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Can I Fast after Gastric Bypass .:.

Can I Fast after Gastric Bypass Surgery?

I am a 46 yr old female who had gastric bypass 3 years ago. I lost 110lbs, but have since gained about 25 back. I started water fasting 5 days ago, for religious reasons, but happened upon your site, and have gone out and boug

Preparing for a Juice Fast. Can .:.

Preparing for a Juice Fast. Can I lose 2.3 stone?

I am preparing for a juice fast. I am taking two weeks to prepare as I need to come off anti-depression medication slowly. I believe I am low on iron supplies. Currently I am taking iron tablets from the health food shop and incre

Advice on Proper Fasting

Advice on Proper Fasting

1. I’m 22 years old 2.I’m 6′1″ & 152 lbs 3. I need advice on the best fast for my lifestyle! 4. I have done 3 day water fasts & 3 day master cleanses every now & then. 5.My reasons for wanting to fast v

Juices For HIV Positive

Juices For HIV Positive

I've been wanting to fast but haven't since I found out I was HIV positive. I haven't eaten red meat in over 35 years. Never smoke,nor drugs nor drank. However the medications has made me gain weight in addition to me eating

Can I Exercise During a Fast?

Can I Exercise During a Fast?

Age:  22 Weight and Height:  150 lbs 5'7" Type of Fast:  Juice Any past experience with fasting: nope Reason for the Fast: detox, lose weight, start over Health Issues: nope Pre-fast diet: hmm, coffee until 6 pm, crac

Fasting For Bipolar Disorder

Fasting For Bipolar Disorder

Is it ok to do a water fast while taking bipolar medications? Age: 25 Weight and Height: 5'11, 145 Type of Fast: water Any past experience with fasting: One 3 week water fast per year for the past 4 years Reason for the Fast:

Should I Do a Practice Fast?

Should I Do a Practice Fast?

Would you recommend doing a shorter 'practise fast' before embarking on a 30 day juice fast? I'm slightly nervous about the detox symptoms. I'm 22 years old, 168cm tall and about 75kg. I'm also totally new to fasting. I've been re

My body is more acidic since st .:.

My body is more acidic since starting my fast ?

I am 8 days into a green juice fast and my body is now more acidic (7.5 to a 6.5) than when I started ?? I am not sure what to attribute that to and the only thing I can think of is that my body is ingesting some of the waste that

How soon can I fast again?

How soon can I fast again?

Keith or Tom - I spent a week winding down my eating with only raw food and then enjoyed a 19 day fast (with no loss of energy) followed by a week of raw foods at 400-600 calories per day.  Your words of wisdom inspired me al

Fasting for Knee Injuries

Fasting for Knee Injuries

Hi! My father, age 60, has recently torn something in his knee and is planning to have surgery performed on it soon. Thank you for all your help! -Z Hi Fasting helps reduce inflammation and pain caused by any joint o

Pre-water Fasting Questions

Pre-water Fasting Questions

I am about to go on a water fast.  Do you still take your vitamins everyday while on a water fast? NO! Also, how do you pick the length to water fast for? (that depends on available time and your goals.) I am pretty addic

Questions Arrhythmias, Bowel Fu .:.

Questions Arrhythmias, Bowel Function, BP Medication

I am 44, 5'-10", 240 pounds. My ideal weight is about 185. I smoke a pipe, but do not inhale. I am a recovering alcoholic, and have not drank alcohol in 4 months. Medical Condition I am about 50 - 60 pounds overweight, with mi

Fasting for Migraine Headaches

Fasting for Migraine Headaches

scared of migraine attack at start of fast

Only Tea and Coffee Fasting?

Only Tea and Coffee Fasting?

Hi everyone. I am a 21 year old female, 5ft 7in and 130lbs. I started my 1st day of fasting today and stumbled across this website. think its amazing that you all support each other and share daily blogs. Today iv only had tea an

Fasting- How Much Liquid Per Day

Fasting- How Much Liquid Per Day

Daily Water Intake For Fasting Drink according to the needs of your body. It is common to drink only 2-3 glasses of water per day. The concept of drinking large amounts of water to flush out toxins is not valid. During water fast

Protein Reserves During Fasting

Protein Reserves During Fasting

Protein Loss During Fasting is a Myth Protein loss during fasting is a fear to some people. They believe that it is harmful and that a fast should be supplemented with protein. I have tried whey and soy protein powders and sh

Commonly Asked Fasting Questions

Commonly Asked Fasting Questions

Here are some of the questions we have answered. If you want your answered, sign up and post a question. Is fasting safe? Everything has risks, but juice fasting is a safer healing method than medications. Your physician w

Fasting Blackouts Dizziness

Fasting Blackouts Dizziness

Water fasting can cause weakness, dizziness and blackouts. 555

Fasting without medical supervi .:.

Fasting without medical supervision, is it safe?

Fasting with medical supervision is rare and hard to find. Fasting knowledge and fasting experience is rare in the medical profession. In general, fasting is ignored by the medical profession as a method of healing. Even juice

Fasting & Excessive Weight Loss

Fasting & Excessive Weight Loss

Weight Loss And Its Different Views Skinny has many definitions. Here in the Philippines if you do not have 20 lbs. of excess fat you are too skinny. In Colombia, the guys like "big butts" and busts. In North America where

Fasting and Stomach Size

Fasting and Stomach Size

Fasting effects stomach size. From years of over-filling the stomach, it is no surprise that it has lost its natural elasticity resulting the bloated bellies so common in North America. There are several ways to shrink the sto

Can I drink bottled juice durin .:.

Can I drink bottled juice during a fast?

Do not expect to heal your body drinking only bottled juices.  They lack in vitamins, minerals and enzymes.  Bottle juice is fine if you are only trying to lose weight and you can fast on it, but that is so much less than th

Is breastfeeding ok during fast .:.

Is breastfeeding ok during fasting?

Breastfeeding safety for the baby while on fasting has been a common question question for lactating mothers. They want to know if the increased release of toxins will hurt the baby. It is certain that fasting increases toxins

Exercise During Fasting?

Exercise During Fasting?

Question about exercise during fasting Hi, What acivity should I do during the fast? I read that you did hard physical labour. I thought one should conserve energy. Thank you Nathan Gogol Fasting gets easier the long