While much of the initial rapid weight loss is water weight , it’s still a highly motivating way to start your keto journey. Often, just restricting carbs to very low levels results in ketosis. But the rest of the list below will help make sure that you’re successful. A keto diet can also help treat high blood pressure,46 may result in less acne,47 and may help control migraine.48 It may also help improve many cases of PCOS and heartburn, while also often reducing sugar cravings. Finally it might help with certain mental health issues and can have other potential benefits.