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Are vitamin B6 and B12 shots good for weight loss?

Are vitamin B6 and B12 shots good for weight loss?

No effect expected: Shots of vitamins b6, b12, or other vitamins should not have an effect on one's weight. The only way for a normal, overweight person to lose weight is to eat fewer calories than he uses up each day. His body will burn up fat to get the additional needed calories that he himself is not eating. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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I got a vitamin B6/12 shot combo on my hip.now the side of my leg near hip running down leg is numb. Is this ok? I've had many B12/6 that were ok.

I got a vitamin B6/12 shot combo on my hip.now the side of my leg near hip running down leg is numb. Is this ok? I've had many B12/6 that were ok.

Should heal soon: Most likely the shot caused trauma to a nerve. This is unfortunate but it should fully heal within a short time. You might try the homeopathic remedies Arnica (for trauma) and Hypericum (for nerve injuries). if it it not better within a few days acupuncture and micro-current therapy can help too. Generally if injections are given in the upper outer quadrant of the buttocks such injuries are rare. ...Read more

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Are vitamin B6 and B12 water soluble vitamins? Do their excess harm the body or is easily flushed out of urine and is safe?

Vitamin B: BBB6 deficiencies are more common than vitamin B12 deficiencies. Vegetarians and vegans may need to supplement their intake of these vitamins as many sources are found in animal products. Both water soluble and excesses eliminated. ...Read more

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What are the effects of vitamin B6 and b12?

What are the effects of vitamin B6 and b12?

Vitamins B6,B12: B6 is important in protein metabolism, improving immunity, and nerve function. B12 is essential in cell maturation, improving nerve function. ...Read more

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Im wondering if vitamin B6 or vitamin B12 have any effect on hair growth?

Im wondering if vitamin B6 or vitamin B12 have any effect on hair growth?

B6 yes B12 no!: B6 does not grow hair, but helps to have healthy hair! B12 is quite essential for life, with some important benefits when taken in high doses, but is has no hair benefits! ...Read more

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Is vitamin b6 the same as b12. I have high colesteral and need to loose 20 lbs. Will vitamin b help with my issues?

Different issues: Vitamin B6 is different from B12 and in general vitamin supplements are not needed for weight loss. Physical exercise along with diet remain the mainstay of a weight loss program. For high cholesterol statins are most of the time part of the plan. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin B12 (Definition)

Vitamin B12 is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more