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How long does it take to recover from b12 deficiency and it's symptoms?

Posted 14 Nov 2014 by Ptrivedi 3 answers

A month ago I found out that my b12 level was very low at just 109. I was experiencing extreme weakness. I had also lost 5 kgs weight in 2 months. My doctor prescribed me an injection course for a month. I took 5 injections daily then 5 on alternate days, then weekly injections. I will get the last ...

Does spirulina deplete your B12?

Posted 22 Mar 2014 by quinoa2014 3 answers

I had heard that spirulina can deplete the Vitamin B12 in your system; and since I recently was told by my doctor that I was low in B12 (this is a 1st in my life), naturally I wondered if there could be a connection since I'd been taking Spirulina for some time.

Vitamin B12 - Hi, I got first B12 shot today and was NOT informed of the side effects that could?

Posted 25 Sep 2014 by cathy423 5 answers

... happen. I am not going to get another one - it's been 7 hours. It was more like getting a lollipop from the doctors office. I am now completely freaked out. What can I do? I got the shot this afternoon and am trying not to panic. I usually research stuff carefully and this time I ...

Dr. suggest 100 mg of vitamin b12 daily. Is this to much?

Posted 7 Sep 2013 by greenup1 2 answers

vitamin sold in micrograms not miligrams?

Vitamin B12 Deficiency - Age 22 with Low B12 of 195, and Im also on meds for my stomach. Can that?

Posted 10 Mar 2015 by erinblaukowitch 4 answers

... make my b12 not go up much after 2 months of supplements?

Vitamin B12 - when is the best time to take these is relation to other medicines and food?

Posted 3 Jun 2013 by periwinkle 1 answer

Is there a better time of day to take B1,B6 and V12 complex, far from meals, before or after meals, far from other drugs? I am being treated for breast cancer with Paclitaxel for 12 weeks, after AC4 every 3 weeks, and was told to have these vitamins.

Vitamin B12 Deficiency - VitB12 deficiency and folic acid supplementation: dosage?

Posted 25 Sep 2012 by Numabiena 1 answer

I live in Thailand and am having trouble finding an english speaking doctor who knows something about this condition. My Vit B 12 levels were 49. Regarding folic acid, I am confused as to how much I should take. My doctor is not interested because I have chosen to take B12 tablets, rather than ...

Can prescription drugs reduce the body's ability to absorb vitamins etc?

Posted 3 Apr 2015 by juliasheppard 3 answers

My hair is coming out in clumps & although my meds don't specifically have hair loss as a side effect but if my body can't absorb enough vitamin B12 plus many others can that cause hair loss?

I was diagnosed with vitamin b12 deficiency. Reading below 100. Started taking 1000 mcg tablets?

Posted 5 Aug 2017 by Gabe Knapp 1 answer

I am 70 years young otherwise healthy taking no other medications. Taking daily now for about 6 weeks. How long before I see an improvement?

Vitamin B12 - will the pain caused by 28 years of damage ever go away?

Posted 20 Apr 2013 by dansr3955 3 answers

(hand arm leg neck) nerve damage. Upper middle and lower back pain (muscular) Can not run without my whole body going into lockdown. I have to stop to grab onto something so I dont fall.Its like all my muscles get this electric shock and they tighten up. Just want to know if there is a light at the ...

How to get rid of weakness because of b12 deficiency?

Posted 4 Nov 2014 by Ptrivedi 2 answers

I recently found out that my vitamin b12 level was just 109. I'm currently getting injections for the same. I still have about 4 weeks to go for the injection course to complete. So far I've taken about 10 injections. Although my weakness is mostly gone since I started the course I still ...

Would taking folic acid stop a B12 deficiency from showing up on a blood test?

Posted 19 Dec 2014 by Leapea 2 answers

I'm sure I've read this somewhere but I can't find it now. It's pretty urgent, so any help would be appreciated.

Vitamin B12 Deficiency - memory loss?

Posted 19 Nov 2009 by iamcurious 1 answer

how does this improve memory loss and overall mental balance

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