Just back from the appointment with the neurologist, who confirmed that everything is in my mind! and he can't argue that I am not experiencing pins & needles and all the other symptoms but of course.... what else? they are down to stress! and I said that stress is also a B12 deficiency symptom he just gave me the look 'do you think you know more than i do?' - and yes, this was true but it is still stress. He did some tests but he said the result was normal ...but to be honest, he put a metallic tool on my feet, but I didn't feel it was metallic! and now that I am thinking back, he did't do the sharp and blunt test.
He said what I feel after the B12 injections, it is nothing but a placebo effect!
When I said that my legs feel they are 'wooden' in the mornings and I walk to the bathroom feeling link I am a 1 year old baby..... he gave me no explanation..only that if it was series, I would have the same feeling all day!!!!! I said that my left leg and recently my right one feel 'electric' the rest of the day.... his comment was that if it was B12 related then both legs should have been affected! and I should believe what I read online... I did point out that I don't read articles in Cosmopolitan... and the BHS guidelines are credible.
He is now going to write to my GP to recommend more B12 tests and another screening for Pernicious anaemia. That's all.... glad to hear that there is no nerve damage but did he say what I need to do about the pins & needles? NOOOOO!!! How can I not be stressed after all this?
Thank you for listening!