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Low Blood Sugar Level

The low blood sugar level in the body is known as hypoglycemia. It occurs commonly in diabetic patients where there is a lack of glucose in the body. The early symptoms are dizziness, lightheadedness and weakness, nervousness, and anxiety in the body. It can be managed by taking or drinking 15 to 20 grams of fast-acting sugary foods without fat or protein that are converted to sugar immediately. Taking glucose tablets, fruit juice, sugary candies, and honey can also help to manage low blood sugar levels in the body.

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Is dizziness a side effect of diabetes medicines?

Query: Dear doctor, Recently, I was diagnosed with diabetes, and my blood sugar fasting was 231 mg/dL, and random was 271 mg/dL. I consulted a doctor, and he prescribed me Qosmet 500 mg/ 50mg twice a day and Amaryl 1 mg once in the morning. After a week, my sugar was under control, and blood sugar fasting ...  Read Full »

Dr. Wain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You should monitor your blood sugar twice a week, especially when you feel dizzy. Initially, with the start of medication, you may have some low blood sugar symptoms due to the first effect of medicines to treat diabetes. I suggest you buy a glucometer, check your bl...  Read Full »

I feel bloated and tired after every meal. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am facing problems like severe acidity, fatigue, and headache after meals. I even have low blood sugar levels. In addition, I feel bloated for more than four hours after every meal. Kindly help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You seem to be suffering from slow digestion as a result there is an excessive production of gas which is causing you to feel bloated. I would advise you to avoid spicy food. Increase the intake of fiber and fluids in your diet. Take small frequent meals and do not keep la...  Read Full »

I experience dizziness and other symptoms. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing dizziness, like a lightheaded feeling, and also symptoms of low blood sugar; however, when I checked my blood sugar with a monitor, it was 63 mg/dL. I drink enough water. As this is a regular occurrence, I checked my blood pressure during dizziness which was 110/6...  Read Full »

Dr. K. Shanmuganandan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have been thoroughly evaluated for giddiness. It would help if you met a neurologist to rule out neurological causes of dizziness. If that is fine too, it may be connected to infrequent meals and large gaps between meals. Please have frequent high-carbohydrate meals w...  Read Full »

Please give the blood sugar levels chart for newborns.

Query: Hi doctor, God has blessed me with a sweet angel today. She is 6.99 lb in weight, and all came up normal. The sugar level was 32, so doctor shifted her to NICU. Now, glucose supplement is going on along with mouth feed in an interval. Her heart rate is 136 bpm, and SPO2 is 100. Do I need to worry on...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It has multiple causes, and the common one is a sudden change in the environment on the basis that from mother to outside. Many newborns get such symptoms, and most of the times it is not a matter of worry. It resolves in a day or two as the baby adapts to the environm...  Read Full »

Why am I always hungry even after taking all three meals?

Query: Hello doctor, Why do I feel hungry all the time, even after taking all three meals? My stomach hurts because of the hunger contractions. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. It seems you are suffering from an acute gastric indigestion problem. I suggest you the instructions to divide your meal into parts if you feel hungry, small meals can be taken at frequent intervals, take a tablet ...  Read Full »

Last week I had an episode of shaking, sweating, and weakness due to hypoglycemia. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had reactive hypoglycemia for one and a half years. I am taking the medication Synthroid 100 mcg, and I do not take any medication for hypoglycemia. I am usually pretty good at keeping it stable by eating small meals throughout the day. Last week I had an episode of shaking, swe...  Read Full »

Dr. Thiyagarajan. T

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, it is possible. You probably have insulin resistance, and as a result, more insulin production after a meal leads to hypoglycemia. I would suggest the following: 1. Get your fasting and postprandial glucose and insulin levels checked. 2. Weight loss will help....  Read Full »

Are dizziness and headaches symptoms of low sugar in me?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old female. My weight is 45 kg and my height is 157 cm. I feel like I have low pressure and low sugar. My symptoms are headaches and light dizziness, feeling very tense, light hand shake, lack of balance, slightly unclear vision. But, when I eat sugars or salts, I feel b...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your post. Your problem is, you are not taking proper food, what is known as a balanced diet. That has caused malnutrition which is evident from your BMI of 18. A balanced diet should have carbohydrates, fats as well as protein in an appropriate amount...  Read Full »

Please give advise regarding low BP, low sugar blackouts, and palpitations.

Query: Dear doctor, Sometimes I get low BP, low sugar blackouts and palpitations. Please advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Low blood pressure may be due to genetic factors. Do you have a family history of low blood pressure? Hydration and correction of electrolytes might help you. Mix one teaspoon of Electral powder (essential electrolytes) in a glass of water and drink thrice a day for a ...  Read Full »

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