What are the symptoms of high blood sugar?

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After a meal with many carbohydrates, your body normally makes insulin. The carbohydrates make your blood sugar level rise, which is brought back to the required level by the insulin.

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If no or too little insulin is made, this process will not go well. A too high blood sugar level can be dangerous. But how do you recognize this? Here are a few signs that could indicate a high blood sugar level.

First, a warning: Do not walk around for too long with a high blood sugar level, as this can be life-threatening. It can damage organs and the brain. You are also much more likely to get an infection. An extremely high blood sugar level can even cause you to fall into a coma.

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If you notice one of the symptoms below, then call your doctor immediately:

  • Having recurring cystitis
  • Itching, mainly around the genitals
  • Vomiting
  • Losing weight despite eating normally
  • Feeling irritable
  • Being very thirsty
  • Being fatigued
  • Having blurred or double vision
  • Having trouble breathing
  • Peeing a lot

If you recognize these symptoms, then there’s a good chance that you have an elevated blood sugar level. Even if you have some doubts, it is wise to consult a doctor because it’s better to be safe than sorry …