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This occurs if your small intestine can't absorb enough nutrients.
Older adults and people with digestive tract conditions that affect absorption of nutrients also are susceptible to vitamin B-12 deficiency.
Zinc deficiency was observed most frequently at diagnosis, the study says, with 59.4% of patients having a deficiency.
A damaged intestinal lining doesn't absorb nutrients well, and can lead to vitamin D and calcium deficiency.
Folate deficiency can also occur in people who have conditions, such as celiac disease, that prevent the small intestine from absorbing nutrients from foods (malabsorption syndromes).
A vitamin B-6 deficiency is usually coupled with deficiency in other B vitamins, such as folate (vitamin B-9) and vitamin B-12.
Vitamin and mineral supplements If your anemia or nutritional deficiencies are severe, your doctor or dietitian might recommend that you take supplements, including: Copper Folate Iron Vitamin B-12 Vitamin D Vitamin K Zinc Vitamins a...
Short- and long-term nutrient deficiencies can develop.
Vitamin B-12 deficiency.
If you have a vitamin B-12 deficiency, taking a daily supplement that includes vitamin B-12 may help your body get the nutrients it needs.
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