Hypoglycemia(low blood sugar), is a condition is an abnormally low level of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Reactive hypoglycemia occurs when blood sugar drops to abnormally low levels 2 to 4 hours after eating a meal. Symptoms of reactive hypoglycemia include sweating, tremors, rapid heartbeat, anxiety, and hunger. Most often, this results from the over secretion of insulin by the pancreas. Insulin facilitates the transport of glucose from the bloodstream into the cells, especially those of muscle and fatty tissue, and causes glucose to be synthesized in the liver. Home remedies low blood sugar can help stabilize sugar levels and improve circulation.
When blood pressure falls below the normal pressure level, which is 120/80 mmHg, it is regarded as low blood pressure or hypotension. Hypotension occurs due to the insufficient supply of oxygen (via the blood) to the heart and brain. Consequently, these vital organs cannot function properly, and as a result, they may be suffer damage that could be temporary or even permanent.
If the pancreas is not functioning properly, normal carbohydrate metabolism is impossible. As the blood sugar drops, stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol kick in at high levels to prevent the blood sugar level from dropping dramatically.
Taking certain vitamins consistently on a daily basis can really be of great help as a home remedy for blood sugar.
Vitamins C, E and B complex can all create an excellent home remedy for blood sugar problems and keep the levels in check.
These vitamins when used in combination can help to control your tolerance for sugar and to normalize the way in which sugar metabolizes within your body.
Natural ways control Low Blood Sugar.
1:Remove from the diet all alcohol, canned and packaged foods, refined and processed foods, dried fruits, salt, sugar, saturated fats, soft drinks, and white flour. Also avoid foods that contain artificial colors or preservatives.
2: Avoid sweet fruits and juices such as grape and prune. If you drink these, mix the juice with an equal amount of water.
3: Sweeten food with natural sweeteners such as stevia, a South American herb available in liquid form that is 200 times sweeter than sugar. Other acceptable sweeteners include barley malt syrup, molasses, and brown rice syrup.
4:Dandelion root is an excellent source of calcium and supports the pancreas and liver.
5:The following herbs help to normalize blood sugar: angostura bitters (or any combination of bitters), artichoke leaf, and gentian root.
6:Bilberry and wild yam aid in controlling insulin levels.
7:Herbs such as turmeric, cinnamon, ginger, and pepper help to raise blood pressure. Moreover, they also help in the functioning of the kidneys.
8:Gudmar (Gymnema sylvestre), an Ayurvedic herb, suppresses the intestinal absorption of saccharides, which prevents blood sugar fluctuations.
9:Intake of sodium (salt) helps to replace the electrolytes lost due to dehydration and improves blood pressure. A glass of lemon juice with a little salt and sugar would be ideal.
10:Milk thistle rejuvenates the liver.
11:Other beneficial herbs include echinacea, parsley, pau d’arco, raspberry leaves, and uva ursi.
12:Drinking 2/3 cups hibiscus tea a day of will reduce as well as normalise Blood sugar.
13:Avoid standing still or in one place for an extended period
14:Keep yourself well hydrated at all times
15:Eat smaller, more frequent meals
16:Avoid sudden changing of positions
17:Try and avoid hot and dry environments as far as possible