I had a Synthyroid/Cytomel change about 5 weeks ago and I've been experiencing hypoglycemic issues ever since and I'm not sure if I'm having sugar issues now or if it has something to do with my medication change or from my recent shingles outbreak although I'm not sure how shingles could bring on sugar issues. Let me explain my issue.
I've been on a mission to shed the 35 pounds I've gained over the past 13 months after my thyroidectomy and one of the ways has been to cut back on my carbs I have a small amount of carbs at dinner time and this is when my hypoglycemia symptoms seem to happen to me (after) 1-2 hours of eating my husband and I go out for a 3 mile walk and within 30 minutes my sugar drops It feels like I'm drunk and I start to stumble, feel breathless, stutter my words and shake if I eat a few mints that I carry my sugar comes back up it takes about 10 minutes for it to kick in.
This hyhypoglycemia things only happen if I eat dinner with potatoes, pasta and sweet potatoes although it happens even if I don't consume these items just not as often as with the items above. I experimented several times and it's carb induced for sure, I'm not sure why now.
Could this be happening because of my recent Synthyroid/Cytomel change or Valtrex (meds) from shingles. Im not scheduled to get a blood test until Feb 8th for thyroid level.