Signs Your Blood Sugar Is Low

Causes of Low Blood Sugar 1 of 11

More often than not, low blood sugar, known as hypoglycemia, is a direct result of diabetes treatment attempting to regulate a person's blood glucose levels. Low blood sugar can be a sign of other illnesses for people without diabetes as well.

  • Low blood sugar can set in when a person drinks an excessive amount of alcohol without eating enough food.
  • A negative spike in blood sugar is often the result of dehydration, over-hydration or over-exertion from exercise.
  • It can also be a sign of various severe liver illnesses.
  • Low blood sugar often affects people in undergoing a lengthy fasting state or long-term starvation, such as anorexia.

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