Whenever there is a problem with the human body, the human body has a way of communicating with us, and this method is known as symptoms. It is in your best interest to pay attention to any unsettling sign that may be appearing in your body because these signs may be an indication of an existing or developing health condition. Getting your blood sugar checked on a regular basis can actually help you determine your blood sugar level. This is something that is very important for people of advanced age as well as those who have been diagnosed with diabetes. According to Healthline, I will be presenting you with five signs that may occur within your body if your blood sugar level is too high. These signs will be discussed in this article.
1. Dry or itchy skin.
It is expected for skin to be supple and moisturized when it is healthy. If you suffer from dry skin that is also accompanied by an itchy sensation, this may be an indication that your blood sugar level is too high; as a result, you are required to go get your blood sugar checked.
It is important to note that fatigue is a major indicator of poor health and should not be disregarded. Stress and other factors can make you more likely to feel tired, but when it happens frequently, your body is actually trying to tell you that something is wrong with you. Diabetes is a dangerous disease that has the potential to become even more severe if it is not treated promptly. Getting a blood sugar test as soon as you notice symptoms such as tiredness and fatigue can help with early detection and treatment of the condition.
3. Extreme thirst and increased urination.
If you are experiencing excessive thirst in addition to frequent urination, this could be an indication that something is wrong with your body. These two symptoms may be brought on by a buildup of excess glucose in the body, which prompts the liver to produce more urine in an effort to flush out the glucose, which in turn causes you to feel parched and dehydrated. If these two symptoms start to appear at the same time in your body, you should make an appointment with your primary care physician as soon as possible.
4. Sudden weight loss.
The rapid fluctuation of weight, either in either direction, over a short period of time is not a good indicator of overall health. If your blood glucose level is too high, this can cause your body to burn more fat, which can lead to a reduction in body fat and weight loss.
5. Tingling in the hands and feet.
This occurs as a result of nerve damage which is caused by high blood sugar, please don't take this sign for granted.
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