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"Harmless" Symptoms Of High Blood Sugar

Date April 2, 2019

Awareness about your blood sugar levels is an indispensable element of every healthy person. It is particularly crucial for those who are suspicious of diabetes.

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Increased blood sugar (hyperglycemia) can damage nerves, blood vessels, and internal organs. In order to prevent such a condition from progressing, you should urgently react to the first signs.

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The level of sugar can be higher than usual, but hasn’t reached the point where it is possible to claim of diabetes development. This condition is called prediabetes that usually has no signs.

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In that case, by sticking to a healthy diet and repeated physical activity, and maintaining a normal weight, you can return your sugar level to normal, avoiding the disease to progress to type 2.

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Signs of increased blood sugar can be the following:

  • exhaustion;
  • blurred vision;
  • headache;
  • frequent urination;
  • thirst;
  • dry mouth;
  • inability to concentrate;
  • hunger;
  • stomach ache;
  • darkened skin on the neck, elbows, joints.
  • long inflammatory processes;
  • yeast infections (candidiasis);
  • prolonged healing of wounds;
  • tendency to suppuration;
  • decrease in skin sensitivity.

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Since the increase in blood sugar can be caused by certain deviations in the diet and overall lifestyle, you should pay attention to them and try to change it.

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Among the most frequent causes, we highlight the following:

  • foods rich in carbohydrates;
  • presence of an infectious disease;
  • stress condition;
  • sedentary lifestyle;
  • obesity (especially at the waist);
  • heredity;
  • mature age (over 45).

Be sure to visit your doctor if you notice any symptoms mentioned, especially if you have people with diabetes among your close relatives. Don’t neglect your health! Stay alert.

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This article is solely for informational purposes. Do not self-diagnose or self-medicate, and in all cases consult a certified healthcare professional before using any information presented in the article. The editorial board does not guarantee any results and does not bear any responsibility for any harm that may result from using the information provided in the article.