People with Diabetes: Why do I Always Feel Dizzy

Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose)

Hypoglycemia occurs due to an inadequate amount of glucose in the blood. The reason why you develop hypoglycemia is inadequate amount of food intake, or taking too much medicine (insulin and oral tablets) which leads to low blood sugar level. You may feel dizzy because of brain dysfunction caused by lack of glucose. Symptoms of hypoglycemia include dizziness, sweating, confusion, and coma. If you feel dizzy, you should watch out for hypoglycemia and receive treatment immediately.

Sharp rise of blood glucose

Sharp rise of blood glucose in short time may be caused by infection, trauma, diarrhea, vomit, taking too much sweet food, automatic drug discontinuance, decrease dose of medicine, etc. Excessive rise of speed possibly causes your dizziness. So you had better regularly detect the blood sugar level. When sharp rise of blood glucose occurs, you had better find the reason and solve it under the guide of your doctor.

Diabetics with hypertension (high blood pressure)

Diabetics with high blood pressure usually suffer from serious condition. Dizziness is a most common symptom of high blood pressure. If you feel dizzy, you can check whether there is something abnormal with your blood pressure.

Cerebrovascular disease

Cerebrovascular diseases include cerebral infarction, coronary heart disease, cardiac arrhythmia, cerebral arteriosclerosis, etc. You may feel dizzy because of insufficient blood flow in the brain and shortage of oxygen and glucose in the blood.

There are several causes of your dizziness. The most important is to find particular cause of your own and timely take measure. According to experts from Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, you had better pay close attention to changes of your blood glucose level and body and timely receive detection once feel discomfortable.

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