If you’ve been diagnosed with vitamin B12 deficiency, you’re probably wondering, “How did this happen?” Unless you’re a vegan or a gastric bypass patient, it’s likely that vitamin B12 deficiency resulted from an autoimmune disorder that causes pernicious anemia.
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What I have to say: Lately several members of our Vasculitis group have been having problems with anemia caused by the medications used to control the disease. One of the treatments besides a blood transfusion has been Vitamin B12 shots.
I have learned from my doctors that B12 deficiencies are common in auto-immune patients. So check this one out if you have persistent anemia.