Whilst I'm self injecting with B12 I still do have ups and downs. The worst part is fatigue. Before you mention it CliveAlive I do take Folic Acid 400ug daily 🙂. I inject 1ml Hydroxo every 2 weeks. (After experimenting)
When my gp says full test it's normally B12, Folic Acid, Vit D, something like full red blood cell count,,cholesterol and at most 1 or 2 more things.
Whilst I feel much better than when I was diagnosed with Low B12 I'm still struggling with the fatigue part.
I feel there's something missing.(as in some kind of deficiency my GP hasn't tested for)
I had low D3 which I took 2 courses of 20,000iu twice a week and that finished about 2 weeks ago.
I don't even know my Iron levels, how do I know about potassium and other things.
My GP hasn't even given me an IFA test, just asked if I'm vegetarian which I'm not and said u need injections for life.(I don't know if he's right) about me not absorbing even though I eat regular meat, chicken etc.
Someone posted their blood test results here and I was amazed at the long list of a blood test.
As my GP is not helpful when it comes to B12 and other things which have been on the very close to the bottom of the in range figure I decided he was a waist a time and started self treatment. I feel everything else has improved significantly but I'm still struggling with the fatigue.
From what I've read on here it could simply be low Iron levels.
My GP tells me my blood test is "everything under the sun".
I would like to know what is an actual Full blood test in UK and what am I entitled to get checked under the FULL blood test which is normally annually, because my GP claims he tests "Everything" but I doubt it.
It's not very pleasant to go and see my GP, he doesn't seem to want to know anything but like many other people on here I'm afraid to change as next I don't might be worse.
Sometimes when I have to work very long hrs I use Red Bull for the rescue (otherwise I couldn't continue working any longer), but not regular. I'm not much of a tea or coffee drinker either as far as stimulants go, don't smoke or drink alcohol.