weeks) with a carb up every 3-4 days (400 grams) , but after the show I slowly raised caloires and after about 3-4 weeks I noticed getting bloated and having severe constipation and feel cold all the time, getting severe joint pains and my self esteem went to shit. I went to the GI specialist and said I do to dieting I had used super dieters tea becuase constipation got so bad not because of diet but i think becuase of stress levels at my job, so 2-3 times a week I would use this tea to releive blaoting. after the contest I also stop on EC stack from 3 times a day yo just on workout days and then stopped all the gh and chem as well. from this time I have been very cold, lack of selfesteem, and constipated like crazy, and just about falling into every hypo thyroid symptoms joint pains,thickness of skin and steroid moon face , fever, constantly sick, sensitiveity to light plus many others there are. Any suggestion will be greatly aprecaited. My hr is 50 and bp is 101/59 core temp in morning was 95.9 today and when i ate it raised to 98 !!

    any help be appreciated
    Thanks brio
    I am confused here Nails, did this happen to you or are you just posting this as a heads up for dieters?
    ]

  9. #9
    I'm special :)
    greekblondechic's Avatar


    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    NJ
    Age
    34
    Posts
    7,791

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    6621742

    it happened to him

    im also experiencing something similar..

  10. #10
    The Gym's Disciple
    ELITE MEMBER
    donescobar2000's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Your girlfriend bedroom. Haha!
    Age
    36
    Posts
    1,586

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    10

    Greek have you been checking your temp every morning?
    ]

  11. #11
    I'm special :)
    greekblondechic's Avatar


    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    NJ
    Age
    34
    Posts
    7,791

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    6621742

    no not yet..should i do it orally or underarm?

  12. #12
    bring it!
    atherjen's Avatar


    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Gender
    Female
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    5,757

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    6534103

    orally is fine IMO. thats how I do it.
    " To dream anything you want to dream: That is the beauty of the human mind. To do anything you want to do: That is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself to test your limits: that is the courage to succeed."

  13. #13
    I'm special :)
    greekblondechic's Avatar


    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    NJ
    Age
    34
    Posts
    7,791

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    6621742

    for 10minutes like mercola recommends?

  14. #14
    The Gym's Disciple
    ELITE MEMBER
    donescobar2000's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Your girlfriend bedroom. Haha!
    Age
    36
    Posts
    1,586

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    10

    You want to be between this target range 97.8 to 98.2. If you are below that then you definitley wanna see a doctor. 10 minutes will do.
    ]

  15. #15
    The Gym's Disciple
    ELITE MEMBER
    donescobar2000's Avatar


    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Your girlfriend bedroom. Haha!
    Age
    36
    Posts
    1,586

    Thanks Thanks Given 
    0
    Thanks Thanks Received 
    0
    Thanked in
    0 Posts
    Rep Points
    10

    This thread is gonna make go on a 2 week bulk just to make sure I don't fuck up my thyroid.
    ]

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 13
    Last Post: 07-19-2013, 11:24 PM
  2. Replies: 10
    Last Post: 01-24-2008, 05:59 AM
  3. im new read me
    By hotnurse25 in forum New Members
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-23-2004, 09:07 AM
  4. something to read about........
    By JJL in forum Anabolic Zone
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 02-17-2004, 11:39 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Copyright© 2001-2017 IronMag® Bodybuilding Forums