Folate

What is Folate?

Folate is natural form of Folic Acid, both of which are Vitamin B9. It is needed by the body to create and repair DNA. It is particularly important during pregnancy for the healthy development of the fetus (especially it's spine). It is also needed for red blood cell production.

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How can I remedy a folate deficiency?

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Brief Answer:
diet and the use of supplements

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Folate deficiency can be treated by : (1)...

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What are the implications of an elevated RBC folate level?

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Brief Answer:
Suspected vit.b12deficiency, wait for tests results

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I understand your concern.

When we measure folate, we also...

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yes, I have a white ring around my mouth and a red tongue...any ideas? And my mouth tastes like metal and seems slimmy..

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Brief Answer:
Possible diagnosis:Glossitis

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Your symptoms are suggestive of...

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