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Deficient vitamin levels, lack of appetite, irritation, tiredness. Any solution ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good Afternoon
Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXXX here.
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:my vitamin B-12 rating is 92 and vitamin D is 3
User:Pl guide
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Why were these tests done?
User:35 years test done at Jaipur
Doctor:May I know why you were asked to do these tests?
User:actually these ratiign are of my wife
User:she was feeling week XXXXXXX evrey 2-3 hrs she used to feel tired
User:lack of appitite irrtation
Doctor:I hope other reasons for tiredness has been ruled out by investigations.
Doctor:Regarding the values of B12 and Vitamin D,
Doctor:both are in the deficient zone.
Doctor:Vitamin D is extremely deficient if it is 3.
User:which part of body these deicnency effect most and how ?
Doctor:It is not the parts of the body which is affected.
User:than ?
Doctor:The first concept we need to understand is that, our body is made of many organ systems.
Doctor:Each organ system is made of many organs.
Doctor:Each organs made of many different types of tissues.
Doctor:And each type of tissues are made of different type of cells.
Doctor:So, cell is the basic unit of our body.
Doctor:For the normal functioning of the cell, it requires many nutrients.
Doctor:Vit B12, Vitamin D are also part of that required nutrients.
Doctor:So when deficiency of the nutrients happen, it affects many different cells.
Doctor:So it will afect different parts of the body.
Doctor:It depends which group of cells the deficiency is more pronounced.
Doctor:The symptoms will appear according to the group of cells affected, hence affecting their function.
User:does it effect brain also as her anxity towards things have increase , lot of irriration and restless XXXXXXX
Doctor:In general, Vit B12 deficiency can lead to decreased Hemoglobin, thus leading to anemia.
Doctor:It also affects nerves. Since it is important for the nerve function.
Doctor:yes, it can affect the nervous tissue in brain.
User:pl advsie on what symtoms mentioed by me her anxity towards things have increase , lot of irriration and restless XXXXXXX
Doctor:Anxiety, restlessness, nervousness can be due to many factors.
Doctor:It is not necessary to be due to deficiencies.
User:ok thnaks dr.
Doctor:It can be due to real life stress, deficiencies etc.
Doctor:To get relief from these, first you need to correct the deficiency with supplements.
User:that we have started
Doctor:Along with it, she can also do de-stressing by yoga, meditation etc.
Doctor:You can also help her out.
User:ok will advise the same
Doctor:it would be nice if both of you can have an evening walk together regularly.
Doctor:That will bring more of confidence, health and also reduce stress.
User:fine dr good suggestion
Doctor:have you followed all my suggestions?
Doctor:Is there anything else I could help you on?
User:no thank you
Doctor:Hope I have been able to help you.
Doctor:Let me know if you have any health related queries.
Doctor:Wish you both a happy life.
User:no i am fine thanks
Doctor:please do leave a feedback.
Doctor:Have a nice day!!
Doctor:Bye for now.
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