I have Thalassemia from my mother does b12 deficiency make it worst and how?

See below. B 12 is essential for normal function of bone marrow and red cell production. B12 deficiency will make anybody worse, with or without thalassemia.. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.

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My mother has anemia. We eat the exact same food and I don't take vitamin supplements. So could I have B12 deficiency as well?

No , Not Necessarily. B12 Def. can occur due to lack of a factor that is needed to allow B12 to be absorbed . For some reason your mom seems to lack this factor & she will probably have to get her B12 either by injection or intra nasally .I doubt that you will have B 12 Def this young . . Read more...
Unlikely. B12 deficiency has specific causes. Two of them are GI tract disease related. You likely dont have these problems. Ask what the specific cause of your mother's B12 deficiency is known to be. Read more...