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Period causes low blood sugar which causes vomiting. How can I avoid this?

Period causes low blood sugar which causes vomiting. How can I avoid this?

Your periods: Don't cause your blood sugar to be low. Your body has extensive protective mechanisms to keep this from happening. Your vomiting is due to something else; don't know what, but it isn't low blood sugar. ...Read more

Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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Period causes low blood sugar which causes vomiting. How to avoid this happening?

Period causes low blood sugar which causes vomiting. How to avoid this happening?

Sorry: But periods don't cause low blood sugar. In fact low blood sugar doesn't occur without diabetes medication, cancer, end stage kidney or renal disease, etc. Finger stick glucoses aren't accurate in that range. Stop worrying. ...Read more

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Abdominal cramping, fast heart rate, nausea, vomiting, dierreha, high blood sugar, low iron/anemic, blood in urine, hurts eat/drink?

Abdominal cramping, fast heart rate, nausea, vomiting, dierreha, high blood sugar, low iron/anemic, blood in urine, hurts eat/drink?

See md NOW: What are you waiting for? Don't waste time getting online advice from people who can't examine you. Go now. ...Read more

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8 year old has slightly low bp, 144 blood sugar and had a sezieure also vomited few hours prior to sezieure. What could be wrong?

8 year old has slightly low bp, 144 blood sugar and had a sezieure also vomited few hours prior to sezieure. What could be wrong?

Reply: If he is otherwise healthy and this was his first seizure with vomiting. Besides other things I would look for any chance of any sort of inhalant or oral intake of likely poisonous stuff, any cleaning liquids, antifreeze in the garage. Just a food for thought. Low blood sugar usually can cause seizure 144 is not low. If rest of the blood chemistry cmp is normal then look for other causes. ...Read more

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What are low blood sugar symptoms?

What are low blood sugar symptoms?

Hypoglycemia: Blurry vision
rapid heartbeat
sudden mood changes
sudden nervousness
unexplained fatigue
pale skin
headache
hunger
shaking
sweating
difficulty sleeping
skin tingling
trouble thinking clearly or concentrating
loss of consciousness ...Read more

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What are symptoms of low blood sugar?

What are symptoms of low blood sugar?

Shaky: When your sugar is low, you can feel lightheaded, shaky and sweaty. ...Read more

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What should you do for low blood sugar?

What should you do for low blood sugar?

4 reactive hypoglyce: Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then your Insulin levels. The fats in the meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry will act like a "log on your metabolic fire" to keep your blood sugar stable for hours without raising insulin. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a low blood sugar?

What are the symptoms of a low blood sugar?

Hypoglycemia: Symptoms may include: feeling shaky, hot, hungry, irritable, dizzy, light headed, nausea, headache, loss of consciousness. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have low blood sugar?

What should I do if I have low blood sugar?

Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar is potentially dangerous. The rate of fall in your blood sugar and the cause of the fall (such as excess Insulin after a large meal) need to be addressed. Light headed, shaky, sweaty, anxious are some symptoms. Okay to check with your doc about your symptoms and treatments. A diabetic diet, low glycemic index, will help both high and low blood sugars. ...Read more

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What happen if someone get low blood sugar?

What happen if someone get low blood sugar?

Define: Hi. Please define low blood sugar. If you're not taking diabetes drugs, true pathological hypoglycemia is vanishingly rare. Did you become confused, lose consciousness, have a seizure? If not, there is a popular self-diagnosis of "hypoglycemia" that isn't real, and has nothing to do with blood sugar. That's far more common than having true pathologic hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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What to do for low blood sugar if on a hike?

What to do for low blood sugar if on a hike?

Sugar: Keep some candy, sugar, fruit juice or other sweet stuff with you. ...Read more

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What can happen if you have low blood sugar?

Depends on how low: When sugar first starts to drop people can have sx of fatigue, dizziness, nausea, tremor, sweating, palpitations. If bs drops extremely low it can lead to syncope/coma or seizures. First thing if suspected is to check the blood sugar as not everyone will get symptoms especially if they have history of frequent lows. ...Read more

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How couldyou tell if you have low blood sugar?

How couldyou tell if you have low blood sugar?

Meter or lab test: There are common symptoms that people with low blood sugar may experience, including sweats, shaking, heart pounding, vision changes, headaches, nausea or hunger, and weakness/lightheadedness. The only way to know that a low sugar is causing them, however, is to check with a glucose meter, or a lab test at a doctor's office. ...Read more

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What should you eat if you have low blood sugar?

What should you eat if you have low blood sugar?

Sugar: Sugar, glucose, candy, fruit juice or other sugary food or drink will help. ...Read more

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What do you do if you might have low blood sugar?

What do you do if you might have low blood sugar?

First check BS: First check the bs, then if low drink 4 oz of juice or regular pop. If not available, eat 1-2 pieces of hard candy or take 2 glucose tabs. Then recheck bs in 15 min to see if improved, if not repeat steps above until bs comes up. ...Read more

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I would like information on hypos/low blood sugar?

Are you on insulin?: Hi. I'll proceed assuming you're a diabetic on insulin. Tight control of diabetes (often with insulin, which includes ALL type 1's) is highly advised, but carries with it a real risk of hypoglycemia (lowBG). Frequent BG monitoring (meter or continuous glucose monitor) is essential. If conscious, treat lowBG with oral sugar source; if unconscious, give glucagon shot or call paramedics. ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

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