Multiple sclerosis vitamin b12 dose

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Avatar m tn I am not sure about B12 and magnesium in tissue level. But, my Vit. D was 15-25 nmol/L, I was on Vitamin D supplement and sunbath and afterward my Vit. D level became 125 nmol/L. I am suspected OA, but it seems unlikely with the high level of Vit, D and Calcium.
4274823 tn?1388529098 Vitamin B12 is used for treating and preventing vitamin B12 deficiency, a condition in which vitamin B12 levels in the blood are too low. It is also used to treat pernicious anemia, a serious type of anemia that is due to vitamin B12 deficiency and is found mostly in older people. For this purpose, people use either a supplement that is taken by mouth or a gel that is applied inside the nose.
Avatar n tn Vitamin B12 deficiency is associated with peripheral neuropathy, which causes tingling, and numbness, overlapping symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic demyelinating neurological disorder where the disease phase is characterized by active phase and remissions. It has multiple symptoms and signs and is a diagnosis of exclusion.
620048 tn?1358018235 Co factors that help with iron absorption are vitamin C, vitamin B12, folate, and zinc. Vitamin B12 deficiency is of note with MS. Optimal B12 serum levels are over 800pg/mL or 600pmol/L. "Vitamin B12 metabolism in multiple sclerosis We have previously described 10 patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and unusual vitamin B12 deficiency. We have therefore studied vitamin B12 metabolism in 29 consecutive cases of MS, 17 neurological controls, and 31 normal subjects.
Avatar m tn Loss of taste sensation can be due to nasal infections,flu,common cold, dryness of mouth, medications like antithyroid medications,rifampicin,gingivitis,vitamin B12 or zinc deficiency. You should consult a primary care physician. Based on your clinical examination findings he may further refer you to the concerned specialist. Treatment will depend on the underlying cause. Hope it helped. Best luck and kind regards!
Avatar f tn Hi there. Your doctor should investigate you for multiple sclerosis since you have multiple neurological symptoms. MS is a chronic demyelinating disorder where the disease phase is characterized by active phase and remissions. It has multiple symptoms and signs and is a diagnosis of exclusion. The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are loss of balance, muscle spasms, numbness in any area, problems with walking and coordination, tremors in one or more arms and legs.
Avatar f tn Vitamin D deficiency is a risk factor for developing MS. Vitamin B12 deficiency mimics MS and lists your symptoms. Are you also fatigued?
382218 tn?1341181487 As the role of vitamin D in the immune system becomes better understood, oral supplementation for vitamin D deficiency is increasingly common in multiple sclerosis (MS) centers with many patients requiring high dose supplementation to reach adequate serum levels. However, given the wide variety of vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) supplements available and limited regulation within the nutritional supplement industry, the true vitamin D3 content of over-the-counter (OTC) supplements is a concern.
5555454 tn?1369799662 Ahh vitamin B12 deficiency. I see you. I've had this deficiency and have permanent nerve damage. Was i misdiagnosed? You bet. Sublingual B12 - STAT! "Commonly used antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) can cause vitamin B12 or folate deficiency, which is, in turn, associated with hyperhomocysteinemia, new research published in Annals of Neurology has found.
Avatar n tn Sounds like your nerves. You may be lacking vitamin B. Try a multi Vitamin B stress complex vitamin to see if that helps.
5655076 tn?1417267568 MRI scan of brain for multiple sclerosis. After scan I took first dose of vitamin D. there are two more doses to be taken after 15 days. 6th Nov night: burning sensation in right leg while sleeping (approx 1.5 hours) 9th Nov morning: Burning sensation in soles of both feet, afternoon both foot got heated up after walking; general weakness on legs.. feeling heated soles. 10th Nov.
Avatar m tn mild multiple joint pain in both wrist,elbow,knee and fingers since one month.RA test-11,crp-0.4, UA- 7.3,anti cpp antibody-1.5, vit d- 20ng/ml, vit b12-185.Left hand fingers slightly swollen.
Avatar m tn Nerve conduction studies should be done. Vitamin B12 deficiency too should be looked into. There are many other causes of nerve disorder causing pins and needles or glove-and-stocking neuropathy or paresthesia including diabetes, hypothyroidism, chronic involvement of liver or kidney, chronic alcohol use etc. Hypoparathyroidism too should be looked into apart from hypothyroidism. Neck strain, spondylotic changes in cervical vertebrae, bone disease or bad posture should be looked into.
1650665 tn?1301614965 These symptoms also need speculation for multiple sclerosis, despite so many investigations being normal. Consult a neurologist for investigating these. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic demyelinating neurological disorder where the disease phase is characterized by active phase and remissions. It has multiple symptoms and signs and is a diagnosis of exclusion.
1896537 tn?1381900009 The relationship between vitamin B12 and multiple sclerosis has provoked much discussion over the years. It is known that vitamin B12 deficiency can mimic the symptoms of MS and that vitamin B12 is needed to maintain myelin. However, the case for people who do not have deficiency taking the vitamin as a supplement has not been demonstrated by research. Some studies have shown that some people with MS are also deficient in vitamin B12.
Avatar f tn Has anyone tried vitamin B12 shots? Any type of diet? I am trying a Gluten Free diet which does seem to help generally. any suggestions are welcome. Many thanks.
Avatar f tn I have not taken Lexapro, but I have taken other SSRIs (Prozac, Effexor and Cymbalta). All of them caused the brain zaps. Effexor was the worst offender, and I tapered it ridiculously slowly, and the problem hung on for a very long time. At least I found out it was a withdrawal problem by them - after stopping Prozac I had the brain zaps and suspected I was getting multiple sclerosis or something.
Avatar f tn A strong degree of suspicion needs to be kept for multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis is a chronic demyelinating neurological disorder where the disease phase is characterized by active phase and remissions. It has multiple symptoms and signs and is a diagnosis of exclusion. The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are loss of balance, muscle spasms, numbness in any area, problems with walking and coordination, tremors in one or more arms and legs.
Avatar f tn These can be due to diabetes, hypothyroidism, Lyme’s Lupus, vitamin B 12 deficiency, multiple sclerosis and many other causes. Injury to nerve either by muscle pull, or an accident is another cause. You need to consult your PCP first and get routine tests for this. Then you may need to consult a neurologist. Take care!
749963 tn?1298037994 //www.medhelp.org/posts/Multiple-Sclerosis/Lets-talk-a-little-about-B12-Deficiency/show/1120581 Have you been taking B12 and not seen any improvement in your levels or symptoms? Have you had your blood homocysteine and methylmalonic acid levels tested? "A more sensitive method of screening for vitamin B12 deficiency is measurement of serum methylmalonic acid and homocysteine levels." (http://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0301/p979.html).