(ORDO NEWS) — Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble substance that is essential for the functioning of the body. With a deficiency, many unpleasant symptoms can occur. Writes about this Express.
Vitamin B12 is involved in the formation of red blood cells and DNA. It is important to note that this substance is not synthesized by the body, which means that it must come in sufficient quantities from food.
In case of a lack of vitamin, the following symptoms appear:
pale yellow skin;
painful red tongue;
showing in the limbs;
changes in motor function;
drop in vision;
decreased mental ability.
Deficiency can be diagnosed by taking a blood test. If the problem is urgent, then experts advise to consume more meat and dairy products, as well as fish. Some difficulties, unfortunately, are irreversible, so it is important to start treating anemia in a timely manner.
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