Blood & Sugar Control
Blood sugar or blood glucose are interchangeable terms used to describe the main sugar found within our blood. Blood sugar comes from the food we consume, and acts as our body's main source of energy.
What causes high blood sugar?
Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) affects those individuals with diabetes and occurs when there is too much sugar in the blood and a lack of insulin. Hyperglycemia may cause symptoms of excessive thirst and hunger, a rapid heartbeat, vomiting or skin and vaginal infections.
What happens if blood sugar gets too low while sleeping?
If you have had the unfortunate pleasure of suffering with 'nocturnal hypoglycemia', you may awaken feeling irritated or confused. Other signs of having had an episode of low blood sugar whilst sleeping include a headache or feeling more tired.
What is a good supplement for blood sugar levels?
Good Health Naturally Cinnamon 27 may help to lower blood sugar levels by allowing the body’s cells to better respond to insulin. Good Health Naturally Alpha Lipoic Acid R may also improve insulin sensitivity, as well as protect against oxidative damage caused by high blood sugar, however it may take a fair few months for this supplement to take effect. Finally, chromium is featured in more than thirty highly prized studies related to type 1 diabetes & high blood sugar. It is believed that chromium could improve the effects of insulin and support the pancreatic cells in the production of insulin. This makes Higher Nature Chromium 200ug, Lamberts GTF Chromium 200mcg and Solgar Chromium Picolinate 100ug potentially useful supplements to consider.
What is the best natural supplement for diabetes?
If you have diabetes you may wish to consider supporting your condition with a curcumin supplement, like Good Health Naturally Curcuminx4000 or Lamberts Curcumin Ultra. Many studies suggest that curcumin may have a role in diabetes prevention by slowing down or reversing the development of the condition in those prediabetes. Curcumin is also believed to plateau blood sugar levels and make diabetes easier to manage.