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can low potassium cause high blood pressure

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Suspect hyperaldo: High blood pressure with low blood potassium levels brings the potential diagnosis of elevated aldosterone level (hyperaldosteronism) as a possibility ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Farahmandian
23 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Needs evaluation: Fainting needs full work-up and never should be overlooked. Low potassium can be related to poor potassium intake but often related to diuretic medic ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
It : It sounds like you are dealing with motility dysfunction of your colon which is common in ibs. This is very difficult to treat and requires the expert ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Safford
35 years experience Critical Care
Blood pressure: High blood pressure is often idiopathic meaning we don't have a reason for it. Cardiovascular disease renal disease and some endocrine diseases can c ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
58 years experience Endocrinology
Not likely: Severe vitamin d deficiency may cause muscle weakness but is not likely to cause dizziness. Vitamin d may protect somewhat against high blood pressur ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: BP meds can sometimes cause sexual problems. It is relatively uncommon but not rare, talk to your dr.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hammes
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Rarely: If blood pressure is really high, it could cause a stroke (very serious) and some strokes can cause abrupt loss of consciousness (fainting); generally ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Kidney: When the kidneys are not functioning normally, the creatinine and BUN levels rise in the blood. They also can slowly rise a bit with aging. They are a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Aspirin: The latest data support that there is no indication and can cause more harm, if aspirin is taken for what we call "primary prevention". Primary preven ... Read More

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