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Feel dizzy, hot, over weight, started running, changed diet

I am a 41 yo female. I am about 15 pounds over weight. I quit running due to an injury a few years ago and have started back in the last two weeks. I have also changed my diet in the last 48 hrs (portion control, salads and no soft drinks). I woke up this morning with several bouts of dizziness and feeling hot. This has been going on for about an hour. Any thoughts?
Asked On : Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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Thanks for writing your query to us.
The most effective way to lose weight is to
• reduce the amount of calories you eat
• increase your levels of activity.

Try to follow this principle to achieve your target weight. You are feeling hot & bouts of dizziness because of drop in your blood sugar levels in morning. Dont change your diet drastically. Instead have 6 small meals per day. This will not decrease your blood sugar level. Also drink increase your water intake throughout day.

Take care.
Answered: Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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