Low blood sugar or hypoglycemia is a medical condition in which blood glucose level falls abnormally too low. Low blood sugar is not a disease condition .It is a sign of a health problem. There can be various conditions which can cause low blood sugar in people. As glucose is the main energy source of our body so when ever such condition arises, causes abnormal sensation and discomfort in that person.
Causes of low blood sugar symptoms
- Excess insulin action
- Enzyme deficiency
- Deprivation of food
- Alcohol ingestion
- Liver disease
- Addison’s disease
- Isolated growth hormone deficiency
- Gram negative septicemia
- Prolonged fasting in pregnancy
- Certain drug administration
Low blood sugar symptoms
- Difficulty in speaking
- Inability to concentrate
- Increased pulse pressure
Treatment of low blood sugar symptoms
- Immediate treatment – Treating abnormally low blood sugar
- Treating the cause
- Patient with abnormally low blood sugar – needs to eat or drink. Something with sugar as possible to manage the hypoglycemia attack.
- In attack – Administration of rapidly absorbable carbohydrate
(a) In mild reaction – orange juice or corn syrup as candy should be taken orally
(b) In unconscious patient or uncooperative patients – 50 ml of 50% glucose i.v
- After overdose of insulin – Constant infusion or 10-20% dextrose is given to maintain the blood sugar.
Homeopathic treatment of low blood sugar symptoms – Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat low blood sugar symptoms but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved remedies are available for the treatment of low blood sugar symptoms that can be selected on the basis of cause, condition, sensation and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. Some important remedies are given below to treat low blood sugar symptoms:
Arsenic Album, Lycopodium, Carbo Veg, Calcaria Phos, Gelsemium, China, Natrum Mur, Sepia, Chelidonium, Nux Vomica and many other medicines.