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Month: November 2018

What is Vitamin B12 Deficiency?

Vitamin B12 deficiency can be caused by a range of factors in which there is an impaired capacity to absorb vitamin B12, including a variety of diagnosed diseases or conditions. For example, some people have a condition called pernicious anemia, where they cannot make intrinsic factor and as a result can’t absorb adequate amounts of B12 from food and typical dietary supplements. Severe or long-lasting pernicious anemia can damage the heart, brain, and other organs in the body. Pernicious anemia also can cause other problems, such as nerve damage, neurological… Read more What is Vitamin B12 Deficiency?