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High Blood Sugar And Dizziness In The Morning
Diabetese Mellitus: Fasting glucose high may be diabetic you should consult your doctor and have a1c hemoglobin test done.The day time blood glucose may not be reliable unless you check 2 hours after the big meal.If your a1c is 4to 5.6 it is normal 5.7 to 6.4 is increase risk of diabetes and over 6.5 is diabetese. ...Read more
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
Blood in eye HBP: You likely have the most severe form of HBP called malignant HTN. You need to get it under control now!. I specialize in this and am happy to get you to goal in only a few days to weeks depending on what meds you are on and how much salt you eat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is high blood pressure med make your blood sugar go low, i take 15gm of blood presure in the morning and little bet later my sugar is so low like 65?
Not at All: Rollercoastering blood sugars make patients feel lousy. If a patient has a high blood sugar, the goal would be to bring the blood sugar down to as normal as possible, but avoid lows. If patients have a low blood sugar, the goal is to treat it without overtreating it to the point of a high blood sugar. ...Read more
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
Can blood pressure in elderly go low and high in one day? Like 90/65 in morning & 145/100 in evening? Can it cause stroke? Should BP be normalized?
It is a: mistake to "over control" the blood pressure in elderly patients (although the definition of "elderly" has CHANGED and 73 is not as "old" as it used to be" A 24 hour BP monitor is available and I would strongly suggest it be used in this case. If the "episodes" of higher BP are FEW I would not treat! My opinion only! Hope it helps Dr Z ...Read more
It depends: For someone without diabetes around 60-100 is generally considered normal. Each lab sets there own expected range, but sugars in this range do not suggest any serious problems. For many people with diabetes, the target for a fasting sugar would be 80-120. However, targets are set on a individual basis, so a young pregnant woman might aim for 70-95, while someone else might aim for 75-150. ...Read more
Salt and fluids: But the first question is why do you want to raise your bp? Unless you're dizzy (brief dizziness on first arising doesn't count), your low BP may be normal for you. If your BP is >80 systolic and you're feeling ok, it could be a sign of health. If it's newly low, or if you're unwell (e.g., fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, confusion, lethargy), it's serious and needs prompt medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nocturnal hypo: Dear JustinZ, sometimes the sugar actually goes too low overnight and as a response, the liver releases the glucose storages. Unfortunately, this release is not well controlled causing high sugars in the mornings. Talk to your doctor, but consider doing a 3AM glucose check or modifying your bedtimes snack. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Hypertension: It wouldn't rank among the common causes of hypertension. ...Read more
Today, i had low blood sugar and high blood pressure at the same time. What could be the cause of that?
Adrenalin: If you have a low blood sugar, your body releases Adrenalin / Epinephrine as a stress response. This can increase blood pressure. -or- the one could have nothing to do with the other and be a coincidence, cannot say for certain. Monitor both closely and follow up with your dr. ...Read more
Food and HTN and DM: Avoid sugar; avoid bread; avoid refined carbs; avoid pasta, avoid pizza; avoid saturated fats; eat egg white, broiled or poached fish, complex veggies, complex fruit, whole grain, low salt, low cholesterol; nuts are excellent; beans are excellent; ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can high blood pressure and prednisone cause spitting up little amount of blood thats sometimes barley visible and lightheadedness?
Bronchiectasis?: The most common cause of hemoptysis (coughing up blood) is bronchiectasis. Why are you on prednisone? Asthma? You need a chest x-ray or ct scan of the chest to rule out anything worse. The light-headedness can be simply from the coughing, a strong vagal nerve stimulus, lowering both heart rate and bp. See a pulmonologist (lung specialist). ...Read more
If blood sugar levels remain too high the body suppresses appetite over the short term. Long-term hyperglycemia causes many of the long-term health problems including heart disease, eye, kidney, and nerve damage. The most common cause of hyperglycemia is diabetes. When diabetes is the cause, physicians typically recommend an ...Read more
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