What is hypoglycemiaWhat is Hypoglycemia?
There are so many medical websites that can give you all kinds of medical gibberish on this subject and it leaves you more confused than when you started out. So, I will try to explain hypoglycemia in the simplest way possible, and I'll assume none of you reading this have a medical degree.

Basically, hypoglycemia is low blood sugar, or the opposite of diabetes. People with diabetes have high blood sugar and have to inject themselves with insulin, a hormone which lowers the blood sugar levels. People with hypoglycemia actually have too much insulin, and as a result their blood sugar levels are TOO low. In fact, a lot of diabetics can become hypoglycemic by taking too much insulin!

Blood sugar is also known as glucose. Glucose fuels your entire body. It fuels your brain, which is why you may feel dizzy, foggy, irritable, or have blurred vision when your blood sugar is too low. It also fuels several other areas of your body, which is why you may have physical syptoms such as headaches, cold hands and feet, trembling, hunger, fatigue, and rapid heartbeat.

Think of it this way: an engine needs fuel. If you let the tank get too low, the engine sputters and dies. It's the same for the human body with hypoglycemia. When your blood sugar gets too low, your body starts "sputtering" because it's missing the fuel it needs to function.

If you are looking for a hypoglycemia diet, hypoglycemic diet, or in other words you want to lose weight with hypoglycemia, you've come to the right place.

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