7 Signs of B12 Deficiency in Women

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7 Signs of B12 Deficiency in Women

As women age, their ability to adequately absorb B12 increases. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has conducted extensive research on the topic and found that 4% of women between 40 and 60 suffer from B12 deficiency. Not only is age a factor is decreased B12, but also certain medications and diets also reduce the amount of B12 women have.

If you have any of the following 7 please seek medical attention
 

1. Dizziness

Frequent bouts of dizziness or vertigo can often be a signal that your B12 stores are low. For instance, you may experience a feeling of wobbles when you get up too fast from a sitting position.

Those low in B12 may also feel dizzy when they walk up or down stairs, which can be quite dangerous. Chronic bouts of vertigo should be brought to your doctor’s attention so they can test you for B12 deficiency.

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