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can a vitamin b12 deficiency cause high blood pressure

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
B12 Deficiency: B12 deficiency is associated with an anemia, neuropathies, and non-specific neurological affects such as fatigue, depression, and psychosis. The defic ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
No usually: Pernicious anemia is not a usual cause for high blood pressure.

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Pernicious anemia: This is a serious clinical diagnosis with no room for DIY experimentation. Anyone serious about his/her health would allow their doctor to use convent ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Blood level of B12: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Pernicious anemia: Vit B12 deficiency is often called pernicious amemia, as anemia is one of the many symptoms. B12 deficiency is surprisingly common. See https://chris ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Error or masking: Two possibilities come to mind. One is you're not really B12 deficient. The lab erred or doc erred in interpretation. The other possibility is that yo ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unlikely: B12 deficiency leads to a certain type of anemia and peripheral neuropathy. Potential causes of your symptoms are dryness, bacterial or viral infecti ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Your body doesn't: make vitamin B12 so you need to get it from animal-based foods or supplements. It is something vegans/vegetarians need to be especially mindful of. Co ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get a consult: "Mild vitamin B12 deficiency" is like being "a little bit pregnant." It should not happen -- ESPECIALLY if you are, as you say, pregnant. If this happ ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
If not treated: B-12 deficiency can cause peripheral neuropathy, problems with spinal cord dysfnctn (poor vibration and position sensations), and cognitive problems t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Scotchie
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No, but b vitamins are important for healthy organ development in early pregnancy. It is important to take supplemental folic acid, and consider a b c ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
As a matter of fact yes: I cannot go into the complex details, but I had two young patient's years ago, both of whom had elevated blood levels of vitamin B12. But both of the ... Read More
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