I wonder if someone can help. I was diagnosed with B12 Deficiency about 4 years ago and have been having injections every 12 weeks since. However the past 6 months or so I have noticed some other symptoms and I have spoken to the nurse about them, but I seem to be speaking to myself most of the time. I am now suffering from cronic cramps in my legs, calfs and especially my toes and feet. I am getting headaches and whilst I have suffered from headaches since my teenage years these are different almost the same as a hangover headache. I am constantly cold and shivering and today I felt totally lost. I could not concentrate or focus on the tasks in hand. I went to my surgery to have my injection now three weeks early and although the nurse I looked pale and tired she said little more. I insisted on some blood tests to see if my B12 levels had dropped lower than normal. I am sure the nurse thought I was mad saying that most people didnt need the injections more than three months apart. I am feeling disorientated and almost 'spaced' out. Can anyone tell me if these symptoms are related to my deficiency or whether I need to start investigating elsewhere.
I am afraid I have not really researched the condition before and have simply relied on my doctors diagnosis but I am concerned there may be something more going on here. I am now 45 and I want to understand more so I can prepare if I have to for the future living with this deficiaency.
Most of the time I lead a normal life but lately the most painful cramps are causing me concern and sleepless night.
Please help if you can.