Could it Be B12?: An Epidemic of Misdiagnoses
Linden Publishing, Jan 26, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 324 pages
Presenting a wide scope of problems caused by B12 deficiency, this comprehensive guide provides up-to-date medical information about symptoms, testing, diagnosis, and treatment. Written for both the patient and the interested layperson, this detailed book outlines how physicians frequently misdiagnose B12 deficiency as Alzheimers disease, multiple sclerosis, heart disease, mental retardation, Parkinsons disease, depression, or other mental illnesses. Now in the second edition, this resource has been thoroughly updated with the latest research, diagnostic tests, treatment options, case studies, and testimonials.
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Excellent lay-person's guide to the importance of B-12 metabolism and the problems that may result in the absence of absorption of B-12 vitamin. Upon receiving a diagnosis of "pernicious anemia" many ... Read full review
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