Does vitamin B12 deficiency cause acne?
Hi, I am 18 years old. I am vitamin B12 deficient. Yesterday I read an article about how vitamin B12 deficiency affects the body. I also have acne-prone skin. Is it true that lack of vitamin B12 causes acne worse?
@pihu Hello, Yes it is true vitamin B12 deficiency could be the reason for your acne. Vitamin B deficiency can cause acne, rashes, dry and flaky skin, cracked lips, and wrinkles. It can also make your skin more sensitive to sunlight, personal care products, and other potential aggressors, and can accordingly lead to redness and irritation.
B12 is necessary for cell reproduction and can be applied topically for skin benefits because it reduces inflammation, dryness, and acne. It is sometimes used to treat conditions like Sometimes the simplest solutions are the best ones. Following a diet rich in leafy green vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains, a strategy long-touted as the best way to achieve good health is also an effective way to look as healthy as you feel and glow from the inside out. Evaluate your diet to see where you might need improvement, and speak with a nutritionist if you want help creating a personalized plan.