Showing posts with label control. Show all posts
Showing posts with label control. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Does your sugar level increase in summer? Learn how to control diabetes in this season

 Does your sugar level increase in summer? Learn how to control diabetes in this season

If you have diabetes then summer season can be a challenging season for you. Learn how you can control your diabetes during this time.

If your insulin level or blood sugar level (Blood Sugar Level) is not controlled properly in the summer season, then diabetes patients are at the highest risk in this season. If your blood sugar is too high then it can be more serious in these summers. Depending on your activities, low blood sugar can also become a concern and not only this, diabetes can damage your sweat glands. Due to which you don't even sweat properly. All this is due to the increase in temperature in the outdoor weather. Rising temperatures can also damage your medications and testing equipment. So you have to keep your medicines safe with you. Before going out in the summer, it is important that you keep your blood sugar under control.

What do experts say?

Our expert Dr. Vinay Bhatt, General Medicine, Columbia Asia Hospital, Ghaziabad says that heat mostly affects your blood sugar level. How much it affects you depends on how hydrated you are, how active you are, and what you eat and drink. If you are sweating profusely then it may be because you are getting dehydrated and your blood glucose level is increasing. Due to this, you can urinate again and again due to which you will get more dehydration and your sugar level can also increase more. Your medicines can also break down on their own due to high temperatures, so keep them in a cool place.

How to control diabetes in summer?

1. Adjust insulin (Adjust Insulin Level)

Be sure to ask your doctor how you can adjust your insulin level before exercising so that it does not increase your sugar and glucose levels. Many doctors will give you these tips that how you can control your blood sugar level in summer.

2. Drink More Water

The main cause of blood sugar increase is dehydration and to avoid this you should drink more water so that your body can stay hydrated.

3. Keep checking the blood sugar level (Check Your Sugar)

The temperature outside in summer can increase or decrease your blood sugar, so it is a good idea to keep checking your sugar level frequently. You can try to control your diabetes only according to your sugar level.

4. Stop Getting Dehydrated

Keep a bottle of water or liquids with you that do not increase your sugar and if you are going out, drink a little water all the time so that you can avoid dehydration in diabetes.

5. Fix blood sugar (Keep Glucagon Kit)

In summer, not only your blood sugar (Blood Sugar) may increase but also decrease. Which in itself is a concern and for this you should always keep your glucose tablets with you.

6. Avoid Sunburn

If you stay in the sun too much, you may get sunburn and it may increase blood sugar, so protect yourself from sunburn.

7. Keep Healthy Snacks With You

If you want to control your sugar then some snacks can also replace your meal.

If you have diabetes, you have to make more efforts to protect yourself and your medicines during the summer season, so avoid going out too much.

Sunday, October 9, 2022

Do the keto diet control diabetes and high blood pressure?

Do the keto diet control diabetes and high blood pressure?

How to reduce soiling, how to control diabetes, how to control high blood pressure? Now, with the search for these questions, the trend of 'keto diet' has increased widely. Especially urban people have adopted such a diet plan for a disease-free life.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Is there a natural way to control high blood pressure?

Is there a natural way to control high blood pressure?

Senior Cardiologist Dr. Rajendra Koju says, ‘Depending on the condition of high blood pressure, it is decided whether to take medicine or change the lifestyle to control it. However, after taking the medicine, you have to adopt a healthy lifestyle. '

According to him, the first thing to do is to find out the cause of high blood pressure. Just like blood pressure is caused by various other diseases, it is also cured automatically after the related health problem is cured. About 10 percent of such causes of high blood pressure.

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Problems swallowing food: How to swallow, how to control?

Problems swallowing food: How to swallow, how to control?

Sometimes we have problems swallowing not only when eating but also when drinking water. We don't take medicine but in a short time, it heals on its own. However, some have expressed concern that this is not a sign of a long-term health problem.

Having trouble swallowing food is a condition in which there is some obstruction in the tube that swallows food or liquids easily. This makes it difficult to swallow when eating or drinking water.

The condition in which something is difficult to swallow is called dysphagia in medical language. This symptom is not a permanent or long-term medical condition. It lasts for a while and heals on its own. So there is no need to be afraid of such problems.

There are several reasons why swallowing an object can be a problem. This problem is usually caused by damage to the esophagus or when the muscles or nerves that control the esophagus do not work properly. Which falls into the problem of recurrence.

The problem of swallowing food can also be divided into two parts. Such a problem with the mouth or throat is called oropharyngeal dysphagia. There is a tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach. The problem is called the esophagus. In these two cases, it is difficult to swallow anything.

Symptoms of swallowing problems

The condition of dysphagia can be seen again and again and over time it also gets better. Having trouble swallowing any food or salivating has the following symptoms.

- Throat blockage, coughing, etc. occur when swallowing any food.

- Swallowed food to come out again through the mouth or nose

Feeling as if some part of food or water is stuck in your throat or chest

- Lose weight because you are not able to consume enough food or fluids.

- Feeling of pain while swallowing any food

- Feeling of chest pain or pressure.

- Speech obstruction

- Refusing to eat certain types of food in children

- Going out to eat while eating

Why does this problem occur?

Nerve damage can cause problems in that nerve. Who controls when they eat anything. There are even some neurological causes of dyspepsia. They are as follows.

- Stroke

- A neurological condition that can damage the brain and nerves over time. These include Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, and dementia.

- Tumors in the brain

How to avoid this problem?

Prevention of dysphagia is possible only then. Whenever such a barrier can be opened. This problem can be seen in many chronic neuromuscular conditions. If this happens then it is not possible to prevent it. It tends to heal on its own.

Besides, drugs can be used to reduce or prevent gastroesophageal reflux disease.