Vitamin B12 deficiency is likely developed after a weight loss surgery or due to alcohol abuse. Certain diseases are also associated with vitamin B12 deficiency such as atrophic gastritis, anemia, autoimmune diseases, and gastrointestinal disorders.
On the other hand, folate deficiency is primarily caused by a diet low in fruits, vegetables, and other folate-rich foods. Crohn’s disease, celiac disease, certain cancers, and kidney problems
Testing for Vitamin B12 and folate deficiencies secures immediate and proper medical response. Symptoms can be alleviated with treatment otherwise some problems related to this condition can cause other complications.
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