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Can prediabetes cause cramps?

Can prediabetes cause cramps?

Not likely.: "pre-diabetes" is used to describe a condition where the blood glucose (bg) is high, but not high enough to be as damaging as uncontrolled diabetes can be.Fasting bg between 100 - 125 is "pre-diabetic"(impaired fasting glucose), as is a bg between 140 - 199 after 75g of glucose by mouth (impaired glucose tolerance).While there are increased risks even of "pre-diabetes, " cramps not likely due to it. ...Read more

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Can prediabetic neuropathy cause neck muscle cramp, tingling, heel pain and shooting pain in arm, neck and wrist? Or it's more likely to be sth else?

Can prediabetic neuropathy cause neck muscle cramp, tingling, heel pain and shooting pain in arm, neck and wrist? Or it's more likely to be sth else?

No,: neuropathic pain has a different character. Nerve impingement is more probable and can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. Someone who is using fluoroscope. ...Read more

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What is cause of cramps?

What is cause of cramps?

Dehydration : A long periods of exercise or physical labor, particularly in hot weather, may lead to muscle cramps some medications and certain medical conditions also may cause muscle cramps. The exact cause of muscle cramps is still unknown, but the theories most commonly cited include altered neuromuscular control dehydration electrolyte depletion poor conditioning. ...Read more

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What can cause cramps?

What can cause cramps?

Lack of blood supply: Cramps are the response of muscles to oxygen need greater than supply. It can happen with diversion of the blood to other portions of the body such as after eating, or due to excess strain in exercising. They are usually short term and do not do any harm but if persistent could indicate a problem in the blood supply. ...Read more

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How can I help my friend to feel better, when she has cramps, caused by endemitriosis?

How can I help my friend to feel better, when she has cramps, caused by endemitriosis?

Her gyn can help.: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. ...Read more

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If my prediabetes was caused by statin drugs how long before i return to normal if statins are discontinued? First ever A1c 5.9%

If my prediabetes was caused by statin drugs how long before i return to normal if statins are discontinued?  First ever A1c 5.9%

Dubious: While there have been some reports of diabetes associated with statin use in the press the data is weak. In order to cause diabetes in one person you would have to treat 255 patients with a statin for 4 years. Your glucose intolerance is most likely a product of western diet, age and possible inactivity. Before stopping a statin please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Since I take lithium if I eat to much could it cause server cramps and dirreha?

Since I take lithium if I eat to much could it cause server cramps and dirreha?

Advice for anyone!: If you eat to excess, regardless of whether you take lithium or not, you could get severe cramping. And, depending on what you eat, particularly if too much of something you tolerate poorly, you can also get diarrhea. ...Read more

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What cause cramps in your head which can last for 2mins?

What cause cramps in your head which can last for 2mins?

Headaches: Headaches can have a variety of causes. Suggest you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can eating a lot of fruits cause prediabetes or diabetes?

Can eating a lot of fruits cause prediabetes or diabetes?

No: Food does not cause pre-diabetes or full diabetes. Overweight does. In pre-diabetics or diabetics the mechanism to keep the glucose levels under the normal range in the blood is lost. Many theories try to explain this like autoimmunity causing Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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