B-12 Defiency

Were you looking for information about Vitamin B12 Deficiency? B12 defiency is a common misspelling of vitamin B12 deficiency.
Vitamin B12 deficiency is a problem that occurs when there is not enough of this vitamin in your body. It can cause symptoms such as weight loss, confusion or dementia, weakness, and soreness of the mouth or tongue. Prompt treatment for a vitamin B12 deficiency is necessary in order to prevent permanent nerve damage. Treatment may involve injectable and oral forms of vitamin B12 supplementation.
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