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Hyperglycemia: symptoms, causes and treatment


The condition when the amount of blood sugar becomes high in the body is called hyperglycemia. In this case, the body stops producing insulin as per the requirement, then in this condition, you can suffer from hyperglycemia that is also called high blood sugar level. Experts say that when a person suffers from hyperglycemia, he is more likely to develop type-2 diabetes.

Causes of Hyperglycemia

The blood sugar level in your body can increase for many other reasons as well. These include- hormonal imbalance in the body, frequent use of certain medicines, already having any chronic disease, any kind of infection, heredity, etc.


When your body shows the following symptoms then understand that you are suffering from hyperglycemia:

  • Feeling more thirsty every time
  • Frequent urination
  • Feeling tired
  • Blurred vision
  • Feel anxious
  • Persisting abdominal pain
  • Vomiting, nausea
  • Feeling short of breath
  • Sometimes you can go into a coma

When to see a doctor

When the amount of blood glucose level in the body exceeds 180, you should be alert. In these situations, definitely go to the doctor. If any of these above symptoms are seen continuously, visit the doctor once. Do visit the doctor when you are following the medication and diet but the sugar level is not getting low.


Only after examining your blood sugar, the doctor will tell you about the treatment process to control hyperglycemia. You test your blood sample to know the level of hyperglycemia. . If you are already a diabetic patient and are careless in your diet, medicines, and physical activity then you may have a problem of hyperglycemia.  It is very important to treat it immediately, for which you have to follow a proper and balanced amount of diet and medicines. You can control your blood sugar level by checking it regularly.

The suggestion from the Physician of Mayom Hospital Best Hospital in Gurugram Haryana is that take the medicines at the right time as prescribed by your doctor. Along with nutritious food, you should also control your eating.

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