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I have reactive hypoglycemia. And when my sugar is low i start to get a rapid heartbeat. Over 100 beats a minute and its relieved as soon as i drink s?

I have reactive hypoglycemia. And when my sugar is low i start to get a rapid heartbeat. Over 100 beats a minute and its relieved as soon as i drink s?

Yes: Hypoglycemia will predictably cause tachycardia. Try eating a high protein diet and avoid all simple sugars, substituting fiber and complex carbohydrates and starches. Fruit, no twinkies! :). ...Read more

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Can too much sugar cause tiredness and quickened heartbeat?

Can too much sugar cause tiredness and quickened heartbeat?

Yes: However, i would look for another cause, especially if reducing sugar consumption does not help. We do not want to miss thyroid disease or pheochromocytoma or some other illness. ...Read more

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Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: Not normally. But if there is a family history, a diagnosis already determined of diabetes, or risk factors (obesity, etc) it is likely a bad idea. It is a great idea to mantain a balanced healthy diet, including mostly non refined (natural) sugars of slower absorption. ...Read more

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Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: Not in normal conditions. However, if there is a tendency, risk factors (like obesity), familiy history etc, it will certainly make things worse. As health advice, however, eating too much sugar is always bad anyway. A healthy diet is much better choice, including most sugars non refined (natural, from fruits, etc). ...Read more

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My question is, does eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

My question is, does eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: In normal situations, that can not be mantained as a truth. However, in presence of tendency to it, risk factors like obesity, family history, it will certainly contribute to make things worse. On the othr hand, eating healthy and using mostly natural (eg from fruits) sugars, in the right proportions, is a much better idea which might decrease probabilities or acquiring or worsening diabetes. ...Read more

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Will eating too much sugar cause diarrhea?

Will eating too much sugar cause diarrhea?

Sugar & diarrhea: Yes, eating too much sugar can cause diarrhea. If a large amount of sugar makes its way into your intestinal tract, it tends to pull fluid from the intestinal wall to the inside. More fluid in the intestines means looser stools and possibly diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can eating too much sugar cause diarrhea over several days when your body isn't used to any sugar cause diarrhea?

Can eating too much sugar cause diarrhea over several days when your body isn't used to any sugar cause diarrhea?

Yes: Too many simple sugars in the diet can cause diarrhea, especially the sugars found in fruit juices. Try to limit sugar intake to natural sugars in fresh fruits and vegetables where the fiber will help to form a nice well formed stool. ...Read more

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Does eating too much sugar really cause diabetes?

Does eating too much sugar really cause diabetes?

No: In normal situations, that can not be mantained as a truth. However, in presence of tendency to it, risk factors like obesity, family history, it will certainly contribute to make things worse. On the othr hand, eating healthy and using mostly natural (eg from fruits) sugars, in the right proportions, is a much better idea which might decrease probabilities or acquiring or worsening diabetes. ...Read more

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