Do you often feel tired? Do you notice sudden increase in heartbeats? Have you been losing your weight lately? These are the signs of lack of Vitamin B12 in your body. Vitamin B12 is needed to produce red blood cells in the bone marrow. It is mostly available in a non-veg food (meat and dairy products). Vegetarians are likely to have Vitamin B12 deficiency. Here are 10 signs that shows you are having vitamin B12 deficiency.
10 Signs of Vitamin B12 Deficiency
- Weakness, tiredness and fatigue
- Dizziness or light headedness when walking or standing up
- Sudden increase in heartbeat or rapid heartbeats
- Weight loss
- Constipation or diarrhea
- Sore tongue
- Easy bleeding and bruising
- Extensive memory loss
- Difficulty walking
Check your Vitamin B12 level
If you are seeing one or more of above signs of vitamin B12 deficiency, I would highly recommend you to get your vitamin B12 level checked. If checked on time, you will be able to cure it faster and better.
Cure of Vitamin B12 Deficiency
You can take injections, tablets or sprays suggested by doctors to level up your Vitamin B12. You can start eating meat or seafood and you can increase your intake of dairy products and eggs in your day to day life. We will give you more tips to cure vitamin B12 deficiency in our next article.
But for now, I will suggest you to complete a course of vitamin B12 injections if you are diagnosed with the deficiency.