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Can insomnia be caused low blood sugar causing release of adrenaline?

Can insomnia be caused low blood sugar causing release of adrenaline?

Insomnia: Yes, low blood sugar might cause insomnia. Do you have diabetes and perhaps taking too much medication fore it? If so, cut down the doses. If you do not have diabetes but your blood sugar is low you need fairly urgent medical attention. ...Read more

Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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Is it normal to wake up feeling sick, sweaty, nauseas from low blood sugar if you don't eat enough the night before? Alcohol makes it worse.

Is it normal to wake up feeling sick, sweaty, nauseas from low blood sugar if you don't eat enough the night before? Alcohol makes it worse.

No.: If you have diabetes, your insulin needs adjusting. How do you know your blood sugar is low? Did you check it? If yes, and it is indeed low, then you need to go down on your long-acting insulin. Otherwise, it must be related to something else. It could be hangover if its worse with drinking! ...Read more

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How can an increase in thyroxin, insulin, and adrenaline change blood glucose levels?

How can  an increase in thyroxin, insulin, and adrenaline change blood glucose levels?

Different mechanism: Insulin attempt to replace the Insulin that is deficient in your body. Thyroid is a hormone that sends signals to or organs including the pancreas and adrenaline. ...Read more

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Can a sudden drop in blood sugar levels cause epinephrine release even if it doesn't drop below 5.Ommol/l?

Can a sudden drop in blood sugar levels cause epinephrine release even if it doesn't drop below 5.Ommol/l?

Yes: This is known as a false hypoglycemic reaction, where a rapid drop of sugar from a high level to a more normal level can cause hypoglycemic symptoms. This typically occurs in diabetics with poor blood sugar control. It can occasionally occur in people who are not diabetic but have reactive hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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Ate breakfast and then 45 minutes later, dizziness, faintness, nausea, shaking etc. Ambo came and took my blood sugar it was 3.9. Why low after food?

Ate breakfast and then 45 minutes later, dizziness, faintness, nausea, shaking etc. Ambo came and took my blood sugar it was 3.9. Why low after food?

Low glucose: You were clearly had hypoglycemia (h) and are not diabetic on medications. The possible causes of h, in your case are, too much alcohol, severe illnesses of the liver, such as severe hepatitis, can cause hypoglycemia. Another cause is a rare tumor of the pancreas (insulinoma) may cause overproduction of insulin, resulting in hypoglycemia. See a physician for help with your problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you have symptoms of low blood sugar like nausea/weakness/hunger if you aren't diabetic?

Can you have symptoms of low blood sugar like nausea/weakness/hunger if you aren't diabetic?

It is possible.: It is possible to have actual hypoglycemia without having diabetes in the background. This is generally reactive hypoglycemia, which tends to occur one to two hours after a meal containing largely simple sugars. We can prevent this by including complex carbohydrates and fiber in each meal. ...Read more

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Panic attack or low blood sugar? Outside talking to someone, extreme nausea, felt would vomit and bowel cramping like i had to go after smoking. No tunnel vis/heavy arms/ cold sweat like last hypo epi

Not low blood: Sugar, because spontaneous hypoglycemia doesn't occur unless you are taking diabetes education, have end-stage cancer, liver or kidney disease or prior stomach surgery. Look for another cause, such as anxiety or something similar. If you have adrenal insufficiency, did you miss a dose of eplacement, or is dose too low? ...Read more

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What can I do for low blood sugar?

What can I do for low blood sugar?

Low blood sugar: I don't get the question. If you have diabetes and are on meds you should be able to control your blood sugar - at least increase your blood sugar level. If you don't have diabetes how do you know you have low blood sugar? Put this together and you need to go as soon as possible to the nearest Emergency Room and be evaluated. If you have low blood sugar do not drive - have someone take you! ...Read more

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How can I increase my low blood sugar?

Diet: If you are not diabetic you can eat a hypoglycemic diet. That is small frequent feedings of things like meat, cheese, fish and nuts. Avoid refined carbohydrates like candy, donuts, white bread and alcohol. ...Read more

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How simple is it to get low blood sugar?

How simple is it to get low blood sugar?

Depends on what drug: Hi. That totally depends on what drug(s) you're being treated with. I'm gonna go out on a limb and presume you're a diabetic. If you're on insulin, it's easy to get hypoglycemic, especially if you're type 1. If you're type 2 on any combination of metformin, a GLP-1 drug, a DPP4 inhibitor, an SGLT2 inhibitor, it's hard to get too low; insulin easy, sulfonylurea drug possible but not super easy. ...Read more

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How rare is fainting from low blood sugar?

How rare is fainting from low blood sugar?

Quite common: If you are on insulin and do not check your blood sugars or skip meals it can easily happen. If you are not on insulin it is very uncommon. You should see your doctor for testing. ...Read more

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What should I do about my low blood sugar?

What should I do about my low blood sugar?

You don't have it: In addition, in my 35 years of practice, I have never seen a case of reactive hypoglycemia. The disorder doesn't exist, if you're overweight the symptoms are a natural response to you sugar returning to normal. A glucose tolerance test (if you've had one) is not and never will be a valid diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. Low glucose only ocurrs when treating diabetes, cancer, renal/liver disease. ...Read more

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What are signs of low blood sugar in most people?

What are signs of low blood sugar in most people?

Hypoglycemia symptom: Symptoms may include: feeling shaky, hot, hungry, irritable, dizzy, light headed, nausea, headache, loss of consciousness, seizure. ...Read more

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What does it mean for a person to have low blood sugar?

What does it mean for a person to have low blood sugar?

Low blood sugar : Low blood sugar is very dangerous and could lead to seizure, coma and even death. Mildly low blood sugar could cause anxiety, sweating, palpitations, dry mouth and confusion. ...Read more

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Please explain which foods are good for low blood sugar?

Please explain which foods are good for low blood sugar?

Diabetic?: Hi. I assume (hate to do that) that you're diabetic on a drug that can cause hypoglycemia. Treat low blood sugar with sugar! Your doctor treating your diabetes should go over this with you. If it's a scary low, but you can treat yourself, I suggest liquid sugar (juice, sugar soda). If not scary low, you can do solid sugar (candy, etc). If you're unconscious, have someone give glucagon or call EMTs ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are in the low blood sugar diet?

High proteins low ca: Low carbohydrate diets will provide lesser amounts of sugar. So avoid sweets, use high protein diets which include soy products including tofu, eggs, nuts and low fat dairy products like milk and yogurt. If you need additional help, add exercise...This will help you to lower your sugar and bring your weight down which helps your pancreas to lower your blood sugars much better. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Adrenaline (Definition)

Adrenalin(e) / Epinephrine is the hormone produced by the adrenal medulla that speeds and strengths the heart, dilates the airways, and shifts blood flow to the muscles. Often this is in response ...Read more


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Epinephrine (Definition)

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