Side  effects of  rapid weight loss 

Muscle Loss

Fat loss is distinct from weight loss. Weight loss may not be fat loss. Although a very low-calorie diet (VLCD) helps you lose weight fast, it can cause muscle and water loss.

Metabolic Changes 

Your metabolism is key to weight loss. How many calories you burn daily depends on your metabolism. Metabolism also turns food into energy. Fast metabolisms burn more calories, leading in faster weight loss.

Nutrient Deficiencie

Losing extreme weight sometimes involves skipping meals, which depletes nutrients. Folate, B12, and iron are difficult to consume on a low-calorie diet.

Gallstone Formation

Gallstones arise from undissolved cholesterol in the gallbladder. They can cause severe abdominal cramps.Research suggests that rapid weight loss is a leading cause of gallstones. The gallbladder aids fats digestion.


Rapid weight loss usually results from water loss. Research shows that quick weight loss regimens might cause severe dehydration. These symptoms will occur:

Electrolyte Imbalance

The body adjusts to tiny modifications to run smoothly. Extreme changes may alter the body's physiologic stress response, especially electrolyte balance.Electrolytes are important for biological functions. 

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