The lack of vitamin B12 is difficult to detect.
Foreign doctors have warned that blurred vision could signal vitamin B12 deficiency. In this connection, preferably as soon as possible to seek medical help, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to lenta.ua.
As explained by experts, the shortage in the body vitamin B12 is not easy to detect, given that the symptoms may develop very slowly over a long period of time. While this vitamin is vital for proper functioning of all body systems. So do not ignore the symptom that is associated with the deterioration of vision.
“One of the signs of vitamin B12 deficiency is blurred or disturbed vision. This directly relates to damage to the optic nerve. Such a breach can disrupt the nerve signal that supports the communication of the eye with the chief on the Central nervous system. This condition is known as optic neuropathy,” explained the medic Helen West.
The expert also added that blurred vision can also be caused by cataracts, migraines or trauma of the eye. A more General warning signs of vitamin B12 deficiency include fatigue, icteric staining of the skin and dizziness. When these symptoms are first of all recommended to consult a doctor for the diagnosis. The best sources of a substance is beef, liver, dairy products, eggs and salmon.