Vitamins – Vitamin B12 & Deficiency

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We receive regular queries and feedback relating to the use of vitamin B12 in M.E. Is there any evidence of vitamin B12 deficiency in M.E.? Could vitamin B12 be a safe and effective form of treatment for M.E.? This leaflet tells you all you need to know about this talked about vitamin.

Description

“We receive regular queries and feedback relating to the use of vitamin B12 in M.E.  It used to be prescribed by doctors as a ‘tonic’ for people with a variety of complaints, especially those involving fatigue.

“However, it is no longer used in this way due to the lack of any sound evidence that ‘tonics’ actually work. So is there any evidence of vitamin B12 deficiency in M.E.? And could vitamin B12 be a safe and effective form of treatment for M.E.? This leaflet tells you all you need to know about vitamin B12…”

Topics discussed in this leaflet, include:

  • What is vitamin B12?
  • What are the best dietary sources for vitamin B12?
  • What are the symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency?
  • What causes vitamin B12 deficiency?
  • How is vitamin B12 deficiency diagnosed?
  • Is there evidence of vitamin B12 deficiency in M.E.?
  • Is there any evidence that vitamin B12 is a safe and effective treatment for M.E.?
  • How is vitamin B12 deficiency treated?
  • Further information on vitamin B12 and pernicious anaemia.

The ME Association telephone helpline – ME Connect – is available every day of the year, during the hours of 10am-12noon, 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm. Please phone: 0344 576 5326 if you have any questions or would simply like to talk to someone who is there to listen.

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ME CONNECT HELPLINE

0344 576 5326

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