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Vitamin B12 Deficiancy

Were you looking for information about Vitamin B12 Deficiency? Vitamin B12 deficiancy is a common misspelling of vitamin B12 deficiency.
A vitamin B12 deficiency may occur as a result of an inability to absorb the vitamin into the bloodstream. People with this problem may experience weakness, weight loss, constipation, and numbness or tingling in the hands or feet. Some are more likely than others to develop a vitamin B12 deficiency, including those who have an overactive thyroid, are vegetarians, or have pernicious anemia. Treatment may involve oral or injectable forms of the vitamin.
(Click Vitamin B12 Deficiency to learn more about the possible symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options for this condition. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
Last reviewed by: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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