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low b12 levels

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 22, 2007
  • 08:52 PM

Hi, Iam new to this forum. I have not been feeling well for the last 2-3 years. Last year I saw numerous doctors for heart palpitations, getting dizzy upond standing, horrible anxiety and fatigue. My last straw was my hair starting to fall out and loss of memory. A couple of weeks ago I was driving and I could not remember where I was going and for a few seconds nothing looked formilar. I take 50mcg of synthroid for hypo-thyroid. So I went to the endo thinking it was my thyroid. He ended up doing a b12 serum level on me. It was 209 pg/ml the range was 211-911. He told me I was just boarderline and to start taking b complex. After I looked up b12 deficeincy on line it sounded just like me. I rememberd to years ago another dr. did this test on me and my level was 239pg/ml. Right on the report form the lab it said that anyone under 300 should be given mma test. But this dr. told me my b levels were a little low take some vitamins. I want to cry Iam soooo tired and lathargic all the time. Everyone thinks Iam a hypocondriac (sorry don't know how to spell it) I went to a gastro.... and he had some blood drawn up and is checking my b12 level again. I will get the resulst tomorrow. I could tell he thought I was just another tired mom. Iam 42 with to girls age 6 and 2. Iam not sure what kind of doctor I should be seeing does anyone have any suggestions?

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  • If you havet confirm diagnose with hypothyroidism,get a blood test t3,t4, and ultrasound your thyroid for size.b12 deficiency cause nerve,neurological problem.it also cause anemia ,thats why you feel fatigue,weak.many causes b12 deficiency,stomach problem,helminth,drugs,intestinal problem.find the cause and treat it.
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