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Sometimes I have altered mood and shakiness. Am I getting hypoglycemia?

Sometimes I have altered mood and shakiness. Am I getting hypoglycemia?

Yes: If you eat a lot of sweets, little protein and go long periods between eating, it is most likely hypoglycemia. Shakiness and altered mood are classic symptoms of hypoglycemia. Eating protein only for breakfast, eliminating sweets and artificial sweeteners and eating small protein snacks every 2 hours can eliminate the hypoglycemia symptoms. Hypoglycemia can be misdiagnosed as bipolar & adhd. ...Read more

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Mood (Definition)

Is how a patient says they feel, or how someone feels internally, versus how someone's mood appears, which is called "affect." if you say your mood is "happy, " and you appear to be so, we would say that your affect is congruent. If, however, you actually look really angry, we would say your mood is "happy" and ...Read more


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Sometimes I have headaches and sleeplessness. Am I getting anxiety disorder?

Sometimes I have headaches and sleeplessness. Am I getting anxiety disorder?

See your PCP: Headaches and sleeplessness are such broad medical symptoms that before and anxiety disorder could be diagnosed, it would be necessary for you to make sure that there is nothing medically going on that could be causing these symptoms. ...Read more

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I have PCOS and have been struggling with feeling extreme fatigue like I have no energy at all, horrible thirst, extreme hunger pains when I don't eat and I get very shaky and lightheaded and when I do eat I'm instantly tired and sluggish but all my blood

I have PCOS and have been struggling with feeling extreme fatigue like I have no energy at all, horrible thirst, extreme hunger pains when I don't eat and I get very shaky and lightheaded and when I do eat I'm instantly tired and sluggish but all my blood

Pre-diabetes: sometimes polycystic ovary syndrome is associated with insulin resistance. Your body may be confused in dealing with sugar and may put out too much insulin at times trying to compensate. Eat small, healthy meals and snacks often. Getting 15 to 20 minutes of daily aerobic exercise every day helps to improve your metabolism. Work with a knowledgeable doctor. ...Read more

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I have low blood pressure. I'm having headaches i feel faint and i also been having breathing problems is this all related?

I have low blood pressure. I'm having headaches i feel faint and i also been having breathing problems is this all related?

Could be: The feeling of faint and dyspnea may be related to the blood pressure being low. The headaches are due to the low oxygen from less blood flow. You should have that evaluated - perhaps your blood pressure dips too low. ...Read more

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I am having a prolonged period. I am also experiencing some nausea and slight dizzy spells. I am also releasing some blood clots.

I am having a prolonged period.  I am also experiencing some nausea and slight dizzy spells. I am also releasing some blood clots.

Need to examine: From what you described, you may be anemic from blood loss. It would be prudent to see a doctor for an evaluation. In the mean time, you may take oral iron and multivitamin supplements. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing very bad mood swings and depression.. Sometimes i feel like im going crazy what can I do?

I have been experiencing very bad mood swings and depression.. Sometimes i feel like im going crazy what can I do?

U need to see U pcp: As soon as possible and if he has no opening go to the next er for evaluation , u seems to be in a lot distress . Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a sudden headache and vomiting when I am still eating. I am jumpy also. Im having a hard time in sleeping?

I have a sudden headache and vomiting when I am still eating. I am jumpy also. Im having a hard time in sleeping?

Stress: Some kind stress going in your life. See local Doctor ,whom you are accustomed to. Are You eating properly,what kind things are upsetting in your life?! ...Read more

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I have low blood sugar but my insulin levels are fine. I feel tired and have constant migraines. What do I have?

Not a sugar issue: You do not have diabetes or hypoglycemia. There are a hundred of other possibilities for symptoms of fatigue and migraines to include depression and other mental health issue. Not sure why a twenty year old male would think this was a sugar problem. ...Read more

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Hi . Im 18 and is it normal to have mood swings ? I feel really low and i think i have depression as i also self harm . Can i get antidepressents?

Yes: if you have thoughts of harming yourself you probably have a psychiatric condition needing a doctor.see a psychiatrist--it is very important you do so. ...Read more

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I had a sudden feeling of tiredness and lightheadedness. I am concerned because I should not be hypoglycemic, as I just dinner and hour ago.

I had a sudden feeling of tiredness and lightheadedness. I am concerned because I should not be hypoglycemic, as I just dinner and hour ago.

Many causes.: At your age, the causes of lightheadedness and fatigue are often minor and a result of a temporary health problem. "Head cold" (sinusitis), virus. Nausea?, pregnant? Hypoglycemia, thyroid imbalances, may also result in fatigue and dizziness if not correctly managed. If the symptoms persist, you need MD evaluation. I ...Read more

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I have been extremely tired and very foggy headed for months I do have low thyroid and tests are normal for the med I am taking. Symptoms of foggy head and exhaustion getting worse

I have been extremely tired and very foggy headed for months I do have low thyroid and tests are normal for the med I am taking. Symptoms of foggy head and exhaustion getting worse

There : There are multiple reasons to feel fatigued during the day including but not limited to is low thyroid hormone level, lack of vitamins, inflammatory disorders, insomnia, sleep apnea and medications that you may be on. You should discuss with your primary care physician about your symptoms. ...Read more

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Does having hyperthyroidism (not graves) effect your blood glucose? I am constantly feeling like I am hypoglycemic, dizzy and lightheaded

Check blood sugar: I recommend that you have your blood sugar checked when you are having these symptoms. This may be related to the hyperthyroidism alone however. Too high thyroid levels can lead to shakiness, dizziness, sweating, more frequent need to use the bathroom, and weight loss. See your MD and have your thyroid levels checked as well as the blood sugar! ...Read more

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I have been having my BP go down to 85/62 from 110/75 and I have been feeling dizzy off balance and occasional nausea....what could this be?

I have been having my BP go down to 85/62 from 110/75 and I have been feeling dizzy off balance and occasional nausea....what could this be?

Low blood pressure: It could be caused by dehydration, internal bleeding, blood loss more than normal during periods or endocrine disorders. See a doctor in urgent care or ER if you can not get a hold of your doctor. You need at least 90 systolic to mantain daily activities. ...Read more

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Sir I am having problem of sugar and now I am not feeling well I feel like fainting and my body does not move I feel like vomiting and sweat comes..?

Sir I am having problem of sugar  and now I am not feeling well I feel like fainting and my body does not move I feel like vomiting  and sweat comes..?

See doc soon.: Fainting and not being able to move are individually serious signs. Couple this with vomiting and sweating and i think you have all the essential signals that something is potentially seriously wrong. Demands visit to doc soon. ...Read more

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I think I have the flu and have also been feeling moody, irritable and depressed is this normal?

I think I have the flu and have also been feeling moody, irritable and depressed is this normal?

See your Dr: Those reactions are understandable in some personalities when they don't feel well. It may be abnormal for other personality types. Is this unusual for you? Anyway, whatever makes you think you have flu merits an exam and Tx. Also, try not to spread it to others and get rest and fluids and symptom relief till your appt. Best! ...Read more

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Hi. I am experiencing a lot off pregnacy symptoms. I am being sick have mood swings all the time brest are sore and swollen i keep having cramp. Plz?

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I am experiencing a lot off pregnacy symptoms.
I am being sick have mood swings all the time brest are sore and swollen i keep having cramp. Plz?

Go to the Doctor: Please do a pregnancy test, if you have missed a period. If you have not missed a period then this is likely something else and should be seen for testing and examination. ...Read more

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I have an anxiety and panic disorder. My therapist said i may have hypoglycaemia because my anxiety and dizziness go away after i eat frequently.

I am not sure what: Your question is but it is clear that ensuring that you don't let your blood sugars drop too low is important. I would encourage you to see your physician for further assessment (medically). Hypoglycemia is known to be a trigger for panic for many people. ...Read more

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I am always tired as i can not sleep or feel like I have had no sleep, and i get very exhausted, i get a lot of headaches and I have IBS ?

I am always tired as i can not sleep or feel like I have had no sleep, and i get very exhausted, i get a lot of headaches and I have IBS ?

Sleep test: All of your symptoms may indicated sleep problems that can be life shortening or life threatening. The only way to know if there are serious problems is with an overnight sleep test. I encourage you to seek help. ...Read more