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99 Possible Causes for Glucose Decreased, Salt Craving

  • Addison's Disease

    craving.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CSHI prevented a continuous decrease in glucose during the night. No difference in insulin sensitivity was observed between the two treatment arms.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The cortex produces 3 hormones: Glucocorticoid hormones (such as cortisol) maintain sugar (glucose) control, decrease (suppress) immune response , and help the body respond[medlineplus.gov]

  • Addisonian Crisis

    craving (M) arthralgias, myalgias mental health Crisis: GI weakness, apathy, confusion, decreased LOC, coma lightheadedness (result from decreased salt) Excess: Physical[sharinginhealth.ca] Glucocorticoids act as follows to: Stimulate gluconeogenesis and decrease cellular glucose use Mobilize amino acids and fatty acids Inhibit the effects of insulin Give rise[emedicine.medscape.com] […] potassium), hyperglycemia (steroids increases glucose), fluid volume excess (retaining sodium/water/fluids) tx adrenalectomy- uni or bilateral), decreased sodium, increase[allnurses.com]

  • Adrenal Gland Disease

    craving Muscle aches Nausea Vomiting Diarrhea Intolerance to cold If not treated, Addison's disease may lead to severe abdominal pain, extreme weakness, low blood pressure[stanfordchildrens.org] "It helps block glucose uptake into tissues other than the central nervous system."[livescience.com] Signs and symptoms may include: Extreme fatigue Weight loss and decreased appetite Darkening of your skin (hyperpigmentation) Low blood pressure, even fainting Salt craving[mayoclinic.org]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Consuming large amounts of this type of carbohydrate increases cravings for more unhealthy carbohydrates, as well as salts and sugars.[crchealth.com] Thus, ethanol consumption increases blood lactate concentration, while decreasing the level of glucose.[pubs.sciepub.com] Also check fasting glucose, as chronic pancreatitis can lead to diabetes mellitus.[patient.info]

  • Salt Depletion

    Salty Deception: What Your Salt Cravings Really Mean New Salt Study Proves to be Misleading “Experts” say that 90% of Americans are eating way too much salt, which puts them[bodyecology.com] An increased hematocrit, decreased platelets, elevated AST, lactate dehydrogenase, creatinine phosphokinase can be seen.[chemm.nlm.nih.gov] Reach for these good-for-you foods to satisfy salt cravings and get an added nutritional punch. While you're at it, switch to sea salt, says nutritionist Bob Seebohar.[runnersworld.com]

  • Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Suppression

    craving, muscle cramps. mineralocorticoid (fludrocortisone acetate) excess Hypertension, ankle swelling, exertion headache.[nadf.us] What follows during that downward spiral can produce a variety of symptoms from cravings for sugar or salt to insomnia and fatigue.[backtothebooknutrition.com] At this point, you may intensely crave salt and/or sugar, because your body can’t regulate these correctly. Your natural thirst mechanisms malfunction.[nbwellness.com]

  • Maternal Diabetes Syndrome

    Bulletproof Intermittent Fasting for your adrenals There is a reason that you crave fatty and salty foods when you’re stressed – adrenal exhaustion.[blog.bulletproof.com] Careful diet management, blood glucose monitoring, and insulin therapy can help keep a mother's blood glucose levels at normal levels and decrease many of the risks to her[stanfordchildrens.org] Decrease serum glucose with insulin administration. Clear serum ketoacids (correcting acidosis) with fluid and insulin therapy. Treat initiating causes of DKA.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Renal Salt-Wasting Syndrome

    cravings, dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system (dysautonomia), and dehydration.[en.wikipedia.org] The serum sodium concentration will be decreased by 1.6 mEq/L for every 100 mg/dL of blood glucose greater than a baseline of 100 mg/dL, becoming clinically evident with glucose[clinicaladvisor.com] During this time the patient recalls having excessive thirst and a craving for the salt tablets, which he later found unpalatable.[edmcasereports.com]

  • Adrenal Destruction

    […] pressors fever confusion CHRONIC ADRENAL INSUFFICIENCY GENERAL: weight loss, arthralgia, myalgia CNS: fatigue, anorexia, mood change CVS: postural hypotension, syncope, salt[lifeinthefastlane.com] Glucocorticoids act as follows to: Stimulate gluconeogenesis and decrease cellular glucose use Mobilize amino acids and fatty acids Inhibit the effects of insulin Give rise[emedicine.medscape.com] The release of this hormone results in protein and fat catabolism, gluconeogenesis in the liver to increase blood glucose levels, increased bone resorption with decreased[pharmacytimes.com]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    This situation may be associated with symptoms suggestive of chronic adrenal insufficiency such as hyperpigmentation, salt craving, and association with autoimmune diseases[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Glucocorticoids act as follows to: Stimulate gluconeogenesis and decrease cellular glucose use Mobilize amino acids and fatty acids Inhibit the effects of insulin Give rise[emedicine.com] Available data suggest that patients with PAI may be underreplaced with FC as symptoms and signs indicating chronic MC underreplacement, such as salt craving and postural[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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