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High And Low Blood Sugar Levels & Symptoms

It is important for people with diabetes to know the symptoms of high and low sugar levels so appropriate action can be taken to prevent health problems occurring in either the short or long term. In the case of low blood glucose levels, it is generally only people on certain medications such as insulin and tablets which directly stimulate insulin production that need to be actively aware of low blood sugar symptoms. Symptoms of high sugar levels (hyperglycemia) One or more of the following symptoms are common when blood glucose levels are too high: Increased urination Increased thirst Increased hunger Fatigue Dry mouth Dry eyes Blurred vision If sugar levels are regularly too high for a number of days or weeks, the following symptoms may also be recognised: Loss of weight, particularly muscle mass Regular urinary tract infections (UTIs) Regular episodes of thrush (yeast infections) Note that in people that are overweight, loss of weight may sometimes be more recognisable as a loss of muscle mass. High blood sugar can be uncomfortable and can increase the risk of developing long term complications if extended periods of hyperglycemia become a regular occurrence. Read more about hyp Continue reading >>

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  1. Georgen Thye

    Sometimes, there can be no sign and symptoms at all even though you’re actually experiencing a low blood sugar. This condition is called hypo unawareness which can be very dangerous. Hypo unawareness usually occur among people who has frequent hypo, this is when the brain has already gotten used the frequent occurrence of low blood sugar, making symptoms not showing.

  2. Janet McKenzie

    Originally Answered: What are the symptoms for having low blood sugar?

    In addition to the symptoms noted by Jagadish Ji, low blood sugar can also result in fatigue, irritability or moodiness, and headaches.

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  3. Nikhil Prabhu

    Originally Answered: What are the symptoms for having low blood sugar?


    Common Symptoms of Hypoglycemia includes :
    Adrenergic Symptoms :
    Hunger
    Faintness
    Weakness
    Sweating
    Palpitations
    Tremors
    Tingling
    Nervousness

    Numbness around mouth
    Neuro-glycopenic Symptoms : may require help or assistance from another person.

    Headache
    Double Vision
    Lack of co-ordination
    Inappropriate behavior
    Confusion
    seizures
    Coma

    Permanent Brain Damage & DeathSource:
    Which Anti-Diabetes Medicines can Cause Low Blood Sugars or Hypoglycemia?

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