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All About Hypoglycemia (low Blood Sugar)

Hypoglycemia refers to an abnormally low level of sugar, or glucose, in the blood. Hypoglycemia is not a disease in itself, it is a sign of a health problem. The brain uses a lot of energy and needs glucose to function. Because the brain cannot store or manufacture glucose, it needs a continuous supply. Signs of low blood sugar include hunger, trembling, heart racing, nausea, and sweating. Hypoglycemia is commonly linked with diabetes, but many other conditions can also cause low blood sugar. This article will discuss the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of hypoglycemia, and the difference between hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia. We will also look at how to prevent it. Here are some key points about hypoglycemia. More detail is in the main article. Hypoglycemia is not a disease but a symptom of another condition. Early symptoms include hunger, sweating, and trembling. A common cause is diabetes. Alcohol abuse and kidney disorders can also lower blood sugar levels. What is hypoglycemia? Hypoglycemia is a condition where there is not enough glucose, or sugar, in the blood. Levels of blood sugar are below 4 mmol/L (72mg/dL). Adults and children with mild hypoglycemia may experience the Continue reading >>

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  1. energy

    What happens to symptoms of frequent urination and dry mouth when you reduce the blood sugar level?

    Frequent urination and dry mouth are considered some of the reliable symptoms of diabetes. I see that lot of members in this board have successfully reduced their blood sugar levels. Congratulations!!! For the benefit of everybody, could you please tell;
    1) Have experienced such symptoms before when your blood sugar level was high?
    2) What happened to these symptoms after reducing your blood sugar level?

  2. freddyfry

    Those were the first symptoms to disappear for me. Blurry vision took a month or so.

  3. jwags

    When you change diet, start to take meds or insulins, bgs will start to come down. Part of this is due to the fact that the glucose you are eating gets into your cells and is not floating in your blood. As this happens symptoms start to disappear. I find, though if I let my bgs climb above 140 symptoms start to return.

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