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Laughing gas usage in UK highest in global survey

Somewhat off-topic for here, but possibly of interest. Already posted in PAS.

Adam Winstock, the consultant psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialist who founded the survey, said: “Four percent of people were reporting persistent numbness and tingling in their fingers and toes.”

Regular, frequent users, are at risk of peripheral neuropathy, although it is reversible.

He added: “It’s not that this drug is dangerous but if you are taking it at that sort of level, it will deplete your levels of vitamin B12.”

theguardian.com/society/201...

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O no! I've been caught out! Will have to find other ways to make myself laugh now. Er......

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If only we could be made more aware of the dangers of LOW B12. If Docs rarely seem to know what hope is there for the rest of us - except for those of us that actually choose to read the Signs and Symptoms .....

b12deficiency.info/signs-an...

Scroll down to read the Neurological Signs and Symptoms of Low b12 ....

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Oh so that's what's wrong will order some vitB12😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

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