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Low Blood Sugar

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If you have diabetes or some other health condition it can cause low blood sugar. Symptoms of low blood sugar are sweating, blurred vision, and confusion. It is possible that you may not always have the same symptoms.

Low Blood Symptoms:

  • 1. Sweating
  • 2. Nervousness, shakiness, and weakness.
  • 3. Extreme hunger and slight nausea.
  • 4. Dizziness and headache.
  • 5. Blurred vision.
  • 6. A fast heartbeat and feeling anxious.

Symptoms of moderate low blood sugar

  • 1. Inability to concentrate.
  • 2. Confusion and irritability.
  • 3. Slurred speech
  • 4. Unsteadiness when standing or walking.
  • 5. Muscle twitching.
  • 6. Personality changes, such as anger or crying.

Symptoms of severe low blood sugar:

  • 1. Seizure
  • 2. Loss of consciousness
  • 3. Stroke
  • 4. Death

Treatment:

1. if you think your
sugar level may be low Check your blood sugar, such as below 70 mg/dL.

2. From a quick-sugar source, eat about 15 grams of carbohydrate. If you are at home, you will probably already have something close at hand that contains sugar, such as fruit juice or table sugar. Carry some glucose tablets or hard candy with you when you are away from home. Than solid foods, Liquids will raise your blood sugar faster.

3. Check your sugar level again about 15 minutes after eating the 15 grams of carbohydrate. Eat another 15 grams of carbohydrate from quick-sugar food, If your sugar is still below 70 mg/dL, Repeat 15 grams of fast-acting carbohydrate every 15 minutes until your sugar is in a safe target range, such as higher or 70 mg/dL.  Eat a small snack when your sugar returns to your target range if your next planned meal or snack is more than a few hours away.

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