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    Old 12-27-2018, 12:47 PM   #1
    Lady221
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    What is the difference between B12 deficiency and iron deficiency?

    Or are they the same? I was just diagnosed with low iron. The Dr said I should just take a multivitamin with iron. Will a B12 help? Kind of confused. Thank you.

     
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    Old 12-27-2018, 04:49 PM   #2
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    Re: What is the difference between B12 deficiency and iron deficiency?

    No...B12 is for your nervous system, Iron is for your blood...specifically your red blood cells. Taking B12 will have zero impact on your iron levels (Anemia is low iron) but taking it will not hurt you....it just won't help you.
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    Old 12-27-2018, 04:52 PM   #3
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    Re: What is the difference between B12 deficiency and iron deficiency?

    Thank you!

     
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