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Are B12 injections necessary for pernicious anemia? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 5 Comments Most people with pernicious anemia can a cured by taking a 1000 microgram pill of vitamin B12 once a day; they usually do not need to take injections. Pernicious anemia is due to lack of vitamin B12 which results in progressive nerve damage that causes forgetfulness, loss of ability to concentrate and abnormal nerve sensations such as burning, ... Read on »
Pernicious Anemia by BarbaraRyan Posted Thu 03 Dec 2009 5:48pm I used to be a vegetarian, actually closer to vegan, before I found out I had Pernicious Anemia (PA). I still cook ovo/pesco-vegetarian from time to time. Lately, I've been eating a lot of lean meats, like chicken and turkey. They are good for you. But today, I noticed that I feel extra-fatigued and was craving a hamburger. Craving red meat isn't ... Read on »
Advena helps fight Anemia by Supporting Red Blood Cell Production by franklinb Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 7:39pm Your blood is the carrier of life sustaining oxygen to your cells and tissues. It also removes carbon dioxide from your body and keeps you mentally sharp. It’s a fact; your body’s red blood cells are the carriers of life giving oxygen throughout your body. But sometimes you just may find that your blood is lacking on key blood building nutrients. ... Read on »
Advena addresses nutritional concerns associated with Anemia by franklinb Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:11pm Learn about Advena How can it help you with your fight against anemia? Here’s what this nutritional blood enhancing formula gives you: Iron (elemental) 10 mg - This vital mineral is essential to your life. It is responsible for nourishing all cells in your body with life supporting oxygen. Unfortunately millions of people are deficient ... Read on »
Healthy Moms Dictionary - Anemia by Cascia T. Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:04pm Image courtesy of Wikipedia There are several different forms of anemia. Today we will discuss three of them, anemia or iron deficiency, anemia pernicious, and sickle cell anemia. One of the ways someone can become anemic is if they do not get enough iron. This is called iron deficiency anemia. Iron helps to make hemoglobin, the ... Read on »
Get Your B12 Levels Checked! by Toni Kaste Posted Sun 28 Feb 2010 12:00am Lately I feel like a frozen penquin! I can't wait til spring! I feel VERY strongly that EVERYONE should get their B12 levels checked! My mom passed away at 48 years old of a brain aneurism. When I researched this B12 deficiency can cause loss of  blood vessel integrity and she could have been saved if her doctor checked he ... Read on »
Practical Prevention --Thyroid D... by Jeff C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 6:21pm Practical Prevention --Thyroid Disease by Elizabeth Smoots, MD Thyroid Trouble: More Common Than You Might Think Over the years I've met many people with thyroid disease. It's probably the most frequent hormone problem I deal with as a family physician. It's also one of the most under-diagnosed and under-treated diseases in America toda ... Read on »
How to tell if you are vitamin B12 deficient? Dr Emily Altman by DrEmilyAltman Posted Sat 01 Oct 2011 6:45pm So why is a dermatologist talking about vitamin B12? Well, in addition to the systemic symptoms and signs of vitamin B12 deficiency, low vitamin B12 levels have been associated with a number of skin conditions, including: psoriasis aphthous ulcers (canker sores) vitiligo generalized itch (pruritus) livedoid vasculopathy ( ... Read on »
Vitamin B12 - QuickFacts by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 29 Sep 2010 2:26pm Office of Dietary Supplements • National Institutes of Health What is vitamin B12 and what does it do? Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body’s nerve and blood cells healthy. It also helps prevent a type of anemia that makes people tired and weak. How much vitamin B12 do I need? It depends on you ... Read on »
Long Time No Post I have so much... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 1:42pm Long Time No Post I have so much to post about I just don't have the energy to do it. I'm sorry. Let's see what is new since last time... -I've had several ministrokes. -I've had memory loss and problems " finding " my words since the ministrokes and a possible mild stroke. -I won my Social Security Disabili ... Read on »