Vitamin B12 deficiency: ‘Beefy' tongue is a sign of low B12 levels – what to look for

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Vitamin B12 deficiency: ‘Beefy' tongue is a sign of low B12 levels – what to look for

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There are two types of vitamin B12 injections:

  • Hydroxocobalamin
  • Cyanocobalamin.

“If your vitamin B12 deficiency is caused by a lack of the vitamin in your diet, you may be prescribed vitamin B12 tablets to take every day between meals,” notes the NHS.

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), vitamin B12 is found in almost all multivitamins.

“Dietary supplements that contain only vitamin B12, or vitamin B12 with nutrients such as folic acid and other B vitamins, are also available,” says the NIH.



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