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Why Do You Become Thirsty After Eating Sweet Foods
Do I hav hyperglycemia if I get blurred vision after eating sugary foods and starches eg rice? Also get very thirsty at night and muscle aches. Eyes ok.
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
Heart pounds & feel extremely tired after eating sugary foods. Lying down helps. No other diabetes symptoms (such as more thirst). Is this normal?
What can cause frequent urination only after eating sweets? I have no thirst, I did home urine test and it says my glucose is OK
Frequent urination (worsened by: worse at night), thirsty and fatigue. My glucose level is 94 before eating and 257 1 hour after eating.?
•Test results consistent with Diabetes. Normal glucose 1-2 hrs after eating is <120.
•Should discuss with MD and have a Hgb A1c blood test done which shows one’s average level of blood sugar over the past 2 to 3 months. Normal level <5.7%.
•Frequent urination, excessive thirst, fatigue all symptoms consistent with diabetes and high blood sugars. ...Read more
Nausea after eating anything. Random bouts of nausea. No appetite for a week. No thirst. Insomnia.?
See your pcp: You're reporting multiple symptoms that may or may not be related and have numerous possible causes. See your pcp for exam and proper diagnosis without delay. You may also consult with a HealthTap doctor for additional guidance. I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more
Tingly face, legs and arms. Frequent thirst and urination. Hot sweats after eating. Feeling faint etc if I don't eat?
Why do I have headache after eating sweet food and drink up to 4-9 l a day... Got tested for dm three times, but everything was ok...?
After eating any type of food, I have a consistent and annoying sweet after taste in my mouth. What's going on?
Dysgeusia: Is a change in your sense of taste due to a variety of causes; from anxiety to dental problems. Dysgeusia is not very common. Fortunately, many of the causes are temporary and not life-threatening, but the disorder does affect your quality of life. See your PCP for neurological exam and evaluation. ...Read more
Hi Doc, A friends been complaining of pain in the throat after eating sweets or sugary stuff. He is fine non sweetened food or drinks. It's been over a week with this complaint. What do you think it is? Thanks Doc.
Unknown: It may be a small ulcer, but certainly doesn't sound dangerous. If it continues or gets worse, it must be examined. Preferably by an ear, nose, and throat specialist. Any doctor with the right tools to examine the back of the throat would do however. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I was eating out and I was puting a lot of salt on my food seasoning and my mouth feels dry I am thirsty and I don't drink a lot of water anxious?
Over use of salt: Overuse of salt will make you thirsty and will make your mouth feel dry - the dry mouth sensation is a natural trigger to get you to drink more and more. So, please drink more fluid and use less salt. ...Read more
3 yr old fussy eater. Constipation, throat clearing, dark under eyes, refuses foods prefers softer foods and seems to cough eating, snores thirsty?
Unclear: Your list of symptoms is unclear. Best to contact your child's pediatrician. ...Read more
I tend to burb excessively after eating food. It seems to occur with all types of food. Not from eating too fast.
Don't swallow air: In general eating slowly and making sure not to swallow air might help. If you feel it is still a problem after doing this - go see a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Sweet dreams: Eating a lot of sugars, or any simple carbohydrate, transiently raises you bloods ph, which causes mild sedation. Eating large meals shunts blood to the stomach which can make you feel tired as well. ...Read more
May have reflux: See your doctor to find out if you have reflux food allergies or other abdominal issues. Some people have to avoid lactose and others glutein so it is hard to know without reviewing this with your doctor and getting a physical exam and possible work up. Even pregnancy can cause this. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Get to urgent care: Go to an ER if needed - this can be serious untreated and relatively simple if treated well. Don't think about it - go! We who attain a certain age need to be careful if we want it to go on increasing well. ...Read more
Few ideas: This can be related to a few things. First, glucose has rapid absorption as do other simple sugars so there is a quick high and then a quick low, often that leads to sleepiness. Also there can be digestive issues as the something sweet could contain gluten or something else making you sleepy. Watch out, leads to increased calorie intake=weight gain! ...Read more
Yes: Yes, some food-borne bacterial infections, such as salmonella, shigella, or campylobacter, can take that long to cause diarrhea. But it's very difficult--almost impossible--to determine what food you got sick from unless other became sick as well. You presumably have eaten more recently than 48 hours ago, and anything you ate during that time could have made you sick. ...Read more
Depends: Different posions have different lag periods. Strong acids and alkali act immediately. Low dose arsenic poisioning may not be evident for months or years; a lot more are inbetween. What poison do you have in mind? ...Read more
I am not sure what:
The question, let me understand, are more energetic after a meal right away? The answer for that is no.
Do we have more energy that we store for future exercise?
The answer for that yes. ...Read more
Reason sweets cravin:
The one I believe in is the Insulin released by the pancreas after eating meal which is usually high in carb, especially complex carbs including white bread, pasta and fruits, soda and juices. The Insulin spikes in and it causes blood sugar to drop and you crave for sweets. To prevent it cut down the carbs in your meal.
The other causes are habit and programmed in brain, sice childhood. ...Read more
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