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Fatigue to brain fog; 5 sneaky signs of Vitamin B12 deficiency

Published on Mar 22, 2022 03:30 PM IST
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency can make you feel ill and uneasy. If you are feeling fatigued even after resting, numbess and tingling in feet or light-headed, it's time for you to go for a blood test.
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Vitamin B12 deficiency is common in vegetarians or vegans as they consume very little animal protein. Stress can also bring down your Vitamin B12 levels. If you have been persistengly feeling tired and irritable without any specific reason or cold in your hand and feet, you may need to go for supplementation as vitamin B12 replenishes our entire body and energises us naturally. Here are some of the sneaky signs of Vitamin B12 deficiency, shared by nutritionist and gut health expert Smriti Kochar on her Instagram post.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 22, 2022 03:30 PM IST

Vitamin B12 deficiency is common in vegetarians or vegans as they consume very little animal protein. Stress can also bring down your Vitamin B12 levels. If you have been persistengly feeling tired and irritable without any specific reason or cold in your hand and feet, you may need to go for supplementation as vitamin B12 replenishes our entire body and energises us naturally. Here are some of the sneaky signs of Vitamin B12 deficiency, shared by nutritionist and gut health expert Smriti Kochar on her Instagram post.(Shutterstock)

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Weakness and fatigue: If you have been constantly feeling tired for a while now even after sleeping long hours, low Vitamin B12 levels may have to be blamed for your reduced energy levels.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 22, 2022 03:30 PM IST

Weakness and fatigue: If you have been constantly feeling tired for a while now even after sleeping long hours, low Vitamin B12 levels may have to be blamed for your reduced energy levels.(Shutterstock)

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Brain fog and irritability: If you are unable to focus or concentrate and feeling irritable at slightest of issues for a while now, you may need to get a blood test done.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 22, 2022 03:30 PM IST

Brain fog and irritability: If you are unable to focus or concentrate and feeling irritable at slightest of issues for a while now, you may need to get a blood test done.(Unsplash)

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Numbness and tingling in hands and feet is another sign of Vitamin B12 deficiency.(Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 22, 2022 03:30 PM IST

Numbness and tingling in hands and feet is another sign of Vitamin B12 deficiency.(Pexels)

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If you feel cold in your feet or hands or light headed most of the times, it may be due to this deficiency.(Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 22, 2022 03:30 PM IST

If you feel cold in your feet or hands or light headed most of the times, it may be due to this deficiency.(Shutterstock)

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Your tongue's appearance may also give some clues about nutritional deficiencies in your body. If you have a red and swollen tongue consistently, it may indicate Vitamin B12 deficiency.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 22, 2022 03:30 PM IST

Your tongue's appearance may also give some clues about nutritional deficiencies in your body. If you have a red and swollen tongue consistently, it may indicate Vitamin B12 deficiency.(Unsplash)

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