Could the black circles around my eyes be a symptom of folic acid deficiency?

Superficial blood. It usuallyrepresents superficial blood vessels. A vi peel can have a lightening effect on these circles within a week in any color of skin.

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Is hair loss a symptom of folic acid deficiency?

Hair and folic acid. Hair loss is not the first symptom that you think of with Folic Acid deficiency; nor is Folic Acid on the list of deficiencies or causes that you would associate with hair loss. Read more...
Hair loss. Hair loss may occur in those with dietary disorders, iron deficiency, hypothyroidism, low estrogen states. I am not aware of Folic Acid as an individual cause. Read more...

Can folic acid deficiency cause neurological symptoms?

Yes, Absolutely!! Folic acid is a critical co-factor in key neurochemical reactions in the brain in many different neurological pathways. Thus, yes, it can definitely cause neurogic sumptoms Folic Acid 1mg or 1000mcg daily should be adequate supplementation :). Read more...

Please tell me can folic acid deficiency cause neurological symptoms like schizophrenia?

Currently unknown. It is currently unknown what causes schizophrenia. As of now there is no known psychiatric or neurological symptoms in otherwise normal adults from folate (folic acid) deficiency other than anemia. B12 deficiency has been known for a long time to cause cognitive problems but not folate (folic acid) Read more...

What would cause folate (folic acid) deficiency in an 18 y/o male?

Inadequate diet. This is caused by not eating enough foods rich in folate: dark leafy greens (spinach), beans & lentils, cruciferous vegetables like broccoli.You can also obtain folate from supplements, though most supps have folic acid, a synthetic form you need to convert to folate. 1/3 of people can't make that conversion & thus should take l-5-mthf. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=nutrient&dbid=63. Read more...

Could you tell me what groups of people are at high risk for folate (folic acid) deficiency?

No veggies or peas. People who don't eat a lot of green vegetables cor peas an become folate (folic acid) deficient. Alcoholics can become folate (folic acid) deficient as well. So can people with malabsorption or otherwise poor nutritional states. Read more...
Folate (folic acid) deficiency. People who do not eat fresh foods. Typically in tea and toast diet. Read more...
Folic acid essential. People who need more folate (folic acid) are more likely to be deficient unless they replace this essential vitamin. Situations where the body is working to produce more cells (pregnancy, following chemotherapy, wound healing) are all conditions that require attention to folate. Read more...

Why is fetus at risk if folate (folic acid) deficiency?

Folate (folic acid) Folate is a co-factor used in cellular division. If there is a deficiency of folic acid, cells won't be able to divide properly. The net result is fewer cells. In a developing human this is associated with neural tube defects and cardiac defects. Read more...