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Hypoglycaemia and herbs to support your body.

Updated: May 27

Hypoglycaemia, which is a condition characterized by low blood sugar levels that leaves your body feeling dizzy and weak, with tiredness and light-headedness and produce excessive sweating. Excessive hunger can also be present. Other symptoms may include increased heart rate and blurred vision.

Whilst it is important to see your doctor about any of these symptoms and obtain a diagnosis, the following herbs will be of benefit to you for help in maintaining the condition.

Diet is always most important when managing hypoglycaemia and it is recommended:

- Eat small, frequent meals: Aim for every 3 to 4 hours to help maintain stable blood sugar levels¹.

- Include lean proteins: These help slow down the absorption of carbohydrates and can prevent blood sugar spikes¹².

- Choose complex carbohydrates: Foods like whole-grain bread, oatmeal, and legumes provide a steady release of energy¹.

- High soluble fiber: Foods such as fruits, vegetables, and grains like barley can help regulate blood sugar levels¹.

- Low glycemic index foods: These foods cause a slower rise in blood sugar levels¹.

- Healthy fats: Incorporate sources of unsaturated fats like nuts, seeds, and avocados².

- Limit processed and refined sugars: Reduce intake of sugary snacks and beverages¹.

- Moderate caffeine: Some people may need to limit or avoid caffeine as it can affect blood sugar levels¹.

- Stay hydrated: Drink plenty of water throughout the day².

The Following herbs are recommended by different research:

Licorice Root**: Known to help improve glucose levels and associated with stress reduction¹².

Dandelion Root**: Commonly used for its potential blood sugar stabilizing effects².

Ginseng**: May help in regulating blood sugar levels²³.

Milk Thistle**: Often used for its antioxidant properties and potential to support blood sugar control².

Bilberry**: Contains compounds that might affect blood sugar levels²³.

Gentian Root**: Traditionally used to aid digestion and possibly impact glucose metabolism²³.

Pumpkin Seeds**: A good source of nutrients and may have a beneficial effect on blood sugar levels².

Parsley**: Sometimes included in diets to help with blood sugar regulation²³.

It's important to note that while these herbs can be part of a holistic approach to managing hypoglycemia, they should not replace conventional treatments prescribed by a healthcare provider. Always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new treatment, especially if you have underlying health conditions or are taking medications..

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Foods to eat.

(1) Hypoglycemia Diet Plans to Help Regulate Your Blood Sugar - Healthline.

(2) Hypoglycemia Diet: Best & Worst Foods for Hypoglycemia - WebMD.

(3) Hypoglycemia Diet: Pros, Cons, and What You Can Eat - Verywell Fit.

Herb Research

(1) Hypoglycemia Symptoms, Causes & Natural Treatments - Dr. Axe.

(2) 10 Proven Natural Remedies for Hypoglycemia - Healthy Focus.

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