Late adulthood is a stage of one life that should very entertaining as it’s meant to enjoy ones achievements, after laboring for many years. But for many individuals this is not the case. Most of them live under depression due to leading stressful lives and in fear of what might happen to them.
Deficiency in vitamin B12 and folic acid contributes to megaloblastic anemia, a condition where the red blood cells are larger than their normal. Megaloblastic anemia manifests with symptoms such as hyperactive reflexes, ataxia and peripheral neuropathy among others.