B12 levels low

Some people especially younger people whose only symptoms are awful fatigue I believe can feel the benefits sooner. What are the symptoms and causes of B12 deficiency? I'm wondering if those of us who have both low thyroid function and B12 deficiency take longer to respond to what is considered adequate treatment by British guidelines?

Thanks - looks really interesting. Vitamin B12 shots represent an excellent alternative to oral vitamin B12 supplements for these deficient people.

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The doses involved are usually many times the levels the body can absorb, so most of the B12 is rapidly excreted in urine. If I am under lots is stress or have been ill, I feel the affects of the meds wear off sooner..

Leilanilea in reply to Hidden. Thank you for telling us about your experience and history. Hej Anja. Symptoms include fatigue, faintness, headaches, pale skin, loss of appetite, weight loss, pins and needles and a sore, red tongue. Order by newest oldest recommendations.

B12 is stored primarily in the liver. Splitting Headache: Yet many women with a deficiency go undiagnosed for not months, but years. Unless you are a vegan, your lack of B12 is probably not due to your diet. If you notice any, see your doctor right away.

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I got my results back from the doctor and all she advised was that my B12 levels were low, she did not advise how low? I read about the tests that could be made further, but nobody here is really interested and compared to other anemias, my condition is not so bad.

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Experts disagree about how sensitive these tests are. It did for me! Nerve damage in your brain can leave you foggy, confused, and forgetful. My GP originally never mentioned 'levels' but if you ask they should have no problem telling you. Tablets or food rich in B12 doesn't help because it still wont be absorbed so hats why you need the injections.

A similar story is unfolding for women with gut troubles. Leana Wen: Everything you need is in these pages. However, I do remember feeling these symptoms since I was in my teens, and since this test isn't "mandatory" this deficiency was never discovered.

Everything you need to know about vitamin B12 deficiency

View more posts. Jose Luis Pelaez Inc. I know the normal levels in this country is lower than that. That means vegetarians and vegans are most prone to lagging levels up to 87 percent of the latter may be deficient.

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Mine was 80 before injections, and was at my last blood test which was way above normal. While serum vitamin B12 concentrations are generally accurate,61 many conditions can complicate the interpretation of vitamin B12 laboratory values. My Doctor gave me two B12 injections but I got an allergic reaction to them a very itch rash from my neck to my knees.

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