FATIGUE AND HYPOGLYCEMIA
Hypoglycemic fatigue is not overcome by rest or even eight hours of sleep. The nerves and muscles are directly affected. It is not the fatigue experienced after an average days hard work. It is debilitating and endless and usually the individual cannot explain what is causing the problem.
Why Are You So Tired?
What is happening is that during the day as your blood sugar levels collapse, adrenaline is released (to balance up the blood sugar) which can lead to
- food cravings
This constant roller-coaster day in and day out results in fatigue. Probably 90% of hypoglycemics report fatigue to their doctor.
A visit to the doctor does not normally result in a diagnosis of hypoglycemia as in a 10 minute consultation not much can be concluded. Its similar to the mechanic saying the feint noise in your motor vehicle will have to get louder before he can decide what it is. Of course, with diagnostics the problem can be found fairly quickly.
Planning and Forethought Is Essential
Human diagnosis has not yet advanced as far as motor vehicles but with planning and forethought you can do something to give the doctors greater details of your malady. They will then be able to decide whether to send you for further laboratory tests and again, this might not lead to a diagnosis of hypoglycemia. It is necessary to take the matter forward with your own investigations. You need to work out what is making you feel so fatigued.
Overcoming Hypoglycemia Requires Lifestyle Changes
Fortunately, hypoglycemia is one of the few diseases which can be fixed or corrected by a complete change in your lifestyle, in exercising and in radically reducing the normal Western processed foods, especially those using white refined flour. This change removes the symptom of feeling endlessly tired, but it is not achieved overnight.
Help is at hand all in one place with this book. You will gleen more knowledge on hypoglycemia, it’ll give help on how to monitor and record your symptoms and emotions, assist with your diet plan and start you on the road to recovery.