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Vitamin B12 deficiency can have indirect effects on different areas of the body. Evidence suggests that low B12 levels can cause osteoporosis.
Vitamin B12 deficiency can also cause a number of health problems because it is an essential nutrient and strengthens the body by maintaining the health of nerve cells and blood cells and helps form DNA, the genetic material in all cells, therefore insufficient intake of vitamin B12 may cause occurrence. Obvious problems.
Evidence suggests an association between low B12 levels and an increased risk of osteoporosis.
The study found that men with low levels of vitamin B12 experienced significantly lower bone mineral density (BMD) in the hip and women in the spine, compared with those with higher levels of the vitamin.
The BMD test can provide a picture of the health of your bones.
The researchers in the study partly attributed the link to the role of vitamin B12 in bone formation.
Other symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency include:
• Pale yellow color of your skin.
Sore tongue and redness.
Changes in the way you walk and move.
• Changes in thinking, feeling and behavior.
• Decrease in your mental abilities, such as memory, comprehension and reasoning.
Vitamin B12 is naturally found in a variety of animal foods and is added to some fortified foods.
Good sources of vitamin B12 include:
• salmon and fever.
Milk and other dairy products.