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can high cholesterol cause dizziness

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not per se: High cholesterol by itself does not cause any symptoms. The disorders induced by high cholesterol may. If the dizziness has persisted for more than tw ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Margheim
11 years experience in Emergency Medicine
You need a physical: This is probably benign positional vertigo or labrynthitis. If it is worsened with certain positions, likely BPV. If you had a recent respiratory in ... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jones
21 years experience in Family Medicine
Not usually: If you have carotid occlusive disease (carotid stenosis) it can increase risk of mini-strokes (tias) and stroke but not general just vertigo.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Chest pain in a guy in his mid-30's can be an emergency, depending on various details. Often, the ER doctor needs to evaluate. The doctor evaluates fo ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience in Preventive Medicine
NOT cause and effect: Both due to same underlying cause.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Low cholesterol: No low cholesterol doesn't cause heart attacks.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Prilosec: Prilosec does not cause high cholesterol.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. DAVID AMOS
50 years experience in Family Medicine
Alcohol: Alcohol will not raise your cholesterol but can affect your liver.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
No : Separate processes
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Especially in upright position. The low BP may decrease perfusion and oxygenation of the brain
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Both: Both can cause both, buts its good medicne to exclude organic causes first before you blame your hypertension on anxiety.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Endocrine effects: Thyroid hormone helps us with metabolism. If your thyroid hormone is low, your body is unable to manage the lipids appropriately and this leads to hi ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not usually.: Pravastatin has a weak effect on lowering triglycerides. Not really sure that there is an excessively low trig. Some folks are born with a rather l ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
It increases: Pressure acutely a little. Moderate drinking, 1 - 2 drink a day shoukd be fine.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheldon Sheps
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Anxiety doesn't cause long-term high blood pressure (hypertension): But episodes of anxiety can cause dramatic, temporary spikes in your blood pressure. If those temporary spikes occur frequently, such as every day, th ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gopinath Upamaka
38 years experience in Cardiology
Multiple: Lots of reasons. Please see a doctor.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Yes it can: Common side effects are: dizziness, constipation, or dry mouth. However, it is a possibility that Phenergan (promethazine) can cause a of blood pressu ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
Usually not: High triglyceride cause many symptoms but not RA symptoms.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience in Endocrinology
Yes: Both underactive and overactive.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Generally no: Certainly no, if your dose is correct.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
High A1C: If I had to choose between the two, I would choose a high A1C as it denotes High blood sugar levels which can affect all organs. High Ferritin is not ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Real Martin
47 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Very high blood pressure can cause heart attacks, stroke and mini stroke.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
what kind?: Probably not...Unless they're salted!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience in Cardiology
Usually not: Most likely not.

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