Vitamin B12: Due to a deficiency of this vitamin, there is anemia in the body, know what to do in such a situation!


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According to an NFHS report, about 60% of women in the age group of 14 to 49 years in the country suffer from anemia. This condition causes hemoglobin levels in the body to decrease, leading to other health problems.

Vitamin B12 is very important for the body. Its deficiency can increase the risk of various diseases, the most common of which is anemia. When the body fails to produce enough red blood cells, it causes blood deficiency, called anemia, which can be dangerous.

Anemia is more commonly seen in young children and women, mainly due to poor dietary habits and vitamin B12 deficiency.


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According to health experts, vitamin B12 is important for the body, which plays an important role in brain function. Maintaining proper levels of vitamin B12 helps the body avoid various health problems, including anemia. Due to a deficiency of Vitamin B12, there is a higher risk of anemia in pregnant women, which also affects the health of the unborn child.

Many factors contribute to vitamin B12 deficiency, including poor diet, gastric surgery, gastrointestinal problems, celiac disease, and excessive alcohol consumption.

Symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency include persistent fatigue, shortness of breath, dizziness, weight loss, muscle weakness, and mental health problems.


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To overcome the symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency or replenish its levels, one can include dairy products, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, chickpeas, and brown rice in their diet. Additionally, non-vegetarian people can consume meat and eggs to meet their vitamin B12 requirements. It helps a lot in fulfilling the body's need for Vitamin B12.