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Doctors, what are the diseases caused due to deficiency of folic acid?

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Dr. Martin Fried
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In brief: Anemia

Its called megaloblastic anemia, cause the red blood cells are very large.
A Folic Acid deficiency can also lead to neurologic problems in unborn children. Anemia may make you: Feel weak and tired. Feel lightheaded. Be forgetful. Feel grouchy. Lose your appetite and lose weight. Have trouble concentrating.

In brief: Anemia

Its called megaloblastic anemia, cause the red blood cells are very large.
A Folic Acid deficiency can also lead to neurologic problems in unborn children. Anemia may make you: Feel weak and tired. Feel lightheaded. Be forgetful. Feel grouchy. Lose your appetite and lose weight. Have trouble concentrating.
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