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Hi doctor is it safe to take b12 supplement at 5000 mcg daily? it helps with my refulx

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Safe but not: effective for reflux. While taking this dose of B12 is safe, there is no plausible mechanism by which it is preventing gastric reflux. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex.

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Last updated Feb 23, 2016

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