Vitamin B12 is found in a number of foods, including those shown above, and plays an important role in health, including keeping the nervous system healthy.
A deficiency in Vitamin B12 can cause a number of symptoms including extreme tiredness, a lack of energy, pins and needles, a sore and red tongue, mouth ulcers, muscle weakness, psychological problems, or problems with memory.
If you suffer from any of these it is important to consult your GP to obtain a diagnosis, and rule out other conditions, including Pernicious Anaemia - Click here for more details.
Orchard Mews Clinic can provide Vitamin B12 injections for patients who require them to manage symptoms such as tiredness and fatigue. These injections are avalable on a prescription-only basis. Please make an appointment with our staff to discuss this further.
We also recommend visiting the Pernicious Anaemia Society Website for more details.