Low Levels of Vitamin B6 and B12 Linked to Patients’ Nerve Damage

Low Levels of Vitamin B6 and B12 Linked to Patients’ Nerve Damage

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Low Levels of Vitamin B6 and B12 Linked to Patients’ Nerve Damage

Neuropathy, or nerve damage, was linked to abnormally low levels of the vitamins B6 and B12 in three people with Parkinson’s disease, according to a case report. “All patients were consecutively identified within one year at a single institution,” the researchers wrote, which suggests that neuropathy associated with low levels of these vitamins “may be an unrecognized entity.” As such, the team stressed the importance of measuring levels of vitamins B6 and B12 when neuropathy is…

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