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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
Security, drivers: Good color vision is vital for recognizing various lights and signals important to pilots, especially at night. These tests are required by, among others, the coast-guard and most military and emergency services. Unfortunately, if you really are colorblind, there is very little you can do to pass these tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: This is an inherited loss of the proper spectrum of light sensitivity. There is no way to reverse this. There are tricks with red contact lenses to allow you to pass a color vision test but these simply alter the visual axis and create a new area of color confusion not controlled for in the plates. But they will not help you colored vision in the real world. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The same: Color blindness was the original term for conditions in which color recognition was impaired. Since "blindness" is a very charged termed, deficiency has been substituted as the politically correct term since most people with defects in color recognition are not blind at all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
State specific: States have specific requirements for licensure, being color blind or having physical disabilities does not exclude you from driving. Contact your dmv, licensure division, and discuss with them what difficulties you experience. Most states offer licensure possibly with restrictions, if you pass the written/ in-car testing. You may need modifications to the car. Licensure is about safe driving. ...Read more
Veggies: part of it.: My top 5 are 1. anything cruciferous: broccoli, brussels sprouts, arugula for their detox effects 2. tomatoes for their lycopene and vitamin C 3. any green herb: mint, basil, parsley for their phytontutrients 4. any winter squash: butternut, acorn, Hubbard for their fiber and vitamin A/beta carotene 5. any chilie: poblano, bell/ for their capsaicin ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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