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My moms blood sugar is 170-240, she is taking green tea for weight loss and now she is sweating excessively. What is the reason ?

my mom is 44 yrs n a diabetic since 3 years. Her blood sugar levels very high. Recently 4 months ago she got admitted in hospital and had infusion . At that time her levels wer 400+. Now since about a couple of months her sugar levels are in the range of 170 - 240. But now a days since about a week at nights, she is sweating excessively from forehead and neck and her forehead becomes ice cold at that time ..We checked the sugar levels exactly at that time and it was 176 then after a couple of minutes she became a bit warm then after 15 minutes she again started sweating excessively then on checking we found her levels to be 258., but still she was sweating.. What could be the reason for sweating during hyperglycemia .? She has been taking 4 cups of green tea since 20 days for weight loss .?? Could green tea be responsible for her night sweats .?? or any medical problem.. plzz help me out.. Thanks in advance.
Asked On : Fri, 11 Mar 2011
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Dietitian & Nutritionist 's  Response

one point is clear that sweating is not cause of hypoglycemia. In fact sugar levels are on higher side.

1. Do consult nearest physician / gynecologist for complete checkup to rule out other possibilities
2. Proper Dietary and lifestyle changes required to control sugar level ; which will reduce further medical complications.

For any querries ,
contact :

Ketki Itraj
Diet Consultant
Diabetic Educator
Pune, Maharashtra , India
Answered: Sun, 13 Mar 2011
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Welcome to Healthcare Magic Forum

Excessive sweating can be due to many reasons- high blood pressure, anxiety, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, hot flushes during menopause, etc.

But since hyperglycemia is clearly seen here, first thing is to get her medication reviewed by her physician , to get bld sugar in control first.
If the problems persists evn after that, then the treatmnt will depend on the cause.

Green Tea does not cause sweating.
Dr.Anshita Singh Rathore
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Answered: Sun, 20 Mar 2011
Homeopath Dr. Rangadhar Satapathy's  Response
Hi gretings from health care magic
The sweating at night has so many cause. it could be from hypoglycemia. but you are telling the blood sugar was high when checked that time. so it ruled out. it could be due to coronary artery disease. but in CAD there will be sub mandibular pain shifting to arm. as she is not having any such pain then it is not due to CAD. she is at 44. so it could be menopausal syndrome. sweating hot flushes all are the symptoms of menopausal syndrome. so you can consult to any gynecologist or any endocrinologist. Thank you
Answered: Fri, 11 Mar 2011
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