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Color Deficiency Correction
How long do the cognitive and neurological symptoms of B12 deficiency take to heal after correction?
Depends on: Your age, how long you've had low B12 and how low it got. I usually try to keep the level above 450 for the first year and above 350 thereafter. In older people we tend to see incomplete recovery. Balance if impaired with eyes closed should start to improve with 6-9 months of therapy. Cognitive slowing can improve sooner. Some people report improved thinking within a week. ...Read more
IgG deficiency: I must suppose this is a misunderstanding of a capital i as a small l. Relative or absolute lack of the most common member of the immunoglobulin family. The severe form is a genetic disease and thankfully it is not common; milder variants can occur as a result of a few cancers or poor nutrition. ...Read more
Weight loss: Weight loss, because fats have more calories/gram than any other food. There are some fat soluble vitamins like d that you might become deficient in, but it is very unlikely since you can't totally eliminate the fat from your diet no matter how hard you try -- and by the way, why are you doing it in the first place? Excess carbohydrate/protein (other two options) is not good either. ...Read more
Yes: Factor xiii is important in proper formation of blood clots and ensuring control of bleeding. ...Read more