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Stopping Sugar Cravings
Small amount/large: Drinking small amount of alcohol may be alright, but if you drink too much it can lead to a serious condition called lactic acidosis, which can be life threatning, discuss with your doctor how much you can drink it will not lower your blood sugar, and may raise it as alcohol is carbs. ...Read more
None: Cinnamon has been shown in some studies (and not in others) to have a very weak effect on blood sugar - not sufficient to make it useful for treatment. Stay away from supplements and other junk which promise a lot and can't deliver. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Check w/your doctor. Spices in the food you don"t eat will help by lowering weight. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can Clarithromycin cause low blood sugar levels? Tiredness, shaking, dizziness, headaches, hunger and cravings after taking it. Should I stop?
Can stress effect blood sugar levels - lowering them? Not diabetic. Usual breakfast of miniwheats giving me reactive hypoglycemia all week.
Stress increases: Glucose. I have never seen a real 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
New gluten free diet. Feel tired, dizzy, craving butter and dairy. Symptoms go away if I eat cookies or breads. When does gluten free withdrawal end?
Add healthy carb: Gluten free does not mean compete carb free but veggies and fruit - fresh produce and dairy as fermented products ( Yogurt , Kefir) , low fat cheese, Avocado, nuts. all these foods supply good energy and balanced carbs and protein. Nutrition needs balance. Gluten is not needed for sustenance. Check with your Doc. lab work and exam if there is any other disorder as diabetes, anemia, etc. ...Read more
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CAUSE WEIGHT GAIN!!!: Diet soda is extremely toxic & one of the least healthy "foods" you can ingest. The chemical sweeteners can cause a myriad of serious health problems & are proven to cause weight gain. Anyone interested in being healthy should never drink these! see http://kimberlysnyder.Net/blog/2011/12/01/8-dangers-of-diet-soda/ also see comment for new info that these drinks may increase risk of cancer! ...Read more
SIMPLE SUGAR REBOUND: After consuming appreciable amount of simple sugars like glucose, fructose and sucrose, what happens is blood sugar quickly rises and that increases the production of Insulin and that quickly acts and brings the sugar down to hypoglycemic levels and as blood sygar falls you feel more hungry and crave for more sugars and if you eat or drink more sugars, same cycle keep repeating and cause obesity. ...Read more
It could: They will need to adjust their diabetic medication to compensate. ...Read more
Not very well: What's needed to help clear glucose from the blood after a meal is insulin. Metformin does not increase the amount of Insulin secreted, so it won't help much. It may help some, because it makes cells more responsive to whatever amount of Insulin is present. The best way to keep after-meal sugars down is to stick to the meal plan!. Light exercise may be helpful. ...Read more
Sugar cravings: Sugar can be just as addictive as crack cocaine. For more information on how this works, view the video by robert lustig, md on youtube, entitled "sugar: the bitter truth." help is avaiable for compulsive food issues through overeaters anonymous (www.Oa.Org). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been having sugar cravings increasingly over the past year and have gone from 49 to 55kg in 2 years. Very hard to shift. Also get hot flushes?
Few people treat: Few people treat chocolate, sugar or caffeine addictions although they are very common and hard to overcome. The side effects are less problematic than alcohol or other drugs which is why they have been neglected. However, they can have health consequences like stress and diabetes. Contact someone who specializes in addictions and work out a program to help you stiop. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed as hyperglycemic. I researched but managing it causes me frustration. Exactly, how is it managed? What is it?Are my extreme sugar cravings associated with it? Help
Does a person with diabetes 2 have sugar cravings? I don't have diabetes nor sugar cravings but have lost 20lbs in 4wks(unintentional)? Is it diabetes
I need to know how do you curb those sugar cravings and make sure you're eating the right foods for your teeth?
Sugar Cravings: Try to start you day with significant protein and natural sugars to condition your body to quality protein and complex carbohydrates. A machine like the nutrabullet allows you to place a vegetable(baby spinach, kale) then fruit(blueberris, strawberries) with a scoop of protein powder and almond mild. Tastes great and should reduce your craving for simple sugars, make lunch, dinner similar nutrients. ...Read more
I have an addiction to sugar. Is there anything recommended to eliminate the sugar cravings? Any supplements that I can take?
Sugar craving: Lower carb diet and higher in good fats such as coconut oil, olive oil, and fish oil. The fats will help w/feelings of satiety. Carbs turn into sugar so avoid them W/in a week your craving will weaken and eventually go away. See doc to make sure you are healthy enough to do this. Peace and good health. You can use stevia for sweetening if you like. ...Read more
How can I get rid of sugar cravings? It's like my body needs the sugar and it's an addiction. I even eat a spoon of sugar if nothing is available!
Sugar creates spikes: in insulin which impacts mood and health. High fructose corn syrup is a type of sugar that is in many products. Please read labels to avoid it. High rates of diabetes, even among children today. Here's a link to one book, but there are many.http://www.amazon.com/Sugar-Blues-William-Dufty/dp/0446343129 Peace and good health. ...Read more
What do sugar cravings constantly mean? 70 lb wgt loss in 16 mos.I avoid carbs & fats. High protein vege fruit diet now.Advice?
Is pcos a lifelong illness? Do I have to continue taking glucophage? I cannot control my sugar cravings without it? Or weight.
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