Are You at Risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency?

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Many people are at risk for vitamin B12 deficiency and they do not even realize it. Women in their menstrual years, vegetarians, vegans, alcoholics, anemic and those with immunosuppressive disorders tend to be deficient in vitamin B-12. Deficiency may also be caused by poor absorption of B-12 in the digestive track. This is particularly a problem for the elderly and people with eating disorders. Find out more about vitamin B12 deficiency risk through the above link.

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Are You at Risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency?

  1. 1. Are You at Risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency? By PreventicsHealth.com
  2. 2. Are You at Risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency?Many people are at risk for vitaminB12 deficiency and they do not evenrealize it.Women in their menstrualyears, vegetarians, vegans, alcoholics, anemic and those withimmunosuppressive disorders tendto be deficient in vitamin B-12.Deficiency may also be caused bypoor absorption of B-12 in thedigestive track. Vitamin B12
  3. 3. Are You at Risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency?This is particularly a problem for the elderly and people witheating disorders.Although easily tested for via blood, vitamin B-12 deficiencyoften goes undiagnosed until a person begins to exhibit signs ofmore extreme symptoms. BiomaxX Vitamin B12 Sublingual Spray
  4. 4. Are You at Risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency? The body is not able to store large amounts of vitamin B12 because it is water-soluble like all B vitamins. The body must therefore be supplied with a consistent and high quality source of B-12 through the foods eaten or through supplementation. Supplementation is almost always needed because most of us have poor diets and thus, are not getting enough B vitamins, particularly B-12. Vitamin B12
  5. 5. Are You at Risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency?Vitamin B12 deficiency causes symptoms liketingling, tremors, nerve pain, dementia, brain fog,mental illness, and difficulty walking.It can also cause developmental disabilities orautistic-like symptoms in children.Vitamin B12 deficiency may be misdiagnosed asAlzheimer’s, diabetic neuropathy, depression,vertigo and mini-strokes.Hundreds of clinical studies report that vitaminB12 deficiency occurs in up to 15% of the elderly—approximately 5.4 million American seniors. Otherstudies show the prevalence to be 15% to 25% ofseniors. Vitamin B12
  6. 6. Are You at Risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency?Those most at risk for Vitamin B12 deficiency include:• The elderly• Vegetarians and vegans• Menstruating women• Gastric bypass patients• People who use antacids, heartburn medications and GERD drugs like H-2 Blockers (Tagamet, Zantac, Pepcid, etc), and proton pump inhibitors (Prilosec, Prevacid, Nexium, etc.) Vitamin B12
  7. 7. Are You at Risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency?• People who are anemic or have bleeding disorders• People with digestive issues including pernicious anemia• People with abnormal neurological function• People with abnormal immune response or immunosuppressive disorders like HIV• People with a history of alcoholism• People with celiac disease• People with Crohn’s disease• People taking metformin Vitamin B12
  8. 8. Are You at Risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency?You can get the vitamin B12 your bodyneeds through a daily diet that includessome seafood, liver and beef.Preventics Health also offers affordablepremium B12 supplement formulas suchBiomaxX Vitamin B12 Sublingual Spray. Vitamin B12
  9. 9. Thank YouAre You at Risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency? Visit PreventicsHealth.com

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