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Vitamin B12 deficiency: The three warning signs found on the body indicating a deficiency

Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body’s nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all cells. The body absorbs B12 by eating food, but certain underlying conditions can inhibit your dietary intake of B12. The most common culprit in the UK is pernicious anaemia. When the body lacks in vitamin B12, nerve shock on the side of the body, unsteadiness and a burning sensation in the feet may be felt.

Nerve shock in the side of the body can be a warning sign that your B12 levels are low.

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