water retention

  1. I

    Niacinamide - Bloat/Water Retention

    Hello Niacinamide at any dose (from 50mg to the full 500mg capsule) increases water retention/oedema. I am on Rx levothyroxine sodium 100mcg. I keep a tight dietary schedule with 180-200g protein, 540-560g carbs, and 40-45g fat and I powerlift 4x days/week. My body-fat percentage is around...
  2. mantq

    Carbs and Water Retention

    Hey everyone, So I've noticed that over the years, whenever I'm eating lots of carbs, I have fantastic levels of energy and never feeling hungry, as well as sleeping better. But the downside to this, is that I get a very puffy face, people always notice as in commenting 'oh you've gained weight'...
  3. DenizkaRedizka

    19 year old male: insomnia, water retention, depression and suicidal thoughts (blood work, labs included)

    I used google translate, there may be errors in the text. The blood serum analysis is attached below (magnesium is high because I forgot not to take magnesium supplements before testing). Introduction I have been following the forum for about 1 year, but have not found a solution for myself. 19...
  4. DenizkaRedizka

    19 y.o. Puffy face and other health issues (with photos)

    Guys, please help me! I am 19 years old, my height is 5'6", my weight is 124-125 pounds. I walk at least 20,000 steps a day (10 miles) doing bodyweight strength training. I eat 2000 calories, 100-115 grams of protein, 60-70 grams of fat, 200-250 grams of carbohydrates. My diet consists of raw...
  5. mantq

    Morning Puffiness

    Hey guys, I've been doing great as of lately, thanks to this forum! However, ever since I've started eating more carbs, I've been noticing a lot more face puffiness, especially in the morning (fades only towards the evening). How could I prevent this? It is really uncomfortable, half of the day...
  6. mantq

    Carb Water Retention, Sub 10% Body Fat

    Hey everyone, I'm attaching a recent picture of my body to showcase the current state of my body and in order to provide an estimate for my 'low body fat', which I believe is below 10%. Anyway, I'm very lean, very fit at the moment, however, I struggle with water retention on my face. Whenever I...
  7. H

    Swollen Calves/Lower Body, discomfort/pressure in back/spine/kidney area (unknown cause?) Please advise, struggling immensely.

    Hey guys its me again. Coupled with the issues I've been suffering from over the last 2 1/2 years due to extremely high stress and suspected gut bacteria as well as malaise post-Covid, since late Nov my lower body especially my calves have been swelling, mostly discomfort but has evolved into...
  8. B

    Need help with some serious medical issues after from clomid and hcg blood pressure going crazy

    So update, I know it's been a LONG time and also want to tell everyone that I'm cured from PFS great news. But with that being said I'm come into cross with a lot of health problems from that point as was really looking for some help. My course 6 months of hcg per protocol and finished with a...
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    I've been bulking for a while now with a Peaty diet -- not put on too much fat but my face has added alot of water retention --- i dont want to cut as i will lose strength gains --- is there any way to lose water retention without cutting -- is increasing sat/mono fat the way -- will dandelion...
  10. Re.Generate

    Peat Practice - Help Needed With Inflammation And Water Retention

    Hey Ya'll I could do with some help ala inflammation type variety. Male, 35 years old, reasonably lean (12-15ish% bf) - tall! I come from a background, until about a year and a half ago, of many different types of diet practices over the last 15 years or so - lots and lots of reading...
  11. haidut

    The Anabolic Effects Of Progesterone

    As I mentioned in a few other recent threads, even though it is laughed at in the bodybuilding world progesterone has been shown to have anabolic properties. I already posted about the anabolic effects of pregnenolone, but that study did not use the "standard" levator ani test. The Anabolic...
  12. U

    Water-retention Due To Adrenaline, Not Oestrogen?

    Like many here, I have been struggling to control the side effects of T3 and pro-thyroid substances that include aspirin, coffee and pregnenolone (However, DHEA in low doses, like @haidut recommends is OK.). Here is my correspondence with Ray on this matter. Dear Dr. Peat, I’m 34/male. Why...
  13. burtlancast

    Water retention, 2011, KMUD: The Herb Doctors

    Transcribed by sueq Download link for the MP3 file: http://uploadingit.com/file/6tsb4cnsyam ... ritalk.mp3