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Tag Archives: Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Low Stomach Acid Production

What Is Low Stomach Acid Production? Low stomach acid production is a common disorder in celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis that is characterized by lack of sufficient hydrochloric acid needed 1) to properly digest food, which results in malnutrition and ...

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Hypertension, Reversible

What Is Reversible Hypertension? Reversible hypertension is a pressure disorder of arteries associated with increased systemic (body wide) blood vessel resistance to blood flow due to endothelial (cell) dysfunction of arterial blood vessels that can improve with nutritional treatment. Hypertension ...

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Homocysteine, Elevated Blood Level (Hyperhomocysteinemia)

What Is Elevated Homocysteine? Elevated homocysteine in blood, called hyperhomocysteinemia, indicates an abnormal blood level of this transient amino acid. Q: How does the level of homocysteine become abnormal? A: In metabolism, homocysteine is briefly formed in the breakdown of ...

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Multiple Sclerosis

What Is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system characterized by patchy inflammation of the myelin sheath surrounding nerve cells that produces multiple and varied neurologic symptoms and signs due to demyelination. Q: What ...

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Peripheral Neuropathy: definition

Damage to one or more peripheral nerves characterized by impaired nerve transmission causing burning, tingling or numbness of hands and feet and resulting from any of these nutrient deficiencies: folate, niacin (B3), thiamin (B1), pyridoxine (B6), vitamin B12, or omega-3 fatty ...

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Mouth Sores (Oral Mucosal Lesions), Chronic: definition

Disorders of the mouth that are characterized by alterations in and sores of the mucosal lining of the mouth resulting from contact with gluten in food and any of the following nutrient deficiencies: iron, omega-3 fatty acids, thiamin (B1), Riboflavin ...

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Nails Rounded with Curved Ends, Dark and Excessively Dry: definition

Abnormalities of the nail plate that are characterized by poor nail structure of both fingernails and toenails resulting from vitamin B12 deficiency. Click for full description.

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Muscle Pain and Tenderness: definition

A disorder of muscle tissue resulting from multiple nutritional deficiencies; also autoimmune thyroiditis, chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and dermatomyositis. Click for full description.

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Macrocytosis: definition

A blood cell disorder characterized by altered blood cell formation resulting in abnormally large erythrocytes (red blood cells) circulating in the bloodstream. Click for full description.

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Hypertension, Reversible: definition

Sustained elevated arterial blood pressure resulting from impaired absorption of essential co-factors for normal homocysteine metabolism (folate, vitamin B12, or vitamin B6)  that resolves with normalization of homocysteine levels.

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Homocysteine Level, Elevated: definition

Lab analysis of blood draw indicates an abnormal blood level of this transient amino acid.

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