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Doctor insights on: Hypoglycemia Symptoms In Teenagers

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What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia?  

What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia?  

Rare disorder: Symptoms include nervousness, sweating, hunger, anxiety, blurred vision, fatigue, fast heart rate, etc. -- however unless you have diabetes and are on Insulin or other medication, have renal or liver disease, cancer or prior stomach surgery -- then true hypoglycemia neveer occurs in human beings. If it a very frequently and incorrectly made diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for hypoglycemia?

What are the symptoms for hypoglycemia?

The symptoms: Of hypoglycemia vary from NONE AT ALL (Particularly if the blood sugar falls SLOWLY) to jittery, nervousness, hunger, changes in personality, inappropriate behavior!
It's important to RECOGNIZE ANY CHANGE in mood, emotions, etc and ingest sugar to see if the symptoms abate!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia?

What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia?

Symptoms: Forget about hypoglycemia for now and focus on your symptoms that you must discuss with your doctor.
What makes you think you have hypoglycemia? Do you have diabetes and are taking medicines for it.?
If the hypoglycemia is diabetes related please go to the nearest emergency room for care ASAP. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of hypoglycemia?

What are the common symptoms of hypoglycemia?

Weak and shaky: Most patient tell me the first symptom they develop is an internal shaky or anxious feeling that is followed by weakness and sweating. Some people develop hunger and/or dizziness as well. These are all early symptom but as the hypoglycemia worsens (glucoses <50) people can developed confusion, trouble concentrating, a decreased level of consciousness and even passing out or coma if severe enough. ...Read more

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How to know if I have early symptoms of hypoglycemia?

How to know if I have early symptoms of hypoglycemia?

Please define: Hi. Please define hypoglycemia. If you're not taking diabetes drugs, true pathological hypoglycemia is vanishingly rare. Did you become confused, lose consciousness, have a seizure? If not, there is a popular self-diagnosis of "hypoglycemia" that isn't real. There are rare syndromes where pancreatic tumors can occur that cause pathologic hypoglycemia. See an endocrinologist if indicated. ...Read more

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What are some common symptoms from fasting hypoglycemia?

Not on insulin?: If you are non- diabetic, and not taking meds, then unless severe (passing out) from Insulin tumor, consider the less severe. ...Read more

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Why do I get the symptoms of hypoglycemia but I am not hypoglycaemic?

Why do I get the symptoms of hypoglycemia but I am not hypoglycaemic?

No: In my 35 years of practice, I have never seen a case of reactive hypoglycemia. The disorder doesn't exist, if you're overweight the symptoms are a natural response to your glucose level returning to normal. Don't waste your money on a GTT or any fad diets of treatments. Lose wt if heavy. ...Read more

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What is hypoglycemia, symptoms, causes, and what does it feel like to have?!

It means too little: Blood sugar. You can faint - feel ill, and weak. You can get a blood glucose monitor and have yoru doctor or nurse show you how to use it. ...Read more

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What would be a good diet for someone who has hypoglycemia symptoms off and on?

What would be a good diet for someone who has hypoglycemia symptoms off and on?

Low carb: The most effective diet is a restricted carbohydrate six meal regimen. This should be set up by a registered dietician. ...Read more

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Are there any illnesses or medications that makes the symptoms of hypoglycemia worse?

Are there any illnesses or medications that makes the symptoms of hypoglycemia worse?

Coffee, phentermine: The symptoms of hypoglycemia are tied to an adrenaline surge, leading to a jittery, shaky, light-headed state. If you are drinking coffee or taking meds which cause a jittery feeling, then the symptoms would be even worse. ...Read more

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How can I reverse hypoglycemia and its symptoms... Foods I eat? Excersize? I need examples.

Depends: On what is causing the hypoglycemia. If it's from meds, then discontinuing the meds is needed. If it occurs without provocation, then eating frequent small meals throughout the ay should help decrease the hypoglycemia. You many need to eat 6-8 small meals a day. If none of that works, see you doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hper and hypoglycemia seem to share many symptoms, which symptom is most uniquely diagnostic for hypo or hyper?

Hper and hypoglycemia seem to share many symptoms, which symptom is most uniquely diagnostic for hypo or hyper?

Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia actually don't share many symptoms at all in my experience. A low blood sugar can be life threatening and your body does everything it can to let you know you're in trouble. You can get anxious, jittery, tachycardic, sweaty and even die if you don't get help. Hypoglycemia is usually asymptomatic but if the sugar gets high enough it can cause coma and death. ...Read more

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What would cause a healthy 24 year old to develop hypoglycemia? Had symptoms for about a year but they are geting more frequent now

What would cause a healthy 24 year old to develop hypoglycemia? Had symptoms for about a year but they are geting more frequent now

Condishions cousing: Regular meals help preventing hypoglycemia, if there is family history of diabetes, sometimes people that develop diabetes later may have episodes of hypoglycemia thought to be due to loss of regulatory factors for Insulin secretion. ...Read more

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Ok, new?, startin' 2 suspect hypoglycemia poss? Actually, my husband is, by watchin' me& he has had fam w/ it.? List of symptoms please 1st....

Unlikely hypoglycemi: 'hypoglycemia' is thrown about as cause of all sorts of behavior that doesn't seem 'normal'. It means low blood sugar level, usually below 65mg%. True blood sugar, documented, and confirmed on a glucose tolerance test needs to be carefully worked up (insulinoma often). Reactive blood sugar means one gets symptoms (lightheaded, moody, irritable) when sugar is low normal. Eat smaller meals 4-5 times / day. ...Read more

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Ok, new?, startin' 2 suspect hypoglycemia poss? Actually, my husband is, by watchin' me& he has had fam w/ it.? List of symptoms please 1st....

Hypoglycemia: Symptoms of mild low blood sugar usually occur when blood sugar falls below 70 mg/dl and may include: nausea, extreme hunger, feeling nervous or jittery, cold, clammy, wet skin and/or excessive sweating not caused by exercise, a rapid heartbeat (tachycardia), numbness or tingling of the fingertips or lips, and/or trembling. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of reactive hypoglycemia?

Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia is a condition that occurs when your blood sugar (glucose) is too low. Blood sugar below 70 mg/dl is considered low. Blood sugar at or below this level can harm you. Symptoms may include dizziness, confusion, shakiness, feeling lightheaded, weakness, delerium, etc. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia like?

Can faint -feel week: This can be serious. You don't want to get hypoglycemic. Ask your doctor about this. And you can also get a glucose meter. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia in diabetes?

Many: There are many symptoms of hypoglycemia. Some common ones are: fast heartbeat, pounding heart beat, visual changes, feeling moody/cranky/nervous/aggressive, headache, hunger, shaking, sweating, nightmares, fatigue, unclear thinking... ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia?

What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia?

May be quite varied!: Hypoglycemia: shakiness, sweating, hunger, palpitations. If severe: confusion, lethargy, seizure, or coma could occur.
Hyperglycemia: no symptoms if mild (that's what's so dangerous over long periods of time). If severe: frequent urination, ravenous thirst. If not addressed over long periods of time, damage to kidneys, nerves, eyes, and blood vessels can result. ...Read more

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All the symptoms of hypoglycemia but no insulin taken recently?

All the symptoms of hypoglycemia but no insulin taken recently?

Reactive hypoglycemi: If symptoms severe, a tumor making Insulin should be ruled out. Otherwise this is a very common phenom whereby you are sensitive to carbohydrates and when you eat them you over respond with an abundance of Insulin to drive down your sugar. Stop the tiler coaster by discontinuing sugar, carbohydrates, sodas including diet drinks. ...Read more

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Will hypoglycemia symptoms go away if a beta blocker is stopped?

No: Hypoglycemia symptoms are masked by beta blockers so stopping the beta blockers will actually make hypoglycemia symptoms more prominent. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia in low blodd sugar sufferers?

What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia in low blodd sugar sufferers?

Many: There are many symptoms of hypoglycemia. Some common ones are: fast heartbeat, pounding heart beat, visual changes, feeling moody/cranky/nervous/aggressive, headache, hunger, shaking, sweating, nightmares, fatigue, unclear thinking... ...Read more

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Can food intolerances cause hypoglycemia or make the symptoms worse?

Can food intolerances cause hypoglycemia or make the symptoms worse?

Possibly: If you don't eat correctly you may not have enough calories to prevent hypoglycemia, especially if you are a diabetic. If you don't have diabetes it's highly unlikely you would develop hypoglycemia which is quite rare. Food intolerances can cause a variety of different symptoms. Try excluding things that make you feel bad after eating them. ...Read more

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Will hypoglycemia symptoms go away if a beta blocker is stopped or is hypoglycemia permanent?

Will hypoglycemia symptoms go away if a beta blocker is stopped or is hypoglycemia permanent?

Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia is not a disease, it is a finding. There are multiple possible causes for low blood sugar. The cause of hypoglycemia in a person informs whether it will be frequent or permananent or gone. ...Read more

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I have hypoglycemia for years. I am told it is normally a symptom of something. Got cortisol checked & was ok. What else could it be related to?

I have hypoglycemia for years. I am told it is normally a symptom of something. Got cortisol checked & was ok. What else could it be related to?

See endocrinologist: I know it is rare, but I have seen 2 very dramatic cases that turned out to be due to small, benign pancreatic insulin- secreting tumors. Anyone else here have any other ideas? ...Read more

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If having many symptoms of hypogylycemia 4 2 wks, then just went 2 ER 2 days ago, diag with hypoglycemia. How often should I take it till I can see dr?

If having many symptoms of hypogylycemia 4 2 wks, then just went 2 ER 2 days ago, diag with hypoglycemia. How often should I take it till I can see dr?

Rare disorder: Symptoms include nervousness, sweating, hunger, anxiety, blurred vision, fatigue, fast heart rate, etc. -- however unless you have diabetes and are on Insulin or other medication, have renal or liver disease, cancer or prior stomach surgery -- then true hypoglycemia never occurs in human beings. If it a very frequently and incorrectly made diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if labyrinthytis and non diabetic hypoglycemia have similar symptoms?

Can you tell me if labyrinthytis and non diabetic hypoglycemia have similar symptoms?

Sorry,: But there is no such thing as non diabetes hypoglycemia. It doesn't exist in the absence of end state kidney or liver failure or advanced cancer. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more