Your child is unsocial, moody, and not hitting standard development milestones. Is it autism? A developmental disability? Or could it be as simple as B12 deficiency? Millions of children and adolescents are at risk of developing serious neurological disorders caused by B12 deficiency, yet B12 deficiency often goes misdiagnosed as autism, depression, and mental illness. B12 deficiency is treatable - but if you don't catch B12 deficiency in time, it can cause permanent nerve damage and disability.
Could It Be B12? Pediatric Edition is the only book for parents that offers a complete guide to detecting and preventing pediatric disorders caused by B12 deficiency. Written by Sally Pacholok and Dr. Jeffrey Stuart, authors of the acclaimed Could It Be B12?, this book offers parents critical information about protecting children from B12 deficiency from early fetal development through adolescence.
Written in a highly accessible style that makes complex medical information clear to general readers, Could It Be B12? Pediatric Edition presents strategies for healthy nutrition for mothers during pregnancy and breastfeeding, early intervention for infants and young children, and detecting subtle to severe symptoms of B12 deficiency in older children and teenagers.
Could It Be B12? Pediatric Edition will help readers learns the warning signs of childhood B12 deficiency, prevent serious injury with timely intervention, and work with health care professionals to get effective treatment for their children.
About the Authors
Sally Pacholok, R.N., B.S.N, has fought tirelessly to raise public awareness of the dangers of undiagnosed B12 deficiency for over ten years. Her first book, Could It Be B12?, has been acclaimed by physicians as "the definitive book on B12 deficiency, diagnosis, and treatment."
Jeffrey J. Stuart, D.O., is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who has practiced for over 20 years.
"I can say in all honesty that this book saved my life. After four and a half years of expensive heart tests and taking doctor-prescribed cardio drugs, I was getting progressively weaker and weaker. My life had become unbearable ... until I came across this most excellent and wonderful book. Please read this book. It made all the difference in my life." Elizabeth Downs, on 'Could It Be B12?'