Sugar is a silent killer, 12 signs you’re eating too much

Reducing your sugar intake is a popular trend these days. However, many people cannot be convinced that they have exceeded the limit when it comes to consuming this food.

Indeed, if you consume a lot of sugar, the impact will be seen throughout your body.

Here are the 12 signs you can see on your body that prove that you are consuming too much sugar.

Eating too much sugar can lead to serious health problems and illnesses, including diabetes.

Here are 12 warning signs your body is sending you, telling you it’s time to cut back on sugar.

Sudden fatigue

We tend to think that sugar gives you energy again, which is why we sometimes take it when tired.

But once the sugar level has come down, the fatigue will still be there and even greater. This is due to the fact that a large amount of sugar in the body lowers the energy level and therefore causes sudden fatigue.

Want to urinate more often

If your blood sugar is high, your kidneys will send all the extra glucose in your urine and the more glucose passes through your urine, the more your need to urinate will increase.

Increased appetite

When you have high blood sugar, your body cannot get enough energy from other foods and this creates a constant feeling of hunger especially hunger for carbohydrates, because your tissues need glucose. .

Insatiable thirst

High blood sugar causes loss of fluids in the body. As a result, you feel dehydrated and you have a dry mouth.

Much of the increased thirst is a direct consequence of the large amount of urine passed (polyuria).

Dry skin

If you urinate too much, it can interfere with the functioning of the sweat glands (glands under the skin that secrete sweat).

High glucose levels can also affect your skin’s pH and make it dry. If you also have a wound, you will notice that it will heal very slowly and very badly.

Weak immune system

If you eat a lot of sugar, your immune system will weaken. He will therefore no longer be able to have the energy to fight against diseases such as the flu or the common cold.

If you notice that your body gets sick easily, pay attention to your sugar intake.

Difficulty concentrating

High sugar levels in the body cause the brain to run out of glucose which can make it difficult to concentrate. You could therefore have problems with memory and concentration.

Blurry vision

Dehydration can also distort your vision.

High blood sugar can damage the tiny blood vessels in your eyes. It can also lead to cataracts and glaucoma.

If you suddenly have vision problems (eg blurred vision), this may be a warning sign your body is sending you.

Slow healing

These are the arteries that play a major role in the circulatory system by carrying the blood pumped by the heart to the rest of the body.

However, when the level of glucose is high, the arteries stiffen which causes narrowing or blockage of the blood vessels leading to decreased blood flow.

With decreased blood flow, the body’s ability to get oxygen and nutrients to the wound area is also decreased. The wound will then heal slowly.

Irritability

High glucose levels lead to irritability, anxiety, and depression. People with this problem are therefore prone to frequent mood swings.

According to research by neuroscientist Jordan Gaines Lewis, when you ingest sugar, it activates taste receptors located on the tongue. These send signals to the brain to activate the reward system and release hormones like dopamine.

But sugar takes control of this reward system very quickly, and sometimes you will find yourself craving cravings which can cause various mood changes and can lead to depression.

Migraines

Poor glucose absorption can also lead to migraines. Insufficient energy for brain cells causes headaches.

Acne
People with diabetes who take insulin may have a hormonal imbalance that leads to acne and rosacea.

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