In your day to day routine, it’s hard to observe whether you have consumed the right amount of vitamins and minerals, as required by your body. There are some common vitamins like Vitamin D, Vitamin E, which are highly recommended for your body and is easily available in abundance. But there are some vitamins which are also necessary for your body. One of those important vitamins is Vitamin B12, which is essential to keep your body’s nerves and blood cells healthy for long. It is also considered to be one of the vitamins behind the development of DNA.

There are some diseases that are caused due to the deficiency of Vitamin B12. Some of them are Atrophic gastritis, Pernicious anemia, Crohn's disease, celiac disease, etc. These are some of the diseases that most of you might not be aware of, but still, have an adverse effect on your body. So, how can you cover the deficiency of Vitamin B12 and keep your body healthy?

Take B12 rich Food Items: There are some food items which are high in vitamin B12 like dairy products, fortified cereals, nutritional yeast, Nori, etc which can help you overcome the deficiency.

B12 Supplements: The supplements are the additional dietary products which you can take along with your daily diet and cover the daily intake of B12 as required by your body. These supplements should only be taken after doctor’s consultation.

Take Medication: There are nowadays multiple medications available that can help your body cover the deficiency of vitamin B12 and bring it to a normal level. However, many doctors recommend you to take vitamin patch which is highly beneficial over other medications available.

What is Vitamin Patch?

Those who are new to this term should know that it is one of the best ways to take the essential vitamins along with other beneficial vitamins as an add-on. The patches have an advantage over other medication as these patches are made from nano-particles that are easy to use and get absorbed directly in your body within a short period of time.

Now, most of you would be wondering about the root cause of Vitamin B12 deficiency in the human body. Below are the most common reasons why you might have a deficiency of B12.

Aging: The increasing age is one of the most common causes of vitamin B12 shortage. With the increasing age, your body loses the potential to absorb B12 in the body and use it for healthy growth.

Medication Side Effect: To cure some other health ailment, you might be taking some medication that has an adverse effect on your health. As a result, your body may be incapable to absorb adequate B12 required for the body.

Strong Vegan Diet: Those who are strict vegetarian also have more chances of getting B12 deficiency. However, the research has found that this is rare to diagnose but is a cause that can be considered for vegan diet followers.

So, these are the points that you should have in mind and take adequate Vitamin B12 in your daily routine.

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