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Supplements That Help with Diabetic Symptoms
February 8, 2018
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Diabetes is a disease that can change your life completely. Depending on whether you have type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes can determine your treatment. For instance, it could involve needles, IVs, strict diets, and exercise. Type 1 diabetes usually begins in childhood and type 2 starts in adulthood. While doctors consider both types a severe disease, you can still live a long and healthy life. Once you have control of the necessary lifestyle changes, you can find ways to use supplements to help reduce the symptoms. Many supplements help reduce pain, increase energy, and even aid in keeping your diabetes under control.

Magnesium

Diabetes can cause your body to lose magnesium. When your blood glucose levels are high, you can lose magnesium through your urine. As a result, the magnesium levels in your blood level lower. Magnesium can aid with healthy muscles and nerves, normal blood pressure, prevent heart attacks, and support healthy blood sugar levels. When taking these supplement, it can help you support your health.

Inositol

Inositol is relatable to Vitamin B and can help with insulin. It can help reduce diabetic symptoms such as nerve pain, insomnia, and high cholesterol. This supplement will also increase energy by helping insulin send messages (in this case) glucose to the correct cells. Inositol is one of the many chemical compounds that carry the glucose to the cells.

Alpha-Lipoic Acid and Gamma Linolenic Acid

Alpha-Lipoic Acid is a great supplement that can improve insulin resistance and help with neuropathy. Some diabetic patients get neuropathy which causes nerve damage. Using Alpha-Lipoic Acid can reduce neuropathic symptoms like pain, tingling, and prickling in the feet and legs. Gamma Linolenic Acid is a fatty substance found in various places like plant seed oil. It can also help reduce the symptoms of neuropathy after taken for six months or more. This supplement will work better for you if you have control of blood sugar.

L-Carnitine

If you have diabetes, you need to be cautious, as some things make diabetes extremely dangerous. However, individual studies show that specific supplements can help with these issues. Some of these supplements help lower the risk of dangers like cardiovascular complications and early death.

L-Carnitine is one such supplement. It works by helping transport certain fatty acids into targeted cells. Moreover, it also aids the process of oxidation. Mitochondria also help produce energy in the body by creating NADH, which then creates adenosine triphosphate where your body stores energy. From there, it can be redeemed when the body needs it.

You do not have to let diabetes take away everything from you. You can still enjoy life and have as much energy as you should. By following, doctors and expert’s advice on healthy lifestyle choices should help reduce symptoms. Adding daily supplements can continue to help reduce the pains, control blood sugar and pressure, increasing energy and aid the way your body works.

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