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hypoglycemia?


#1

before i fixed my eating habits, i had pretty bad (what i believe to be) hypoglycemia throughout the day, especially during the evening. The whole time i was eating right(every 2-3 hours, keeping 80-120 healthy carbs day) and its now started to return (dizzy spells, laziness, nodding off, needing naps, nausea, confusion, some slurring of words or mumlbling & weakness (i am sleeping at least 8 hours night.. normally 10 heh)

I havent made any changes in eating(except for cutting out pork), and when this came on again I started checking for hidden carbs but came up empty. I also stayed away from eating out to see if it made any difference.

I believe its hypoglycemia because it comes on after eating, and i feel incredibly better after my next meal. symptoms come on about halfway between evening meals.
This has grealty messed up my last week & half, i've also felt worse during the day, and feel unable to workout.

Any ideas, suggestions, help, questions?
I'm just hoping this isnt the 'possible' lupus starting up again c.c

Lauren


#2

My mom has hypoglycemia, and Vanadyl sulfate (SP?) and ALA has helped dramitically. She takes either one about 20 minutes before a meal. Vanadyl worked better for her for some reason. On paper ALA would seem to work much better.


#3

have you checked your blood glucose? do you have any diabetic symptoms?


#4

no i havent checked my blood glucose, and was considering asking my doc to do a fasting test, although he will tell me its uneccessary & im thinking it up..

What are the symptoms of diabetes?

Lauren