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B12 Deficiency: A Silent Epidemic with Severe Results

Deficiency B12 is not a strange, enigmatic disorder. It is stated in each medical textbook, and it is well known in the scientific literature for its cause and effect. However, the disease is much more prevalent than both medical professionals and the public know. Tufts University studies show that 40% of individuals between 26 and 83 years of age have low plasma levels of B12, and they also have neurological symptoms. The total nutritional deficits were 9% and the ‘near deficiency’ was 16%. The fact that shocking to the researchers was low B12 was as normal in younger men as it found in older ones. Many doctors advise taking Vitamin B-12 Shots who are not able to obtain B12 from foods.

What are the symptoms of B12 Deficiency?

The symptoms may look like symptoms of many other severe disorders, particularly alarming neurological consequences of low B12.

Some of the most common symptoms of vitamin B12 are:

  • Tingling in hands and feet or numbness
  • Memory disorders, brain fog, misunderstanding and
  • Depression
  • Anemia
  • Early aging
  • Cognitive fall
  • Weakness
  • Failure
  • Tiredness
  • Lowered appetite and weight loss
  • Trouble balancing
  • Constipation

If their B12 level is too low in children, they will have complications, including problems with their growth and learning difficulties.

Who’s at risk of a Deficiency?

The following groups are generally more susceptible to deficiency:

  • Vegans and vegetarians
  • People over 60 years of age
  • People over 60 years of age
  • Diabetes medicines such as metformin
  • Who have Crohn’s disease, celiac, ulcerative colitis, or IBS
  • Women with a past of infertility and miscarriage

What to do if you have this deficiency?

The first phase to get tested if you think you have a deficiency.  You need a precise basis to work from. If you have a B12 deficiency, the next step is to detect the deficiency cause. For this part, you certainly would need the assistance of a physician.  The proper type, dosage, and duration of therapy can be selected after the process has been established of supplementation (injection, oral, sublingual, or nasal). An important tragedy of the B12 epidemic is that they are relatively simple and inexpensive diagnosis and care. The effects of B12 are particularly alarming in children. So they need to be treated as early as possible so that they do not have to face any disability in the future.

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