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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
It depends...: Work for what? If someone has B12 deficiency then B12 shots definitely "work" to treat the deficiency and resultant anemia/neurological symptoms. Howe ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Dosage is too high: should only take up to 1000mcg daily
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Safe but: may not do much good if you have no problem absorbing vitamin B12 . If you are a vegan, then this is a good idea since you would otherwise have no sou ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Supplementing it: Supplements.
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
High intake: usually from MVI (multivitamin) or additional intake. Unlikely to be from fish. You would have to eat a lot. Even better, no side effects from high ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Vitamin B12: In B12 deficiency, doses of 300-10, 000 mcg (microgram) by mouth daily have been used. 2500 mcg per day is not too much.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Increases B12 level: Taking B12 is only useful if you have a B12 deficiency. If you take too much B12 and you do not need it, you will have excess B12 which can lead to me ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Sub lingual?: A year supply of B12 liquid (remember to hold it under the tongue for 30 seconds) costs about 8-12 dollars. Usually an eye dropper full is taken twice ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Check your level.: You want to keep your B12 level in the blood above 350. You would first check a level. If it low you can try to fix the problem with mega doses of B1 ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Depends on Form: Injections are best. Also see links: 1) http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/vitamin_b12_deficiency 2) http://www.Doctoroz.Com/videos/end-your-energy-crisi ... Read More
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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
No changes: You have high, but not abnormally or dangerously high levels. I wouldn't change anything. That being said, if you are taking B12 supplements without ... Read More
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Interesting: I can assure you that this is not dangerous, but you are accumulating B12 and it is not being activated rto become useful as a virtamin. Oddly enough, ... Read More
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