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Headaches After Sugar
Seen doc mutiple times, ct scan normal, I have dry hair that's lifeless, throat pain, burps, green stool, frequent peeing, headaches after sugar? Help
Nonspecific symptoms: Assuming routine blood work is normal, then frequent urination is not due to any disease. Headache after eating sugar is very unlikely to be due to any disease, especially if routine blood work is normal. Stool is green when it moves quickly through the gut. That can be caused by many things, but not necessarily serious. Sore throat is common and usually not serious. Dry hair usually not serious. ...Read more
May be hypoglycemic: You may be hypoglycemic. After eating processed sugars, you can have an Insulin spike that lasts longer than the sugars and it drops your blood glucose, low, leading to hypoglycemia and headaches. After exercise, you may have used up much of your endogenous stores and then become hypoglycemic. Discuss with your primary. Keep juice handy and next headache after workout, see if it juice helps. ...Read more
Sucrose intolerance: Sounds like you are deficient in enzyme sucrase; hence the symptoms. Consult with a GI specialist. ...Read more
I'm experiencing kind of weird headaches after eating sugar, now my pee smells weird and bowel movements smell almost like nail polish. What is this?
You may use diabetic product to pursue your goal to lower sugar content in your diet.
You don't have to have diabetes to use this products.
I however is not very certain that normal-high sugar in diet is indeed associated with headache despite some anecdotal reports we all sometimes may encounter. High likelyhood that culprit of your headache in completely different area. See your doctor. ...Read more
My sugar drops 52 but if I eat chocolates or drink cola, it will shoot up to 89. Is it okay? If I got headache, I just eat choco then I will be fine.
5-6 small meals throughout the day should keep your blood sugar up to normal.
Do you have a family history of blood sugar problems? I e. Diabetes, hypoglycemia?
Your body has a good regulatory mechanism to keep blood sugar levels normal...So, in you, this system isn't working as we'll as it should. Something is wrong, so see your doctor. ...Read more
Emergency: This sounds to me like a significant emergency. Please page your doctor on call and/or consider getting to the er. ...Read more
Drinking sugared drinks- have headaches or pain in head directly afterwards. What could be the cause? Headaches
Cavity?: It is possible you have teeth problem. Please check with your dentist first. ...Read more
Hypoglycemic headach: When something causes a rapid drop in blood sugar, the brain will initiate various mechanisms to raise it. One of the symptoms of low blood sugar is a mild, dull headache. Eating something to raise your blood sugar should resolve it. In the future steer clear of foods/beverages high in sugar. Research the "glycemic index" to find carbs that will avoid that. ...Read more
My top no. Is 160 /50whwn I get out of bed and giving me headache and feeling trembles and not sugar lows?
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
I'm type 2 diabetic, diet controlled, and my sugar levels r in the 200's and I had a headache for 2 days now. What should I do?
I start to have headache whenever I have food rich in sugar content like chocolates, caramel slice etc. I'm concerned if this is related to diabetic?
Check with doctor: Particularly if you have a family history of type 2 dm and you have other risks, you may be getting low blood sugars from concentrated sweets because of hyperinsulinemia. Please see your doctor for an evaluation to determine if you have this. Meanwhile, you might want to avoid concentrated sweets. ...Read more