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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 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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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? ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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/. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Can low serotonin in the brain cause you to have anxiety and depression and have your mind in a fog also can it cause low blood sugar?

Low serotonin: Low serotonin levels have been demonstrated in patients with anxiety and depression and can cause impaired concentration, slowness in thinking and poor memory. Low serotonin should not cause low sugar state ...Read more

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Abdomen cat scan revealed 2 liver hemangiomas, had only one in the past, can these cause low blood sugar, low fasting glucaon, BG inbalances? Thank yo

Abdomen cat scan revealed 2 liver hemangiomas, had only one in the past, can these cause low blood sugar, low fasting glucaon, BG inbalances? Thank yo

Hemangioma: Liver hemangioma are usually small and asymptomatic tangle of blood vessels or "birth mark." These would have no affect on a person's blood sugar and usually are an inconsequential & incidental CT scan finding. ...Read more

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II eat no more 20 carbs a day. My blood sugars have been in the 50's, 60's & 70's. Can low potassium cause low blood sugar readings or my carb intake?

II eat no more 20 carbs a day. My blood sugars have been in the 50's, 60's & 70's. Can low potassium cause low blood sugar readings or my carb intake?

It's lack of carbs: Why limit your carbs to 20g daily? Why are you checking your blood sugars? As you ought to know if you are doing this experiment, your body will eventually deplete its natural stores of glucose and eventually have impaired gluconeogenesis, leading to ketosis, a state that some seek for extreme weight loss, as fat is mobilized to provide alternative ketone-related energy. Be careful! Good luck ...Read more

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What are the causes and complications of low blood sugar if you have diabetes?

What are the causes and complications of low blood sugar if you have diabetes?

Yes it can: Low blood sugar can be caused by not eating enough at times but don't eat too much, you might have to eat 4-5 very small meals a day to stay steady. Too much Insulin or other diabetic meds can do it as well. ...Read more

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Can dizziness be caused by low blood sugar?

Yes: But it shouldn't cause vertigo, which is severe dizziness with a perceived sense of motion. ...Read more

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What is the cause of low blood sugar in diabetics?

Several: The inherently elevated Insulin levels of Insulin resistance may promote a reactive hypoglycemia following a high carb snack or meal, particularly if devoid of significant protein. Otherwise, treatment with Insulin and oral medication like sulfonylurea receptor agents are known for causing hypoglycemia also by increasing Insulin levels. ...Read more

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Can low blood sugar be a cause of severe PMS symptoms?

Can low blood sugar be a cause of severe PMS symptoms?

Not really.: Low blood sugar generally causes autonomic stimulation with shakiness, sweating, weak feeling, hunger. These feeling do not generally last long. Pms symptoms are generally hot flashes and emotional dysphoria. ...Read more

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How could a low blood sugar level cause a person in coma?

Hypoglycemia: Low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia can lead to coma because the brain relies on sugar as its energy source. If the blood sugar is low, then the brain doesn't function properly. A person may be agitated at first and then sleepy. They can have seizures and then be in a coma if blood sugar is low enough and remains low. ...Read more

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I'm wondering if having low blood sugar can cause severe palpitations?

I'm wondering if having low blood sugar can cause severe palpitations?

Yes: Low blood sugar can cause release of adrenalines which can cause palpitations. Many people think they have low blood sugar but they don't actually do. See your doctor to see if you actually do have low bs. Good luck. ...Read more

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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