Low Blood Sugar And Panic Attacks: How Are They Related?
Low Blood Sugar And Panic Attacks: How Are They Related? Suddenly, you feel sort of woozy in an nebulous way. Something feels off, but you cant put your finger on it. Then, your heart starts beating faster, and you feel the need to sit down. You know your body is pleading for something but what does it want? What does it need? You continue to wonder as your body begins to sweat. These symptoms worry you, of course. Is this a panic attack? you ask yourself. After all, youve experience severe anxiety before. You know these uncomfortable sensations. You know that a racing heart and a woozy head usually signify an intense head-on collision with panic is just around the corner. HYPOGLYCEMIA: IMITATING PANIC ATTACKS SINCEWELL, ALWAYS The word hypoglycemia is just a fancypants way of saying low blood sugar or low blood glucose. And according to Edmund Bournes The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook , hypoglycemias main symptoms (light-headedness, trembling, feelings of unsteadiness) overlap with the symptoms of panic. And I can certainly vouch for that. As both a panicker and someone who sees regular dips in blood sugar, the overlap is uncanny. Well, that spells trouble, doesnt it? Sowhen youre Continue reading >>