People with diabetes
should stay away from stress
, because otherwise would endanger the glucose levels in the blood
. Keeping blood sugar levels for people with diabetes not only of food but also to avoid stress.
Many cases of diabetes mellitus had higher levels of glucose in the blood are high even after taking the drug regularly. This condition occurs because the patient is experiencing stress or depression.
“When a person with diabetes mellitus
experiencing stress or depression
causes an increase in glucose metabolism that makes the blood glucose levels rise,” said Dr.Suryo Dharmono, SpKJ (K) Section of Psychiatry FKUI teaching staff / RSCM, Media Education in the event with the theme “Circle of Professionals Vulnerable Depression? ” Akmani Hotel.
Dr Suryo said therefore important for diabetics to know how to keep the stress level. One way is by exercising regularly.
Regular exercise for people with diabetes not only to control glucose levels, but also make a person has time for herself. This is one way to prevent and cope with stress.
Some things also can effectively cope with and prevent stress that enough rest, eating a balanced diet, as well as having a positive attitude in life such as taking time for yourself and learn to understand himself.
“Actually, a certain degree of stress is needed to prepare individuals to face a threat. But if there is prolonged stress, it can hurt yourself and cause suffering. The condition of this stress can cause a decrease in the ability as well as complaints began to arise,” he said.
The signs of stress that appear may vary, as not able to enjoy leisure time, empty time but have become confused what to do, heartburn, headache or back pain.
In addition, stress can also cause disruption on several body systems that can be characterized by:
- Appears dandruff , it is because it is influenced by hormonal changes.
- Have diarrhea or the desire to urinate, this is because of stress disrupt the autonomic central nervous system.
- Being easy to catch a cold is caused by a decline in the immune system.
- Easy to get angry because of the disruption in the system of blood vessels and heart.