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Blood Sugar (Definition)

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


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Can dehydration raise blood pressure? Muscle twiches, dry mouth/skin. Tingling hands and feet. I eat a low sodium diet but dia pressures been high.

Can dehydration raise blood pressure? Muscle twiches, dry mouth/skin. Tingling hands and feet. I eat a low sodium diet but dia pressures been high.

Call doctor: With dehydrarption your pulse can increase and your blood pressure decreases because of the loss of fluids. I don't know what is going on with you but you need to see a doctor and get checked out. ...Read more

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Symptoms: constant shakes, nausea, spacey, dry mouth weakness, tiredness, no sex drive, nervousness, high blood pressure/ cholesterol, diabetes type 2?

Symptoms: constant shakes, nausea, spacey, dry mouth weakness, tiredness, no sex drive, nervousness, high blood pressure/ cholesterol, diabetes type 2?

Need evaluation: There are many potential causes for symptoms like these -- some dangerous. Your best care would start with thorough medical evaluation. Please see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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I have sudden anxiety, high blood pressure, headache, and feet numbness?

I have sudden anxiety, high blood pressure, headache, and feet numbness?

One possibility: is panic attack. Please see your doc so that he/she can rule out other medical conditions. You can then see a mental health professional who treats panic disorder if that is the case. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Blood pressure 144/99, slight tingling in hands, night sweating, fatigue, blood tests scheduled for Tuesday. Any ideas?

Blood pressure 144/99, slight tingling in hands, night sweating, fatigue, blood tests scheduled for Tuesday. Any ideas?

High blood pressure: We declare hypertension (high blood pressure) if systolic (top) greater than 140 or diastolic (bottom) greater than 90 two or more times. So purchase a blood pressure cuff & track your BP at home after resting at least 5min each time. Then share record & cuff w/your doc. Tingling in hands could be carpal tunnel syndrome. Many reasons for fatigue. Discuss results w/your Family Doc. ...Read more

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26/f. After exercise felt jittery, light headed, and pins and needles in hands. Ate something and felt better. Just low blood sugar or something else?

26/f. After exercise felt jittery, light headed, and pins and needles in hands. Ate something and felt better. Just low blood sugar or something else?

Exercise effects: Exercise causes a number of changes a lot of those are mediated by increased hormone levels also the degree of response is based how regularly exercise all effects you talk of can be due to normal response as time goes on symptoms should diminish in intensity and duration i doubt you have underlying physical issues but a good physical before engaging in exercise routine is ideal. ...Read more

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Does low blood pressure and low sugar go hand in hand what causes low blood pressure and low blood sugar?

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

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fatigue, shooting pains (head), blurred vison, dizziness, chest pain , nausea, and dangerous blood sugar level(47). I exercise, and my diets very lite

fatigue, shooting pains (head), blurred vison, dizziness, chest pain , nausea, and dangerous blood sugar level(47). I exercise, and my diets very lite

ER/UC clinic: Now- a blood sugar level of 47 can be life thretening. Call 911 or have someone else transport you to the the hospital or clinic. Call 911- NOW! ...Read more

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I am feeling extreme fatigue, high pulse, high bp then low bp and icy cold feeling going through my veins in arms and legs. High thyroid antibodies ?

I am feeling extreme fatigue, high pulse, high bp then low bp and icy cold feeling going through my veins in arms and legs. High thyroid antibodies ?

Just a thought: but high thyroid antibodies are often associated with other "auto-immune" problems such problems may be producing fatigue and temperature intolerance More information is needed and you might find a consultation with a Board Certified Endocrinologit helpful! Just a thought/hope it helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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High blood pressure reading today 141/94 and low 126/87 with bpa 92 usually have good blood pressure been having bad headaches with flushed face?

High blood pressure reading today 141/94 and low 126/87 with bpa 92 usually have good blood pressure been having bad headaches with flushed face?

keep track: BP goes up and down depends on what you are doing. Keep track of your BP at different times of the day, if it's consistently over 140/90, see your doc to get evaluated. ...Read more

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Random and sudden anxiety, high blood pressure, headache, and feet numbness, what to do?

Random and sudden anxiety, high blood pressure, headache, and feet numbness, what to do?

See a Dr.: You are having some physical symptoms that really ought to be checked for cause and treated to avoid things getting worse - whatever they are. Depending on the results of an exam, you will either find relief soon or be on track toward a solution. It may involve referrals or not - but something is not right and maybe it can be. Start your year well and take care! ...Read more

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Nausea headache shaking extreme dizziness feel so weak & only goes away temporarily wen eaten carbs or sugar, thyroid &glucose levels fine? Wat is it!

Nausea headache shaking extreme dizziness feel so weak & only goes away temporarily wen eaten carbs or sugar, thyroid &glucose levels fine? Wat is it!

BPPV: Please consult your doctor to get evaluated for a condition called bppv. I guess you should get treated and will get a complete recovery soon. ...Read more

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Have spells of lightheadedness, weakness, adrenaline type rush, feeling hot, fuzzy in head after eatingBlood sugar ok. Ideas? Pressure on vagus nerve?

Have spells of lightheadedness, weakness, adrenaline type rush, feeling hot, fuzzy in head after eatingBlood sugar ok. Ideas? Pressure on vagus nerve?

Many issues: You provide a long list of symptoms and I would strongly recommend that you see your primary doctor and also a gynecologist. Menopause can start as young as your age so gynecology is important. ...Read more

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Have lupus & POTS. Having low blood pressures, lightheaded, nightsweats, extreme nigttime polyuria. MD ordered 24 hr urine sodium collection. Why?

Have lupus & POTS. Having low blood pressures, lightheaded, nightsweats,  extreme nigttime polyuria. MD ordered 24 hr urine sodium collection. Why?

To differentiate : In prerenal failure like from dehydration sodium will be too low in the urine.In true renal failure like that can happen in Lupus you will not be able to conserve the sodium and will leak . So by this test doctors can learn a lot ...Read more

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Have lupus & POTS. Having low blood pressures, lightheaded, nightsweats, extreme nigttime polyuria. MD ordered 24 hr urine sodium collection. Why?

Have lupus & POTS. Having low blood pressures, lightheaded, nightsweats, extreme nigttime polyuria. MD ordered 24 hr urine sodium collection. Why?

POTS and sodium: Excreting less than 124 mmol per 24 hours of sodium in the urine predicts if you will respond favorably to salt supplementation. One also is advised to increase fluid intake to prevent the BP from dropping and the heart rate from rising ( typically above 120 b/m ) upon standing. If sodium is excreted in larger amounts chances are other therapies will be needed ( B blockers, fludrocortisone etc ) ...Read more

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Hi. Red face burning, hands cold, shaking feeling too cold, 120 pulse, feeling sleepy, presure in head and eyes. Heart problems or just a flu? Thanks

Hi. Red face burning,  hands cold, shaking feeling too cold, 120 pulse, feeling sleepy, presure in head and eyes. Heart problems or just a flu? Thanks

Shaking: the described symptoms and features are not typical of cardiac issues. Perhaps you are experiencing rigors, a temperature check would greatly helped in narrowing down the differential list, physical symptoms off an illness might be exaggerated due to your history of anxiety ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more