April 16, 2014 | Pippa

I have to admit I can get pretty cross with people when I have low blood sugar. A new study suggests I'm not alone in that.

Every night couples taking part in a trial were asked to measure their blood sugar and their aggression towards their partner. Low blood sugar was linked to greater aggression.

But other researchers have criticised the study - it didn't check what the participants had eaten or if they'd been drinking.

Regardless, I'm taking the advice of the study and never bringing up a controversial subject on an empty stomach!


364 Likes | No comments

Do you like this story?


Does low blood sugar affect you?

Voodoo doll

Couples' aggression was measured by how many pins they stuck in a voodoo doll each night.


Image: Flickr/Raymond Bryson

Share your comment

Write as if you were talking to a friend (and maybe in front of your mother!).

Keep it classy, keep it clean and keep your temper.

Comments may be displayed in the gallery as well as on the website - check out our Community Guidelines for more info.


Popular Posts