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My friend always low blood sugar, always feeling dizzy i need from you right away.

My friend always low blood sugar, always feeling dizzy i need from you right away.

Check blood sugar: If the dizziness occurs when blood sugar is normal or high, it may not be related to the sugar level. Make sure your friend is not dehydrated- give plenty of fluids . Check the ears or ask a doctor about vertigo. ...Read more

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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Does low blood sugar cause dizziness? I often experience spinning after or during a meal

Does low blood sugar cause dizziness?  I often experience spinning after or during a meal

Many things: Low blood sugar can cause dizziness but so are low blood pressures, vertigo...It's unlikely that your blood sugar is low "during a meal". Best to do is to check your blood sugar and blood pressure during the time of dizziness to see if one of them are truly the problem. ...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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Why would I get dizzy while eating? I have a history of low blood sugar but that isn't it as I have checked. Usually happens when very hungry.

Why would I get dizzy while eating?  I have a history of low blood sugar but  that isn't it as I have checked.  Usually happens when very hungry.

Likely hypoglycemia: Likely due to an Insulin surge. A glucose tolerance test - if not already done - can more accurately reflect what actually happens after a sugar load is earlier ingested. Fasting morning glucose, the standard test, may miss this. Altering your diet may help prevent episodes. Frequent small snacks would help prevent the dizziness. If symptomatic, ingest candy or juice as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I am trying to heal from gastritis. Sometimes I feel really anxious and dizzy. Is it possible that this could be from low blood sugar? Lost 15 pounds

I am trying to heal from gastritis. Sometimes I feel really anxious and dizzy. Is it possible that this could be from low blood sugar? Lost 15 pounds

Yes, possibly.: You need to see your PCP to rule out whether it is due to hypoglycemia, or thyroid problems or even anemia caused by your gastritis. Not knowing makes you anxious also. ...Read more

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When I don't eat enough food I get lightheaded, dizzy, and feel like i am about to pass out. what could it be? Could it be low blood sugar?

When I don't eat enough food I get lightheaded, dizzy, and feel like i am about to pass out. what could it be? Could it be low blood sugar?

Low blood sugar: the only way you can really tell if it is low blood sugar is to do a glucose check when you are feeling shaky or lightheaded. I would suggest just making sure you eat a snack or a protein bar when you are feeling this way. Always eat a good breakfast in the morning. It starts off your day in the right way. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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Not sure if really tired or low blood sugar.I was dizzy, anxious, and vision was kind of blurry. Had some ice tea and feel better, what should I do?

Not sure if really tired or low blood sugar.I was dizzy, anxious, and vision was kind of blurry. Had some ice tea and feel better, what should I do?

This type of issue: Needs to be carefully evaluated by your physician and appropriate testing ordered. Is the type of question that can be answered in this forum. Best wishes. ...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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Each morning and afternoon i get really dizzy light headed and have no idea where I am is it low blood sugar?

Each morning and afternoon i get really dizzy light headed and have no idea where I am is it low blood sugar?

Rare disorder: 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 never occurs in human beings. If it a very frequently and incorrectly made diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dizziness (Definition)

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Chemotherapy (Definition)

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