... annie70: Good idea to go to the doctor and get checked. You don't want to get yourself into a bad situation with your sugars. Your brain needs sugar to work and keep the brain cells healthy. You need to get yourself a glucose meter and test yourself when you're feeling these feelings. The symptoms of low sugars are: Shaking, fast heartbeat, sweating, anxiousness,... (9 replies)
... symptoms were so severe I couldn't even think straight. My grandmother, father, sister, nephew, and myself all have it. Some say that it's not hereditary because hypoglycemia is diet sensitive, but a weak pancreas is affected by hereditary and is what controls insulin production in the body. ... (7 replies)
... I agree with tjlhb...and nowadays most doctors do NOT use urine tests to diagnose diabetes. By the time you're spilling glucose in the urine, your blood sugar can be quite high.
But, based on your symptoms, or more specifically, the lack of some of the usual diabetes symptoms and those symptoms you are showing, I'm wondering if you may have hypoglycemia, which is low blood... (4 replies)
... I have hypoglycemia. The symptoms are dizziness, sweating, shaking. It sounds like you could be diabetic. See you doctor. Good luck! (5 replies)
... Went to the doctor's yesterday. The doctor didn't know too much about it except that it did sound like hypoglycemia. My son had to take a few blood test at the hospital and we're just waiting for the results.
My son had a bad episode last night. He ate at 5:10 p.m. and I tested at 7:10 P.M. and his glucose was at 50. He was really feeling bad with dizziness, seeing... (5 replies)
... which does often lead to diabetes. Or, your body has become accustomed to having high blood sugar and when you get closer to "normal" you feel "low". The dizziness is often associated with low blood sugar. It could be either of those things. Unless you can test yourself when you feel that way, you won't really know. ... (1 replies)
... Hypoglycemia is a complication of Diabetes. In Diabetics, if Hypoglycemia occurs then this is caused by the treatment of the Diabetes (usually too much Insulin or missing a meal or snack, etc).
However it is possible to not be Diabetic & to have a condition known as Hyoglycemia. Hyoglycemia can only be detected & determined by a Insulin Resistant blood test. I had... (1 replies)
... I believe that is why they are checking your cortisol level. I've had similar symptoms the past year or so and was told that it was either anxiety brought on by stress or early menopause since I also have irregular periods and low estrogen, along with high FSH. I was going to my family doctor for a few years..then went to my gyno for the missed periods, mood swings, heat... (6 replies)
... tell me, ultimately, if she could be required to self inject insulin etc if so. I know there are various types of diabetes but can someone explain the impact of hypoglycemia as she is terrified of needles! ... (4 replies)
... i am also not a diabetic but experience severe symptoms of hypoglycemia. one of my eppisodes approached me at a friends house. i was sleeping over and felt low when i went to go to bed i started shaking horrendously and got extremly fatigue. i then asked for someone to get help by the time they got to me i was nearly unconciouss. i refused to eat and kept dozzing off. some... (8 replies)
... ey did basic blood work,again everything checked out fine. Next came a CT scan that I do not know the results too yet. Yesterday at the doc's he said he suspects hypoglycemia and to test my sugars when the symptoms came on. At the end of a two week period we would review my tests and go from there. ... (2 replies)
... years old. We have been able to manage his hypoglycemia very well with diet and frequent snacks. Several weeks ago he began having severe headaches with dizziness and nausea. His skin is so dry that it is flaky, but he seems like he just cannot get enough water. ... (3 replies)
... Hyperglycemia or high blood sugar can have the following symptoms:
Polyphagia (frequently hungry) Blurred vision
Polyuria (frequently urinating) Fatigue
Polydipsia (frequently thirsty) Weight loss
Poor wound healing (cuts, scrapes, etc.)
Dry or itchy skin
Recurrent infections such as vaginal yeast infections, groin rash, or... (1 replies)
... so you probably don't have a glucometer already to measure your blood sugar when this happens. There are other health conditions that can cause the shakiness and dizziness when exercising, so perhaps it would be best if you just eased back on the exercise until you know what's really going on. ... (2 replies)
... Let me add to Ruth's description of T2. There is also a condition called Reactive Hypoglycemia (RH) which is VERY common in teens and young adults. RH is typically a result of very poor eating habits, where glucose levels rise in reaction to poor food choices (high amounts of processed sugar and flour products, and "bad" fats like bacon and fried foods.). The body starts to... (3 replies)
... I think your Mom is right. I am hypoglycemic and as soon as I feel the shakes and the dizziness. I eat something. That takes care of it. You might want to check out the Hypoglycemia Support Foundation (http://www.hypoglycemia.org/) Think you should also check with your Dr. Good luck. (3 replies)
... This morning when I was helping my mom after a proceedure this morning I started developing a bad headache.
I ate breakfast (Mcdonalds two sausage mcmuffins and two hash browns ).
Headache calmed down a little.. So I had a cup of coffee with five bags of sugar in it.. Headache mellowed a little more..
An hour or so later it came back.. Then the shakes began. By the... (3 replies)
... old, to have to be sent home from school several times with faintness, dizziness and nausea. Since he does feel better after eating, I would also suspect hypoglycemia, but he should be thoroughly evaluated by your pediatrician. ... (2 replies)
... Describe your dizziness, if you can. Does the room spin, or is more of a lightheadedness? Your BP is on the low side, but its not THAT low... that shouldn't be causing the problem, but it could be.
There are MANY things that can cause the symptoms you are experiencing. Diabetes, Hypoglycemia, Thyroid, Food Allergies, and Candida Albicons plus many other conditions... (5 replies)
... Hi Oscarooni, I think I can provide you with some insight, but it is going to take some dedication and dicipline for you to heal your body. I am pretty sure that you mean to say that you have HypOglycemia, not HypERglycemia - certainly your GTT results indicate that. Hypoglycemia is referred to by medical doctors as "low blood sugar" and typically describes a drug-induced... (9 replies)