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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. 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


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Is B12 shots good for energy and weightloss?

Is B12 shots good for energy and weightloss?

No!: They are only good if you have B12 deficiency or at risk for it such as if you had gastric bypass surgery, stomach surgery or removal or pernicious anemia. If you B12 level is normal to start with and you are not at risk, then these shots are not yet useful, yet they are not known to be harmful. ...Read more

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Im anemic I have all the signs of needing B12 including memory lose how much B12 should I take. I'm also on prescription iron meds?

Im anemic I have all the signs of needing B12 including memory lose how much B12 should I take. I'm also on prescription iron meds?

Check Vit B12 level : Before you take Vit B12 supplements, you should have a level checked to see if indeed you are deficient. ...Read more

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What are the natural supplements of vitamin D3 and B12 for vegans?

What are the natural supplements of vitamin D3 and B12 for vegans?

Vitashine, all B12: The only certified vegan form of d3 is vitashine: http://vitashine-d3.Com/ most other d3 is derived from lanolin from sheep's wool but the sheep aren't harmed so some vegans consider regular d3 acceptable. All B12 is manufactured from bacteria (see http://link.Springer.Com/article/10.1007%2fs00253-001-0902-7). Methylcobalamin is superior to other forms of B12 like cyanocobalamin. ...Read more

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Can taking vitamin E and B12 supplements be good for your skin?

Can taking vitamin E and B12 supplements be good for your skin?

VITAMINS: That combo is safe. The big ones to watch for are the FAT SOLUBLE VITAMINS A D K E. You can see my recommendations on www.rejuvenation-science.com I would recommend a GF DIET WWW.WHOLEAPPROACH.COM & WWW.GUTBLISS.COM ...Read more

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Can taking vitamin B12 and eating a diet that helps elevate B6 levels help fertility chances?

Can taking vitamin B12 and eating a diet that helps elevate B6 levels help fertility chances?

Yes: But please remember that there are a great many non caloric nutrients in natural food. You can't pick out one two and give them priority. ...Read more

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Which vitamins are good to aid weight loss?

Which vitamins are good to aid weight loss?

None: The best way to lose weight is eating a healthy, low-glycemic index (lean protein sources and colorful/green vegetables, avoiding starches and beverages with calories) diet and increasing your physical activity until you can exercise for 30 minutes a day. If you do this and maintain this change you should see steady weight loss. ...Read more

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Have vitamin B12 deficiency, and was told to start taking daily high dose oral supplements (injections not practical). So many options! what's best?

Have vitamin B12 deficiency, and was told to start taking daily high dose oral supplements (injections not practical). So many options! what's best?

Try sublingual tabs: Try the sublingual tablets, then get your levels tested in 3-6 months. Place the tablet beneath your tongue/allow it to dissolve.Can be taken with /without food.Heavy alcohol intake can decrease the effectiveness of this medication. Talk with you doctor if you are drink alcohol on a regular basis. B12 also available in tablet / nasal forms. B12 found in meat, fish, liver cheeses/milk. Take car. ...Read more

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Are lipotropic injections good for weight loss?

Are lipotropic injections good for weight loss?

Only if: You want to lose weight in your wallet. The only way to lose weight is to eat less and exercise more. The rest is garbage.Don't get your medical information from tv, friends, or the internet. They're all wrong! ...Read more

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Can drinking a B12 vitamin help boost metabolism and help with weight loss?

Can drinking a B12 vitamin help boost metabolism and help with weight loss?

B12: Sorry, but probably not. Weight loss comes from diet and exercise. For diet please go online to "NuVal" and see if your food intake is good, not so good, or bad. You might be surprised by the results but please follow them to get your food intake under control - if it is not controlled already. ...Read more

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Will vitamin B12 injections help loss of sensation in the feet for an 81-year-old female with diabetic neuropathy?

Possibly.: You can check vitamin B12 in blood to see if levels are normal or not. Oral supplemetation can be effective as well. Metanx is a rx that has l-methyl folate, (folic acid) b6 and B12 works very well for diabetic neuropathy. ...Read more

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Are products such as nidora for weight loss safe and recommended . I 50 and would like to lose 8 kgs?

Are products such as nidora for weight loss safe and recommended . I  50 and would like to lose 8 kgs?

Herbal: Remedies are safe as long as you use as directed. The meds will work if you follow diet and exercise plan as prescribed. So the most important factor is behavior modification. Diet, exercise, sleep. You will see results. Do not depend on meds alone ...Read more

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What is a safe and effective weight loss supplement or med? I'm in need of weight loss. Im currently 5 foot tall weighing 174

What is a safe and effective weight loss supplement or med? I'm in need of weight loss. Im currently 5 foot tall weighing 174

Diet & exercise: There are no effective and safe medications for weight loss. It is easier said than done, but you need to reduce your caloric intake and increase physical activity. It requires a life long change in life style. It may help to join a group like weight watchers. ...Read more

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What are some safe fat loss diets good for athletes?

What are some safe fat loss diets good for athletes?

Diets: Look up eat right for your type. These are diets geared towards peoples blood types, and they very greatly. You would need to have your blood type and crossed by your primary doctor if you are not sure which type you are O, A, B,or AB. Evidence is very compelling. Good luck PS-It will even recommend the exercises that are compatible with your blood type. ...Read more

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Pernicious anemia and planning pregnancy. I currently get B12 injections bimonthly. Recommendations? B12 more often? What is recommended max dosis?

Pernicious anemia and planning pregnancy. I currently get B12 injections bimonthly. Recommendations? B12 more often? What is recommended max dosis?

Keep levels normal: A pernicious anemia patient can work with her primary care and ob-gyn doctor to find out how often she needs injections to keep her B12 level normal. Haven't seen any reports of B12 injections causing pregnancy problems, if the B12 is being used to prevent B12 deficiency. A common dose is 1mg each shot, with the patient getting a shot every few weeks or every month, depending on need. ...Read more

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Besides calcium and vitamin d, what vitamins help with weight loss?

Besides calcium and vitamin d, what vitamins help with weight loss?

No Evidence Any Do!: No scientific evidence any vitamins good for weight loss. Severe deficiency, esp. Malnutrition ? disease? Yes. Vitamins common in so many foods, humans have not maintained all genes/proteins required to make them; typically missing just 1 key biochemistry step. All discovered, 1 by 1, by association: historical observations/problems with severely limited & only processed food with ??ed vitamins). ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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


Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin B12 (Definition)

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