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Doctor insights on: How To Neutralize The Effects Of Sugar On The Body Naturally

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What are the short-term effects of too much sugar on the body?

What are the short-term effects of too much sugar on the body?

Depends: If glucose is 200, short term it may not have any effects. If blood sugars run around example 800, it will have bad effects on the body. It may result in severe dehydration, ketoacidosis, sometimes may result in coma. ...Read more

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What long term effects do unstable blood sugar have on your body?

What long term effects do unstable blood sugar have on your body?

Many: Long term uncontroled blood sugar affects your micro- circulation, those small blood vessels that provide nurishment to your retina(your eye camera), your kidneys (your body filter) and your small nerves (those who give you sensation of pain and let your skin know when it is being damged. Accelarates other problems like coronary heaart disease and senile dementia. ...Read more

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In what ways can sugar alcohol have bad effects on your body like sugar?

In what ways can sugar alcohol have bad effects on your body like sugar?

Sugar alcohols: The funny thing about sugar alcohols is that they reconstitute into actual sugar once digested. So a product can be marketed as "sugar-free" if it contains sugar alcohols, but after absorption there's sugar again. It's a marketing ploy. So yes, sugar alcohols can have bad effects on your body just like sugar. ...Read more

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Does smoking effects/increase body sugar level? Specially for diabetic patient? What will be future complication from smoking for a diabetic?

Does smoking effects/increase body sugar level? Specially for diabetic patient? What will be future complication from smoking for a diabetic?

Not exactly: Smoking doesn't effect the blood sugar level. But smoking with diabetes does increase the incidence of the vascular complications of diabetes.

Meaning, it increases your risk of heart disease, vascular disease (poor circulation to the legs), stroke, kidney disease, eye complications and nerve damage.

Stop smoking. It is one of the best things you can do for yourself. ...Read more

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Does honey have the same effects on the body as sugar does? I know when you eat sugar, fructose to overloads the liver & results in fat storage.

Does honey have the same effects on the body as sugar does? I know when you eat sugar, fructose to overloads the liver & results in fat storage.

Enjoy a little honey: And fruit, but in moderation. They are a close second to table sugar and that's the one that really needs to be avoided. Also, studies show that diet soda can actually make us gain weight. Use Stevia as a sweetener and avoid chemical sweeteners. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can decrease sugar in my body?

How can decrease sugar in my body?

Watch carbohydrates: Your body turns carbohydrates you eat into sugar that goes into your blood. If you eat fewer carbohydrates you'll make less sugar. More importantly, though, is the type of carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates like sugars, white bread, cake, candy, juice, and sugary soda pop all make your blood sugar go up, and very quickly. Complex carbohydrates like beans, lentils, and green vegetables do it less. ...Read more

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What is the right level of sugar in ur body?

Sugar Levels: Sugar levels change from minute to minute and also in relation to when and what you have eaten. There is no 'right' answer for this. ...Read more

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If Sugar in the body is 130 then is it normal?

If Sugar in the body is 130 then is it normal?

It depends: If you are fasting then a normal blood sugar is under 100. If you have eaten recently then 130 is normal, though it will depend on exactly what you ate and how long ago. ...Read more

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How can one flush out sugar in the body system?

How can one flush out sugar in the body system?

You can't: Forgive my candor. Be brave. Your body is self-cleaning & repairing. You burn all the carbohydrates that you absorb. If someone has told you they will "cleanse your body" of the candy you ate or something else using some bizarre treatment, check with a college chemistry teacher, a high school biology teacher, and consider a call to your district attorney. Life's hard enough without these scams. ...Read more

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How long can iit take sugar to affect the body?

How long can iit take sugar to affect the body?

You mean diabetes??: This varies from person to person. If control is really good it decreases risk for complications by a lot. However, genetics, duration of diabetes, diabetes control, and other health issues all factor in. Knowing nothing more about the patient, specific questions can likely be addressed by the treating physician. ...Read more

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How are sugars broken down and used in the body?

How are sugars broken down and used in the body?

Digestion: Sugars are acted upon by digestive enzymes in the intestines that breaks them down to single sugars such as glucose and fructose which are then absorbed into the blood stream. Once in the blood stream, the sugar can be used for energy to run metabolism ...Read more

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Is eat sugar good for the body 31-year old male?

Is eat sugar good for the body 31-year old male?

Generally not: Eating sugar is generally not good for people of all ages. Sugar tends to make us gain weight, contribute to inflammation and can feed cancers. ...Read more

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I can't gain weight because my body rejects sugar.?

I can't gain weight because my body rejects sugar.?

Fats better anyway: Fats have a higher caloric density than sugars so a diet high in sugar isn't necessary to gain weight. Not sure what you mean when you say your body rejects sugar, since "sugar" (glucose) is necessary for metabolism, notably by the brain. A very low blood glucose level can cause death. Getting a simple blood test would be a good start I think. ...Read more

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Describe how sugars are broken down and used in the body?

Medical Physiology: Your question, while fine, if just beyond the scope of this simple medical advice app. The answer to your question would take up a whole text book. Perhaps if you are really interested this can spur you to take a biology and possibly even a physiology course to begin to understand the amazing thing our bodies are. ...Read more

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How much sugar should you be consuming when for healthy body care?

How much sugar should you be consuming when for healthy body care?

None: Sugar is a metabolic poison. It is a root cause of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, cancer, inflammatory diseases. Sugar is highly addictive. The less sugar you consume, the healthier you will be. ...Read more

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Why sugar is harmful for our bodies? And how can we substitute by a natural sugar?

Why sugar is harmful for our bodies? And how can we substitute by a natural sugar?

We need sugar: Sugar is the "currency" of energy in our bodies. We need it. But we do not need to eat it. Our bodies can make it from other substances. Sugar is dangerous when we eat too much of it or if our body cannot use it properly because of a disease called diabetes. Diabetes is more common among people who eat too much sugar and who are overweight. The Best advice: Eat food, but not too much, mainly plants. ...Read more

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How to remove too much sodium and sugar in your body?

Diet: I'm not sure if this answers your question but to decrease the amount that goes into your body, you need to modify your diet by eating foods with less salt and less sugar. If you ask about what's already in your system, typically we have to let the body take care of itself and there isn't much we can do to eliminate sodium or sugar faster. All in all you're right in wanting less of those two things ...Read more

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Does the body stabalize high blood sugar?

Does the body stabalize high blood sugar?

By putting out: Insulin to lower glucose -- which is impaired if you have diabetes. It also dumps glucose into the urine, but this helps only slightly and only for a very short period. Otherwise, hydration lowers glucose, and mediation is often necessary. ...Read more

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What would happen to you if your body could not regulate blood sugar levels?

It's called diabetes: It's called diabetes, and it will kill you if not treated properly. ...Read more

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What are good ways to boost blood sugar naturally?

What are good ways to boost blood sugar naturally?

Why?: There is no reason to increase your blood sugar because your body has mechanisms to keep it normal. No one's blood sugar is chronically low unless they're on diabetes meds. Higher sugar is potentially harmful, so let you body do its job naturally. ...Read more

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What are the harmful elements in sugar that can harm our body?

Glucose: Too much sugar can harm our bodies. Too many sugars in the diet can lead to obesity, diabetes, arterial damage. The best diet includes only 25% of carbohydrates (all sugars) out of 100% of calories. That means the diet should be 60% proteins. Sugar is sugar. There are no other 'elements'. Not sure why you keep asking that. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get to naturally get your blood sugar down?

Is there a good way to get to naturally get your blood sugar down?

Depending on blood s: If you have a blood sugar inthe low 200s the most natural way is to put yourself on a diet and excersice 4 to 5 hrs a week, but his is forever, if your blood sugar normalizes and you go back to your old ways, it will come back. If your blood sugar is above 250 you might need some help with medication until you implement he above. There is nothing more natural than diet and physical activity. ...Read more

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How do we know that the sugar levels in my body is high? I am diabetic.

How do we know that the sugar levels in my body is high?  I am diabetic.

Monitor.: Measure finger stick blood glucose in the am at home. Your doc will monitor your hemoglobin a1c which is a measure of your lon term control. ...Read more