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Does Diarrhea Create Low Blood Sugar
Asian athletic male 26 yrs old. Diarrhea couple times per week. Frequent episodes of dizziness (feels like low blood sugar?). More frequent recently.
BRAT Diet: Frequent Loose BM may happen if you are not able to digest the food properly. therefore you need to replenish normal gut bacteria. Add Probiotics daily for 2 weeks. Give rest to your intestine by eating low fiber and clear liquid (BRAT diet). Did you take Antibiotic treatment sometimes before all these started? Then check for Ab induced Diarrhea. Weakness and dizziness comes from dehydration also ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Will 5htp or st. John's wort help with constant nausea, diarrhea, anxiety, insomnia? Tried remeron 6 months, raised blood sugars, nothing for anxiety.
As above: Herbal medication can be helpful sometimes, but u need to remember , they have chemical that can interact with u medication. Instead of experimenting with drugs , see a mental health professional for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Nausea, diarrhea, no appetite since may. Remeron helped but caused weight gain and high blood sugars so i stopped. Have seen GI and gp. What is wrong?
Depends on sweetener: Some sugar free candies are calorie free but some are not. Part of it depends on the sweetener used. Sugar alcohols can still raise your sugar. And some sugar free foods have just as many calories as the "regular" version, so they may not raise your blood sugar as much, but "lots" will cause weight gain and eventual increase in blood sugar. "lots" of anything is bad. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Definition is key: True and clincally significant 'low blood sugar' is actually not as simple as 'below a cut-off.' for diabetics it is (we say <70 is low), bc they are on meds that can cause severe lows. But for non-diabetics/healthy ppl, sugar in 40's can be normal. It becomes a problem only if it causes true hypoglycemic symptoms- in that case, see endocrinologist for confirmation and evaluation of cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many ways: Eat a balanced diet. Eat more frequently. Eat less refined sugars and include more protein and perhaps fat. Don't miss meals and stay away from colas, candy, pastries and other such sweets. A 6 time a day meal plan that includes a mixture of complex carbohydrates, protein, fat and fiber are good for you. If you have recurring problems, see your pcp and perhaps a nutritionist/dietician/ get ck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
First the cause: If you have low blood sugar, the cause has to be established before treatment can really be instituted for prevention. Certain foods may exacerbate hypoglycemia depending on which you have. Metabolic disorders, Insulin resistance/diabetes, possible Insulin tumor, etc.You need to establish a diagnosis of hypoglycemia with lab tests. Blood sugars have to be less than 65 mg/dl to be considered low. ...Read more
Best to know: Before you try to increase your blood sugar, make sure you know what your blood sugar is. If you are diabetic, then finger stick with your glucose monitor. If you are not diabetic, then go see your doc for labs and exam. Low blood sugars can be dangerous, so proper diagnosis first. Then treatment. Be well. ...Read more
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
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
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