Too little B12 hinders your body’s ability to regenerate fresh cells, causing accelerated ageing at the cognitive and physical level. Prolonged deficiency can result in severe health issues including permanent nervous system harm, but symptoms of B12 deficiency often go unnoticed or are commonly mistaken for symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, depression, stroke and additional illnesses. Doctors state that the common American consumes enough B12 through diet, but that the problem often is due to decreased capability to absorb the vitamin. Common symptoms of B12 insufficiency include: • Declined power • Low energy • Vision loss • Irritability • Difficulty sleeping • Mind fog or dilemma • Forgetfulness • Tingling in arms and legs Who’s At RiskAge and intake of certain medicines make a difference a person’s capability to absorb B12.This article was reprinted from kaiserhealthnews.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family members Foundation. Kaiser Health News, an editorially independent news service, is an application of the Kaiser Family members Foundation, a nonpartisan healthcare policy research firm unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.. AARP urges U.S. Senate to complete H.R. 3962 and H.R. 3961 AARP Urges U.S. Senate to Support and Pass Landmark Health Care Reform Legislation The U.S. House of Representatives’ historic vote on healthcare reform was a decisive stage to fix our broken healthcare system – but for millions of Us citizens struggling with soaring health care costs the Senate must consider the next phase, and pass the Affordable Health Care for America Action and the Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act .