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I Have Hypoglycemia

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    At Least I Think I Do...

    I haven't been 'formally' diagnosed, but from what i've been gathering and 'googling'....it sure seems like i have a mild form anyway. I'll have to read some of the other members stories, but i don't get that feeling too often but when it hits me, wow!!..i'll think i'm just a...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 27, 2008

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    Hypoglycemia Since I Can Remember...

    So,It all started when I was little (less than 5 years old).My lips would get palid and I would stay still and start crying. My parents had NO idea what was wrong until I was about 7 years old. My sugar came down and my mom called the doctor and she suggested to take me to the...
    AdiarylisRuiz AdiarylisRuiz 13-15 1 Response Oct 5, 2012

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    My Story

    I was diagnosed with hypoglycemia over 20 years ago. I was fortunate enough to have a doctor that knew how to solve little problems first instead of looking for something big that wasn't there. He knew what is was and used his knowledge to help me the best that he could. I spoke...
    hewade33 hewade33 36-40, F Oct 31, 2011

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    I Would Like Help With A "hypoglycaemic Lifestyle"

    My story…… All my life I have struggled when it comes to food, if I didn’t eat on a regular basis I would start to get anxious and aggressive, then move on to feeling nauseous then hot and clammy. I was always running on empty and feeling exhausted. I had been to a number...
    Kazz2011 Kazz2011 46-50, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2011

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    Newly Diagnosed

    I was diagnosed a few weeks ago, by email, after blood work. Doctor didn't give me much info, just told me to eat frequently, carbs and protein. That was it. Don't know if I should see a specialist or what, I used to be very energetic, now I feel like a slug. Trying to quit...
    zmatster zmatster 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 18, 2012

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    Control Hypoglycemia,live A Better Lifestyle !

    It hasn't been easy living with hypoglycemia but i have come a long way from not knowing what it is and to knowing how to live with it.I guess i never felt sorry for myself but instead i faced it head-on.Now i can control my hypoglycemia thanks to this http://paydotcom.net/r...
    kingston3d kingston3d 18-21 Jul 13, 2010

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    The Worst Attack

    So I am 14 years old and have had Hypoglycemia for 2 or 3 years and I have been fairly good at controlling it but I must say I have had my fair share of mishaps. It was a normal day at school and I had had breakfast and it was only nearing the end of second period (break is...
    TheMoonAndSun TheMoonAndSun 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 26, 2013

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    Hypoglycemia Is Annoying!!!!!!

    I loath it. I LOVE carbs and eating protein every 3 hours and getting panicy and crazy feeling if i don't is not my idea of fun.
    songno1sings songno1sings 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 3, 2008

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    The Odd One Out

    Ever since I was four years old, I have been battling health issues. I don't remember it, but I would pass out if I didn't eat, and I would wake up screaming in the middle of the night, half paralyzed and shaking so badly that I felt sick. When I first had what was discovered...
    MegaMonsterCheetahExplosion MegaMonsterCheetahExplosion 13-15, F May 23, 2012

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    Can Anyone Help To Stop Being Hypoglycemic?

    I'm hypoglycemic too.. I was since 2007, but found out about it only in 2011 what is wrong with me, just checked out the glucometer every hour and in an attack and found out this is it! Now I know the cause, and I need to know what to do to cure it. I don't want to live like that...
    Stasssia Stasssia 26-30 2 Responses Aug 4, 2012

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    Just Diagnosed

    I was diagnosed about a week ago after passing out cold at work. I am worried about trying to eat during the day and fit it into my college/work/life schedule. I am unsure about what to keep in my purse to keep myself from feeling lightheaded during the day. I am unsure about...
    jep034 jep034 18-21 1 Response Feb 18, 2012

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    They Thought It Was a Panic Attack!

    My symptoms started about a year ago. After going 3-5 hours without something to eat I would start shaking, sweating and become wobbly on my feet. Because I was also in counselling the doctor assumed that it was a panic attack but I insisted that it was something else, I just...
    TheVeggieMachine TheVeggieMachine 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5, 2009

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    I Was Depressed

    i had school and work and would eat breakfast at seven and not get to eat again until 8 or 9pm sometimes later. i thought i was okay but i quickly got severley depressed. i seriously considered suicide, it was destroying my relationship with my girl friend, school work was hard...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 13, 2008

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    I Have Hypoglycema,

    I was tested by my Dr. he calls it's a mild form, I don't feel that way. Every time I stand up I get lightheaded or the way I feel so tired most of the time. I've tried eating more frequently this has made me feel better but I also gained 5 pounds over 3 months...
    doppler doppler 41-45 1 Response Jan 9, 2009

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    Hypoglycemia And Sports

    Anyone have suggestions on what type of food/amount to eat before a sport event, for hypoglycemics? Rick
    RickB555 RickB555 46-50 1 Response Sep 23, 2012

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    The Day I Fainted In Class

    one day i felt really tired and dizzy at school during 3rd period. i felt worse in the hallway. i felt worse when i got to 4th period. i sat down and thought i was going to go to sleep. i felt like i was going to die. i was sweating and pale and shaking. i got up to...
    kekerox kekerox 18-21, F Mar 29, 2009

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    Chromium Helps.

    Well I find it does anyway.  I buy Chromium Picolinate 400mcg tablets from the health food store.  One tablet in the morning and one before bed really helps I find.  Just takes a few weeks for it to build up in your system.
    Dropbear Dropbear 41-45, M May 28, 2009

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    Guess I'm Just Not That Sweet.......

    I thought I was gonna die!!!  Extreme exhaustion, depression and/or irritability... drowsiness, like someone slipped you a drug!  Lousy motor skills, confusion, feeling "stoned"... and sometimes bein' mean! Low blood sugar is horrific... it's very difficult...
    2Quirky 2Quirky 51-55, F 3 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    I Am Not Crazy!!!

    Hi all! Long story short, I have been battling alot of mental issues like depression, anxiety attacks, nervesness,. etc.... so Dr put me on a diferrent "crazy" pill. It took me having a severe episode of low blood sugar to prompt him to get me a glucose tolerance test..outcome...
    curtis6969 curtis6969 36-40 1 Response Aug 4, 2012

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    Feelingcrappy

    I don't know if I am over exaggerating. But everyday it's the same. Headache. Shaky. Dizzy. Butterfly cramps in stomach. Burning up. Trouble concentrating. Sometimes stomachs. Moody. Extremely depressed. Insecure. Anti-social at times. Weird tingling...
    FeelingCrappy FeelingCrappy 16-17, F Nov 2, 2009

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    Hypo

    I was diagnosed with hypoglycemia back in 1993. All during my pregnancy with my son the doctors were testing my blood on first a bi-weekly basis then weekly. Every time my blood sugars ranged from 3.2-3.5. I mentioned to the doc that it seemed low, but she told me it was normal...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 9, 2012

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    Could You Help Me Understand?

    I think I have hypo and my doc agrees with me- I just need the test this week.  I have migraines up to 5 times a week, have had nightmares for years but never new that was actually a medical problem, plus I have the usual shakes and heart racing if I miss a meal but what if...
    JustOneJustOne JustOneJustOne 26-30, F Nov 16, 2009

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    I just found out that what I have called

    episodes for 8 years turns out to have been when my blood sugar has tanked. two weeks ago, I found out that I'm hypoglycemic and have now been struggling with changing up my diet for it
    L0knL04d L0knL04d 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    Hypoglycemia Is Fun!

    Well I took a nap for 12 hours the other night and woke up feeling great... something that is not normal for me. I usually feel just about as tired as when I went to bed. Anyway I eat breakfast and go to work loving life today. About 4 hours into work I notice a quarter size orby...
    TheCheese TheCheese 31-35, M 5 Responses Aug 5, 2007

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    How Do You Do Sports And Have Hypoglycemia At The Same Time?

    I have had reactive hypoglycemia since ..... I guess... 2 years ago. then, frequently in the summer when I hadn't eaten for like 2 or 3 hours I'd get grumpy and I would have to eat. My mom took me to kings daughters and they ran a glucose toleration test. it came back positive. I...
    skittles2000 skittles2000 13-15, F Jan 14, 2013

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    Newly Diagnosed With Reactive Hypoglycaemia

    I have just been diagnosed with reactive Hypoglycaemia (not diabetic). No idea where this has come from as I have always watched my diet, don;t drink alcohol caffeine or abuse my body in any way. Anyway,, I am where I am... Thankfully I have been diagnosed by my doctor within 3...
    25middle 25middle 41-45, F 5 Responses Dec 21, 2011

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    so basically I know I have hypoglycemia.

    I don't even need to go to the doctors to know I have it. I've tested my sugar during bad low episodes and it's been between 2.8-3.4. it all started when I was in grade school when I was about 13. I'd have these fainting attack things followed by panic attacks. they were very...
    13rianne 13rianne 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    Thank Goodness It Has Never Been That Severe!

    I know that I am blessed; it could be so much worse.  I could even have Type I Diabetes like my brother, so I know to be thankful for this minor (for me) inconvenience.I only seem to have symptoms (headache, shaking, weepiness, queasiness, lethargy) when I have not taken care of...
    DorothyofOz DorothyofOz 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2011

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    Dealing With Hypoglycemia

    At the age of 6 was when I had my first episode. I was too young to comprehend the symptoms of not eating every few hours. After scaring my family I went to numerous doctors trying to find out what i had and why I was fainting. After many frustrating years at the age of 17 I was...
    Lalvernia Lalvernia 18-21 Jan 7, 2011

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    Mother Of Hypoglycemic Preschooler.....help!!!!

    This may end up being very long, I'm sorry, but I'm at the end of my rope. My 4-year-old son was adopted by us at birth. He had significant in utero alcohol and drug exposure, but was born full-term and healthy. He has some mild fetal alcohol issues, including ADHD. He is a...
    ohnannymommy ohnannymommy 41-45 2 Responses Mar 4, 2013

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    My name is Caleigh, I'm 16 years old

    and I recently was diagnosed with hypoglycemia. I have been struggling really hard lately with my diet. At first I started out really strong, staying away from carbs and sugars & eating a lot of protein. Now, after a few months, I'm going downhill. It's so hard to resist all of...
    thatgirlcaleigh thatgirlcaleigh 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 15, 2014

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    He is so funny we have the same problems but our family doesnt get along bcz of what of his family member did. i hope my family can change their opinion bcz alex isnt the same as...
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