Six Signs You Have High Blood Sugar

Diabetes mellitus, in which blood sugar levels remain high, is becoming more common. At the same time, there is

a few symptoms by which you can determine that there is too much glucose in the body. Discuss

According to experts, there are six characteristic signs of high blood sugar. Check if you have noticed at least one of them.

  1. Frequent trips to the toilet. If you have started to go to the toilet often, then this may indicate high levels of glucose in the blood. This is due to the fact that with an increased level of sugar, the body tries to get rid of it through urine.

  2. Thirst. Moreover, frequent thirst, which does not disappear, even if you drink a lot of water. This is explained by the fact that the body is deprived of fluid due to frequent urination, and blood sugar flushes fluid from the tissues.

  3. Fatigue. If the body becomes resistant to insulin, then it can no longer get energy from sugar. As a result, the sugar level rises, and the person feels tired.

  1. Sudden weight loss and frequent feeling of hunger. This is due to the fact that the body cannot takeenergy from sugar and requires more food as "fuel". At the same time, the body, with extremely high levels of glucose in the blood, can even begin to burn fat for energy.

  2. Tingling in the limbs and their numbness. Due to chronically elevated sugar levels inblood can damage nerves throughout the body. This condition is called diabetic neuropathy. The most commonly affected are the legs, feet, arms, and hands. In addition to tingling and numbness, there may be a burning sensation, decreased sensitivity to temperature or pain, sharp pains, or cramps.

  3. Frequent headaches and blurred vision. High blood sugar can lead todeformation and edema of the lenses of the eyes. Because of this, the person will see blurry or see double. Diabetes can also cause new abnormal retinal blood vessels to appear or existing ones to burst. As a result, vision problems will also arise.

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