Low Blood Sugar
Low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia, can be a dangerous condition. Low blood sugar can happen in people with diabetes who take medicines that increase insulin levels in the body. Taking too much medication, skipping meals, eating less than normal, or exercising more than usual can lead to low blood sugar for these individuals.
Signs & Symptoms:
sudden mood changes
trouble thinking clearly or concentrating
loss of consciousness, seizure, coma
You dont have to have diabetes to experience low blood sugar. Some other causes of low blood sugar include:
certain medications, such as quinine
some medical conditions, such as hepatitis or kidney disorders
a tumor that produces excess insulin
endocrine disorders, such as adrenal gland deficiency
How To Cure:
Apple: Apples are very effective for people with low blood sugar as it is rich in chromium and magnesium, both of which are known to regulate blood sugar level. Two apples should be taken after meal everyday for better results.
Tomatoes: Tomatoes contains lycopene which is a potent antioxidant which help in improving functioning of liver and pancreas. Drinking juice of tomatoes, twice daily, for two weeks, is very effective way to alleviating pancreatic disorders which cause low blood sugar.. Fresh tomatoes also can be included in the diet for better results.
Pumpkin seeds: Pumpkin seeds are a rich source of several micronutrients including iron, magnesium and manganese. It is also known to prevent deposition of calcium oxalate in the kidney and helps in regulating functioning of kidney. This helps regulating the blood sugar level and is effective in treatment of Hypoglycemia. Powder pumpkin seeds and mix in a glass of milk or warm water and drink for beneficial results.