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.

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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...

My friend always low blood sugar, always feeling dizzy I need from you right away.

Check blood sugar. If the dizziness occurs when blood sugar is normal or high, it may not be related to the sugar level. Make sure your friend is not dehydrated- give plenty of fluids . Check the ears or ask a doctor about vertigo. Read more...

When I don't eat enough food I get lightheaded, dizzy, and feel like I am about to pass out. What could it be? Could it be low blood sugar?

Low blood sugar. the only way you can really tell if it is low blood sugar is to do a glucose check when you are feeling shaky or lightheaded. I would suggest just making sure you eat a snack or a protein bar when you are feeling this way. Always eat a good breakfast in the morning. It starts off your day in the right way. Good luck and feel better! Read more...
Hypoglycemia. It could be hypoglycemia. Serious hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) is unlikely in those who do not have disorders of insulin production like diabetes or reactive hypoglycemia. Symptoms like you describe may represent a natural response of the body to prevent hypoglycemia -- particularly if they improve with eating. A glucometer could answer the question for sure. Any glucose below 70 is low. Read more...

Why would I get dizzy while eating? I have a history of low blood sugar but that isn't it as I have checked. Usually happens when very hungry.

Likely hypoglycemia. Likely due to an Insulin surge. A glucose tolerance test - if not already done - can more accurately reflect what actually happens after a sugar load is earlier ingested. Fasting morning glucose, the standard test, may miss this. Altering your diet may help prevent episodes. Frequent small snacks would help prevent the dizziness. If symptomatic, ingest candy or juice as soon as possible. Read more...

Not sure if really tired or low blood sugar. I was dizzy, anxious, and vision was kind of blurry. Had some ice tea and feel better, what should I do?

This type of issue. Needs to be carefully evaluated by your physician and appropriate testing ordered. Is the type of question that can be answered in this forum. Best wishes. Read more...