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Does low blood sugar sometimes trigger svt?

Does low blood sugar sometimes trigger svt?

Probably yes.: With low blood sugar, the body kicks in it's own protective mechanisms to raise blood sugar levels to feed the brain and rest of the body. Adrenalin is released which helps block the effect of Insulin (which lowers the blood sugar). Adrenalin also causes the release of glycogen (starch) from the liver to elevate the bs. Adrenalin is a stimulant and "heart accelerator". It could trigger svt. ...Read more

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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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Always so cold, low blood pressure 77/42 sometimes. Low blood sugar. ACTH stimulation test ok. But sometimes low cortisol. Ideas?

Always so cold, low blood pressure 77/42 sometimes. Low blood sugar. ACTH stimulation test ok. But sometimes low cortisol. Ideas?

Sounds adrenal: B"sd this is challenging - does sound like adrenal insufficiency - probably due to hypothalamic / pitiutary dsyfunction. The options are extensive work up, or limited work up with a trial of glucocorticoids and possibly mineralcorticoid - fludrocortisone. Steroid therapy has its own significant side effects, so needs to be expertly managed, with frequent attempts to wean off the steroids. ...Read more

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Can low blood sugar (45-55) affect cardiac arrhythmia? What about large fluctuations in blood sugar?

Can low blood sugar (45-55) affect cardiac arrhythmia? What about large fluctuations in blood sugar?

Those low glucose: levels a re approaching dangerous levels. Please seek the advice of a doctor asap. Are you diabetic? On any meds? ...Read more

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Does high blood sugar cause your heart rate to be low?

Does high blood sugar cause your heart rate to be low?

Usually it's fast: Usually, if it would cause anything it would be fast heart beat, if very high and associated with diabetic ketoacidosis (dka), but if it's severe, especially at the level of hyperosmolar hyperglycemic syndrome (hhs) then it can be associated with slow heart beat - but then you'd be severely ill with a reduced level of consciousness. ...Read more

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Low blood sugar causing SVT episode, how to deal with this?

Low blood sugar causing SVT episode, how to deal with this?

SVT: If you know for sure that low blood sugar triggers svt, you want to try and see that you maintain a level blood sugar by frequent small meals. ...Read more

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What can cause high insulin with low blood sugar? Besides insulinomas? 54-69 blood sugar 11-22 insulin when low.

What can cause high insulin with low blood sugar? Besides insulinomas? 54-69 blood sugar 11-22 insulin when low.

Not much: Really besides insulinomas(which are exceptionally rare, so rare that even the largest of academic instutions have seen a large number of these cases) and people accidentally or purposefully administering too much insulin. But to be able to better interpret the data you provided, more information around the circumstances when these numbers were acquired is necessary. ...Read more

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What can cause similar symptoms to low blood sugar other than low blood sugar?

What can cause similar symptoms to low blood sugar other than low blood sugar?

Anything: Since hypoglycemia is usually associated with anxiety, any disorder that has an anxiety component would cause similar symptoms. For example, Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder,Anxious Depression, etc. ...Read more

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Can High Blood Sugar Bring on an Episode of SVT?

Can High Blood Sugar Bring on an Episode of SVT?

Hypoglycemia and SVT: SVT more often seen with hypoglycemic episodes. Suggest ambulatory glycaemic monitoring. DM complications include IHD - suggest ECG and holter monitoring. ...Read more

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Can eating just sweets cause low blood sugar levels after the spike?

No: There is no such thing as post meal hypoglycemia. Your body protects you against such things unless you are on diabetes medication. Don't get your medical information from friend, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Does low blood pressure and low sugar go hand in hand what causes low blood pressure and low blood sugar?

Does low blood pressure and low sugar go hand in hand what causes low blood pressure and low blood sugar?

A Few Things: Low blood sugar and low blood pressure can be seen together in patients with sepsis, an addisonian crisis, some other things. The 2 don't necessarily go hand in hand. People with diabetes and other metabolic conditions will often have low blood sugar, but normal blood pressure. There are other conditions where blood pressure is low and sugars are normal like pots, etc. ...Read more

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Are the blood pressure spikes associated with panic attacks dangerous? Normal blood pressure usually low

Are the blood pressure spikes associated with panic attacks dangerous? Normal blood pressure usually low

No immediate risk: They are not dangerous in themselves and there is no immediate cause for worry. On the other hand, living with chronic anxiety over many years will take a toll, physically and emotionally. See a mental health professional and get treatment. Panic attacks reflect underlying emotional issues. Psychotherapy will help you understand and overcome them. Get some help- you don't have to live with anxiety. ...Read more

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Does high blood sugar levels cause nausea everyday?

Nausea can be: Caused by high blood sugar. See your physician if this is happening to you. ...Read more

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If our blood sugar level is low, does it mean we have diabetes or only high blood sugar matters?

If our blood sugar level is low, does it mean we have diabetes or only high blood sugar matters?

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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How is random spiking blood pressure treated? Bp meds drop it too low. It's usually normal but spikes at random.

How is random spiking blood pressure treated?  Bp meds drop it too low. It's usually normal but spikes at random.

Random BP spikes: Random or occasional elevations in blood pressure are not usually treated unless they are associated with symptoms such as blurred vision, stroke, heart failure or renal failure. Even with these symptoms the pressure should be lowered slowly and carefully. ...Read more

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Supraventricular Tachycardia (Definition)

A rapid beating of the heart (more than 100 beats/minute) caused by abnormal electrical impulses that originate in the upper chambers ...Read more