Hypo-Low Sugar Attack

If a Diabetic on oral medications or Insulin, suddenly feels uncomfortable drowsy, irritated, shakiness, sweating, palpitations and if teaspoonful of sugar relieves the symptoms then he has suffered low sugar attack. Further lowering of Blood Sugar is prevented by snacks like Chana, Chapati, Dal Rice etc. should be taken immediately after consumption of Sugar.

The following are the symptoms of Low Blood Sugar

A. Head & Neck

1) Headache
2) Diminished Vision
3) Double Vision
4) Anger Spells
5) Tingling
6) Numbness
7) Swelling, Trembling
8) Listlessness
9) Drowsiness
10) Unable to concentrate at work

B. Chest

1) Heaviness in chest
2) Palpitations
3) Chest pain

C. Abdomen 

1. Increased Hunger
2. Nausea
3. Vomiting
4. Heaviness in abdomen

D. All over the body

1. Giddiness
2. Weakness
3. Cold Sweats
4. Shakiness
5. Irritability
6. Unconsciousness
7. Convulsions
8. Irrelevant movements
9. Tingling and numbness in hands and feet

E. Night Attack of Low Sugar

1. Heaviness of head after waking up in the morning
2. Headache
3. Sweating – Cold Body
4. Drowsy at night
5. Bad dreams
6. Crying spells
7. Temper tantrums at night
8. Easy fatigability
9. Tiredness
10. Weakness
11. Lethargy
12. Generalized Body Ache
13. Muscle Pain
14. Excessive Sweating
15. Giddiness