Feeling Always Busy And Time Perception Change Since "peating"

HealingBoy

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Hey everybody

I started "peating" 9 months ago (low PUFA, vitamins ABCDEK, zinc/magnesium, taurine, niacinamide, pregnenolone, coffee, high sugar intake, increased protein intake ), I feel always busy, even if I sit alone by myself on a calm sunday.
Time seems to fly away. I feel I have time for nothing. I was clearly not like this before.

Since 2 weeks, I stopped coffee completely, I avoid anything caffeinated. I drastically reduced zinc, niacinamide and pregnenolone, still some taurine, no magnesium anymore. I kept low PUFA, high sugar and protein intake. I checked my TSH a week ago and I'm at 2.1, so I'm not really hyperthyroidic.

I still feel busy everytime, like agitated, even if nothing happens. It's something I don't like anymore, I want to calm down.

Does anyone feel like this ? Do you think any of these supplements / diet choice play a part in this feeling ?
 
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What is your main protein source? When I ate a lot of dairy I got similar symptoms. I think the high calcium can lead to agitation and restlessness. Since eating mainly meats instead of milk and cheese for protein I feel a lot more calm and grounded.
 

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What is your main protein source? When I ate a lot of dairy I got similar symptoms. I think the high calcium can lead to agitation and restlessness. Since eating mainly meats instead of milk and cheese for protein I feel a lot more calm and grounded.

My main source of protein : tuna, sardines, lean beef, and often different kind of cheese (french cheese of course :blush:). No milk, no yogourt.
 

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This is interesting and a good subjective experience report.

Have you gained a lot of weight? You feel busier but physically are you less or more active?
 

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I would check life-style, environment. Busy feeling is common nowdays in almost everyone, not having enough time! When everyone spends 90% of their waking time busying their perceptions with media, cellphones, tv.
Smash that god damn thing! Go out to nature and breath!
 

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I would check life-style, environment. Busy feeling is common nowdays in almost everyone, not having enough time! When everyone spends 90% of their waking time busying their perceptions with media, cellphones, tv.
Smash that god damn thing! Go out to nature and breath!
good advice
 

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I think it could be due to high serotonin. Do you live in a big city? It might be due to EMF radiation, air pollution, toxins in the water.
 

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Could be taurine. Something in my protein shakes has been making myself feel the way you describe (they also contain whey isolate, collagen, creatine, beta alanine, turmeric/black pepper, and magnesium citrate). I was visiting friends in a relaxed part of the country this week and there was a sort of agitated buzzing feeling in my head that lasted until day 2 of eating normal people provisions (including some soybean oil). Went away completely by then. Will try cutting out taurine and I'll report back. I was also taking low dose nascent iodine which I'll also eliminate, so it won't be a perfect elimination. Too much dairy could theoretically increase your iodine too OP.
 

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Dairy, and salt, are som peaty things which make me agitated. Overdoing taurine also like Aaron said
 
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Yes,Taurine can be sedating or reducing Tension and Vigor.Also a lot of Peat-Interpreter advocating plain-sugar
intake.it could be beginning Thiamine-deficiency Psychosis.I would take a B-complex spiked by high dose thiamine,200mg per day.also keep the magnesium.less pharmaceutical substance like hormones etcetc,if you want to eliminate.
 

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Only a guess, but you may have uncovered older structural issues that your previous diet/lifestyle managed with higher serotonin.
 

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You were supplementing all those vitamins? The fat solubles can build up. How much caffeine were you doing a day? If you read through caffeine withdrawal forums some people need months to feel back themselves. I just started coffee again after not having any for 2 yrs and I'd say it is harder to feel calm, but I'm more productive. Sometimes wired and tired though. Overall I prefer myself off it but hate to go through the whole process again.
 

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how many calories are you eating. insufficient energy intake makes it so your brain can’t keep up with its thoughts
 
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