Vitamin B12 deficiency

Neuropathy, nerve cell impairment, is a one of the first symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency.

Physical impairments caused by vitamin B12 deficiency include:
Numbness in your hands and feet, including “pins and needles” tingling sensations
Slower reflexes
Impaired perception of vibrations
Altered taste perception
Ataxia– difficulty controlling posture and movement.
Gait impairment- difficulty walking smoothly without stumbling
Muscular weakness
Poor bladder control
Burning mouth syndrome– tingling and painful burning sensations in your tongue, mouth, and lips
Impaired vision
Eye twitching
Impotence
Increased risk for miscarriage and stillborn births

Deficiency of vitamin B 12 can occur in bacter...

Deficiency of vitamin B 12 can occur in bacterial overgrowth (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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