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Does low blood sugar affect the brain

A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Galina Nikolskaya
10 years experience Neurology
Low serotonin: low serotonin levels have been demonstrated in patients with anxiety and depression and can cause impaired concentration, slowness in thinking and poo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Herbs, minerals and:: It sounds like you have diabetes; have a doc check your HbA1c. Numerous herbs can help diabetes including gymnema sylvestre, cinnamon, bilberry, fenug ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
STEROIDS: Steroids like DEXAMETHASONE are used post op to decrease swelling . Common side effects are elevated glucose And low potassium. D/W your doctor and ha ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Poor blood flow: Low blood sugar(or hypoglycemia) can lead to diminished blood flow to the kidneys impairing their ability to function properly.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: Usually low sugar doesn't affect the BP much.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. C. michael Bowman
45 years experience Pediatrics
Ask your doctor: Weak and shaky are some symptoms of low blood sugar and frequent eating can help make the symptoms less severe and occur less often. It is easy to ch ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
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Yes: Hypoglycaemia can manifest suddenly but it is quite common to have low blood sugar levels if you haven't consumed food all day. In diabetic patients, ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Shakey: Although you are not diabetic you can still have hypoglycemia. I note you get better with taking sugar and then the problem worsens. If you have not ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Hypoglyciemia: This low blood sugar reaction can happen in any one diabetic or not. Most people start to get agitated and start to feel cold and clammy. If bad the ... Read More
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Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not necessarily: Labyrinthitis is the inflammation or abnormality in the semicircular canals causing dizziness esp with head movement, there may be nausea. When one ha ... Read More
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