Hypoglycemia, in which there is a decrease in blood sugar, occurs due to a low concentration in the body of glucose. As a result, cells of the human body do not receive the amount of energy necessary for normal functioning. There may be hypoglycemia due to improperly selected diets or the use of certain medications ("Aspirin", "Probenecid", etc.), which are incompatible with drugs from diabetes. Reducing blood sugar can also alcohol. In the case when a person does not suffer from diabetes, hypoglycemia can become one of the symptoms of the pathology of the endocrine system. In any case, an expert should put the exact diagnosis. The doctor will conduct a medical examination and prescribe a course of therapy.
In the case when a person has low sugar in the blood, the symptoms of pathology can have a different manifestation. Most often these patients experience dizziness. It is accompanied by a deterioration of consciousness and nervousness. Such patients often experience hunger and headache. Often they complain and chills. In the case when the patient has low sugar in the blood, the symptoms of the pathology are expressed in a rapid pulse and paleness of the skin. This leads to excessive sweating and a violation of mental concentration and motor coordination. In the event that the sugar in the blood is below normal, a person often loses consciousness. He can even fall into a coma.
Pathology, in which low blood sugar is observed , is classified by severity. Hypoglycemia can have mild, as well as moderate and severe forms. At the same time, the lower the sugar content in the blood in comparison with the norm, the more pronounced the signs of the disease.
An easy degree of hypoglycemia is characterized by values on the glucometer below the boundary of 3.8 mmol / l. With these data, the patient has a certain way of showing low sugar in the blood. Symptoms of this condition are expressed in unexplained anxiety and nervousness, hunger and nausea, chills and numbness of the lips or fingers, as well as tachycardia.
The average severity of hypoglycemia is expressed in a worsening of mood and consciousness. The patient shows excessive irritability and anxiety. It is difficult for him to concentrate and think. There are other signs of a pathological condition, the cause of which is low blood sugar. Symptoms of moderate to severe hypoglycemia are expressed in blurred vision, headaches, weakness. It is difficult for a person to move around and talk.
The severe form of hypoglycemia often leads to loss of consciousness, seizures, and sometimes to coma. This significantly reduces body temperature. In patients with this form of pathology, there is a sharp risk of cardiac and vascular disease, as well as brain damage.
It should be borne in mind that the signs of this pathology are similar to the symptoms of other diseases. In this regard, the person with the appearance of the first manifestations of the disease should immediately seek advice from a specialist. The doctor will be given an accurate diagnosis and recommended a course of therapy aimed at eliminating the existing pathological phenomenon.