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How to detect hypoglycemia?
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Get your blood sugar checked/tested both fasting & post meals.
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GIYF - Google Is Your Friend. Lots of answers on the Internet. Here's a few symptoms of hyperglycemia:

The Classic Symptoms

    * Polyphagia (frequently hungry)
    * Polyuria (frequently urinating)
    * Polydipsia (frequently thirsty)

Other Symptoms Might Include

    * Blurred vision
    * Fatigue
    * Weight loss
    * Poor wound healing (cuts, scrapes, etc.)
    * Dry mouth
    * Dry or itchy skin
    * Impotence (male)
    * Recurrent infections such as groin rash, or external ear infections (swimmers ear)

Go see a doctor a get properly tested. Purchase a good quality home glucose test kit. Learn when to test and how often to test.
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I believe you asked about HYPOglycemia: The symptoms are vary varied and might include dizziness, feeling generally out of it, fatigue, irritability, disorientation, tingling. Testing is the key as if your numbers have been high for awhile you will feel low even if you're not. You should treat any lows below 60 (some treat below 70) with a couple glucose tablets. You will learn the correct number for you.
141598 tn?1355675363
I stand corrected for my oversight. Thanks.
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No problem!
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Epinephrine is among the major hormones released during hypoglycemia. Epinephrine causes the majority of the early symptoms of hypoglycemia.

Common symptoms of hypoglycemia include the following:

trembling, clammy skin, palpitations (pounding or fast heart beats),anxiety,sweating, unger, andirritability.
When the brain remains deprived of glucose, a later set of symptoms follows: ifficulty in thinking, confusion, eadache,seizures, and coma.
Ultimately, after significant coma or loss of consciousness, death can occur.
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