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Recovering from hypoglycemia episodes!

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created January 17, 2012 at 12:43 PM

Hi, I have hypoglycemia, ive already posted a few questions regarding this topic. Im finding at work i tend to get hypo (due to stress perhaps, im in the progess of strenghtening my adreanals and changing my enviromment) in the mean time, i find it veeerryy difficult to recover from a episode. It litterally takes tons of food to get me back on track. Do you have a food in particular that you find helps almost instantly (no fruit plz, makes me crazy), maybe im grabbing the wrong kinds of food to recover. Ive noticed eating tons of avocado really helps, but 2 a day seems excessive/expensive!

Thanks everyone, really appreciate any suggestions :-)

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on July 25, 2012
at 05:45 PM

I avoid most carbs, eat every 2-3 hours and eat within a 1/2 hour of waking and this keeps my hypoglycemic episodes to a minimum, if not to zero.

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

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on January 17, 2012
at 04:29 PM

@Steph - grace is Dr. BG from Animal Pharm, in case you didn't know...

77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094

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on January 17, 2012
at 03:15 PM

Was it fatty meat?

E48146ad243fab742e69d10b633e05d6

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on January 17, 2012
at 02:51 PM

No i havent tried any legumes, they definately dont sit right. But ill re-consider the yams for sure.

E48146ad243fab742e69d10b633e05d6

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on January 17, 2012
at 02:50 PM

Thanks Grace :-)

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on January 17, 2012
at 02:48 PM

add'l for adrenal resetting, consider that most adrenal programs use 150 grams carbs per day at split intervals in small, frequent meals timed with the protein and fat. hqve you tried ghee?? yams or lentils/dal/rice as a complex, low glycemic index source, nutrient dense of carbs which do not jack the insulin outrqgeously??

E48146ad243fab742e69d10b633e05d6

(165)

on January 17, 2012
at 02:37 PM

I usually get it from avocadoes (seriously craving them all day!), coconut oil, macadamia nut oil for my warm veggies. I also eat tons of seafood. I had a freaky experience a week ago from too much meat, my gallbladder was hurting, making me very uncomfortable and super anxious/panic attacks. So slowed down on the meat consumption.

77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094

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on January 17, 2012
at 02:22 PM

Steph, yes, that is basically what I was asking. What kind of fat are you eating? Is it mostly the fat that is attached to the meat you are eating? I have found fatty meat the best thing and no longer get hypoglyemia problems.

E48146ad243fab742e69d10b633e05d6

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on January 17, 2012
at 01:44 PM

Sorry im french, i dont understand what you mean :-s ? As in what im doing supplement and food wise? I limit my fruit to only after hard workouts. I eat tons of fat and protein. Im supplementing with chromium, magnesium, adrenal tissue/gland. Is this what your wondering?

77877f762c40637911396daa19b53094

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on January 17, 2012
at 01:30 PM

What are you doing to limit the bouts of hypoglycemia?

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on January 17, 2012
at 01:08 PM

I don't really know a particular food that would save me, though. Just resting, eating a dinner with lots of fat and fiber.

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on January 17, 2012
at 01:07 PM

Eating paleo solved mine mostly. I never snack anymore and never am moody or hungry. Do the leptin reset as outlined by Dr. Jack Kruse, maybe take chromium (and TAKE MAGNESIUM), get your vitamin D level right.

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3864f9a2af09b1b447c7963058650a34

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on January 17, 2012
at 02:44 PM

you do not appear to me to be digesting... cortisol knocks out gut and pancreas function. try digestive enzymes with meals (unless you have an ulcer which is contraindicated) and betaine HCl. the food you ingest cannot be helpful for raising BG unless it is properly digesting and unfortunately until things are a littlembetter you can consider 'outsourcing' that vital function until the adrenals, appropriate cortisol secretion to response, gut, pancreas/liver and brain kick back in. i think you are on the right path! i had this prob too with adrenals issues, overtraining, stress and intermittent fasting. would love to hear the progress later!!

E48146ad243fab742e69d10b633e05d6

(165)

on January 17, 2012
at 02:50 PM

Thanks Grace :-)

E48146ad243fab742e69d10b633e05d6

(165)

on January 17, 2012
at 02:51 PM

No i havent tried any legumes, they definately dont sit right. But ill re-consider the yams for sure.

3864f9a2af09b1b447c7963058650a34

(3703)

on January 17, 2012
at 02:48 PM

add'l for adrenal resetting, consider that most adrenal programs use 150 grams carbs per day at split intervals in small, frequent meals timed with the protein and fat. hqve you tried ghee?? yams or lentils/dal/rice as a complex, low glycemic index source, nutrient dense of carbs which do not jack the insulin outrqgeously??

A968087cc1dd66d480749c02e4619ef4

(20436)

on January 17, 2012
at 04:29 PM

@Steph - grace is Dr. BG from Animal Pharm, in case you didn't know...

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on January 17, 2012
at 03:03 PM

I always eat my carbs with protein and/or fat. No problems anymore!

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on July 25, 2012
at 05:40 PM

I've had scary bad attacks and I have to eat protein, carbs, and fat together in order to come out of it....and even then, I feel cruddy for up to 24 hours later. I read online that one bad low blood sugar attack can mess up how your body handles food for MONTHS. Ugh.

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