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Im always feeling dizzy, nauseous.Lightheaded. I took my blood sugar test after eating a goid meal was 5.7. Is it normal or too low? Blood tests r good

Im always feeling dizzy, nauseous.Lightheaded. I took my blood sugar test after eating a goid meal was 5.7. Is it normal or too low? Blood tests r good

Normal but,,: Apparently, this is in normal range as the measurement is in mmol/l instead of mg/dl. Your result of 5.7 is in normal range but it usually gets higher after a meal. This and your symptoms could mean low sugar or hypoglycemia and it could have been much lower before you ate. It's a good idea to see a doctor right away for a fasting sugar test and diet management. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Jittery feeling after eating?

Jittery feeling after eating?

When: You eaf, a signal goes to the brain. As the signals crescendo as you fill the stomach a center in the brain tells you that you have had enough. If your diet contains a lot of "junk" (especially sweets) the brain becomes more sensitive to all input signals. Thus the "jittery" feeling is a result of the input signal from the stomach. Sounds whacky? I've seen it all too often in this day and age. ...Read more

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Feeling very full after eating, even little bits....What may be the cause?

Feeling very full after eating, even little bits....What may be the cause?

Maybe gastroparesis: Feeling full after only a small amount of food is called "early satiety" in medicine. If it's been going on for a long time, it can result in weight loss. It is a red flag. The common cause is gastroparesis, a condition when the stomach is slow to empty, often seen in patients with diabetes. other causes include infections, autoimmune disease, neurological disease, and cancer. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Feeling very bloated after eating?

Feeling very bloated after eating?

Some thoughts...: It can be common for people to get a bloated feeling after eating- especially with spicy, acidic or heavy foods, caffeine, and alcohol. Dairy products can do it as well (many of us get a little lactose intolerant as we age). Try to see if there's any relationship with the foods you eat, and if not, try to check in with your doctor about it! ...Read more

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Feeling weak after eating and waking up in morning?

Feeling weak after eating and waking up in morning?

Several issues: Insulin hyper secretion.....If fhx of dm, can depend on type of food u are taking. Your sleep and other medical issues may be related. Needs your pmd input. ...Read more

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I get a shaky weak feeling after eating sweets, why?

I get a shaky weak feeling after eating sweets, why?

Low Sugar: When you load up on sweets you stimulate your own insulin, which moves the sugar into the cells, but can keep working beyond that & lower your blood sugar to an uncomfortably low level where you get shaky and weak. ...Read more

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What would be the cause of feeling sick after eating?

What would be the cause of feeling sick after eating?

Nausea after food: There are a few things that could be at the source of these symptoms. If it is an isolated event, it could be bad food. If it is persistent, it could be inflammation of the stomach, a peptic or duodenal ulcer. Slowed digestion can also cause the food to sit in the stomach which could be a source as well. If these symptoms persist see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I get hungry again about an hour after eating? I get weak feeling too

Why do I get hungry again about an hour after eating?  I get weak feeling too

Snack High In Carbs?: If you eat anything high in carbs it causes a rush of Insulin which then drives your blood sugar too low and you can get "hypoglycemic" even just after eating! basic rule you must not eat a greater than 2:1 ratio carbohydrate to protein intake at any time. If you try this and still stay symptomatic you should seek medical testing and evaluation. ...Read more

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Fast, forceful heartbeat after eating and feeling flushed. What can cause this?

Fast, forceful heartbeat after eating and feeling flushed. What can cause this?

Exam/EKG: Many factors can cause this so the most important thing you can do is get a full physical, ekg and blood work, especially, thyroid, metabolic panel, CBC and a fasting blood sugar.Stop the methylphenidate-now. ...Read more