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02 Oct 2007

Sugar makes me sweat below my eyes
Hi Doc, when I eat too much sugar. It makes me sweat right below my eyes. I don't think it's allergies because it happens to me with all kinds of very sugary foods, not just candy. Please advise on what it could be.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear JustMe
some peoole are just more sensitive to refined sugar - try and avoid to take sugar on an empty stomach. If you want to spoil yourself, take something sweet after a full meal. In some people taking in refined sugar causes a high spike in insulin, which then causes a quick drop in blood sugar, triggering sweating.
Dr Bets
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