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Why Do You Become Thirsty After Eating Sweet Foods
Drinking lots of water is usually healthy. However, the urge to drink too much may be the result of a physical or emotional disease. Excessive thirst may be a symptom of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia). It can be an important clue in detecting diabetes. Excessive thirst is a fairly common symptom. It is often the reaction to fluid loss during exercise, or ...Read more
Excess salt: Excess salt can be generally sickening in the stomach - more worrisome is the potential that salt may be elevating your blood pressure - - some individuals are salt sensitive with bp and you may feel the rise in bp as an adverse effect. Check your bp every hour after salty meal to see ...Read more
Obesity: You're probably overweight and if you eat less than you burn off, so that you will love weight, you will not be full and you will be hungry. That's your body's way of telling you you're losing weight. It's not harmful or dangerous and the feeling generally lessen as your body gets used to the lower intake. If you eat when hungry, you'll never lose weight. ...Read more
Addictive: Because sugar, fat and salt are all addictive. You crave them because you like them. It will be particularly true if you're overweight as your body will have to secrete large amounts of Insulin to return your glucose level to normal after a meal. Lose weight, and your cravings with lessen. ...Read more
Why do I crave certain foods a week before my period? I am craving mustard and feel desire to eat it every meal. Also meats (I usually don't eat meat)
DON'T know: Hiccups are the uncontrolled contractions of the diaphragm muscle (which controls breathing). This fetal reflex is thought to get the 'new born ready to breath' before birth. In you, raw carrots happen to be a trigger. It is probably the texture of the food impacting the esophagus (food pipe). I guess you have to eat them cooked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things.: There is a long list of things that can trigger migraines or headaches. Maybe is not the "sweet" but something else causing it . Substances hidden in certain foods may trigger them. Sulfites in certain wine, also chocolates, some fruits like straberries, bananas, meat, cheese may trigger it. ...Read more
Several reasons: Wine can act as a sedative-tranquilizer, which could promote drowsiness, and the high sugar content items could provoke a reactive hypoglycemia, which could also result to sleepiness. Might discuss all of this with your physician, especially if you are taking medications. ...Read more
Avoid simple ...: carbohydrates; if doesn't help enough, reduce total carbohydrates ...Read more
What???: Not sure what fertilizer would taste like??? ...Read more
Eat quickly: Sorry to trouble you but your are getting a message from your eating habits that tells you are either eating too quickly or eating too much at your meals. Go on-line to "NuVal" and get some idea of the value of various foods. ...Read more
I feel tired and sleepy after eating sweets and carbohydrates but dont have diabetes. Can i take metformin after eating them to give energy?
Reactive hypoglycemi: When some people eat carbohydrates, especially concentrated sweets, they develop reactive hypoglycemia as their body releases insulin which is physiologically normal to regulate their blood sugar. However instead of reaching a normal blood sugar, the insulin causes it to drop below normal. This hypoglycemia may cause lightheadedness, shakes, fatigue or weakness. Avoiding sweets helps. ...Read more
Heard sugar & simple carbs turn into same thing once digested. why then do i feel sick after eating much sugar, but not after eating much wheat/rice?
It could be: the rate at which these substances are metabolized. Once in your digestive tract sugar hydrolyzes into fructose and glucose. Glucose starts out as a carbohydrate but is quickly stored as a fat. Rice and wheat are made up of more complex chains of carbohydrates with fewer simple sugars. The effect of these foods on raising blood sugar may not be as rapid as with simple sugar. Hope this helps:) ...Read more
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