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Need help! Abnormal symptoms when I eat carbs

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Nov 4, 2019
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Need help! Abnormal symptoms when I eat carbs

I'm a 31 year old male I'm getting abnormal symptoms whenever I eat sugar, refined carbs, pop or beer. It started a year ago out of the blue and shocked me. Carbs give me really bad lightheadedness, jittery feeling, extreme anxiety it feels like my brain hurts! My breathing gets super fast and I can't breathe andi hyperventilate I went to the ER a bunch of times it was so bad and they were clueless! Is this an auto immune issue? Leaky gut? Gluten? I usetobeable to eatfine but now thatship has sailed and mystamina is god awful and I feel weak. Hopefully someone can shed some light thanks!
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Deal Fanatic
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Diabetes can cause headaches due to low blood sugar so if there's an insulin deficiency, converting those carbs may be a task.
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Does it happen when you eat fruit and/or vegetables?

Has your GP ruled out anxiety/depression?
Deal Addict
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Also what is your height, weight and shape skinny, average, muscular, overweight?
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No gluten in pop, so if that is bothering you, it doesn't seem like a gluten allergy.
[OP]
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Nov 4, 2019
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Fruits and vegetables don't give me symptoms. Im 5 foot 9 215 pounds. Doctors haven't ruled anything out.average build bit husky chubby
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Apr 13, 2016
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You may be experiencing high blood sugars .
It may be diabetes and if untreated, when you eat carbs, they turn into sugars.
If Diabetic, no insulin means the carbs shoot your blood glucose up very fast.
How long do the effects last?
Did they check your BG at the hospital?
[OP]
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Nov 4, 2019
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Im pretty sure they checked my BC and it was fine. The symptoms last depending on the severity. Lately because I've been eating better when I slip up and eat to much junk one day it will last an hour or 2 but when I was still figuring this out and eating outfood, beer, pop in alot more concentration I would be hyperventilating and figiting my arms and head with these spasms feeling crazy body anxiety and dizzy for a whole day until the symptoms would stop!
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New signup and starts with a thread lilke this...how many ids have you used to start threads op? edit looks a lot like the new user posting in auto yesterday too hmmm

Dont get trolled...
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Imetvegeta wrote: Fruits and vegetables don't give me symptoms. Im 5 foot 9 215 pounds. Doctors haven't ruled anything out.average build bit husky chubby
If the carbohydrates in produce don’t bother you, perhaps it’s not a problem with one specific macronutrient.
[OP]
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Nov 4, 2019
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I think produce isok because it has fiber in it.bit I can't tolerate simple carbs or sugar feels like I'm going to go unconscious this is brutal....
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Imetvegeta wrote: I think produce isok because it has fiber in it.bit I can't tolerate simple carbs or sugar feels like I'm going to go unconscious this is brutal....
Go see your family doctor ASAP.
[OP]
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Nov 4, 2019
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Pop does it as well. I'm think hypoglycemia or pre diabetes

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