While it is commonly known that blood sugar issues are rampant in the overweight and obese, there is less written about insulin resistance and hypoglycemia in the general public. Signs to look for:
- Feeling anxious
- Rapid heartbeat
- Frequent urination
- Fatigue immediately or several hours after a meal
Our diets are vastly different from our ancestors. Our exposure to chemicals in the environment and in our food has changed the way we process things. The availability of sugars and manufactured ingredients has overwhelmed our ability to process and metabolize nutrients properly.
The result is that a number of people are walking around unaware that they have a blood sugar disorder whether it is full blown diabetes, pre-diabetes (insulin resistance) or hypoglycemia. All of these conditions can have an impact on our health in ways we may not be aware of:
- Difficulty losing weight
- Elevated triglycerides
- Chronic fatigue
- Heart disease
It is important to rule out blood sugar disorders when treating many health issues. Treated early, a blood sugar disorder can be prevented from turning into diabetes – something that is not often done in the conventional medical world.