Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Three warning signs in the eyes to watch out for
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can lead to serious health problems if left untreated, so being aware of symptoms is very important. One of the most recognised symptoms is feeling very tired. But many of the signs can actually appear in the eyes.
Authors: Anaya-Loyola MA, Brito A, Villalpando S, Allen LH Abstract Serum samples from the 1999 Mexico National Nutrition Survey (NNS) were analyzed to determine the prevalence of low serum B12 concentrations, identify factors related with low values including B12 intake, and importantly, to provide a baseline for monitoring progress in reducing deficiency. Samples for B12 were available from 488 children and 464 women, a sub-sample of the nationally representative 1999 NNS. The national overall prevalence of low (
The objective of this study was to assess predictors of serum B12 concentration in predominantly breastfed Guatemalan infants including intake of B12 from breast milk and other foods. Serum B12, breast milk and other food intakes, anthropometry, morbidity and socioeconomic status were assessed in infants 6.7 ± 0.6 months of age (n = 127, 52% female) in peri-urban Guatemala City. Twenty-four percent of infants had deficient B12 status (serum B12 concentration
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms may not necessarily be what you expect, meaning many people could have the condition without realising it. One surprising sign of vitamin B12 deficiency can be detected in how you walk and move.
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms are very varied and many could seem quite surprising. One symptom of vitamin B12 deficiency which could easily be overlooked is this sign on your tongue.
VITAMIN B12 deficiency has a wide range of symptoms, but it ’s important to be able to recognise the signs. One sign you may be lacking the essential vitamin can be detected in your eyes.
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can develop slowly, and may include tiredness, difficulty breathing, and having sharp pains. But you could also be at risk of the condition, and should consider adding more vitamin B12-rich foods to your diet, if your tongue develops this hidden sign.
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ConclusionThe GPCA is a major factor causing vitamin B12 deficiency and hyperhomocyteinemia in GPCA+AG patients. AG itself does play a significant role in causing anemia, hematinic deficiencies, and hyperhomocysteinemia in both GPCA+AG and GPCA־TGA־TMA־AG patients.
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