Other Medical Issues Often Accompanied By Vitamin B-12 Deficiency

Many diseases and medical conditions can either cause or have roots in vitamin B-12 deficiency.  Many of these issues relate to an inability to properly absorb vitamin B12 in the gut (which is a surprisingly complex three stage process).  Here’s a quick list:

  • Chronic fatigue syndrome.
  • Fibromyalgia.
  • Autoimmune diseases.
  • Poor nutrition.
  • Smoking.
  • Alcoholism.
  • High stress.
  • Stomach or ileum resectioning.
  • Gastric bypass surgery.
  • Stomach surgery.
  • Gastrointestinal mucosa atrophy.
  • Crohn’s disease.
  • Diabetes.
  • Rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Hypothyroidism.
  • Anorexia.
  • Bulemia.

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