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Occasionally I get very shaky with pins and needles round lips

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Occasionally I get very shaky with pins and needles round lips and tip of tongue. Food usually solves the problem. I am female, very fit. 65.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 4 years ago.
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I am Dr. Thomas, board certified in internal medicine and integrative medicine, so I can cover about any question you might have, as well as your follow up questions. Use reply to expert at any time you need to.


This migt be hypoglycemia since it is relieved by food.

See your doctor.

The way to diagnosis this is taking blood sugar readings when this happens.

2 reeadings under 70, with symptoms releived by food, cinches the diagnosis.

In most cases the treatment is the correct diet, whole food, complex carbs only, which will help stbilize blood sugar.

In rare cases this could be from an insulin producing tumor, so this is not self help, but you do need an exam by your doc.

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