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Can very low vit d cause dizziness and high blood pressure?

Can very low vit d cause dizziness and high blood pressure?

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 pressure but deficiency is not expected to cause high blood pressure. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Hypertension (Definition)

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


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Does having high blood pressure cause dizziness?

Does having high blood pressure cause dizziness?

Not usually but: Low blood pressure frequently does.In fact, that's how we tell when BP is too low...When it makes one sick( dizzy, faint).It's easy to tell if BP is too high or low...Check it. ...Read more

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Whats wrong i have retetnion of fluid esp. on antidepressants . i am post menapausal . severe dizziness an high blood pressure .causin anxiety . help?

Whats wrong i have retetnion of fluid esp. on antidepressants . i am post menapausal . severe dizziness an high blood pressure .causin anxiety . help?

Go see ur family doc: Unfortunately, you didn't mention/list your medications, aside from omeprazole, some of which can cause fluid retention. Too much blood pressure medication can also lower BP excessively leading to dizziness which can then cause anxiety. So tell your family doc about your concerns and ask about adjusting your medication regimen. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hello Doctor, I had an episode where I felt irregular heartbeat followed by dizziness and high blood pressure?

Hello Doctor, I had an episode where I felt irregular heartbeat followed by dizziness and high blood pressure?

See a doctor: IK do not know the circumstances surrounding this episode but you should be checked out by a physician. Especially given the elevation in your blood pressure ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about dizziness while on high blood pressure medication?

Should I be concerned about dizziness while on high blood pressure medication?

Yes: Blood pressure medication lowers blood pressure and if BP goes too low (usually less than 100 systolic) the low pressure can cause dizzyness when standing or getting up from lying or sitting position. BP normally does not drop when changing position but may with these meds or if salt and water depleted ("dehydrated"). If severe can cause passing out and injury. Check with MD. ...Read more

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How to treat dizziness from high blood pressure?

How to treat dizziness from high blood pressure?

Control it: Keep working on controlling it, but also realize that too sudden a drop can cause more dizziness. If your symptoms have changed suddenly please report it to your doc. ...Read more

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Is it ok to excersise if u have high blood pressure and tend to get dizzy?

Is it ok to excersise if u have high blood pressure and tend to get dizzy?

BP,dizzy: As long as BP is treated ;try working slowly up to a particular exercise level ;if persistent get a treadmill stress test to assess rhythm and BP response to exercise. ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy/dazed after taking prenatals is it normal I have high blood pressure and have had it all my life but today it was very high 157/91 ?

Feeling dizzy/dazed after taking prenatals is it normal I have high blood pressure and have had it all my life but today it was very high 157/91 ?

Concerning: Without knowing how far along you are in your pregnancy, this is harder to answer. I am, however, concerned that your hypertension may be associated with a pregnancy related condition called pre-eclampsia. I would speak to your obstetrician or midwife soon (like today). ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure (top number) and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number). The systolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. Ideal blood pressure is 120/80 or lower. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is 140/90 or higher. ...Read more


Dr. Corey Clay
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

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