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    Low vitamin B12 levels. On medication for hypothyroidism. Lack of concentration, memory loss, dyspepsia and mood swings. What should be the treatment?

Hi , im 42 years female with hypothyroid on treatment , my problem is low vit B12 ,even if i receive injections in goes down fast to low levels and affets my concentration ,mood . memory , after lunch i have severe syptoms as dyspepsia and tongue burning _anti intrinsic factor was normal what woul you suggest me to do how much b12 i need to take parentally thanks
Fri, 14 Dec 2012
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hello.. after taking B12 injections, you need to take additional supplements daily to maintain the level..you also can eat foods like eggs, chicken, fish, red meat to increase b12 levels..
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