Hypoglycemia is abnormally low levels of blood sugar. It’s common in women especially during premenstrual cycle. Sugar and chocolate cravings are an indicator.

Nutrients: brewers yeast, garlic, pancreatin, B-complex, zinc, magnesium, manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin E

Herbs: artichoke leaf, gentian root, angostura bitters, licorice root and astragals (stress relievers), dandelion root (for calcium as well as liver and pancreas support), godmar (supports intestinal absorption of saccharides to prevent blood sugar fluctuations), milk thistle (rejuvenates liver), echinacea, parsley, pau d’art, raspberry leaves, uva ours

Dietary recommendations: Eat lots of fiber, green leafy vegetables, apples, avocados, bananas, lentils, beans and brown rice

Other:

  • Liver and bowel cleanse will alleviate indigestion.
  • Light exercise and deep breathing will reduce symptoms of anxiety and irritability.
  • Superfood meals help sustain blood sugar levels.
  • Acidophilus capsules are beneficial.

Source: (Balch, Phyllis A. Rescription For Nutritional Healing. 5th ed. N.p.: Avery, 2010. Print.)

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