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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What's the link between B12 deficiency and MS?

    I have been told that often MS is mis-diagnosed and the neurological symptoms can be attributed to a severe B12 deficiency. I also heard that often people can get blood tests for B12 levels but the threshold is too low in current testing?
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    My research interests include immunology and the mechanisms of amyloid formation. The latter has implications for people who are dealing with Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease … View Profile

    As far as I can see from a PubMed search (PubMed is the standard literature database for peer-reviewed papers written by biomedical scientists and health professionals) there is no convincing evidence for a link between multiple sclerosis and Vitamin B12 deficiency.

    I searched for "multiple sclerosis" AND "vitamin b12".

    You might like to check out these two free-access papers:


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