Last 20 years, Vitamin B12 have been Prescribed for patient to increase their energy level, resent studies have little evidence to confirm boost of energy level by of Vitamin B12 shots in cases that you don’t have any Vitamin B12 deficiency.
As checking Vitamin B12 is not a routine blood test, Vitamin B12 deficiency can be missed for a long period of time.
Vitamin B12 deficiency can be easily detect by simple blood test .
Most common reasons of Vitamin B12 deficiency are:
- Gastrointestinal problems
- Strict Vegetarian diet
- History of bariatric surgery ( weight loss surgery)
- Age over 65
A slight deficiency of vitamin B-12, can lead to anemia, fatigue, mania, and depression , and a long term deficiency can potentially cause permanent damage to the brain and central nervous system .
you have to check your Vit B12 level by simple blood test and use Vit B12 Shots or tablets or try to replace by use natural sources .
Some Sources of Vitamin B12:
- Swiss cheese
- Mozzarella & feta cheese
- Whey Powder
- Yeast Extract Spreads
- Milk & yogurt
- Mackerel fish
- Red Meats
- Fortified Soy
- Fortified Cereals