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How do you feel when high?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Indiana91, Jul 9, 2014.

  1. PaulinaB

    PaulinaB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Lactic acid? I'll have to read up on it! My DN said that it's "very unusual" that my legs hurt! Finally got some answers! Thanks!
     
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  2. steven taylor

    steven taylor Type 1 · Member

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    How do I feel when high? Well if explaining to a non diabetic I will say... "just like you feel after you have eaten a massive xmas dinner and feel like sleeping it off in front of the tv!"
     
  3. ohitsnicola

    ohitsnicola Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thought i was the only with the chest tightness, feel tiredness, thirsty, moody and generally like **** lol!


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  4. JRW

    JRW Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    This if through food.

    Have run very high on stress hormones though, 20+ based solely on that having had basal and no food but bg >20mmol.
     
  5. Gary25566

    Gary25566 Type 2 · Active Member

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    You sure that's not low blood pressure ? I feel like this if my sugar is low

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  6. Gary25566

    Gary25566 Type 2 · Active Member

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    Pmsl it's the first time I have heard of high blood sugars making anyone horny
    Most diabetics can't raise a smile with high sugars lol

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    adrian29459 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Certainly is odd but its something I've noticed over the years and I try to avoid eating lots of bad food in public areas. One more feeling I get is if I have high blood sugars during the night I have very vivid dreams. Kind of makes me want to get high blood sugars, I have little or no dreams when at normal levels.
     
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  8. Indiana91

    Indiana91 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'd forgotten I started this thread!
    Some very interesting replies, glad I'm not the only one with those symptoms :)

    Indiana x
     
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  9. Bogusman

    Bogusman Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My legs feel heavy and I can smell amonia! I never check my bs when I get this, which is once in a blue moon, because I don't want a shock.
     
  10. Bogusman

    Bogusman Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I also can't stop laughing and put on Zappa's "We're only in it for the money", oh sorry, wrong high :)
     
  11. XIX

    XIX Type 1 · Active Member

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    I feel absolutely fine when I'm actually high, but my hypo symptoms are the 'typical' high BG ones - chest pain, tiredness/sleepiness etc...
     
  12. Seriously_Sax1989

    Seriously_Sax1989 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Haha my boyfriend would be a lot happier if I felt horny when high! Instead I'm snappy, quick tempered and even the sound of him breathing "too loudly" winds me up!
     
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    carolo Type 1 · Newbie

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    I have the same symptom when high, I get horny too.
    I asked my endocrinologist about it and she had never had anyone with that sign for high blood sugars and she couldn't explain it.
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I feel thirsty and sick too.
     
  15. asyarlk

    asyarlk Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just coming down after a high- not enough insulin for a croissant. Went to 13mmol. I didn't feel any different but very grumpy as being that high stresses me out!
     
  16. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    A year ago I would have just said "feeling ill".
    Today I have a list and every high leaves me in a different mess. What's common is horrific thrush with a swollen vein extremely hot and itchy. On occasion I have had a different vein in my internal cheek swell and cause toothache. I get very achy feet and jumpy legs. I have had a feeling of insects running around under my skin in my core area and legs/arms. I have also experienced a sharp pain behind my left eye.
    When I was undiagnosed I wanted to gorge on high sugary foods until I fell asleep.
    Because every high left me feeling a different inconvenience my poor partner didn't know if he was in luck or not. lol
     
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