A 42-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

is having a folic acid deficency related to copd?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Dennis Clifford
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
No: Folate (folic acid) deficiency is important in neurologic disorders, but has not been associated with chronic lung disease.
Answered on Mar 28, 2013
5
5 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fink
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: COPD is extremely rare in children. Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency is a known cause of COPD or emphysema. The onset of lung disease is uncommon befo ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Anemia: Its called megaloblastic anemia, cause the red blood cells are very large. A Folic Acid deficiency can also lead to neurologic problems in unborn chil ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dunn
40 years experience Phlebology
Low Folate (folic acid) can=clots: Mthfr (methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase) is an enzyme that helps process vitamin b9, ie, Folic Acid (folate). Folate (folic acid) helps the body us ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
If homocysteine up: Elevated homocysteine is associated with thromboses and Folic Acid deficiency is one cause of elevated homocysteine.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month