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Can low blood sugar cause someone to become comatose?

Can low blood sugar cause someone to become comatose?

If low enough: Yes. The brain relies on glucose for fuel. If glucose is too low it can harm the brain in serious ways. ...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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Does a low blood sugar cause headache and chest pain?

Yes...: Possibly....Read this! Http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/hypoglycemia/ds00198/dsection=symptoms.

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Can low blood sugar cause a feeling of fainting after eating?

Can low blood sugar cause a feeling of fainting after eating?

You bet...: Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) can certainly cause a general weakness feeling, unsteady, near fainting, etc.
In obese individuals, this might be a pre-diabetes symptom. In a slender person, this might infer that they do not have adequate stored carbohydrates to respond to drops in blood sugar.
Regardless, hypoglycemia should be evaluated by your physician so that specific counsel can be given. ...Read more

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Does low blood sugar cause dizziness? I often experience spinning after or during a meal

Does low blood sugar cause dizziness? I often experience spinning after or during a meal

Many things: Low blood sugar can cause dizziness but so are low blood pressures, vertigo...It's unlikely that your blood sugar is low "during a meal". Best to do is to check your blood sugar and blood pressure during the time of dizziness to see if one of them are truly the problem. ...Read more

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Can low blood sugar cause menstrual cramps?

No evidence for this: Low sugar does not cause menstrual cramps. Menses will often alter blood sugar regulation especially in Insulin dependent diabetics but there is no evidence that cramps are caused by this. ...Read more

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Can low blood sugar cause bad behaviour in children?

Can low blood sugar cause bad behaviour in children?

No: Low blood surgar is dangerous as the brain and then other parts of the body are no longer able to function. Patients may become somewhat irritable and jittery and what they say often fails to make sense. They will often pass out and only if given glucose or glucagon will they survive. This is very dangerous. Make sure the intake of carbohydrate is adequate. Diabetics getting too much insulin same. ...Read more

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Can low blood sugar cause a person to act "disattached" and not have a good understanding of theirsurroundings?

Can low blood sugar cause a person to act "disattached" and not have a good understanding of theirsurroundings?

Absolutely: These symptoms are due to decreased glucose delivery to the brain cells stemming from hypoglycemia, hence the alteration in focus and alertness level. ...Read more

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Can low blood sugar cause strange leg weakness?

Can low blood sugar cause strange leg weakness?

It can: Absolutely, as cell function is primarily driven by glucose and if not available, will turn into alternative fuels (such as ketones) which in turn can cause discomfort (legs, stomach, etc). ...Read more

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I didn't eat all day and my blood sugar was 60 with a glucose meter and my heartrate was 153bpm. Could low blood sugar cause the heartrate to rise?

I didn't eat all day and my blood sugar was 60 with a glucose meter and my heartrate was 153bpm. Could low blood sugar cause the heartrate to rise?

Of course it can: Yes, low BS will activate the sympathetic nervous system and part of that activation is increased heart rate (in some individuals, not all). ...Read more

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Last 3mths suffering from low blood sugar syptms and this happening mainly after 2-3 hrs of eating. What be the cause? MyTSH is 0.01&tak 100mcg thyroxin

Last 3mths suffering from low blood sugar syptms and this happening mainly after 2-3 hrs of eating. What be the cause? MyTSH is 0.01&tak 100mcg thyroxin

Blood sugar symptoms: If you are checking you blood sugar regularly and the values are low you must immediately see your doctor.

If your levels are normal stop worrying about diabetes and see your doctor for other causes of your symptoms.

If you are not regularly checking your blood sugar please start doing so and determine which of the two possibilities above require attention. ...Read more

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Can dizziness be caused by low blood sugar?

Can dizziness be caused by low blood sugar?

Yes: But it shouldn't cause vertigo, which is severe dizziness with a perceived sense of motion. ...Read more

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How could a low blood sugar level cause a person in coma?

Hypoglycemia: Low blood sugar, or hypoglycemia can lead to coma because the brain relies on sugar as its energy source. If the blood sugar is low, then the brain doesn't function properly. A person may be agitated at first and then sleepy. They can have seizures and then be in a coma if blood sugar is low enough and remains low. ...Read more

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Can hypothroid cause low blood sugar if you miss or overdose?

Can hypothroid cause low blood sugar if you miss or overdose?

Depends: Acutely low thyroid can lower your blood sugar, but chronically low thyroid can make you "insulin resistant" and lead to high sugar levels. ...Read more

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I'm wondering if having low blood sugar can cause severe palpitations?

I'm wondering if having low blood sugar can cause severe palpitations?

Yes: Low blood sugar can cause release of adrenalines which can cause palpitations. Many people think they have low blood sugar but they don't actually do. See your doctor to see if you actually do have low bs. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does heroin cause low blood sugar diabetics?

Does heroin cause low blood sugar diabetics?

Generally not: But if you do not eat and take medication as prescribed, both high and low sugars are possible. Why not seek help with your heroin drug problem before you destroy your body and your life? ...Read more

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What are the causes of low blood sugar even after eating?

Needs evaluation: I assume you do not have diabetes or are on a diabetic medication. The first thing to do is to check your sugar when you think it may be low. Most people who think they have low sugar because of various symptoms, do not actually have a low sugar causing those symptoms. Occasionally one can have reactive hypoglycemia, where eating something sweet can cause a low sugar a few hours later. ...Read more

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Is there any way that fascia that's restricted or tight around organs can cause low blood sugar symptoms?

No: Besides, low blood sugar doesn't occur in humans unless on diabetes medication or after GI surgery. It's a commonly made diagnosis that is incorrect and made on invalid criteria. Don't get your medical info from friends, tv or the internet. You're probably overweight and having glucose that drops from too high a level back to normal. That triggers symptoms, but not a disease or medical problem. ...Read more

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In what cases do counterregulatory hormones for low blood sugar level cause chronic fight-or-flight response?

In no cases.: I am not sure I understand your question. Counterregulatory hormones for low bg come in to play only when bg is low. It is a response and not a cause. It is intermittent and not chronic. ...Read more

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Get weak and shaky if don't eat every couple hours could I possibly have insulinoma that causes low blood sugar?

Ask your doctor: Weak and shaky are some symptoms of low blood sugar and frequent eating can help make the symptoms less severe and occur less often. It is easy to check your sugar level when you have symptoms. Talk to your doctor to work through the tests to see what is happening and what is the best treatment. ...Read more

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I'm on norpace (disopyramide) can you get low blood sugar being on this medicine? Cause when it hot out I feel like I will pass out when it's cool I'm better

I'm on norpace (disopyramide) can you get low blood sugar being on this medicine? Cause when it hot out I feel like I will pass out when it's cool I'm better

It's been described: Hi. While it's uncommon, it has been described. Are you diabetic on diabetes medicine? Your symptoms do not suggest hypoglycemia to me. If you're not diabetic, it's probably not hypoglycemia. If you are diabetic, test your BG when you have the symptom like you might pass out. What is your cardiac status? I think cardiac or neurological is more likely...or midodrine's not working. ...Read more

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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

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Does long term amatryptaline cause low blood sugar?

No.: Amitriptylene is a tricyclics antidepressant, used at low doses for chronic pain and insomnia, and at higher doses for depression. It should not contribute to low blood sugar if taken as directed. ...Read more

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What can cause similar symptoms to low blood sugar other than low blood sugar?

What can cause similar symptoms to low blood sugar other than low blood sugar?

Anything: Since hypoglycemia is usually associated with anxiety, any disorder that has an anxiety component would cause similar symptoms. For example, Panic Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Anxious Depression, etc. ...Read more

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How can diabetes cause low blood sugar?

The medications: The meds that lower high blood sugar can not automatically adjust if you skip a meal or increase your activity. During these conditions low blood sugar developes. The symptoms must be recognized and treated. Low blood sugar is dangerous. ...Read more

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Can diindolylmethane cause low blood sugar?

May be the bypass: This is an interesting compound, derived from a compound in veggies. In the test tube, it has anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, etc properties, although whether this translates to clinical effects is not known. None of it's in vitro properties suggest hypoglycemia. However, I see you've listed bariatric surgery. That can cause hypoglycemia through several mechanisms. ...Read more

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Can taking steriods be a cause of low blood sugar in children?

Tends to push it up: Steroid use in kids tends to increase, not decrease the blood sugar. ...Read more

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Floaters (Definition)

Floater = 0ptical debris in vitreous body or lens that appears as a spot ...Read more


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Eye Floaters (Definition)

Are spots you notice visually that may vary in shape & are ...Read more