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Can food intolerances cause hypoglycemia or make the symptoms worse?

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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Possibly

If you don't eat correctly you may not have enough calories to prevent hypoglycemia, especially if you are a diabetic.
If you don't have diabetes it's highly unlikely you would develop hypoglycemia which is quite rare. Food intolerances can cause a variety of different symptoms. Try excluding things that make you feel bad after eating them.

In brief: Possibly

If you don't eat correctly you may not have enough calories to prevent hypoglycemia, especially if you are a diabetic.
If you don't have diabetes it's highly unlikely you would develop hypoglycemia which is quite rare. Food intolerances can cause a variety of different symptoms. Try excluding things that make you feel bad after eating them.
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Food allergies

Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts ; peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions.
Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies ; must avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. See http:/boston.Com/lifestyle/health/blog/nutrition; also healthtap answers re: hypoglycemia.

In brief: Food allergies

Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts ; peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions.
Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies ; must avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. See http:/boston.Com/lifestyle/health/blog/nutrition; also healthtap answers re: hypoglycemia.
Dr. Charles Cattano
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