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Vitamin B12 deficiency

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) -

B-12. It is an important vitamin. We explain why you need it in this week's Neighborhood Health Watch.

The symptoms of B12 deficiencies include fatigue, memory or neurological problems, or anemia when severely deficient.

A simple blood test can check the B12 level. Because the test is not commonly checked, it goes largely under diagnosed.

Once diagnosed it can be treated effectively with monthly B12 injections.

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