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Vitamin B12 deficiency: Painful and uncomfortable signs on the body warning of low levels

Low Vitamin B12 and low iron levels are causes of anaemia. Anaemia is when you do not have enough healthy red blood cells to carry the oxygen you need around your body. When anaemia first develops, symptoms can be loss of appetite, constipation, headaches, irritability and difficulty concentrating. Another major indicator that your B12 levels… Read More »

Do vitamin D, zinc, and other supplements help prevent COVID-19 or hasten healing?

The appeal of safe, natural treatments is undeniable. It’s true for age-old conditions such as the common cold, and for new diseases, especially if they have no known cure. So it makes sense that there would be a lot of interest in supplements for COVID-19, whether as prevention or treatment. Indeed, zinc, melatonin, vitamin C,… Read More »

Why does vitamin d reduce falls

Older patients can reduce their risk of falling by consuming the Recommended Daily Allowance of vitamin D. It should come as no surprise that falls are the leading cause of serious injuries in older patients. According to the American Geriatrics Society, each year about one third of Americans aged 65 and older fall, leading to… Read More »