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Sugar And Sleepiness
Yes: Please contact your doctor for good blood sugar control and long term sugar level test (hba1c). It's very important to have very good control of diabetes. Uncontrolled diabetic will lead to many medical issues(eye, heart, kidney, leg circulation etc). Please make sure to have yearly eye exam and close follow up with your docs. Exercises and diet helps with better control of diabetes. ...Read more
Can a hyperthroidism cause sugar sensetivity, anxiety sleepiness and extreme sleepiness after greasy food? I barely consume it because of this.
It could: They will need to adjust their diabetic medication to compensate. ...Read more
Severe dizziness and shaky.Ate 2 hr ago,and just drank sweetened coffee.Nonfasting Blood Sugar 67.To low?Dx of Chronic Pancreatitis.Possibly Diabetes?
Hypoglycemia: You are describing symptoms of hypoglycemia compounded by pancreatic insufficiency and caffeinated beverages that trigger a sympathetic nervous system response. An endocrinologist can help you determine if this is a multiple endocrine disorder with hyperthyroidism or if your blood sugar is brittle with high spikes and dangerous lows. Your brain needs glucose for fuel and you need glucose now! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Too many carbs (including sugar, sweets and starches) force our pancreas to pump out insulin, which then drops our blood sugar and makes us crave carbs again. Vegetables and fruit are preferred with smaller starch portions. Sugar and sugary drinks just stress our metabolism which was not designed to handle it. ...Read more
Fruits ^ sugar: All fruits contain fructose, a naturally occuring sugar, which gets converted to glucose, and will increase a person's blood sugar after they eat fruit. That being said, fruits do vary in how much & how fast they raise someone's blood sugar. This can be quantified as glycemic index (gi). Check out this page: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/278384-the-glycemic-index-for-fruits/. ...Read more
If you have diabetes: Low sugar intake may contribute to hypoglycemia, and resultant seizures, and diabetic ketoacidosis may also result in seizure activity. Big issue is combination of both diabetes and epilepsy, which will create more challenge in controlling the epilepsy. In a normal individual, a Snickers Bar will not cause a seizure. ...Read more
Can a drop in sugar levels cause naseua and headaches as wwll as dizziness and lghtheadedness and no balance?
Will Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause cravings for caffeine, sugar and excessive shopping?
Is it common for prediabetics to have problems maintaining steady glucose levels eg highs and lows.Worse in mornings.
Possible: Prediabetics can have episodes of high blood sugar as well as low (hypoglycemia). The cause is Insulin resistance. These fluctuations in blood sugar can be controlled with proper diet, exercise and vitamins. A low carb diet with moderate protein and good fats will help stabilize Insulin levels and blood sugar. Daily exercise is very important. Vitamin d3, chromium, ala, etc. Might be useful. ...Read more
Caffeine: Coffee contains caffeine tends to increase energy and have an alerting affect. The coffee does not need to be "black" in order to have these effects. Adding milk or other dairy products should change the effect of the caffeine. Consuming sugar can have an energizing affect. Adding sugar to coffee may enhance the effects of the caffeine. ...Read more
Anytime I eat anything with sugar I feel sleepy and tired and feel like I an going to faint earlier this year I was diagnosed with pcos?
Sudden drop: Part 1 of your question is easy--you probably have reactive hypoglycemia, which means a rapid drop of blood sugar after and acute glucose load--in turn due to overshoot of Insulin release from sugar stimulus. Cut down refined sugars & you'll do better. I am acronymically challenged. What is pcos? ...Read more
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