Hi my B12 is "borderline" at 222. but I feel so ill - shaking inwardly, no concentration, head feels full of cottonwool, i am tired, irritable, i have pressure in my chest and i cant sleep although i feel exhausted my husband and children tip toe arround me and think i have had a personality transplant! and to top it all i am loosing my hair my Dr said it wasnt that bad! if i had thin to medium hair i would be bald by now luckily my hair was megga thick until this B12 thing started. hair is dissapearing from other areas too.but again my dr not bothered and told me that u dont see many hairy older people! cheers i allready depressed about my hair now i told i old too! My Dr tihinks i am an attention seeker... i can tell by the way she keeps telling me i am not that low and definately dont have PA and injections wont help as my levels are fine. where else can i go to get some help? i am 47 and have a disabled son and i cannot afford to feel so ill. Any advice would be most welcome ... Thanks Desperate mother of 3
Vitamin B12 Deficiency - where can I go to get some help?
- 23 May 2011 by TAZ999
- 30 September 2011
- vitamin b12 deficiency
In reading your post, I had to stop, thought I was reading MY.
Have you had your folic acid and B6 levels checked.
I started taking Vit. B-complex liquid - it has helped me alot. But still having problems. --weakness, anger,
My B-12 has been low since 2008, was 1st. told to take B-12 subl. tablets, then shots were added a few months later, when subl. tablets were not helping me.
When my levels had been checked in the past, my levels were above normal, however my symptons remain, and if anything have gotten worse.
I am beginning to think the emotional part is the worse. When I am fatigue, that only effects me, but with the anger, agitation, anxiety that affects the people I love.
I have Epilepsy and it is the dilantin I take that has caused this. I have tried other seizures medic. in the past, only to have such bad reactions to them.
My seizures are pretty much in control with this medi. along with klonopin.
I did not connect the emotions issues, my anger, agitation, anxiety, concentration and more to my b-12 deficiency.
and my hair is also coming out. Again I didn't connect this to B-12 defic.
My husband said he couldn't keep taking my outburst. And I don't like this, This is not the person I used to be.
This going to sound crazy, but I have started eating spanish and drinking orange juice in order to get the folic acid I need. Over the counter Folic acid supplement cause me to have seizures.
Without the folic acid your body can not absorb the B-12.
I am not a Dr. or Phar. --I have talk to my dr. and Phar. - they don't seem to know how to help me.
One day I can do some house chores, the next day my legs are so weak, I am fearful of falling.
I am sorry, for my post going all over the place, my concertration is just not there.
I was wondering if anyone else is going though any thing like this. Any advise would be greatly appreciated.
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