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Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Sometimes in patients who have undergone removal of the stomach (most probably from severe peptic ulceration) a similar situation can occur. However, as the liver can store vitamin B12 with amounts that may last up to five years, it may be several years after surgery that the symptoms will commence. In other patients who have…
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Vitamin Facts

Vitamins are special substances the body needs to help maintain chemical processes inside cells. Plants can make their own vitamins, but humans must take most of their vitamins from food. A lack of any vitamin in the diet can cause certain illnesses. Before the 18th century, sailors on long voyages used to suffer the disease…
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