A sharp decrease in blood sugar levels is dangerous to health, and the body gives preliminary signals before this change. Doctors named the cause of hypoglycemia and how to prevent it.
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Abnormally low blood glucose levels manifest itself when there is a lack of energy, when the body is unable to perform even daily tasks. In this case, we are talking about dangerous health consequences. The main symptoms of hypoglycemia are called hunger, sweating, trembling and chills against the background of confusion and loss of concentration. Sometimes a person may pass out. There are signs that show up during sleep: excessive sweating, sleep disturbance, confusion on waking. Another symptom is feeling tired after long sleep. The cause of hypoglycemia in diabetics is the excessive release of insulin from the body after oral administration of drugs. This process must be controlled.
Hypoglycemia without diabetes is extremely rare. This ailment manifests itself when the pancreas too actively produces insulin after a heavy meal. The same applies to overweight patients and those who have undergone gastric closure. In such cases, chocolate, banana, or sweet fruit juice will help. Next, you need to eat a sandwich to provide the body with carbohydrates. In case of loss of consciousness, an injection of the hormone glucagon helps, which will provide a sharp increase in blood sugar levels and bring a person to life. At the same time, self-medication is dangerous; in all cases, you should turn to doctors for help.