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where can you get b12 with lipotropics injections?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Methylated B12: is more bio-available, easier to absorb, than B 12. Taking a SUBLINGUAL B 12 that melts under the tongue can be used in place of injections. EGCG capsules (from green tea) can be used in place of lipotropics injections. Nothing replaces the need for lifestyle changes such as healthy diet and exercise program. Please see doc for guidance. Peace and good health.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

Why do we need viamin b12?

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Dr. Edward Gold
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Many reasons: Vitamin B12 has a significant role in the functioning of the brain and nervous tissue as well as blood formation.
A 45-year-old member asked:

What are possible side effects to the b12?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Possible but rare: In general, B12 is very safe and well-tolerated and there is little danger in taking high doses. Occasionally nausea, diarrhea and rashes have been reported. It is advised to avoid in leber's disease, a rare hereditary eye condition. More info on B12 at http://lpi.Oregonstate.Edu/infocenter/vitamins/vitaminb12/ and http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/926.Html#safety.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What are some great sources of b12?

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Dr. Guy DaSilva
Preventive Medicine 35 years experience
Organ meats: Yes that's right. Organ meats such as liver are great sources. But unless you enjoy eating that kind of food, i recommend a pharmaceutical grade methyl-b12. I do not lke the cyano B12 becuase of the cyanide group attached to the b12. B12 is also known as cobalamin.
A member asked:

After thhirty years of suffering from B12 deficancy my mums test show that it is over the requiired amount therfore her doctor has withdrew her injec?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
A problem: Being "over the requireed amount" may be because it had been built up in the blood and not yet used. I would be sure to get it checked out again after an interval. Ask if your mium's urine or blood could be tested for methyl malonic acid. That is the bgest way of knowing if there is B12 deficiency.
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A 24-year-old female asked:

What does 169 mean in a B12 tesr?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Means B12 is low: There are lots of reasons for B12 deficiency, but a value of 169 means your body is low on the B12 vitamin. Can you offer more information about your medical history so we can help you learn why your B12 level is down? B12 can be supplemented orally, by nasal spray, by shot--talk with your doctor about which formulation is appropriate for you.

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