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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

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

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What to do if I get really awful headaches after eating sugar and exercising?

What to do if I get really awful headaches after eating sugar and exercising?

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

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I get really awful headaches after eating sugar and exercising. What does this mean?

I get really awful headaches after eating sugar and exercising. What does this mean?

? hypoglycemia: In certain circumstances taking a high amount of carbohydrate will cause production of Insulin which may overshoot and cause hypoglycemia. There is a relationship between hypoglycemia and headache in certain individuals. ...Read more

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Why do I get heartburn and a headache after eating sugar?

Why do I get heartburn and a headache after eating sugar?

Sucrose intolerance: Sounds like you are deficient in enzyme sucrase; hence the symptoms. Consult with a GI specialist. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have neck stiffness and headache after too much sugar?

Is it possible to have neck stiffness and headache after too much sugar?

IT DEPENDS: If you are diabetic you can have headache but not stiff neck due to hyperglycemia. Headache and neck stiffness occurs in infectious illness like meningitis, otitis media, etc. ...Read more

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Why does sugar give some people headaches?

Hard to say: Placebo gives about 5% of people headache and there is no good explanation for that. I assume that sugar uses the same mechanism! ...Read more

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Can one get headaches because of eating sugar even if just a little?

Can one get headaches because of eating sugar even if just a little?

Yes.: I have a few patients who report getting headaches when they consume sugar...But it could be some kind of dye in the food or drink that you are consuming. ...Read more

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Is it safe to consume sugar when I have a headache? I read this somewhere...

Is it safe to consume sugar when I have a headache? I read this somewhere...

Depends: I would keep a pain diary which includes activities and eating to write down when the headaches occur. If you consume sugar and get a headache, that should provide a clue. ...Read more

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Can there be a low sugar diet I could go on that would help with my frequent headaches?

Can there be a low sugar diet I could go on that would help with my frequent headaches?

Diabetic diet: 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

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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.

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.

Eat frequently: 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

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Diabetic, sugar 540, extreamly high keatones, headache, feel sick.

Diabetic, sugar 540, extreamly high keatones, headache, feel sick.

Emergency: This sounds to me like a significant emergency. Please page your doctor on call and/or consider getting to the er. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a sugar headache?

How do I get rid of a sugar headache?

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

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How do you get rid of a sugar headache?

How do you get rid of a sugar headache?

Have to wait it out: A headache due to a metabolic condition is probably best treated by correcting the problem. Wait for the sugar to come down and watch what you eat. ...Read more

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My top no. Is 160 /50whwn I get out of bed and giving me headache and feeling trembles and not sugar lows?

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

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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'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?

Diabetes: Apparently diet is not enough because glucose level is still about 200, beside diet and excercise, an oral medication is probably needed at this point; talk to your doctor about the headache. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can low blood sugar lead to constant headaches?

Can low blood sugar lead to constant headaches?

Yes: Very low blood glucose level can lead to headaches. The reason for such low levels should be tested. See endocrinologist. ...Read more