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12 Key Warning Signs of High Blood Sugar

12. Stress

There are many reasons as to why your blood sugar could rise, but one common reason is from chronic stress. When you are stressed, your body releases a hormone called cortisol, which is responsible for increasing blood pressure, heart rate, and releasing glucose into the blood for energy. This is an adaptation from the cavemen days, but it is a real concern in healthcare because high stress levels are associated with many illnesses. If you are under continuous stress, find ways to reduce your stress by meditating, exercising, or from yoga and other methods.

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