Hi everybody, I'm Sarah and i'm hoping somebody might be able to give me some advice.
I developed neurological symptoms (dizziness, vertigo, tingling in feet, eye twitching etc) almost a year ago. I went to a neurologist who diagnosed me with vertigo caused by migraine and put me on medication. After a few months I was able to function enough to go back to work but never felt 'normal' and couldn't shake the brain fog, palpitations etc. I also started feeling more and more tired until about 7 weeks ago when i was so tired i could barely get out of bed for a week and had terrible headaches.
I did some research and found out about B12 deficiency so asked my doctor for a blood test (having never been tested for B12) and my level came back at 85. All my other bloods including folate were fine.
I've been on once a week injections for 6 weeks and just had a repeat blood test which shows my B12 level is above 1400. I was shocked since i haven't felt much of an improvement yet.
My doctor says i should be feeling really good by now. I'm just wondering if anybody else has experienced this quick rise but not feeling better.
I know it takes 3-4 months for new red blood cells to form so should i expect that in another 4-8 weeks I will finally start to feel good?
I'm trying to be patient but i have to work for 8 hours a day on my feet and since i am so exhausted all the time, every day is a struggle and I just want my life back.