by Brandi

I have been to 5 endocrinologists, doctors, & natural doctors. The only one that has seemed to help me has been the natural doctor in my area. I have fainted, blacked out, lights hurt my eyes, panic attacks, have fallen several times, I have been sleeping my life away for the last 3 to 4 years,my menstrual cycle has lightened up alot & my ankles swell around that time, I am irritable, cry alot, but my main problem is keeping my blood sugar up. It drops every 1 1/2 to 2 hours like clockwork. I have gained over 50lbs from having to eat so much & so often. I have even tried the high protein, vegetables, fats, & fruits & given up everything else & still i have no releif from it. I have a gluten intolerance I just found out about & am allergic to certain foods, my vitamin D,A,B12, chromium, & HDL levels are bottomed out & was told my adrenals have take a trip to Tahiti...My progesterone is borderline low at 227 is what I was told yesterday & the dr is calling me some in a prescription from a compounding pharmacy to take...I really need some advice because my low blood sugar has taken over my life. I can't exercise, shop, or do anything I once did without having to carry food with me everywhere & the strips are costing me a fortune. Any advice would be so much appreciated. I am 38 years old. God Bless


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Sep 27, 2014
Re Hypoglycemia etc
by: Ann

Hello Im new to this group but I too have alot of Hypoglycemia problems so I am interested in the connection I have been on a protein and veg diet feeling better w hardly any starch.. some bulk grains etc except wheat but most roughage drom veggies..seems to help w feeling full longer. Wonder what the difference is between cream and drops for Progesterone.. any comments. thanks and all the best to everyone!

Sep 27, 2014
by: Laurel

Wow! You sound very similar to me. I've never fainted but I've felt close many many times. When I first started having my symptoms 6 years ago I too had to eat every 1 1/2 hours but I had no energy to show for all the food I was eating and I gained a lot of weight just like you. I was lucky and found a weight loss program that worked for me. It's called Ideal Protein. You will have to search and see if there's one in your area. The program helped me to loose weight and get my hypoglycemia better under control. I still have to eat every 3 to 4 hours and I still take food with me most the time. There are some times when I don't bring food with me and it's a wonderful feeling not to have that ball and chain and I continue to improve. I don't know if the program will work for you because I know we're all different, but it's certainly worth a try. Some of their products do have gluten so be sure to let them know of your gluten sensetivity.
I suffered with my symptoms for 6 years before finding out that I have low Progesterone. Like you, I've seen many doctors. None of them could tell me what's wrong. My adrenal are also in Tahiti. I understand low progesterone has to do with blood sugar imbalances. So once you get your progesterone at a good level it might improve or resolve itself altogether.
Anyway, I hope this helps.

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