Posted by: Questions re. Vitamin B-complex | 2007/05/09

Questions re. Vitamin B-complex

1) I've been taking Vitamin B-complex for a month now, but find that my face and esp. my eyelids have become really puffy and red.
Is oedema and redness a possible side-effect of Vitamin B?
My haemorrhoids have also worsened, I tend to have an upset tummy and some heart palpitations.
Is this an indication that I'm not deficient in Vitamin B?
2) Can a blood test determine if I'm deficient in Vitamin Bs?

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1. it depends what dosage you have been using of the vit b. Unlikely that your hemorroids would have worsened dt vitamin B intkae.
2. symptoms are a better guide to establish if you are vitmamin B deficient.
fatigue, stress, hair falling out, nervousness, burning feet, cracked or raw tongue ect.

Dr Debbie

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