Dysglycemia


Dysglycemia affects the entire hormone system as well as the major organs such as the heart, liver, and kidneys in addition to the blood vessels and nerves. It is, perhaps, the most costly modern day disease pattern we face.

Dysglycemia refers to any disorders in serum (blood) glucose stability commonly referred to as a sugar handling disorder.

If you have dysglycemia, it does not mean you will get diabetes but it does mean that you are heading in that direction. Diabetes is a diagnostic term describing an advanced state whereas dysglycemia is a general term used to describe abnormal function of any degree in how the body is managing it's fuel system. Diabetes is epidemic. Symptoms of Dysglycemia:

  • cravings for carbohydrate foods (breads, cookies crackers, chips, etc)

  • weight gain

  • fatigue

  • poor concentration

  • mood swings

  • disturbed sleep

Advanced Symptoms:

  • elevated cholesterol and triglycerides

  • low sex drive

  • urinating at night

  • tired after eating

  • swollen ankles

  • headaches

  • shaky if hungry

  • elevated HbA1c

Correcting this disorder requires medical evaluation and guidance in addition to lowering carbohydrate consumption.

Holistic & Integrative Medicine

Temecula, California

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