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Pains in head

Discussion in 'Reactive Hypoglycemia' started by Linagirl, Dec 21, 2015.

  1. Linagirl

    Linagirl Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Hiya

    We had a Christmas meal yesterday and my blood
    Sugar spiked at 10 and was rising.
    I decided to go for a brisk walk to stop it and was 7 within an hour.

    I monitored later and managed to keep around the early fives by eating protein.

    I am today having some pains in the back of my head that feel like nuralgia. I also ate gluten only a little but even so.

    Anyone else get this after a hypo?

    Many thanks

    Emma
     
  2. AndBreathe

    AndBreathe I reversed my Type 2 · Master
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    Did you actually hypo? Your post suggests not. I would guess the headache could also be due to the rise to 10. If I interpret correctly, you may have by trying to smooth the peaks and troughs. If this is the case, the shoot up to 10 might have upset your equilibrium.

    That said, I'm no font of knowledge on RH.
     
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  3. Brunneria

    Brunneria Other · Guru

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    The OGTT (2hr) i had 3 years ago gave me a headache that lasted 2 days.
    But my bg rose a LOT higher than 10.
    I think it was around 17 at its highest, and dropped to 11 at 2 hrs.
    I was testing using my own meter throughout.

    But i didnt hypo - i didn't go lower than 8 or so before i ate a Full English after the test, in a cafe near the surgery. Lol.
     
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  4. Linagirl

    Linagirl Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I don't think so as once I feel the drop I ate to avoid a hypo and balanced it again. Just wondered if the moves from
    Late 4s to 10 has caused me some upheaval.
     
  5. Linagirl

    Linagirl Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    It's not a headache as such more like odd nuralgia like pains. Just like a bit of a throb then it passes. I've had it before and I think it might be more likely to be gluten insensitivity x
     
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    Linagirl Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Started sneezing now so that might explain it!
     
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  7. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    The constant headache I had during my hypo hell, was behind my eyes across to the temple area. Medium level pain.
     
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    Linagirl Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    This is more like a vice like pain in an isolated spot then it stops. Weird but think it is like nuralgia when I have a cold x
     
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    Just in time for xmas. So sorry :(
     
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  10. Lamont D

    Lamont D Reactive hypoglycemia · Master

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    If you have a cold, like I had man flu last week, it will probably be your ear, nose, throat and sinuses giving you your headache!
     
  11. Linagirl

    Linagirl Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I suffer with my sinuses anyway but was thinking I had got away with it this year but alas it may be wishful thinking x
     
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