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Folate (Vitamin B9)

Unlock Your Health Potential: Uncover Folate Levels with a Simple Test

  • 15 min
  • 45 British pounds
  • 305 Neasden Lane, London NW10 1QR, UK

Service Description

Biomarker: VB12 Sample: BLOOD Results: 6 HRS Phlebotomy fee: £10 Folate, also known as vitamin B9, is a water-soluble B vitamin that plays a crucial role in various bodily functions, including DNA synthesis, red blood cell formation, and cell division. It is essential for proper growth and development, especially during pregnancy. Low folate levels, known as folate deficiency, could lead to abnormal red blood cell production, characterized by large, immature red blood cells; neural tube defects, such as spina bifida and anencephaly, in the developing fetus; poor growth and development particularly in infants and children; and increased risk of cardiovascular disease in adults. High folate levels, resulting from excessive supplementation generally does not cause symptons but may interfere with certain medications' absorption. Symptons of low folate levels may include - Fatigue - Weakness - Pale Skin - Shortness of breath - Mouth ulcers - Changes in mood or cognition

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Contact Details

  • 305 Neasden Lane, London NW10 1QR, UK

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