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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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Dr. Tracy Berg
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Hypoglycemia (Definition)

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 neveer occurs in human beings. If it a very frequently ...Read more


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I have hypoglycemia due to HKPP is it possible to get diabetic neuropathy? Feet are always cold, purple tint, hands got numb, sometimes no symp in 50s

I have hypoglycemia due to HKPP is it possible to get diabetic neuropathy? Feet are always cold, purple tint, hands got numb, sometimes no symp in 50s

Hypoglycemia: If you have been diagnosed with hypoglycemia the cause must be found and management started. If that is not happening see another doctor. The smartest thing would be to see an Endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What is hypoglycemia, and why would you get it?

What is hypoglycemia, and why would you get it?

Low blood sugar: Hypoglycemia is a scientific term for low blood sugar. Anyone can get it. It is the result of your sugar metabolism mechanism being oversensitive to eating sugar in that it puts out a rush of minsulin in response and therefore the blood sugar is driven low. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get hypoglycemia?

How common is it for somebody to get hypoglycemia?

True hypo? Rare: People often think they are hypoglycemic, but very few people actually have measurably low glucose unless they are on diabetes medication ( in which case it is very common). ...Read more

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When should I get tested for hypoglycemia?

When should I get tested for hypoglycemia?

If you have SX!: Hypoglycemia causes jitteriness and shakes. It most commonly occurs in pre-diabetics. Family history is important. A glucose tolerance test is most important to determine if you are prone to this. Dietary changes will minimize this from happening! it is a common feature of metabolic syndrome! ...Read more

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Can i get some information regarding 'hypoglycemia at home' that i need to perform a micro presentation. ?

Search Internet: Of course, since you're on this site, you could search this site, too! but for starters, check out the following sites that i found just be searching the internet: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/diabetic-hypoglycemia/ds01166, http://www.Diabetes.Org/living-with-diabetes/treatment-and-care/blood-glucose-control/hypoglycemia-low-blood.Html & http://www.Medicinenet.Com/hypoglycemia/article.Htm. ...Read more

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Why do I get the symptoms of hypoglycemia but I am not hypoglycaemic?

Why do I get the symptoms of hypoglycemia but I am not hypoglycaemic?

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. Don't waste your money on a GTT or any fad diets of treatments. Lose wt if heavy. ...Read more

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Could anybody get severe hypoglycemia?

No: No, not anyone. You would need to take a drug that CAUSES hypoglycemia (insulin is the best example, although there is a category of pills that can also do it). There are extremely rare insulin-secreting pancreatic tumors that can cause hypoglycemia (and other even rarer tumors). But metabolically normal people can't get severe hypoglycemia. To your health! ...Read more

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Will children too get hypoglycemia?

Will children too get hypoglycemia?

Sure: A number of different conditions result in hypoglycemia in children: overdose of tylenol, accidental ingestion of glucose lowering drugs or alcohol, inborn errors of metabolism, ketotic hypoglycemia, etc. ...Read more

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Can you get hypoglycemia without diabetes?

Can you get hypoglycemia without diabetes?

Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia can be a warning signal of pre-diabetes. But, it does not have to mean that. It can come from not eating much, being dehydrated, exercising too much. So without much more history from you that is the first thoughts that come to my mind. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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