Vitamin Profile 2 Blood Test Profile

You can attend immediately for this test between 7-7 Mon-Fri and 7-1 on Saturdays.
This private blood test profile for Vitamins Advanced in London has a guaranteed turnaround time of 8 working days and tests for Vitamin A, Beta Carotene, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B9, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D (25-OH), Vitamin E. Turnaround Time
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Our Vitamin Profile 2 Blood Test Profile is available to order online. Once you recieve confirmation you can attend the walk-in clinic. Test inclusions for this profile are Vitamin A, Beta Carotene, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2,Vitamin B3 Vitamin B6,Vitamin B9 (Red Cell Folate),Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D (25-OH) Vitamin E


Blood Test Explained

Below we have explained each inclusion.

Vitamins

Vitamin B12 is an important vitamin, essential for the normal functioning of many body processes. Deficiency can lead to anaemia (poor quality red blood cells) and neurological (nerve) disorders. It is most abundant in meat products so vegetarians are more vulnerable to deficiency of this vitamin. Pernicious anaemia develops if uptake of vitamin B12 into the blood from the gut is absent or severely impaired, and even if a diet rich in the vitamin is taken, deficiency will occur if this disease is present. Recent evidence suggests that mild deficiency is probably more common than previously thought. Mild deficiency may explain the presence of fatigue and a host of other limiting symptoms.

Vitamin D Vitamin D is an important vitamin, essential for good bone health. It is manufactured in the skin through sunlight exposure and is found in several foods. Prolonged Vitamin D lack can cause osteomalacia, a disease which causes severe structural deformities to the skeleton. Lower level Vitamin D deficiency can lead to a number of non-specific symptoms, including chronic pain, weak bones, frequent infections depression and fatigue. It has been estimated that between 50-70% of people living in the northern Europe (where daylight length reduces your chances of receiving adequate sunlight in the winter) are deficient in this vitamin by March each year which is why health screening for this important vitamin is essential.