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Rosacea and Diet: What Do We Know?

Alcohol and fatty foods have shown the potential to trigger rosacea flare-ups, while certain supplements have shown promise in reducing symptoms.
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Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12, also called cobalamin, is a water-soluble vitamin that is involved in the metabolism of every cell of the body and plays a key role in the normal functioning of the brain and nervous system and the formation of blood.
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Administering vitamin B12

How should vitamin B12 be administered? I have read that injections are not necessary—even for gastrectomy patients. However, some of my patients return with instructions from a consultant, e.g., a hematologist/oncologist, that they are to have B12 injections for life. Can these patients take their B12 by mouth?—Isaac Blum, MD, Bronx, N.Y. During the 1950s…
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A link between methylmalonic acid and demyelinating diseases?

The breakdown of methylmalonic acid yields fatty acids necessary for the formation of myelin. Has anyone measured the level of methylmalonic acid in demyelinating diseases, such as multiple sclerosis (MS)? Since vitamin B12 plays an instrumental role in breaking down homocysteine and methylmalonic acid, might this be the basis for the link between B12 deficiency…
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