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Megaloblastic (Macrocytic) Anemia. Basically the Red Blood Cells have a larger volume (MCV).

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vitamin B12 deficiency anemia is another type of megaloblastic anemia that develops when the body does not absorb enough of this nutrient.

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That is called pernicious anemia.

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Q: A deficiency of vitamin b12 leads to which type of anemia?
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When does vitamin B12 anemia occur?

Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia is another type of megaloblastic anemia that develops when the body doesn't absorb enough of this nutrient.

Anemia is a deficiency of what vitamins and minerals?

Iron-deficiency anemia occurs when more iron is needed in the diet. This is the most common type of anemia. Iron deficiency anemia is when there is not enough iron in the blood.Pernicious anemia mostly affects people over 40 and is a result of vitamin B 12 deficiency. Sickle-cell anemia is a hereditary blood cell defect that does not respond to vitamin or mineral treatment.

What is the vitamin?

type of nutrition which taken into our body ...... if the vitamin deficiency takes place it leads to lot of problems

What is the most common type of anemia?

Iron deficiency anemia

What type of anemia is prevented by vitamin e?

The prevention of vitamin E deficiency should not be a concern for most people, since the vitamin is found in a wide variety of foods. Attention has been given to the theory that vitamin E serves to protect against cancer and atherosclerosis.

Can a Vitamin B12 deficiency be connected to something serious like leukemia?

A Vitamin B12 deficiency is not directly linked to leukemia. Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects blood cells and is caused by genetic mutations, while vitamin B12 deficiency usually results from dietary factors or malabsorption issues. However, some symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency, such as anemia, fatigue, and weakness, may overlap with symptoms of leukemia, so it is important to consult a healthcare professional for proper evaluation and diagnosis.

What results from deficiencies in some B vitamins?

Deficiencies in B vitamins can lead to symptoms such as fatigue, weakness, nerve damage, anemia, and skin disorders. These vitamins are essential for various bodily functions, including energy production, DNA synthesis, and nerve function.

Folic acid deficiency anaemia?

The type of anemia that is linked to a deficiency of folic acid is called megaloglastic anemia. It is characterized by large red blood cells that are immature, and thus don't function properly, and by neutrophils that have more segments in their nuclei than they should have (normally they have 3-4 segments). People with megaloblastic anemia also have a higher level of homocysteine in their blood.

How do you treat someone with anemia?

it really depends on what type of anemia. there are actually several different types...b12 deficiency, folic acid deficiency and iron deficiency...really need to know the specific type and there are actually tons of herbal remedies out there...

Does Hashimoto's disease induce anemia or does anemia contribute to Hashimoto's disease?

There are different kinds or causes of anemia. What I've noticed about people with Hashimoto's, since it is an autoimmune condition, that they will develop antibodies to other tissues. This leads to a type of anemia that seems to come up quite often, that of a vitamin B12 deficiency anemia. For these people I recommend taking a sublingual form of B12 which bypasses the stomach and enters the blood stream directly. The problem is somehow related to a deficiency of Intrinsic Factor, produced by the stomach cells, which is like a carrier that pulls B12 from the intestines into the body. A lack of this Factor results in low B12 and anemia. There is a product from Metagenics which has Intrinsic Factor mixed with B12 in a single tablet. Dr. Alexander Haskell

What type of disease is a vitamin deficiency?

It would be a nutritional disease.

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