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Lack of vitamin b can be the cause of pain in back and head, muscles and problems with nervs?

Lack of vitamin b can be the cause of pain in  back and head, muscles and problems with nervs?

Yes: There are different b vitamins, and most are necessary for normal function of our nervous system and other structures. ...Read more

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How can I lack vitamin b and if I have been eating french fries for 20 yrs almost daily?

How can I lack vitamin b and if I have been eating french fries for 20 yrs almost daily?

B 12 deficiency: B 12 deficiency usually happens on people with history of gastric resection, ilium resection, inflammatory conditions of the intestine, alcoholosim, chronic antibiotic use (intestinal bacterial overgrowth sydrome), strict vegetarians, patients taking metformin or anti acid medications. Sometimes we can't explain it. Keep talking to your doctor. ...Read more

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Lack energy & wakefulness.ongoing for past months.coffee,energy drinks, vitamin b no effect. Lot of same during adolescents.blood tests normal. Help?

Lack energy & wakefulness.ongoing for past months.coffee,energy drinks, vitamin b no effect. Lot of same during adolescents.blood tests normal. Help?

Many causes...: Fatigue and sleep difficulties have SO many causes (not only physical but also emotional). My advice, stop the artificial attempts to increase energy (they are likely working against you). Drink 1 1/2 liters of water per day. Eat balanced clean diet. Exercise daily. Meditate. See your doctor if your symptoms are not improving to rule out medical causes. ...Read more

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Why does having vitamin b deficiency lead to lack of energy?

Metabolism: B vitamins are critical components of cellular metabolism. They are catalysts, or assistants, for most of the reactions that turn food into energy in the body. If you do not have enough b vitamins, you do not turn food into energy in an efficient manner. This leads to low energy levels, low blood counts, etc. ...Read more

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Can lack of vitamin b be the cause of pain in structure of the back, bones and skull?

Can lack of vitamin b be the cause of pain in structure of the back, bones and skull?

B complex: There are quite a few different vitamin bs in b complex. However, none is directly related to bone strength. Lack if vitamin c causes scurvy which affect soft tissues, and lack of vitamin d and calcium causes weakening of bones (and the medical condition rickets). ...Read more

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Why does vitamin b deficiency lead to lack of energy?

Why does vitamin b deficiency lead to lack of energy?

Not the cause: Vitamin deficiency is extremely rare in the U.S. It is highly unlikely that fatigue is related to any vitamin d deficiency in this country. ...Read more

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Is it possible for vitamin B to cause tingling and prickliness?

Is it possible for vitamin B to cause tingling and prickliness?

Yes: high dose Viamin B-6 over 400 mg daily can cause peripheral nerve and/or spinal cord problems ...Read more

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18 month old had her vitamin b levels come back elevated. Is this any cause for concern? She didn't have her vitamins for 2 days before the bw

18 month old had her vitamin b levels come back elevated. Is this any cause for concern? She didn't have her vitamins for 2 days before the bw

Elevated vitaminB : Elevated levels of b vitamin may be a sign of liver disease or a blood problem. In your child's case i hope its the result of overdosing on vitamins. Stop vitamins for a week and have the test repeated. ...Read more

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Is the high dosage of b vitamins in 'gnc women's ultra mega multivitamin' cause for concern ?

Is the high dosage of b vitamins in 'gnc women's ultra mega multivitamin' cause for concern ?

No: The rda is generally not enough to promote health, only mitigate disease. High doses of b vitamins are great for stress (adrenal health), energy, memory and neuropathies. B vitamins are water soluble, so if your body doesn't need them, you will urinate them out. My concern with gnc products is that the label may not reflect what is present (vitamins and fillers/toxins). ...Read more

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