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complete list of symptoms of a vitamin b12 deficiency

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes.: Pernicious anemia is the most common reason for unexpected B12 deficiency. Lack of B12 can cause both anemia and neurological damage. The latter incl ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Vit B 12 Deficiency: Lack of Vit B 12 can lead to Hypocobalaminemia. This can cause a slow degration of the spinal cord & brain. Problems may include: swollen tongue, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Links:: 1) http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/vitamin_b12_deficiency 2) http://www.Doctoroz.Com/videos/end-your-energy-crisis-vitamin-b12 3) http://chriskresser.C ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Energy Loss +: Loss of energy in addition to others that you can read on this link: 1) http://www.Webmd.Com/food-recipes/guide/vitamin-b12-deficiency-symptoms-cause ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Not Always: The progression of neurologic complications is generally gradual. They are not always reversible with treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency, especially ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Why do you ask?: Numbness in the fingers and/or toes, and weakness in the legs are the symptoms usually reported in "vegetarian's myelopathy", which unfortunately is f ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
As a matter of fact yes: I cannot go into the complex details, but I had two young patient's years ago, both of whom had elevated blood levels of vitamin B12. But both of the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wanda Bedinghaus
49 years experience Holistic Medicine
B12 for red cells: Many people are B12 deficient. It's an important nutrient in red blood cell and nerve development. Symptoms of deficiency include: weakness, fast hea ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not at all likely: Almost no chance of a direct link, but... We do know that: 1) the b vitamins are important to nervous system functioning. 2) B12 can make a noticeabl ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
B12 deficiency: Mental confusion, headaches, impulsivity, paranoia, pins & needles in extremeties, balance problems.
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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Not similar!: These diseases can coexist, but their symptoms are not similar!
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