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Can You Fast If You Have Hypoglycemia
Symptoms include nervousness, sweating, hunger, anxiety, blurred vision, fatigue, fast heart rate, etc. -- however unless you have diabetes and are on Insulin or other medication, have renal or liver disease, cancer or prior stomach surgery -- then true hypoglycemia neveer occurs in human beings. If it a very frequently ...Read more
I cannot fast because of severe hypoglycemia and im suppose to take Synthroid on empty stomach but pass out if I let stomache get empty help!?
First in the morning: If you take the thyroid medication as soon as you wake up in the morning, you can eat in 30 minutes. ...Read more
Hypoglycemia ? My blood sugar is 63 now hr 110 BP 140/53. I feel faint, dizzy , irritable. Labs for 12 hr fast are normal range, no diabetes.
My daughter aged 16 suffering from type 1 diabetes since 7 years.Feeling breathlessness and fast heart beat and shivering.No hypoglycemia.Chest &bp ok?
How to know if it's a heart attack, hypoglycemia, or anxiety? Fast heart rate, chest pain, crying, fear, all out of the blue. 22 y/o female no history
Is it possible to eat "too healthy" and exercise "too much" that causes bouts of hypoglycemia threw day & fasted glucose. I lift heavy everyday 1hr?
Possible: Yes! Too much exercise might burn up glucose. Lifting every day for an hour is too much unless you keep taking drinks or fruit, or something similar. Cut down your exercise time and days. Spent some money to get a blood glucose meter and test strips and check your glucose once a day, particularly when you are feeling different. ...Read more
ACTH levels were 6 then 7. Range is 6-50 could this still be low? not fasted. I also have hypoglycemia & periodic hypokalemia. What could this be?
What would cause hypoglycemia (60) with high beta hydroxybutyrate 3.2 and insulin high at 7.3? Non fasted, non diabetic.
Reactive hypoglycemi: B"sd sounds like a colleague has ordered hypoglycemia evaluation. Clinical details needed for full interpretation, but the results given would be compatible with typical post-prandial reactive hypoglycemia. Often seen in states of insulin resistance which would include pre diabetes. More than happy to discuss with the details. High BH pretty much rules out insulinoma or insulin injection. ...Read more
I get shaky and lightheaded when hungry. hypoglicemia and diabetes tests both negative. No vit. deficiencies Possibly fast metabolism or dehydration?
You were still: likely to have low blood sugars that caused the "shakiness"... I suggest you see an endocrinologist for further testing which may not be available to all primary care providers. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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