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Doctor insights on: What Vitamin Deficiencies Cause Tremors

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Can deficiency in B vitamins cause neurological symptoms such as a tremor?

Can deficiency in B vitamins cause neurological symptoms such as a tremor?

Yes: Such as B1 deficiency in alcoholics and B12 deficiency from malabsorption.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/drugs-supplements/vitamin-b12/evidence/hrb-20060243 ...Read more

Dr. Prem Gupta
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Is there a way to decrease twitching and tremors caused by BFS? I have tried minerals, vitamins and decreased physical activity but no chance.

Is there a way to decrease twitching and tremors caused by BFS? I have tried minerals, vitamins and decreased physical activity but no chance.

Controlling twitch: You don't say what "minerals". I would suggest 250-500 milligrams of magnesium oxide nightly, assuming you have normal kidney function. ...Read more

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Low d2 & D3 vitamin counts. Can this br causing my lightheadedness and body tremors?

Low d2 & D3 vitamin counts. Can this br causing my lightheadedness and body tremors?

Not these symptoms: Low vitamin d levels do not cause these symtoms, unless there is associated abnormality in serum calcium.Lightheadedness and fatigue could be the result of celexa. Tremors need to be explored more ie the duration and type of tremors. ...Read more

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What are some vitamin supplements to help with tremors?

What are some vitamin supplements to help with tremors?

None: Tremors can be aggravated by caffeine, anxiety, stress and might be a sign of a familial condition. If you're worried about this, discuss it with your doctor ...Read more

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On metoprol for tremor makes me tiredcan't excercise or drink coffee energy drinkshave tried reg & prenatal vitamins any suggestions I am loosin mind?

On metoprol for tremor makes me tiredcan't excercise or drink coffee energy drinkshave tried reg & prenatal vitamins any suggestions I am loosin mind?

Ask your doc: If metoprolol is making you too tired or sleepy then, you may benefit from a reduction in dose while still maintaining effectiveness of the drug or you may simply need an alternative medication. Coffee (caffeinated) can make tremors worse as can energy drinks. I do not recommend them for anybody since they've been associated with neurological problems such as stroke. Speak to your provider. ...Read more

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I have been having internal tremors in full body since one month. My thyroid level was within range but vitamin d level was 17 and vitamin b12 was 275?

I have been having internal tremors in full body since one month. My thyroid level was within range but vitamin d level was 17 and vitamin b12 was 275?

Internal tremors?: So you feel shaky inside? In other words, no one can see these tremors? If so, this may be due to anxiety & stress. Low vitamin D is unlikely to be cause but should be supplemented for bone health. Likewise w/lowish vitamin B12 for nerve health. This assumes usual reference range. Of note, you/we should really ask for lab's normal reference range that should have accompanied results for interpreta ...Read more

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Which vitamin (s) deficiency causes someone to always feel really cold?

Which vitamin (s) deficiency causes someone to always feel really cold?

Cold?: There are many reasons one might feel cold from vascular to neurological to endocrine to psychiatric etc. See an MD for a proper workup before you waste your money on vitamins ...Read more

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Can vitamin deficiencies cause nocturia, if so, what type of deficiencies?

Can vitamin deficiencies cause nocturia, if so, what type of deficiencies?

Haven't heard of it: Pediatricians see many kids with bedwetting and most outgrow it by age 7 or 8 years. A few still have it until age 11-13 years. One's doctor can check things out to make sure there isn't anything unusual going on. Haven't heard of any vitamin deficiencies nor excesses being related to bedwetting nor to nocturia. If there is lots of urine in the night, without bedwetting, the doctor can check also. ...Read more

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Which vitamin deficiencies cause fatigue?

Which vitamin deficiencies cause fatigue?

Lifestyle mainly: Deficiency of vitamin D, B vitamins can cause fatigue. Other nutrient deficiency such as iron deficiency can also cause it by lowering hemoglobin.
Diet is the key when it comes to beating fatigue. Eliminating sugars and high carb foods (grains, lentils based foods) helps to reduce inflammation. Consuming lot of vegetables, some eggs, flesh foods, olive oil, saturated fats (butter) help fight it. ...Read more

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What causes a vitamin B12 deficiency?

What causes a vitamin B12 deficiency?

Multiple causese: There are several causes: low stomach acid, pernicious anemia, poor consumption of foods containing B12 and a genetic predisposition that requires more B12 like mthfr gene defect. ...Read more

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What could having a vitamin deficiency cause?

What could having a vitamin deficiency cause?

Very little: It is very difficult in america today to actually be vitamin deficient. Some folks are deficient in Folic Acid and B12 which can cause anemia, high blood homocysteine and methylmalonic acid, and rarely, pernicious anemia. ...Read more

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Can mastrubation cause the deficiency of vitamins D3 & B12?

Can mastrubation cause the deficiency of vitamins D3 & B12?

No: I'm sorry somebody told you this. One of the cults has claimed for decades that enjoying your body causes loss of various nutrients in the semen. This is totally made up to frighten young people. It won't make you bald, stupid, an unfit husband / father, blind, or anything else. Thanks for letting me set the record straight. ...Read more

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Will vitamin/mineral deficiency cause eczema-like symptoms? (if yes, what vitamin (s) or mineral (s)?)

Will vitamin/mineral deficiency cause eczema-like symptoms? (if yes, what vitamin (s) or mineral (s)?)

Yes: Low zinc levels, low magnesium levels as well a deficiencies in vitamins c, b2, and b6. Along with low essential fatty acids can be associated to eczema. Do not forget the strong hereditary and allergic component. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a vitamin d deficiency?

What are the causes of a vitamin d deficiency?

Several things: First an inadequate amount of vitamin d in the diet, or the inability to absorb vitamin d and fats (d is fat soluable). Also, inadequate exposure to sunlight, which converts vitamin d to its active form. Being a radiologist and working in a dark room all day, I'm surprised more of my colleagues don't have it! ...Read more

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What causes vitamin K deficiency?

What causes vitamin K deficiency?

Diet or Antibiotics: The vast majority of our vitamin k is actually produced by symbiotic bacteria in our intestines. So, if one has recently had a bout of heavy antibiotic use (which kills off both "good and "bad" bacteria in the body), then vitamin k deficiency can result. Poor diet can also lead to this deficiency. A deficiency in vit. K most often results in easy bleeding/hemorrhage susceptibility. ...Read more

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Does ppi s cause B12 vitamin deficiency?

Does ppi s cause B12 vitamin deficiency?

YES!: Ppi's make it difficult for us to absorb B12 as gastric hydrochloric acid is needed to absorb B12 & minerals as well as digest protein. These drugs are dangerous to take for more than a few weeks! They increase risk of osteoporosis & serious infections. See http://bit. Ly/1607tg3 re: B12 & http://bit. Ly/1b1avqs &
http://bit. Ly/1ach2tw re: the serious hazards of ppi's & safe &superior alternatives. ...Read more

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What vitamin deficiency causes receding gums?

What vitamin deficiency causes receding gums?

Vitamin B12, C AND D: Vitamin cdeficiency is known to cause scurvy which can cause gum disese
vitb12 deficiency is also known to cause periodontal disease
and vitamin d deficiency is also commonly responsible for gum disease. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 50, 000 iu of vitamin d2 for deficiency. Is this safe? I read something about high doses can cause hardening of the organs and death?

I was prescribed 50, 000 iu of vitamin d2 for deficiency. Is this safe? I read something about high doses can cause hardening of the organs and death?

Big dose less effect: Many physicians prefer a daily dose of 5, 000-8, 000 iu of vitamin d3. A once weekly dose of 50, 000 iu is safe, but not as helpful due to poor absorption of a single dose of 50, 000 iu. Once 25 hydroxy vitamin d levels reach 60 - 80, the daily dose (5, 000-8, 000 iu) is usually cut in half and the patient followed to ensure the new dose is able to maintain therapeutic vitamin d levels. ...Read more

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Can vitamin deficiencies cause cold feet?

Can vitamin deficiencies cause cold feet?

B12.: VItamin B12 deficiency can cause abnormal function of the long nerves in the body. Sometimes this is perceived as "cold feet." Cold feet can also be caused by poor circulation, but the most common cause of cold feet is. ...cold environment. ...Read more

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What vitamin deficiencies can cause fatigue?

What vitamin deficiencies can cause fatigue?

Many: Many deficiencies of vitamins or minerals or Amino Acids can eventually manifest as fatigue. Some of the more common ones are b-12, magnesium, vitamin d, taurine and iodine. But this does not mean these things are causing your fatigue. You should check with your doc. ...Read more

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Do vitamin or mineral deficiencies cause splinter hemorrhages?

Do vitamin or mineral deficiencies cause splinter hemorrhages?

Negative: Splinter hemorrhages are caused by endocarditis, vasculitis, and trauma. (how did you know the term "splinter hemorrhage"?) ...Read more

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Is there a vitamin or mineral deficiency that can cause problems with one's focus?

Is there a vitamin or mineral deficiency that can cause problems with one's focus?

Yes. ..: When using nutrients, one has to be careful of not overloading the body. Elevated copper can increase hyperactivity, oxidative stress and stress zinc requirements. The wrong kind of folate (folic acid) for those with mthfr mutations can also affect mental wellness. If there is a specific condition you are treating it is best to do so under guidance. Also, add one supplement at a time to assess effects. ...Read more

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What causes deficiency of vitamin d?

No sunlight exposure: A major cause of vitamin d deficiency is limited sun exposure
vitamin d deficiency can be caused by not eating enough food rich in vitamin d

malabsorption of vitamin d from food in the intestines. Crohn’s disease, celiac disease, and cystic fibrosis. Obesity and gastric bypass surgery. Can also lower vitamin d stores in the body. ...Read more

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The causes of the deficiency of vitamin c?

The causes of the deficiency of vitamin c?

Lack of intake: All fruits and vegetables contain some amount of vitamin c. Malnutrition causes insufficient intake and therefore a deficiency. ...Read more

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What could cause a vitamin d deficiency?

What could cause a vitamin d deficiency?

Low intake/absorptio: Examples are individuals on special diet, e.g. Vegan diet or the ones having fat malabsorption from intestines due to pancreatic insufficiency or liver failure. ...Read more

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What causes severe vitamin d deficiency?

Diet/sun exposure: Not enough vitamin d, either through diet or sunlight exposure. ...Read more

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Which vitamin deficiencies cause joint pain?

Which vitamin deficiencies cause joint pain?

Vitamin D: There is no bigger easily correctable problem in america than vitamin d deficiency. Get your level to above 50 for bone, brain and diabetic or cardiac issues. Difficulties with strength, falls and pain are seen with d deficiency, and the pain relief from correcting this makes an active lifestyle possible. Check with your doctor for a blood level, and to set a goal for your fitness. ...Read more