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does hypoglycemia increase heart rate

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
High BS--yes, low--?: There are guidelines but no simple answers. An OB care provider who examines an entire OB and medical history plus results of blood tests and prenatal ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Follow ur drs : If thats what ur ob/gyn recomends.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
22 years experience Family Medicine
Hypoglycemia: Low blood sugar may cause palpitations or fast heart rate, and causes a weak, shaky feeling. Blood pressure may go up (due to heart working harder wit ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Fleischer
45 years experience Cardiology
The rate of change: The rate of change of the blood sugar can affect the heart rate and blood pressure through the sympathetic nervous system output.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Not directly : There is no direct effect other than for the stress induced by a hypoglycemic reaction (hr and BP would go up) or the diuretic/dehydrating effect of p ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Increasing : Hypoglymia will trigger a sympathetic response increasing hr and bp. During hyperglycemia, if you are diabetic, the response will be lighter or none, ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
See your doctor: The only way to know is to see your primary physician and have them evaluate you in person. Unable to answer you regarding this matter without a perso ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Slawek
53 years experience Radiology
Hypoglycemia!! Maybe: Hypoglycemia can produce such symptoms. There are many other causes so be careful and talk to a Doctor. You have family Hx of hypoglycemia therefore a ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Side effect: That is called tachycardia and is a side effect. It may not be good for you.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: It is a common misconception that "all herbal things are completely safe". This is hardly the case. Not knowing what you are taking, i cannot render ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: Any bodily or psychologic stress can cause an increase in heart rate.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diana Metzger
29 years experience Cardiology
Maybe: There is a natural variation in heart rates that can be affected by physical or emotional factors, but if other symptoms occur - lightheaded, short of ... Read More
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