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Doctor insights on: Deficiency Of Vitamin B

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Might deficiency of vitamin b cause symptoms similar to angina?

Chest pain: If vit b deficiency causes anemia, it could cause angina, thiamine deficiency might also simulate it. ...Read more

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Why do my legs get numb so easily? Is it due to deficiency of Vitamin B ?

Why do my legs get numb so easily? Is it due to deficiency of Vitamin B ?

Can't diagnose: reason with available information. Would encourage medical evaluation of your recurrent numbness. Take care. ...Read more

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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

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B12 levels are fine, deficiency in the other b vitamins. Daily b complex at 60?

B12 levels are fine, deficiency in the other b vitamins. Daily b complex at 60?

A full b complex: Use a full b supplement that is 100mg of all b's and at least 400mcg of folic acid. ...Read more

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I have deficiency in vitamin d and vitamin b-12....What should I do to cure this problem?

I have deficiency in vitamin d and vitamin b-12....What should I do to cure this problem?

Replacement would be: Appropriate for d and b12. Problem with B12 is one of absorption and oral may not be the answer. Talk to your doc. ...Read more

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What kind of issues can a vitamin b deficiency cause?

What kind of issues can a vitamin b deficiency cause?

Good question: The vitamin B complex, particularly vitamin B1, processes the metabolism of sugar. Absence of vitamin B1 causes the ancient scourge of beri-beri, something that you can easily look up on line. Because of the massive intake of sugar by Americans, vitamin B1 deficiency is extremely common and the symptoms are frequently being called psychosomatic erroneously ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a vitamin b deficiency in a young adult ?

What are the symptoms of a vitamin b deficiency in a young adult ?

Rare: Real vitamin b deficiency is uncommon and won't happen unless you're on a crazy fad diet or simply can't eat for whatever reason. In an anorectic teen, the first warning may be obvious brain damage. If you do have symptoms, get with a scientific physician. You'll drive yourself crazy reading about "symptoms of nutritional disease" on food-focused websites. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for vitamin b deficiency to be cured?

How long is it supposed to it take for vitamin b deficiency to be cured?

6 months: In my experience between 3-6 months of aggressive replacement. This could be orally or intramuscularly. Intravenous does not replenish so it is generally not used unless it helps deliver whatever maybe some other medication is taking away from you. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is vitamin b 12 deficiency a major medical problem?

Hoping you can tell me, is vitamin b 12 deficiency a major medical problem?

Yes: It can land you in the nursing home with subcortical dementia if untreated. You'ld have to be wheeled in as its likely that your balance would be really poor from spinal cord degeneration. ...Read more

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Can vitamin b deficiency cause nightmares?

Can vitamin b deficiency cause nightmares?

Theoretically: Nightmares can be caused by numerous things. The b family of vitamins is important to the brain and central nervous system which regulates sleep, memory consolidation during dreams, and mood. A significant vitamin b deficiency could contribute to a multitude of symptoms in the cns. ...Read more

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Can vitamin b 12 deficiency life threatening?

Can vitamin b 12 deficiency life threatening?

Yes - See 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.Com/b12-deficiency-a-silent-epidemic-with-serious-consequences 3) http://www.Webmd.Com/food-recipes/guide/vitamin-b12-deficiency-symptoms-causes. ...Read more

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Can achlorhydria cause vitamin b-12 deficiency?

Achlorhydria B12: You need to have acid in the stomach to assist with the the absorption of B12 (too technical to explain here). Without acid due to an acquired condition such as achlorhydria or to medication affects (from proton pump inhibitors which are commonly prescribed), you can develop B12 deficiency. ...Read more

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Will a vitamin b deficiency occur when smoking pot?

Vitamin B def & THC: To the best of our knowledge no research study has established a clear link between any form of vitamin deficiency and smoking marijuana. Some individuals who smoke pot tend to have poor dietary habits and consume more alcohol than they should, which in turn may explain vitamin b deficiency in these individuals. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of iron and vitamin b-12 deficiency?

What are symptoms of iron and vitamin b-12 deficiency?

Fatigue / numbness: Iron deficiency when prolonged produces anemia with small red blood cells which when severe can produce any symptom associated with low oxygen delivery to tissues. Generally you will see fatigue and exertional shortness of breath. B12 deficiency usually presents with loss of or altered sensation in the toes, but also produces a mild anemia with enlarged red blood cells. ...Read more

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Is taking vitamin b complex everyday ok? Even without particularly having a deficiency?

Is taking vitamin b complex everyday ok? Even without particularly having a deficiency?

Vitamins: The b vitamins are all water soluble. Taking a single b complex will probably be safe for you. Whatever your body does not utilize, you will urinate out. ...Read more

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Is it vitamin b deficiency is a matter of concern? What should I have in my diet to overcome this deficiency?

Is it vitamin b deficiency is a matter of concern? What should I have in my diet to overcome this deficiency?

Vitamin B: What vitamin b are you referring to? There are different ones -b1, 2, 6, 12, etc. Some can be replenished by certain diet, whereas others (such as b12) needs to be take as medication to replenish. ...Read more

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Effect of vitamin b deficiency on nails?

Effect of vitamin b deficiency on nails?

Why worry?: B vitamins are water soluble and if you take too much you can excrete via urine.If you take a multi-vitamin you are good. ...Read more