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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Headaches: Headaches can have a variety of causes. Suggest you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Lactic acid: The muscle contracts and spasms.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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