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156 Possible Causes for Hypoglycemia, Salt Craving

  • Addison's Disease

    craving.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ACTH stimulation tests and Insulin-induced hypoglycemia tests, imaging studies with CT scan and MRI may follow.[symptoma.com] A 41-year-old Caucasian woman with autoimmune hypothyroidism, premature ovarian failure, and microscopic colitis presented with nausea, salt craving, increased skin pigmentation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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] Hypoglycemia occurred in three patients (10%) during the fasting day but not during the nonfasting day (P 0.23). Hypoglycemia was asymptomatic in two cases.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Autoimmune Adrenal Insufficiency

    One month after admission, the patient presented to the endocrine clinic with increased fatigue, decreased appetite, weight loss, salt craving and darkening of the skin.[endocrine.org] Fig. 1 Response of ACTH and cortisol to insulin-induced hypoglycemia in controls and patients with latent PAI.[karger.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]

  • 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] Treat severe hyperglycemia with 1-2 gm/kg of D50 Consider infusion of D5NS for continued hypoglycemia Check FS glucose Q1-2 hours to ensure improving hypoglycemia Hypotension[coreem.net] There are some classical signs and many signs suggestive of AI that may be useful for diagnosis, such as hyperpigmentation or salt craving.[scielo.br]

  • 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] Periods of hypoglycemia, with nervousness and extreme hunger for salty foods, can occur, particularly in children.[merckmanuals.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]

  • Adrenal Infarction

    . Hyperpigmentation, hyperkalemia, salt craving Vitiligo, autoimmue thyroid diseaseSecondary AI & associated conditions: Pale skin, marked anemia Amenorrhea, scant pubic[slideshare.net] […] illnesses caused by primary endocrine diseases such as thyrotoxicosis, hypothyroidism, acute adrenal crisis, acute calcium disorders, pheochromocytoma, severe hyper- and hypoglycemia[books.google.com] Treat severe hypoglycemia with 1-2 gm/kg of D50 Consider infusion of D5NS for continued hypoglycemia Check FS glucose Q1-2 hours to ensure improving hypoglycemia Hypotension[emdocs.net]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Consuming large amounts of this type of carbohydrate increases cravings for more unhealthy carbohydrates, as well as salts and sugars.[crchealth.com] Alcoholism & Hypoglycemia Alcoholism is the enhanced consumption of ethanol ( 120ml/day) and hypoglycemia is a condition where there is decreased blood glucose levels ( [[pubs.sciepub.com] , positional asphyxia or suffocation by inhalation of vomit, exposure to cold coupled with alcohol-induced hypothermia, as well as various metabolic disturbances such as hypoglycemia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sheehan Syndrome

    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] To our knowledge, this is the first case report of acute Sheehan's syndrome presenting with both hyponatremia and suggestive hypoglycemia.[oadoi.org] Corticotropin deficiency can result in generalized fatigue, weakness, hypoglycemia, or dizziness.[omicsonline.org]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency Secondary to Hypopituitarism

    Salt craving and low-grade fever may also be present.[news-medical.net] Chronic Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency Presenting as Recurrent Severe Hypoglycemia. Endocrinol Metab Int J 2(3): 00024.[medcraveonline.com] Signs of under-replacement are the symptoms of Addison's disease persisting, ie fatigue, postural hypotension, nausea, weight loss, and salt craving.[patient.info]

  • Tuberculosis of the Adrenal Glands

    . Hyperpigmentation, hyperkalemia, salt craving Vitiligo, autoimmue thyroid diseaseSecondary AI & associated conditions: Pale skin, marked anemia Amenorrhea, scant pubic[slideshare.net] 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] Addisonian (adrenal) crisis: acute complication of adrenal insufficiency (circulatory collapse, dehydration, hypotension, nausea, vomiting, hypoglycemia); usually precipitated[unboundmedicine.com]

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