One of the many tests fibromyalgia patients may have to have is a vitamin B12 test. According to WebMD, our bodies cannot make vitamin B12, it needs to come from animal-derived food or supplements, and many fibromyalgia patients have a vitamin B12 deficit.
Our resident columnist, Robin Dix, explains that at her latest doctor visit, her vitamin B12 levels were too low and she’s now taking a liquid B12 supplement which was helping her with her mental clarity and increasing her energy levels.
Robin describes some of the common symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency which could affect fibromyalgia patients, including vertigo, anemia, forgetfulness, fatigue and depression. Read the rest of Robin’s article about vitamin B12 here.
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