Why is the early diagnosis of Vitamin B deficiency important?
The B Vitamins are needed to convert food into energy for the body to use. They also help to keep the skin, eyes, muscles and nerves healthy and some are involved in the production of red blood cells. B Vitamin deficiencies can therefore lead to serious diseases such as anaemia and peripheral neuropathy.
Preventing Vitamin B deficiencies
Eating a well balanced diet can help prevent vitamin deficiencies. Make sure you get all the B vitamins you need from the food you eat.1
Recommended daily allowances:
Treating Vitamin B deficiencies
Additional steps you can take:
2. Ensure any underlying conditions for risk factors are appropriately treated to improve Vitamin B absorption. 4