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Vitamin D & B12 Test

Vitamin D & B12 Test

Our Vitamin D & B12 Test at Crest Pharmacy is beneficial for those on a plant based diet. Vitamin D and B12 are found in in meat, fish, eggs, dairy products, yeast extract (such as Marmite) and specially fortified food.

Vitamin B-12 (cobalamin) plays an essential role in red blood cell formation, cell metabolism, nerve function and the production of DNA, the molecules inside cells that carry genetic information. Food sources of vitamin B-12 include poultry, meat, fish and dairy products.

Vitamin D helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body. These nutrients are needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy
Once you book an appointment with Crest Pharmacy Services , Our trained phlebotomist will take your blood sample at your chosen clinic.

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This test checks your Vitamin D, Vitamin B12 and Folate levels. These vitamins are all essential for your health and wellbeing. Low levels of Vitamin B12 and Folate can have severe effects on blood and overall health. Vitamin D is also very important for anyone living in the UK. Up to a quarter of the population is low in Vitamin D at the end of winter. Low levels can cause a long list of health problems including fatigue, bone & muscle pain, depression and more.

About the test

Analysis of 3 essential biomarkers:

Vitamin D / Vitamin B12 / Folate (Vitamin B9)

You can either be tested in our clinic, or order a home test kit and test yourself at your own convenience.

If you want to find out more, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today!