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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
21 weeks pregnant ?': At 21 weeks of pregnancy, tiredness, low energy is a normal phenomenon. "Sleepiness " after a meal is normal whether pregnant or not.
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
The : The classic signs of diabetes are polydypsia, polyphagia, and polyuria. This is increased thirst, increased hunger, and increased urination, respectiv ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Insulin excess: You have signs of Insulin resistance, a preamble to diabetes in most people. Once diabetes sets in, you will start losing weight abnormally, not gaini ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Reactive hypoglycemi: When some people eat carbohydrates, especially concentrated sweets, they develop reactive hypoglycemia as their body releases insulin which is physiol ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Depends on the food: If you eat lots of carbohydrates, or "white foods" which affect the Insulin system, you may have postprandial hypoglycemia. Turkey with high levels o ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Sweet dreams: Eating a lot of sugars, or any simple carbohydrate, transiently raises you bloods ph, which causes mild sedation. Eating large meals shunts blood to t ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Common, not normal: This is a fairly common experience, especially among people with diabetes, or whose bodies are starting to struggle to maintain stable sugar levels th ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Murphy
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Lack of sleep?: Some sleepiness after a large meal is common, and probably related to hormonal and brain mechanisms where fullness and sleep cycles are regulated. Exc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
See your GP: First see you gp. After evaluation he may need to refer you to some specialist. Your symptoms do not necessarily mean diabetes.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Talk to doctor: There are many probable causes of your problem. It could be psychological or it may be other diseases like thyroid problem. Talk to your doctor and he ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Circulation: With oily foods, stomach emptying is slowed down and your circulation is diverted from your brain to the gastrointestinal tract to expedite digestion. ... Read More
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