Posted by: Belinda | 2012/02/15

low blood sugar?

Hi two years ago I was tested and had low blood sugar. I battled with this for a couple of months but then it seemed to go away. Of late I have not been feeling well in the afternoons - shaky, my neck gets sweaty and I feel a bit disorientated and feel like I need to eat. Generally this follows with a headache. I have had my glucose tested twice and it was normal 5.1
what do you think the problem could be or do I need to test at a different time and after fasting perhaps? I generally go in the moring about an hour or so after having some breakfast or coffee

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Yes, it is possible that you are suffering from low blood sugar when you experience these symptoms. Test your blood sugar at the time that you are experiencing these symptoms.


Dr Anrich

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