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can b vitamin deficiency cause panic attack

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
Yes, for some: For some individuals vitamin deficiencies can play a role with their depression and anxiety. Supplements that may be beneficial would be vitamin d, b ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Easy: Panic attacks have nothing to do vitamin d. Yes, calcium is usually entirely normal. Gold standard is the 25 hydroxy vit d serum level. Should be h ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Glassman
25 years experience Family Medicine
Get help now: A psychiatrist is an md specifically experienced in helping this sort of problem. You need specific treatment for the psychiatric symptoms.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Different causes: Vitamin d deficiency is mainly due to lack of sunlight (although could also increase skin cancer risk). Vitamin B12 deficiency is more nutritional alt ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Desarbo
19 years experience Psychiatry
Theoretically: Nightmares can be caused by numerous things. The b family of vitamins is important to the brain and central nervous system which regulates sleep, memo ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levenson
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vitamin D: Deficiency in vitamin d is "associated" with many disorders, including cardiovascular and other diseases. To date, the evidence linking vit. D. Defic ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Seems unlikely: I'm aware of a few individuals who is promoting "transdermal magnesium chloride" as a cure-all. Buy the patch, soak your feet in magnesium chloride, o ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vitamin D can help: W/mood but is not a major cause of depression. Make sure you take enough. Your doc can measure your levels. Low b 12 is not the cause of suicidal t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lotfi Hacein-Bey
39 years experience Radiology
Likely: One recent study showed vitamin d deficiency to be linked to depression in a small group of women between 42 and 66 years of age. After that the guide ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not cause, but....: It's a really important deficiency to correct as well and soon as possible. here are links to depression reported and even to thought disorders, but a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: If vit b deficiency causes anemia, it could cause angina, thiamine deficiency might also simulate it.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: Whatever "intrusive thoughts" are. The brain is very sensitive to vitamin defiiency.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes.: The symptoms of B12 deficiency can be quite subtle, but GI upset, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, etc do occur. Sore tongue, weakness, and neuro ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not at all likely: Almost no chance of a direct link, but... We do know that: 1) the b vitamins are important to nervous system functioning. 2) B12 can make a noticeabl ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Good question: Vit D3 is considered important in immune regulation. Thus theoretically, the answer is yes, but in reality, no such association has been proven.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
No: Methotrexate inhibits folic acid metabolism and thereby inhibits synthesis ofbDNA, RNA, thymidylates and proteins. Vitamin D is a group of secosteroid ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
May be not sure: Mental confusion may have a positive link to low levels of serum vitamin d, shows a study in the study 32 elderly patients between the ages of 61 and ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
If severe possibly: if the vitamins D deficiency is severe it is possible, but there would be a number of other symptoms as well. Thus, unlikely vitamin D deficiency in a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Probably : Not.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Depression has been associated with low vitamin d levels.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hutchman
23 years experience Neurology
Yes, Absolutely!!: Folic acid is a critical co-factor in key neurochemical reactions in the brain in many different neurological pathways. Thus, yes, it can definitely c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really: Vitamin b has multiple classes from 1 to 12 . They are not involved in the clotting or coagulation path way or platelet function . However, there are ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: That would be unlikely---your anxiety can most certainly cause sinsus tachycardia.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Vitamin D: If your vit. d is low, it can affect how your body responds to stress and anxiety. Get you level checked and if it is low, you can supplement and get ... Read More
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