Is your blood sugar out of control? These are the symptoms

5 Symptoms that will let you know that your blood sugar levels are out of control

Although high blood sugar levels are always associated with diabetes, there are some other factors that can elevate them too. This is manifested by the body through signals that you shouldn’t ignore.

High blood sugar levels can be a result of many causes, apart from diabetes. Stress, infections, sedentarism, hormonal changes, among others, can cause an increase in the amount of sugar in the blood. Here you have some symptoms experienced when blood sugar levels are high. Take note and keep an eye on them if you think you might be at risk. 

1. An increased need for carbs and sweets

The feeling is of being hungry and can’t get satisfied in any way.

Being always looking for sweet food is not normal. This could be caused by a drop in glucose levels. As a result, the feeling is of being hungry and can’t get satisfied in any way.

2. Tiredness

Fatigue and tiredness are other symptoms, even if we are not doing exercise.

Fatigue and tiredness are other symptoms, even if we are not doing exercise. This is because the body can’t get and keep glucose properly, and the cells of the body do not get nutrients. 

3. Blurry vision

High blood sugar levels may result in swelling and deformation of the eyes // Ph: Siavash Ghanbari

High blood sugar levels may result in swelling and deformation of the eyes, making it difficult to focus your vision correctly. This symptom can be associated with other signals too, especially with dehydration. 

4. Irritability

4. Irritability

When people have high blood sugar levels, they tend to stress and also experience some difficulties when managing their emotions. 

5. Frequent urination

5. Frequent urination

As the glucose remains in the blood, the kidneys try to balance the levels. The way in which they do that is by urination. In this way, the aim is to reduce the concentration of glucose in the blood.

If you have experienced some or all the symptoms mentioned above, you should consult a specialist.

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