Fatigue, B-12 Deficiency & Pernicious Anemia

How is fatigue linked to vitamin B-12 deficiency?  Well, the answer is pretty straightforward:

  • The body requires vitamin B-12 in order to produce red blood cells.
  • Red blood cells carry energy (oxygen) throughout the body.
  • If the body lacks vitamin B-12 for whatever reason, it makes fewer red blood cells and the ones it does make are abnormal – they can’t transport energy nearly as efficiently. Continue reading