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8 Natural Remedies to Reverse Diabetes

8 Natural Remedies to Reverse Diabetes

By popular opinion, if diagnosed with diabetes, medication becomes a part of your life. After all, diabetes takes away the bodys’ natural ability to produce the insulin that regulates blood sugar levels, or worse, makes the body insensitive to the effects of available insulin.

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8 Blood Sugar Imbalance Symptoms That Should Not Be Ignored

8 Blood Sugar Imbalance Symptoms That Should Not Be Ignored

Diabetes, which is also known as a silent killer, affects approximately 34.2 million people in the US. In short, 10.5% of the US population has diabetes. Unfortunately, 7.3 million cases go undetected, which can lead to serious health issues. Blood sugar imbalance is a lifestyle disease and it is manageable provided you know how to identify its symptoms. Early detection can help in restoring sugar balance and stop the ailment from progressing into full-fledged diabetes. The right blend of  exercise, diet and inclusion of some appetite suppressant pills such as Calocurb can help reverse this health condition to a great...

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Awareness About Diabetes, Types of Diabetes, Causes & Cure

Awareness About Diabetes, Types of Diabetes, Causes & Cure

Here’s a fact. About 537 million people worldwide and 34.2 million people in the US are living with diabetes today. With such troubling numbers, no wonder diabetes has become a big concern and a challenge worldwide. Diabetes is a chronic illness that affects the sugar level of your body. Your blood sugar or glucose is the source of energy for your body cells. Diabetes impairs the way the body processes this glucose with insulin. That is to say, if you have diabetes your body will not be able to produce enough insulin or use it effectively to help the cells...

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7 Shocking Factors That Can Cause Blood Sugar Imbalance

7 Shocking Factors That Can Cause Blood Sugar Imbalance

Do you frequently feel tired, grumpy, or hungry after a meal? Chances are you might be experiencing symptoms of blood sugar imbalance. What leads to blood sugar imbalance? In order to understand this, you should know the role of insulin in maintaining blood sugar levels. After a meal, your body processes the food into glucose. It travels to every cell of your body through your blood and gets converted into energy. So, after you eat, the amount of glucose in your blood (aka your blood sugar level) rises. Your body then releases insulin to bring your blood sugar back to normal. ...

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Frequently asked questions

How much sugar can a diabetic have in a day?

Most healthcare organizations like WHO recommend having only 25g of sugar or less a day. But for diabetic people, the number comes down even further. Also, consuming "free sugar" in the form of whole fruits and vegetables is considered okay.

You will need to get your blood sugar tested. The test will help diagnose diabetes, pre diabetes, or gestational diabetes. Standard glucose tests include the A1C, FPG, and RPG tests.

Blurred vision, extreme thirst, sudden weight loss, enhanced hunger, and fatigue are some common symptoms of diabetes. If you're experiencing such warning signs often, consult a doctor who will let advise you on how to check if you have diabetes.

You will need to take a blood test designed to check your blood glucose levels. Usually, doctors prescribe the Glycated hemoglobin (A1C) test to diagnose diabetes.

Consult a doctor who will usually prescribe two or more glycated hemoglobin (A1C) tests to diagnose diabetes type 2. The test evaluates your average blood sugar level for the previous 2-3 months. If the result of the two tests is 6.5% or higher, you're considered diabetic.

To keep diabetes under control, you'll need to make consistent efforts to stay active and eat well. Take your prescribed medication on time and go for regular checks. Also, cut back on alcohol and smoking.

The ideal diet to opt for low carb and high protein diet. You need to increase the portion of lean protein, green vegetables, whole grains, beans, and nuts in everyday food list.

While stress is also a prominent cause of hair loss, it is not the only culprit. Research concludes that a shortage of vitamin D in your body can lead to this condition. How? Since this vitamin is instrumental in stimulating old and new hair follicles, lack of it can stunt the growth of new hair strands.

So, what should be your minimum vitamin D intake? Adults between 19 and 70 years must ingest 600 IU (International Units), and people above 70 years should take at least 800 IU of vitamin D per day.

Yes, both mentally and physically. A lack of vitamin D is often linked to weakened bones and muscle fatigue. Also, people with this deficiency often experience chronic lower back pain.

As for mental health issues, a dearth of vitamin D means your serotonin levels aren't what they should be. This imbalance can cause you to feel depressed and anxious.

Research links weight gain and obesity with a lack of vitamin D. A shortage of the Sunshine vitamin causes lethargy and fatigue, which automatically reduces your activity, but not your appetite. So, you may continue to eat unhealthy foods and not exercise, especially when you're suffering from depression or mood swings.