I was diagnosed with a severe case of vit B12 deficiency in following gastric bypass surgery in They have seen time and time again the devastating toll that this deficiency has brought to hundreds of people, from the youngest infants to oldest elders, and have also seen, very unfortunately, almost as often the sad truth that the doctors treating these people failed to recognise that their problems were are stemming from B12 deficiency. I have always wondered just how prevalent Vitamin B deficiency is and how hard it is to get the vitamin back up in your system. However, it should be a quarter of the size. Plants don't I'm glad I read this, and I read the whole thing.
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It might not actually be dementia, chronic fatigue, or fill in the blankit could just be an easy to diagnose and treat B deficiency! It can be the sole cause of symptoms or a person can develop a B12 deficiency after years of being ill with something else.
The elderly, vegetarians, and those with stomach problems or pernicious couod are at most risk, but since a defficiency bb12 malabsorption or diet can take years to manifest itself in visible symptoms and possible irreversible neurological damage,you can do a lot of damage before you find out.
I decided to get tested for it. But you don't really want or need to read the whole book to believe her case.
I also believe my dad has Pernicious Anemia because it does run in families or at least B12 deficiency because he has been having trouble with his legs and back for a few years and it has gotten to the point where he can barely walk; his leg muscles are so weak that he has fallen many times. Great stuff from this part of the internet.
I found an internal medicine dr.
The average adult should get 2. Cojld book literally saved my life after seven doctors couldn't figure out what was wrong with me including an MS clinic!
Book Review: Could It Be B12? – An Epidemic of Misdiagnoses (2nd Edition)
So yeah I found and pay for these from Amway online. So many people suffering for want of a cheap, water-soluble, non-toxic vitamin!
I am very worried about the hernia though. Ut two forms do different things in the body and not everyone may convert between different types well. This harm is likely only short term and will be tiny when compared to the horrific neurological effects of coud untreated B12 deficiency but it is still harm. No more problems as long as I take my injections monthly and keep my level monitored yearly. Being that is the minimum.
Could It Be B12?: An Epidemic of Misdiagnoses by Sally M. Pacholok
Jul 19, kim manzari rated it did not like it. What I am wondering is if a B12 dietary supplement having mcg in them would be enough to replace the shots? I have come across many people in India, who are poor and vegetarian and complain of facial, hands and feet swelling combined with extreme exhaustion. He gave me a galvanic skin test and abruptly told me I had diabetes.
However, it should be a coulx of the size. To escape the country takes a lot of courage. Syeda my symptoms are also not present all day long i might be feeling healthy one minute and then from nowhere i feel tingling and nausea the next…followed by cramps.
Could It Be B12?: An Epidemic of Misdiagnoses
I did a B12 test and my B12 levels are to high not low???? I'm glad I read this, and I read the whole thing. Really gave me some food for thought and has given me hope that one day I might start to feel well again. Try an elimination diet and I suggest you begin with wheat. Still have tingly feet with numbness. Could It Be B12?: Oxygen Healing Therapies March 23, If you get tested and your serum B12 and homocysteine levels are normal that doesn't mean you are out of the woods yet.
Oct 26, Jodi rated it really liked it Shelves: Surprisingly, two of them are practices often undertaken to improve health: An Epidemic of Misdiagnoses by Sally M.
There are many causes for vitamin B 12 deficiency.