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Can high blood sugar cause muscle pain?

Can high blood sugar cause muscle pain?

Indirectly: Prolonged exposure to high blood glucose can mostly cause nerve damage. One type is peripheral neuropathy which can cause numbness and tingling (painful), another is focal neuropathy which affects specific nerves. There are other types as well. Patients with high blood sugar also are at increased risk of developing tendonitis/bursitis/joint pain. These could indirectly cause muscle pain. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Can high blood cholesterol or high blood tryglicerid lead to joint pain?

Can high blood cholesterol or high blood tryglicerid lead to joint pain?

Possibly: High triglycerides are caused by high carbohydrate load in the body that causes inflammation in various parts of the body. Reducing carbohydrates (grains, lentils, milk products, potatoes), getting sunshine daily at noon should help improve your joint pain. Consume flesh food, healthy fats, avocados, vegetables to stay fit. For more, see: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started/ ...Read more

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Can low blood sugar lead to constant headaches?

Can low blood sugar lead to constant headaches?

Yes : Very low blood glucose level can lead to headaches. The reason for such low levels should be tested. See endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Can taking creatine can cause kidney failure, high blood pressure, and muscle cramps?

Can taking creatine can cause kidney failure, high blood pressure, and muscle cramps?

Yes: Creatine can be an effective part of an aggressive strength training program, but you have to use it carefully. You don't simply take it and wait to get stronger, you have to put in the extra work that it allows you to do. The biggest mistake people make with creatine is to not hydrate properly and when they don't - cramps and kidney failure can occur. ...Read more

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Can taking lisinopril/hctz for high blood pressure cause muscle acheiness?

Can taking lisinopril/hctz for high blood pressure cause muscle acheiness?

Possible: That is not a typical symptom of that drug combo but i suppose it could happen if you became volume depleted or dehydrated. Make sure you are not taking a statin medication for cholesterol which is more likely to cause those symptoms. ...Read more

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Can costochondritis cause high blood pressure?

Costochonditis : Yes if the pain is severe enough. Typically it should not. Does your blood pressure normalize when you have no pain? If not you should have your BP evaluated. Also are you sure your pain is only from costochondritis? ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause high blood pressure or does high blood pressure cause anxiety?

Can anxiety cause high blood pressure or does high blood pressure cause anxiety?

Both: Both can cause both, buts its good medicne to exclude organic causes first before you blame your hypertension on anxiety. ...Read more

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What can cause low blood pressure and arm pain?

What can cause low blood pressure and arm pain?

Multiple cause: Low BP can be caused by blood loss, anemia, vasodilatation, drug reaction or allergy, anaphylactic shock, infection, sepsis. Not sure how to relate to arm pain. ...Read more

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Will low blood pressure cause restlessness?

Will low blood pressure cause restlessness?

NO: Low blood pressure causes no symptoms until it reaches a critical level - then it causes dizziness. If it continues to drop, it causes nausea and then, loss of consciousness. ...Read more

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Can having low or high blood sugar level cause dizziness and falls?

Can having low or high blood sugar level cause dizziness and falls?

Yes.: Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) or high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) both affect mental status, and can affect balance. You could certainly attribute dizziness or falls to extreme low or high blood sugar. However there are multiple other causes too (heart problems, anemia, etc) so you need to discuss this with your doctor to make sure something important isn't missed. ...Read more

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Can phenagran cause high blood pressure?

Can phenagran cause high blood pressure?

Yes it can: Common side effects are: dizziness, constipation, or dry mouth. However, it is a possibility that Phenergan (promethazine) can cause a of blood pressure (very rare). Not recommended to patients with HTN history. ...Read more

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What can cause similar symptoms to low blood sugar other than low blood sugar?

What can cause similar symptoms to low blood sugar other than low blood sugar?

Anything: Since hypoglycemia is usually associated with anxiety, any disorder that has an anxiety component would cause similar symptoms. For example, Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder,Anxious Depression, etc. ...Read more

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Can high blood sugar in a type 2 diabetic cause severe abdominal pain?

Can high blood sugar in a type 2 diabetic cause severe abdominal pain?

Consult your doctor: Severe abdominal pain always requires immediatw investigation. Ignoring it can lead to serious complications. While it not always reflects serious underlying problems, ignoring it can be very serious since it could be a sign of appendicitis, or other serious intrabdominal problems. ...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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Blood Sugar High (Definition)

If blood sugar levels remain too high the body suppresses appetite over the short term. Long-term hyperglycemia causes many of the long-term health problems including heart disease, eye, kidney, and nerve damage. The most common cause of hyperglycemia is diabetes. When diabetes is the cause, physicians typically recommend an ...Read more