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methylcobalamin vs cyanocobalamin

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Methylcobalamin: Methylcobalamin is by far the best form of vitamin b12. This is the co-enzymated active form that our bodies use. When we take Cyanocobalamin our bodi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Similar: The methyl form is biologically active, and will directly interact with receptors, but in most cases, the body will convert the other form readily, so ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Cobalamin: Cyano c. is inactive form. Hydroxy c. is natural form. Methyl c. is an active form. Adenosyl c. is also an active form of c. but unlike the others, ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Methylcobalamin: Methylcobalamin is by far the best form of vitamin b12. This is the co-enzymated active form that our bodies use.When we take Cyanocobalamin or hydrox ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Why do that?: If your physician recommended it to be done this way i would ask them for their reasoning. Otherwise, i don't see the logic in doing 2 separate injec ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
No difference: 2 mg oral is supposed to be as good as sub lingual. I usually recommend 1.7 mg SL liquid every week for 2 months then once every 2 weeks thereafter. I ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Cynacolabamin: It is methylcobalalmine gets absorped much faster and will be my choice.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
See below: The body needs to methylate B-12 so it becomes biologically active to engage in chemical reactions, so the methylated forms are in that category, and ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Methylated B12: is more bio-available, easier to absorb, than B 12.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Not necessarily: Why do you wish to take a multivitamin, as recent studies suggest people have worse outcomes when they do take vitamins in that form. Also, many of t ... Read More

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