Doctor insights on:
B12 Deficiency And High Blood Pressure
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more
Hypothyroidism : Not usually related to high bp.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: For some people, such as an athlete, "low" blood pressure is normal . A blood pressure is considered too low if it can't support normal body functions. Low blood pressure may result in dizzyness, lethargy, confusion, nausea, cold sweats, passing out. Treatment is necessary if symptoms are present. Might be as simple as changing your diet, drinking more water or taking medications. See an md! ...Read more
No: Chronic myelogeneous leukemia, promyelocytic leukemia, polycythemia vera and also the hypereosinophilic syndrome can result in elevated levels of B12 mostly from increased production of haptocorrin. In addition, because the liver stores b12, liver diseases such as acute hepatitis, cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma and metastatic liver disease can also cause a rise in serum b12. ...Read more
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 cause it. Pain anxiety and medications such as various stimulants can raise BP as well. Low BP can be idiopathic or caused by cardiovascular disease endocrine disease anemia and dehydration. ...Read more
Low Blood Pressure: Low blood pressure (BP) may be normal for an individual who is thin, has a very low salt intake, inadequate fluid intake, developed an irregular heart rhythm or other heart problem. Athletes often have low heart rates and low BP due to their extreme fitness. Dysautonomia (dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system) can cause low BP - treated with support hose, postural maneuvers and medicines. ...Read more
No, but...: If a man's hemoglobin is more than 17.5 or thereabouts, it's worth trying to find the cause. Extremely viscous blood (igm, extremely polythemia) may require extra pressure to pump, but in such situations the problem is obvious. ...Read more
I have plus family members. Experiencing anemia, b12 deficiency, high blood pressure and lower abdomen with no dignoses could this be thyriods?
You will need to: clarify your question B4 we can give u a meaningful answer. What do you mean by "plus family members?" While "Lower abdomen" isn't a diagnosis, .Anemia, B12 deficiency & high blood pressure ARE diagnoses. What are you asking re: thyroid? Are you asking if the conditions are interrelated? Please resubmit your question with clarification. Thanks. ...Read more
Daught 21 120lbs was tired she was anemic B12 deficiency high cholesterol ;and high blood pressure had blood/protein in urine. Now has casts in urine?
Please clarify: This is a bit confusing. What is your question or concern? ...Read more
Yes and No!: In some patients with hypertension, the level of homocysteine in the blood may be high which put them at risk for cardiovascular diseases, supplementation with folic acid, vitamin B6 and B12 can reverse that . On the other hand, toxic high levels of Vitamin B12 can cause hypocalcemia and worsening of high blood pressure. So ask your PCP to check your levels at the beginning and during the therapy! ...Read more
Brain CT scan revealed intracranial hypertension. B12 deficiency highly likely will be established. Could CT scan be interpreted as brain shrinking?
No: The simple, brief answer is no, rather it is the opposite of shrinkage essentially. ...Read more
B12 deficiency. I take b12 supplements but my MCV is always on high end of normal. I also take folic acid. B12 blood tests 600. ?
B12: How long have you had B12? other medications ? Liver issues? Thyroid? Tested MTHFR gene ,methylmalonic acid /homocysteine/or for pernicious anemia- intrinsic factor antibodies or parietal cell antibodies ? GERD/ Crohns/bacterial overgrowth/ Whipple's as they may affect absorption. 600 appears adequate ,but body may have utilization dysfunction/variant. f/u/w/doc ...Read more
I have TMJ & High Blood. Diagnosed w/ vit B12 deficiency. DR gave me Neurobion but notice I get headaches & dry throat. Is this side effect?
Irrelevant: Neurobion is a supplement like multivitamin, providing a number of nutrients in order to make up for deficiencies in a person's diet. Any headache always must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take Benazpril for high blood pressure can I also take vitamin B12 with my blood pressure meds?
Yes: And B12 is in many of the foods you eat too. ...Read more
I have low vitamin b12, is this linked to why I can't lose weight? Also have high blood pressure.
Full bloods all clear (hemoglobin 13.7) but very low b12, all my symptoms match B12 deficiency closely, but doc asked for retest?
Sounds like your: Doc wants to confirm before initiating therapy. ...Read more
How severe mitral regurgitation could become in presence of B12 deficiency, increased hb, and influenced by drop in barometric pressure and humidity?
I have pressure in my throat feels like it's swelling.doc gave me dexketoprofen.said not b12 or thyroid he felt my throat.im b12 deficiency since Dec?
Serum glucose is 2.2 doctor said borderline so need fasting blood test. What is this? and could this be related to B12 deficiency?
Not related: Blood sugar and B-12 are not related, although a diabetes medicine called metformin can decrease your vitamin B-12 levels. Blood sugar that runs high can be a sign of Diabetes Mellitus or Pre-Diabetes. Get the fasting sugar test done and eat a healthy diet, low in simple sugars. ...Read more
Does vitamin B12 Deficiency have another name. My doctor said my blood test came back with this. Is there different names if the condition is worse?
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)
Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure is a condition that occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. Newer recommendations state that greater than 130/80 should be considered high blood pressure. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Can a vitamin b12 deficiency cause high blood pressure?
- High blood pressure potassium deficiency
- Vitamin d deficiency high blood pressure
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Can vitamin d deficiency cause high blood pressure?
- High blood pressure a vitamin d deficiency a dull headache
- Can vitamin b6 deficiency cause high blood pressure?
- Vitamin b12 and blood pressure
- Talk to a cardiologist online