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Low Blood Sugar SYMPTOMS AND HOW TO TREAT IMMEDIATELY
Low Blood Sugar Symptoms Low blood sugar symptoms reflect Hypoglycemia – a condition you have when your blood sugar falls below normal level. The severity of the condition varies from one person to another. You have to go through blood tests in order to diagnose sugar level, while the symptoms give you an idea of what you’re probably facing.
FACTS ABOUT LOW BLOOD SUGAR • For starters, you must know that in medical terms blood sugar is referred to blood glucose • You have Hypoglycemia when there isn’t enough glucose in your blood – it is also the medical term for expressing low blood sugar • Hypoglycemia is usually a side effect of diabetes medications • The range of blood sugar lies between 70 and 100 mg/dL when you don’t have diabetes • People who start having low blood sugar symptoms without diabetes might experience lower than 50 mg/dL • omeof the common symptoms are trembling, sweating, dizziness, nervousness, weakness, hunger, and palpitation
LOW BLOOD SUGAR DIAGNOSIS If you think you have low blood sugar, you need to get yourself checked immediately. When you don’t have a meter but you’re a diabetes patient, ask your doctor to provide a blood glucose meter for regular check. If you face the low blood sugar problem often, you must consult your doctor right away. Any doctor first goes through the medical history and asks you about eating habits. He/she will then ask you about your lifestyle and symptoms.
WHIPPLE’S TRIAD If you don’t have diabetes but you still experience symptoms of low blood glucose, you might have hypoglycemia. The diagnosis goes through the Whipple’s triad, which is a three-way process to diagnose low blood sugar: 1. LOW BLOOD SUGAR SYMPTOMS Your doctor might ask you to abstain from eating or drinking for some time to observe blood sugar signs. 2. DOCUMENT Document the blood sugar level when the signs occur. For this, the doctor will take you through blood tests and analyze the level in a lab. 3. DETERMINE DISAPPEARANCE OF SIGNS Your doctor will ask you if the low blood sugar symptoms disappear when the sugar level normalize.
USING A BLOOD GLUCOSE METER Your doctor might send you back with a blood sugar meter. It is a small testing device that helps you track the sugar level over time. It gives you instructions to test the sugar during specifics times all through a day. For example, when you wake up or after having a meal. To take the test, you need to prick your finger with the lancet present in the kit. You have to put a tiny blood sample on the strip and check the blood glucose meter. If you don’t have a testing machine near you but you’re facing low blood sugar symptoms, you need to show a doctor. You need to diagnose and treat yourself right away.
REASONS WHY LOW BLOOD SUGAR IS DANGEROUS When your blood sugar level falls, your brain senses quick drop. It triggers the series of events happening in your hormone, nervous system, and responses by pushing the glucose levels high. Insulin secretion decrease while hormones try to promote higher glucose levels. These include increase in cortisol, glucagon, growth hormone, epinephrine, and more. There is a store for glycogen in our liver that can easily convert to glucose. Along with the biochemical process that happens in your body, you start experiencing the symptoms. The first one being craving for food as it is the quickest sign to determine hypoglycemia. Our bodies need fuel to run, and sugar happens to one of the major sources of that. When you consume complex carbs, you fill in the level of sugar you need. During emergencies cases like prolonged fasting, your body stores sugar in your liver as glycogen.