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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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Can splenda, cause low blood sugar?

Can splenda, cause low blood sugar?

No: Doesn't happen. Low blood sugar can occur after bariatric surgery. Check w/your doctor.

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Can hypothroid cause low blood sugar if you miss or overdose?

Can hypothroid cause low blood sugar if you miss or overdose?

Depends: Acutely low thyroid can lower your blood sugar, but chronically low thyroid can make you "insulin resistant" and lead to high sugar levels.

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How can diabetes cause low blood sugar?

The medications: The meds that lower high blood sugar can not automatically adjust if you skip a meal or increase your activity. During these conditions low blood sugar developes. The symptoms must be recognized and treated. Low blood sugar is dangerous.

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Can diindolylmethane cause low blood sugar?

Can diindolylmethane cause low blood sugar?

May be the bypass: This is an interesting compound, derived from a compound in veggies. In the test tube, it has anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, etc properties, although whether this translates to clinical effects is not known. None of it's in vitro properties suggest hypoglycemia. However, I see you've listed bariatric surgery. That can cause hypoglycemia through several mechanisms.

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Can eating just sweets cause low blood sugar levels after the spike?

No: There is no such thing as post meal hypoglycemia. Your body protects you against such things unless you are on diabetes medication. Don't get your medical information from friend, tv or the internet.

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What would cause low blood sugar in a non diabetic? Mine was 69 mg/dL today. I have had issues in the past with it being even lower.

What would cause low blood sugar in a non diabetic? Mine was 69 mg/dL today. I have had issues in the past with it being even lower.

Hypoglycemia: Blood sugar 69 is still normal but lower end of normal, some people are more sensitive to insulin, rare cause is over production of insulin from tumors but that is very very rare. People tend to have these problem are adviced to take small frequent meals.

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Does heroin cause low blood sugar diabetics?

Does heroin cause low blood sugar diabetics?

Generally not: But if you do not eat and take medication as prescribed, both high and low sugars are possible. Why not seek help with your heroin drug problem before you destroy your body and your life?

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Is there any way that fascia that's restricted or tight around organs can cause low blood sugar symptoms?

No: Besides, low blood sugar doesn't occur in humans unless on diabetes medication or after GI surgery. It's a commonly made diagnosis that is incorrect and made on invalid criteria. Don't get your medical info from friends, tv or the internet. You're probably overweight and having glucose that drops from too high a level back to normal. That triggers symptoms, but not a disease or medical problem.

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Does long term amatryptaline cause low blood sugar?

No.: Amitriptylene is a tricyclics antidepressant, used at low doses for chronic pain and insomnia, and at higher doses for depression. It should not contribute to low blood sugar if taken as directed.

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Can anxiety and panic attacks cause low blood sugar?

Can anxiety and panic attacks cause low blood sugar?

Not sure: However possible sxs from low blood sugar (nausea, palpitations, ^'ed irritability & feeling dizzy) can also occur with panic attacks. When some people experience these symptoms they believe that it is due to anxiety/ panic and the symptoms can build and actually trigger a panic attack. I am not sure if panic triggers hypoglycemia but hypoglycemia may trigger panic.

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Can hyperthyroid cause low blood sugar? I get bouts of dizziness if I don't eat every 2 hours or upon waking. Eating helps a little but doesn't resolv

Can hyperthyroid cause low blood sugar? I get bouts of dizziness if I don't eat every 2 hours or upon waking. Eating helps a little but doesn't resolv

Hyperthyroidism: If you are treated for hyperthyroidism and have the issues you report you must see your doctor as soon as possible to see what is happening and get your thyroid levels under control.

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Can (severe) vitamin d deficiency cause low blood sugar or insulin problems?

Can (severe) vitamin d deficiency cause low blood sugar or insulin problems?

No: Please do something about your vitamin d deficiency. If you have any reason to think you have real hypoglycemia, seek laboratory confirmation, especially if it's fasting hypoglycemia -- episodes of impaired mental function if you don't eat, corrected by taking glucose / orange juice. Your physician knows how to work this up; ignore most of the 'pop' wisdom.

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Can multi vitamin cause low blood sugar? Seems to go low only when I take a centrum multi vitamin, even after eating good healthy meals.

Can multi vitamin cause low blood sugar? Seems to go low only when I take a centrum multi vitamin, even after eating good healthy meals.

No: Multivitamins do not typically lower your blood sugar. Check your meals to see how much protein, sugar ; healthy fat they contain. High carbs and sugars without fat or protein can lead to unstable blood sugars. Although centrum is widely used, you can definitely find better products. For information on a wide variety of vitamins, here's a useful resource: http://www. Multivitaminguide. Org/.

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Can Clarithromycin cause low blood sugar levels? Tiredness, shaking, dizziness, headaches, hunger and cravings after taking it. Should I stop?

Can Clarithromycin cause low blood sugar levels? Tiredness, shaking, dizziness, headaches, hunger and cravings after taking it. Should I stop?

Clarithromycin: Can give a metallic taste in the mouth and GI symptoms but not the combination you are describing. Call your doctor and see what they advise you to do. Do not stop antibiotic without first checking with your doctor.

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Can pristiq (desvenlafaxine) cause low blood sugar of 64 in a patient with stage 3 CKD & elevated amylase and lipase enzymes. No diagnosis of pancreatitis from mayo.

Can pristiq (desvenlafaxine) cause low blood sugar of 64 in a patient with stage 3 CKD & elevated amylase and lipase enzymes. No diagnosis of pancreatitis from mayo.

Very unlikely: Up until october of 2013 there have only been 7 cases of hypoglycemia reported to the fda regarding Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) out of hundreds of thousands of prescriptions that have been written. Also, 64 is not technically low blood sugar.It must be below 50, and some specialists would use 40 aat a hypoglycemic cut-off.

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Dr. Prakash Deedwania
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Metoprolol (Definition)

Metoprolol belongs to the calss of medications know as beta-blockers. It has many functions, including lowering pulse and blood pressure. It can also be used in people who have weak heart muscles to stop/slow the progression of the disease and perhaps even ...Read more