could explain why many people with protozoan infections seems to complain about muslce twinklings
B12 is important for nerve cells controlling muscles
Also Helicobacter pylori bacteria infection is known to give B12 deficiency...and if you have any of these bugs it seems it do not help much to take B12 supplements....And when cured one do not need B12 supplements to get quickly back B12 levels...
"Vitamin B12 deficiency or insufficiency appears to be quite common among population in our country implicating H. pylori as an etiological factor for B12 deficiency. Therefore the medical community should seriously consider the merit of early screening (for vitamin B12) of patients with Helicobacter pylori infection and precautions against the clinical consequences of vitamin B12 deficiency should be taken." http://idosi.org/wasj/wasj12(9)/2.pdf
I suspect many bugs attacking or irritating lining of gastro can cause such deficiencies, I would not be surprised this also is case for Blastocystis...so many with blasto complain about muscle twinklings...and if you read about B12 deficiency it often lead to muscle twinkling
B12 and also magnesium (and I am sure also many micro-nutritiens) are important for nerves system to operate optimally...if lack of any of these it will often first show up as uncontrolled muscle twinklings...if lack gets bigger more serious things can happen..
do not take magnesium supplements at same time as parasitic drugs and antibiotics, magnesium is known to affect many drugs, reduce uptake..
With Giardia, Helicobacter or other infections hindering B12 uptake I suspect even taking high dosages supplements will not help so much??, problem is not lack of B12 in the food, the problem seems to possibly be body can not take much of it up, because the parasites are doing damage or hindering uptake in some way. Alternatively it can be these bugs love B12 and absorbed most of the B12 before the body, would be interesting to know.
>could explain why many people with protozoan infections
>seems to complain about muslce twinklings
Is twinklings like twitching? I searched for the definition but I didn't understand.
I still get some tingling in some parts of the body tho.
>Also Helicobacter pylori bacteria infection is known to
>give B12 deficiency...
Very good info on Helicobacter. Thank you!
>do not take magnesium supplements at same time as
>parasitic drugs and antibiotics, magnesium is known to
>affect many drugs, reduce uptake..
Thats very good to know! Thank you!
>With Giardia, Helicobacter or other infections hindering
>B12 uptake I suspect even taking high dosages supplements
>will not help so much??, problem is not lack of B12 in the
>food, the problem seems to possibly be body can not take
>much of it up, because the parasites are doing damage or
>hindering uptake in some way. Alternatively it can be
>these bugs love B12 and absorbed most of the B12 before
>the body, would be interesting to know.
This is why I'm thinking of B12 injection other then orally.
Thank you for the helpful information! :o)
several sources also say the fish tape worm can cause severe B12 deficiency
Diphyllobothriasis is usually asymptomatic but can last for decades. In some cases it causes severe vitamin B12 deficiency because D. latum can absorb most of the B12 intake. In some cases it can lead to neurological symptoms. Diphyllobothriasis symptoms include:
obstruction of the bowel
pernicious anemia (caused by vitamin B12 deficiency) which can lead to
subacute combined degeneration of spinal cord
stomach pain or discomfort
The earliest indications provide an growing experience of fatigue, a paler or perhaps yellow epidermis, short breath along with quicker heart rate. In many extreme situations, during which anemia will be formed, the sufferer can easily observe that they are a lot more susceptible to bacterial infections and also other problems, a painful mouth area and also occasional looseness of the bowels though dropping weight with no particular explanation. Last but not least, in case the condition proceeds neglected, nerve failures seem, like a general feeling of lack of strength, prickling or perhaps feeling numb in the hand and also foot, a propensity to become agitated more readily in addition to a diminishing of mind expertise.
The Best Sources of Of Vitamin B12
To begin with, Vitamin B12 insufficiency may be treatable simply by enriching your evryday eating plan with the addition of fish, meats, chicken, chicken eggs as well as dairy foods along with prepared cereals; thus, for anyone who is a vegan, you need to come up with a tiny step back with your concepts to be able to take care of the issue. Aside from that, various other sources of Vitamin B12 will come possibly from your intake of nutritional supplements or even Hydroxocobalamin shots which may add in the size in the vitamins safe-keeping