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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 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

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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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Can Clarithromycin cause low blood sugar levels? Tiredness, shaking, dizziness, headaches, hunger and cravings after taking it. Should I stop?

Can Clarithromycin cause low blood sugar levels? Tiredness, shaking, dizziness, headaches, hunger and cravings after taking it. Should I stop?

Clarithromycin: can give a metallic taste in the mouth and GI symptoms but not the combination you are describing. Call your doctor and see what they advise you to do. Do not stop antibiotic without first checking with your doctor. ...Read more

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I came in the house and was sweating and my hands were shaking for no reason its not could this low blood sugar what are the signs and symptoms?

I came in the house and was sweating and my hands were shaking for no reason its not could this low blood sugar what are the signs and symptoms?

Ck med side effect : S&s of hypoglycemia are dependent upon the rapidity of decrease in blood glucose level. The absolute level of the blood glucose, and one's sensitivity to hypoglycemia. Usually as the glucose level falls , one could, early on experience, tremor sweating, palpitation blurring of vision. Headache, hunger as examples as it further falls, unconsiciousnss can occur. Early symptoms mimick panic attacks. ...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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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