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What are your hypo symptoms?

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by rachy0121, Mar 7, 2015.

  1. claiirebear

    claiirebear Type 1 · Member

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    for me i just want something sugary and carby in me as quick to bring me up sometimes i dont like the feeling
     
  2. benjygirl

    benjygirl Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I get cold and shivery. I am paranoid that I`ll have a hypo in the night as I live alone so I always eat something if my bs is 6 or below before I go to bed.
     
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  3. shaggy1974

    shaggy1974 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Mine have changed over the years, the pins and needles that I got in my hands lips were very pronounced and sharp in the beginning. Now, although I seem to get more all over it feels more like my body is buzzing especially the lips arms and legs. Occasionally I will get a sickness in my stomach when my blood is dropping. Also, have discovered a new feeling, the feeling of doom, which I had read about but never experienced myself. Queer feeling, sort of hopelessness.......like I just want to curl up and let the world pass me by.

    I don't seem to sweat anymore unless its a nighttime hypo
     
  4. Mrsass

    Mrsass Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Oh Numb tongue. This has only started happening the last few months so don't know where that's came from! And I only get it when I'm like low low, like now.....2.6 boo!
     
  5. chl0ejasmine

    chl0ejasmine Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I become very, very grumpy and snappy with people! My hands shake a lot and I get a pounding heart, sometimes I feel a bit drunk with the shaking and dizziness.. oh the joys.
     
  6. Ekat

    Ekat Type 1 · Active Member

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    Awh me too!!
     
  7. Ekat

    Ekat Type 1 · Active Member

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    It feels like being drunk. I actually used to drink but stopped to just very special occasions because the lows are enough for me! Blah...I get really clumsy too.
     
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    type1harley Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Most of the time I shake, but other times I get hungry, dizzy and tired.
     
  9. Danny Francis

    Danny Francis Type 1 · Member

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    I get the usual symptoms everyone gets but i always seem to get anxiety mainly before it happens, always feel tired after but depending on the severity of it. Lucozade is my main source to elevate my Blood sugar level again. But if I'm in desperate need, i just usually slam my face into the nearest available bag of fine caster sugar and re-enact the scene from Scarface :)
     
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  10. Radge21

    Radge21 Type 1 · Member

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    I get very hot, and also a feeling you would get if you were about to face a big exam a sort of anxiety thing every time.
    It is like I have nothing to worry about, but start worrying for no reason.
     
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  11. Auckland Canary

    Auckland Canary Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I get that doom feeling as well sometimes. It's a very odd one as it feels like the hope has been sucked out of you and the world has gone dark. Reminds me of Dementors in Harry Potter
     
  12. SugarFreeHolly

    SugarFreeHolly Type 1 · Member

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    For a long time i got a pain in the same place every time I was low
     
  13. Cailynxox

    Cailynxox Type 1 · Newbie

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    I just get a headache and the shakes, I sometimes get clammy.
     
  14. Ekat

    Ekat Type 1 · Active Member

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    Me too! All of those things :/ it wears me out
     
  15. tim2000s

    tim2000s Type 1 · Expert
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    I get an "oh I'm a bit low" feeling. I don't know how to describe it better. It's just that I'm low and that's what I need to focus on. So I do.
     
  16. Mrsass

    Mrsass Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I get this when I'm high, I don't know how exactly I feel or how to describe it, but I just know I'm high x
     
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    Moggies12 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Is 4 "the floor" for everyone?
    I'm just a few weeks in and sometimes get the tingly lips some folks are mentioning but when I check my blood it's fine.
     
  18. L3wisr

    L3wisr Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    4 and below its whats considered to be a hypo. Due to you only recently Being diagnosed your body may take a while to adjust considering it would of been running on higher levels.
    For the first month or two I'd get the hypo symptoms whenever I was 4.7-5.0
     
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  19. patchworks101

    patchworks101 LADA · Active Member

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    It's never the same every time. Sometimes it's the tingly tongue and lips, others it's blurred vision, wobbly legs or slurred speech or it even comes on so sudden that I'm in 'falling over mode' before I even know it. Worst, for me, are the night hypos where I wake felling that there's a weight on my chest so it's difficult to breath, the sweats and aching muscles. That's why I prefer my BS to be on the slightly higher side before going to bed.
     
  20. Grkify

    Grkify Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have ridiculous shakes and start to find the smallest things hilariously funny. I had a particularly bad hypo the other day thanks to some fatty food and apparently fixated on cleaning the glass coffee table to within an inch of its life. cant honestly remember it.
     
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