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Can hypoglycemia be cured?

Can hypoglycemia be cured?

Depends: The answer depends on the cause of the hypoglycemia. The first important thing is to confirm that you indeed have hypoglycemia. Then figure out what is causing the hypoglycemia. Once these are done, then you will have a better idea of how to treat the hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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Will changing eating pattern cure my hypoglycemia?

Will changing eating pattern cure my hypoglycemia?

Yes: Unless you have type 1 diabetes, changing the diet will have a positive affect on low blood sugar. Eating protein only for breakfast, removing all sweets and artificial sweeteners from diet and eating small protein snacks every 2 hours usually keeps hypoglycemia under control. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for hypoglycemia?

It depend: The equivalency of 10-15 grams of glucose (approximate servings) are: four lifesavers 4 teaspoons of sugar 1/2 can of regular soda or juice, if the patient unconscious use intravenous solution. Glucose solution. ...Read more

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Could losing weight cure hypoglycemia?

Could losing weight cure hypoglycemia?

Losing weight: Definitely not! If you have hypoglycemia you must do everything you can, under instructions form your doctor to avoid hypoglycemia. Losing weight is not the way to "cure" hypoglycemia! You may also need a number of laboratory studies and xrays. ...Read more

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What is the cure for hypoglycemia other than eating more often?

What is the cure for hypoglycemia other than eating more often?

Hypoglycemia: Eating small amounts more frequently and avoiding foods with high glycemic index (potato chips, cake, frosting) as they will spike your metabolic response and a few hours later you will experience a low blood sugar. ...Read more

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Can a candida cleanse cure my reactive hypoglycemia?

Can a candida cleanse cure my reactive hypoglycemia?

Please don't do this: Both "candida" and "hypoglycemia" are fad diagnoses. "Cleanses" can land you in the ICU. You may have found company and sympathy from "independent medical thinkers", but the price you'll pay is never feeling well again. You need a relationship with an evidence-based practitioner in your community who's open to holistic and complementary modes of healing. This will get you productive, feeling betr ...Read more

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Is hypoglycaemia a long life living condition or can it be cured via certain methods for good?

Is hypoglycaemia a long life living condition or can it be cured via certain methods for good?

It is a symptom.: If you suffer from frequent hypoglycemia, it is best to consult your doctor . He may need to get you a test called Oral glucose tolerance test to make sure that you don't have a problem with Diabetes Mellitus. Hypoglycemia can cause headaches, low energy level, and irritability. This is a treatable condition and does not have to be life long. ...Read more

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Is it possible for losing weight to cure hypoglicemia?

Is it possible for losing weight to cure hypoglicemia?

Probably not: Typically people who are overweight develop hyperglycemia and weight loss can lead to improvement in blood sugar. If you are diabetic and on medications to treat it, you could have episodes of hypoglycemia. Weight loss in and of itself will be unlikely to cure hypoglycemia. If you aren't diabetic and are hypoglycemic, you need further testing from your physician. ...Read more

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What is hypoglycemia?

What is hypoglycemia?

Low blood sugar: Hypoglycemia means low blood sugar. It may be an isolated incident related to not enough food intake or a metabolic problem related to bad glucose metabolism. Reactive hypoglycemia results when you eat sugar, your Insulin is released in response and then drives the sugar too low. This is the most common form. ...Read more

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What causes ?Hypoglycemia?

What causes ?Hypoglycemia?

Usually sugar intake: Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then your Insulin levels. The fats in the meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry will act like a "log on your metabolic fire" to keep your blood sugar stable for hours without raising insulin. ...Read more

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Is hypoglycemia hereditary?

Is hypoglycemia hereditary?

Perhaps: There are several different causes of hypoglycemia. Some causes are medical or drug induced and would not be hereditary. One form called reactive hypoglycemia is related to abnormal glucose metabolism and probably has some hereditary influences. ...Read more

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How common is hypoglycemia?

Extremely: Because it is caused by chronic ingestgion of sugar. ...Read more

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What can cause hypoglycemia?

What can cause hypoglycemia?

4 things: People tend to have a genetic predisposition to having it but the 4 things i found that make it worse are: 1. Eating sugar 2. Not eating often enough 3. Not eating protein often enough 4. Food sensitivities. ...Read more

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How does hypoglycemia start?

Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia is usually caused by medications, either Insulin or oral medications that are prescribed for diabetes. Rarely hypoglycemia is caused by a tumor of the cells in the pancreas that produce insulin. ...Read more

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What does hypoglycemia mean?

What does hypoglycemia mean?

Low blood sugar: Hypoglycemia another term for low blood sugar. But it doesn't mean you need more sugar. It means you need less. It means your body doesn't process sugars properly and you need less of them. ...Read more

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Why is hypoglycemia dangerous?

Why is hypoglycemia dangerous?

Yes, but only: If you have diabetes and are on an incorrect dose of medication. Otherwise, there is no such thing as hypoglycemia in the absence of end-stage cancer, kidney or liver disease, or prior stomach or GI surgery. The diagnosis of hypoglycemia is made frequently and incorrectly in many people. It is not really hypoglycemia, and not dangerous but a normal body reaction if you're obese. ...Read more

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What is "silent hypoglycemia"?

Silent Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia unawareness refers to the loss of early autonomic warning symptoms when a low glucose level occurs. This loss can predispose the patient to the development of severe neuroglycopenia (confusion/unconsciousness). ...Read more

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How is hypoglycemia diagnosed?

Blood sugar level: Hypoglycemia is diagnosed by measuring the level of blood glucose. A reading below 70 is considered to be hypoglycemia. Usually the blood glucose is drawn after the patient fasts 8 to 10 hours. If a patient is experiencing symptoms suspicious of hypoglycemia, the blood is drawn at the time of symptoms also. Hypoglycemia is caused by an excess of insulin-either natural of injected. ...Read more

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How can you treat hypoglycemia?

Due to what?: Diabetics taking too much Insulin or other meds need sugar or, if they cannot take by mouth, glucagon. Many people feel they have "hypoglycemia" and some actually do. Treatment of these depends on the cause of the true hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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