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A 32-year-old male asked:

how long it might take to replete the b12 storage in the body from low 200pg/ml and see improvement in deficiency symptoms, with a 1000mcg/day dose?

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Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
If your B12 is low: chances are you need to replace it the rest of your life. Using 2 mg by mouth may over ride the problem with absorption. Check your level periodically and keep it above 550 ( European Standard) This can be achieved in most cases with bi weekly B12 (1.2mg to 1.8 mg under the tongue liquid) This will run you 10-15 dollars a year. I have about 350 patients on this form.

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