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Doctor insights on: Sugar Headache Cure

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Why does sugar give some people headaches?

Hard to say: Placebo gives about 5% of people headache and there is no good explanation for that. I assume that sugar uses the same mechanism! ...Read more

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Can one get headaches because of eating sugar even if just a little?

Can one get headaches because of eating sugar even if just a little?

Yes.: I have a few patients who report getting headaches when they consume sugar...But it could be some kind of dye in the food or drink that you are consuming. ...Read more

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Diabetic, sugar 540, extreamly high keatones, headache, feel sick.

Diabetic, sugar 540, extreamly high keatones, headache, feel sick.

Emergency: This sounds to me like a significant emergency. Please page your doctor on call and/or consider getting to the er. ...Read more

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Is it safe to consume sugar when I have a headache ? I read this somewhere...

Is it safe to consume sugar when I have a headache ? I read this somewhere...

Depends: I would keep a pain diary which includes activities and eating to write down when the headaches occur. If you consume sugar and get a headache, that should provide a clue. ...Read more

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Can there be a low sugar diet i could go on that would help with my frequent headaches?

Can there be a low sugar diet i could go on that would help with my frequent headaches?

Diabetic diet: You may use diabetic product to pursue your goal to lower sugar content in your diet. You dont have to have diabetes to use this products. I however is not very certain that normal-high sugar in diet is indeed associated with headache despite some anecdotal reports we all sometimes may encounter. High likelyhood that culprit of your headache in completely different area. See your doctor. ...Read more

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My sugar drops 52 but if i eat chocolates or drink cola, it will shoot up to 89. Is it okay? If i got headache, i just eat choco then i will be fine.

My sugar drops 52 but if i eat chocolates or drink cola, it will shoot up to 89. Is it okay? If i got headache, i just eat choco then i will be fine.

Eat frequently: 5-6 small meals throughout the day should keep your blood sugar up to normal. Do you have a family history of blood sugar problems? I e. Diabetes, hypoglycemia? Your body has a good regulatory mechanism to keep blood sugar levels normal...So, in you, this system isn't working as we'll as it should.Something is wrong, so see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a sugar headache?

How do I get rid of a sugar headache?

Hypoglycemic headach: When something causes a rapid drop in blood sugar, the brain will initiate various mechanisms to raise it. One of the symptoms of low blood sugar is a mild, dull headache. Eating something to raise your blood sugar should resolve it. In the future steer clear of foods/beverages high in sugar. Research the "glycemic index" to find carbs that will avoid that. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a sugar headache?

How do you get rid of a sugar headache?

Have to wait it out: A headache due to a metabolic condition is probably best treated by correcting the problem. Wait for the sugar to come down and watch what you eat. ...Read more