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What are the common symptoms of hypoglycemia?

What are the common symptoms of hypoglycemia?

Weak and shaky: Most patient tell me the first symptom they develop is an internal shaky or anxious feeling that is followed by weakness and sweating. Some people develop hunger and/or dizziness as well. These are all early symptom but as the hypoglycemia worsens (glucoses <50) people can developed confusion, trouble concentrating, a decreased level of consciousness and even passing out or coma if severe enough. ...Read more

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What are some common symptoms from fasting hypoglycemia?

What are some common symptoms from fasting hypoglycemia?

Not on insulin?: If you are non- diabetic, and not taking meds, then unless severe (passing out) from Insulin tumor, consider the less severe. ...Read more

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Is reactive hypoglycemia common in a young slim person? I keep geting symptoms of it but tested negative for diabetes

Is reactive hypoglycemia common in a young slim person? I keep geting symptoms of it but tested negative for diabetes

Thin pts report RH: There are many case reports & anecdotal evidence that reactive hypoglycemia (RH) can occur in someone who is slim (http://ehealthforum.com/health/skinny-people-with-reactive-hypoglycemia-t265917.html), but hard to say "common". It is usually diagnosed in teenagers or young adults, or after pts undergo bariatric surgery. It is a risk factor for diabetes but RH & diabetes rarely occur simultaneously ...Read more

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How common is Non-Diabetic Hypoglycemia? Mom raised me believing I have it, blood sugar always tests fine but I get the symptoms. Maybe psychological?

How common is Non-Diabetic Hypoglycemia? Mom raised me believing I have it, blood sugar always tests fine but I get the symptoms. Maybe psychological?

Hypoglycemia: Please continue to be followed by your doctor. Please see a mental health professional such as a clinical psychologist. You MAY have developed a phobia. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How common is hypoglycemia?

Extremely: Because it is caused by chronic ingestgion of sugar. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia? 

Rare disorder: 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 and incorrectly made diagnosis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for hypoglycemia?

What are the symptoms for hypoglycemia?

The symptoms: of hypoglycemia vary from NONE AT ALL (Particularly if the blood sugar falls SLOWLY) to jittery, nervousness, hunger, changes in personality, inappropriate behavior! It's important to RECOGNIZE ANY CHANGE in mood, emotions,etc and ingest sugar to see if the symptoms abate! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia?

What are the symptoms of hypoglycemia?

Symptoms: Forget about hypoglycemia for now and focus on your symptoms that you must discuss with your doctor. What makes you think you have hypoglycemia? Do you have diabetes and are taking medicines for it.? If the hypoglycemia is diabetes related please go to the nearest emergency room for care ASAP. ...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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How to know if I have early symptoms of hypoglycemia?

How to know if I have early symptoms of hypoglycemia?

Please define: Hi. Please define hypoglycemia. 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. There are rare syndromes where pancreatic tumors can occur that cause pathologic hypoglycemia. See an endocrinologist if indicated. ...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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What is hypoglycemia, symptoms, causes, and what does it feel like to have?!

It means too little: Blood sugar. You can faint - feel ill, and weak. You can get a blood glucose monitor and have yoru doctor or nurse show you how to use it. ...Read more

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What would be a good diet for someone who has hypoglycemia symptoms off and on?

What would be a good diet for someone who has hypoglycemia symptoms off and on?

Low carb: The most effective diet is a restricted carbohydrate six meal regimen. This should be set up by a registered dietician. ...Read more

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Are there any illnesses or medications that makes the symptoms of hypoglycemia worse?

Are there any illnesses or medications that makes the symptoms of hypoglycemia worse?

Coffee, phentermine: The symptoms of hypoglycemia are tied to an adrenaline surge, leading to a jittery, shaky, light-headed state. If you are drinking coffee or taking meds which cause a jittery feeling, then the symptoms would be even worse. ...Read more

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How can I reverse hypoglycemia and its symptoms... Foods i eat? Excersize? I need examples.

Depends: On what is causing the hypoglycemia. If it's from meds, then discontinuing the meds is needed. If it occurs without provocation, then eating frequent small meals throughout the ay should help decrease the hypoglycemia. You many need to eat 6-8 small meals a day. If none of that works, see you doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hper and hypoglycemia seem to share many symptoms, which symptom is most uniquely diagnostic for hypo or hyper?

Hper and hypoglycemia seem to share many symptoms, which symptom is most uniquely diagnostic for hypo or hyper?

Hypoglycemia: Hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia actually don't share many symptoms at all in my experience. A low blood sugar can be life threatening and your body does everything it can to let you know you're in trouble. You can get anxious, jittery, tachycardic, sweaty and even die if you don't get help. Hypoglycemia is usually asymptomatic but if the sugar gets high enough it can cause coma and death. ...Read more

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What would cause a healthy 24 year old to develop hypoglycemia? Had symptoms for about a year but they are geting more frequent now

What would cause a healthy 24 year old to develop hypoglycemia? Had symptoms for about a year but they are geting more frequent now

Condishions cousing : Regular meals help preventing hypoglycemia, if there is family history of diabetes, sometimes people that develop diabetes later may have episodes of hypoglycemia thought to be due to loss of regulatory factors for Insulin secretion. ...Read more

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Ok, new?, startin' 2 suspect hypoglycemia poss? Actually, my husband is, by watchin' me& he has had fam w/ it. ? List of symptoms please 1st....

Unlikely hypoglycemi: 'hypoglycemia' is thrown about as cause of all sorts of behavior that doesn't seem 'normal'. It means low blood sugar level, usually below 65mg%. True blood sugar, documented, and confirmed on a glucose tolerance test needs to be carefully worked up (insulinoma often). Reactive blood sugar means one gets symptoms (lightheaded, moody, irritable) when sugar is low normal. Eat smaller meals 4-5 times / day. ...Read more

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Ok, new?, startin' 2 suspect hypoglycemia poss? Actually, my husband is, by watchin' me& he has had fam w/ it. ? List of symptoms please 1st....

Hypoglycemia: Symptoms of mild low blood sugar usually occur when blood sugar falls below 70 mg/dl and may include: nausea, extreme hunger, feeling nervous or jittery, cold, clammy, wet skin and/or excessive sweating not caused by exercise, a rapid heartbeat (tachycardia), numbness or tingling of the fingertips or lips, and/or trembling. ...Read more