Additionally, the pelvic floor, which includes collagen, elastin and smooth muscle, is paramount in preventing urinary incontinence, according to the journal of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms.
This means that low vitamin B12 levels may also be involved in urinary incontinence via disruption to the production of collagen in the blood.
Harvard Health explains: “A severe vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to deep depression, paranoia and delusions, memory loss, incontinence, loss of taste and smell and more.”
Urinary incontinence is the term describing the involuntary passing of urine, a problem that affects millions of people worldwide.
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