That's a good question. I'm not sure what is the answer to that question. I'll do some research in Google and get back to you if I got an decent answer. You should email the people at Medifast as they probably can answer it..
Had a hard time sleeping first week post op...anxiety is normal. I am already on anti anxiety meds so I just kept taking them..
I had trouble sleeping due to surgical pain but not bad. Turning over was hard due to abdominal pain which is to be expected. My 9 day was like a got up a new person feeling so much better. The saying Time heals is so true. I didn't have any heart racing. Shakey at times when I didn't eat like I should or I tried to do too much.
Any distance other than around my house until my 8 day, then I walked about 1/4 to 1/2 miles very slowly. Yesterday I walked about 3/4 of a mile at a decent speed. I will keep you in my prayers...
Are you still on meds, recently off meds?.
(not decongestant) helpful.....
Thanks.. Not on any meds now, have been in the past for anxiety but it has not been a problem for years, just occasional.. last night was a bad one, then I got up late today and felt shakey and icky. I am drinking carnation w/o sugar right now only on post op day 6, so still drinking 1 ounce every 15 mins..
Thanks for the answers...
I get shaky when my blood sugar drops.. and I've noticed that occasionally at night I'll have a rapid heart beat, but I keep glucose tablets handy and the other night when that happened to me on my way to bed, I chewed up 2 of those and was fine a few mins later..
When I get real shaky it's my blood sugar dropping...I eat something with protein and natural sugarpeanut butter on apple slices works well for me and I keep them handy at home and at work. I also carry glucose tablets in my purse. Never had this problem before.
I had the heart racing feeling for several days. There was no rhyme or reason to when it happened either; while eating, an hour after eating, at rest, while.
But, it went away after about a week...