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My friend says hypoglycemia will affect at any age. Is it true?

My friend says hypoglycemia will affect at any age. Is it true?

Differing dis causes: Highly varied causes of hypoglycemia can iccur across life's duration, but usually when a non physician speaks of spontaneoushypogly they mean something else. ...Read more

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I eat lots popcornl. I hv hypoglycemil. Firend told me eating popcorn is not healthy 4 hypoglycemia. Is it true it cn lower your sugar level?

I eat lots popcornl. I hv  hypoglycemil.   Firend told  me eating popcorn is not healthy 4 hypoglycemia. Is it true it cn lower your sugar level?

Popcorn hypoglycemia: 77 F from MI eats lots of popcorn and have hypoglycemia. It may in some people depending on how much you eat. So I would just test yourself after talking to your Dr. So eat one cup and check sugar if you feel it is low.Then 2 cups, then 3 etc. till you find how much you can eat then eat less. Enjoy. ...Read more

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My hypoglycemia started after childbirth, i also have a friend with it too and hers also started after having kids.Why is this?

My hypoglycemia started after childbirth, i also have a friend with it too and hers also started after having kids.Why is this?

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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Is hypoglycemia a true illness?

Is hypoglycemia a true illness?

No and yes: Hi. Any diabetic taking insulin will tell you how very real hypoglycemia is. However, there is an utter nonsense self-diagnosis of "hypoglycemia" that is not in the same universe as "true illness". There are also true hypoglycemia cases (VERY rare) due to tumors or hyperplasia of the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. So if you take insulin or your pancreas makes it inappropriately, yes ...Read more

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Is it true that it's harder for someone with hypoglycemia to lose weight?

Is it true that it's harder for someone with hypoglycemia to lose weight?

You don't have it: In addition, 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 you sugar returning to normal. A glucose tolerance test (if you've had one) is not and never will be a valid diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. Low glucose only ocurrs when treating diabetes, cancer, renal/liver disease. ...Read more

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If your hba1c is 4.8% or below is it true that it is indiccative of hypoglycemia especially if symptoms are present daily?

If your hba1c is 4.8% or below is it true that it is indiccative of hypoglycemia especially if symptoms are present daily?

No: One cannot make a diagnosis of hypoglycemia based on a hba1c level. I find it best to have people monitor their blood sugar with a fingerstick monitor (typically used by diabetics). True hypoglycemia will show readings under 55, with symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it true that hypoglycemia a typical reaction to tooth extraction?

Is it true that hypoglycemia a typical reaction to tooth extraction?

If you have fasted: Prior to the procedure/surgery and/or you have abstained form having anything to eat post procedure due to bleeding, numbness. Etc. Sure a transient drop in your blood glucose can occur. Similarly, in patients that are diabetic, they can often see a spike in their blood sugar and have a few days of hyperglycemia. Especially with the stress of surgery and if any peri-operative steroids were given. ...Read more

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1 dr said that hypoglycemia could be a reason for the dizzying, peculiar episodes I have had.Others say prob not it.Why?Is it rare?

1 dr said that hypoglycemia could be a reason for the dizzying, peculiar episodes I have had.Others say prob not it.Why?Is it rare?

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. A glucose tolerance test (if you've had one) is not and never will be a valid diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. Don't waste your money o GTT or any fad diets of treatments. Lose wt if heavy. ...Read more