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Eating Sugary Food
No: The link between diet and acne is weak, the strongest being with dairy as a cause and even this is soft. If you have to ask, you should be taking advantage of what real science can offer for prophylaxis. Topical benzoyl peroxide 5% once a day to prevent, or 2x/day to treat; if not clear after this, your personal physician has many options. ...Read more
Sugar is: Best avoided. It can cause many different symptoms, especially fatigue, hyperactivity, etc. Please consider going sugar-free. If you would like a sweetener, consider using Stevia, which is a natural root made into powder and can be found in health food stores. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Eating sugar: The exact link between a sugar filled diet and yeast infection is unclear, but one theory is that elevated glucose levels in the blood make it easier for the yeast to "stick" to the vaginal cells. High levels of sugar may also affect the immune system. Women with weaken immune systems are at higher risk for yeast infections because the body can not fight off the yeast as well-diabetic get yst freq ...Read more
A variety of external and internal factors can trigger a migraine attack in certain individuals who may have a genetic or neurochemical predisposition to migraine.
In approximately 10% of migraineurs, food can trigger an attack. (cheese, alcohol (particularly red wine), chocolate, foods containing msg, sugar and sugar substitute used in equal, just to name a few). ...Read more
No: Sugary foods give rise to taste only. ...Read more
Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia usually takes a few minutes. The hypoglycemia is caused by a reaction of Insulin spike to glucose load. Try protein with sugar or a fat, this should help if hypoglycemia is the problem. If the problem is truly happening seconds after eating it may be more of an allery to what you are eating with the sugar, or some type of digestive reaction. ...Read more
What could be the reason that my teeth are sensitive/experience pain when eating sugary foods such as candy?
Only good: Sugary foods have acid that attacks the enamel of your teeth that causes cavities. Brushing flossing and mouthwash after eating decreases the amount of sugar that attaches to your teeth thus helping to keep the chances of cavities to a minimum. All this home care is only good. ...Read more
I was told that my blood sugar was low yrs ago but wasn't formerly diagnosed. Now is hypothyroid why do I feel so sick after eating sugary foods?
High glycemic index: Very sugary foods tend to have a high glycemic index. This increases your blood sugar rapidly. Your body then reacts by releasing Insulin and you get a rapid drop in your blood sugar as glucose is moved out of the blood stream. Those fluctuations feel bad. Read about the glycemic index and try to eat foods that have a lower glycemic index and often this will help with hypoglycemia. ...Read more
Heart pounds & feel extremely tired after eating sugary foods. Lying down helps. No other diabetes symptoms (such as more thirst). Is this normal?
Why does eating sugary foods make cause me stomach bloating and mild nausea? It only happens when I eat chocolate or other foods with lots of sugar.
Candida: Great question about sugary foods and bloating. One possibility is that you have an overgrowth of yeast in your intestines, called candida. Candida makes us crave sugary foods but also we get very bloated when we eat them. Have you ever used a probiotic? This helps control the overgrowth of yeast in our system and helps a lot with bloating and nausea. ...Read more
I have a dull very annoying pain in my upper right abdomen. It seems to get worse after eating sugary foods. I went to the Dr. He did blood worka and I have had an ultrasound. All came back normal. Now he wants to start me on meds. To treat reflux. What
Question cut off.: Please re-ask so we know what your question is. ...Read more
Ortho said I'm getting braces but dentist said I might have a cavity. My teeth feel fine no pain when eating sugary foods. Do I need cavity filled?
Most likely: Cavities don't always have outward symptoms... Just like high blood pressure or diabetes. If your dentist feels to need a restoration, it's best to do it. If you refuse, that small cavity can become a big problem. And access to that tooth when you have orthodontic brackets and wires will be limited. ...Read more