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Weight Lifting (Definition)

Weight lifting refers to the activity of lifting weights, or using resistance bands, pulley systems, or similar resistance apparatus to increase muscle mass or to tone the body. This can either be done competitively or as a ...Read more


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Can B12 help you lose weight?

Probably Not: B12 is a great vitamin to have in your diet, however, it alone wont help. Stick to a diverse, vegetable rich diet and make sure you get regular exercise. ...Read more

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If u take BP meds can u take weight lost meds and vit B12 shots ?

If u take BP meds can u take weight lost meds and vit B12 shots ?

Not a good idea: Usually weight loss supplements contain ingredients that raise your blood pressure. Vit B12 should be ok. ...Read more

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What if i will take B12 with lipotropic injections, how much weight will i lose?

What if i will take B12 with lipotropic injections, how much weight will i lose?

No: If you experience side effects, you can discontinue the medication and the side effects will subside. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if i will take B12 with lipotropic injections, how much weight will i lose?

No idea: No one can predict exactly how much weight any given individual will lose on any given treatment. Many other factors affect weight. Some, such as diet and exercise, are under your control. ...Read more

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Can regular weight training/excercise deplete the body storage of B12 (If not compensated adequately through diet afterwards) ?

No.: Exercise has zero impact on the body's absorption, distribution, need, or elimination of B12. They are completely unrelated. ...Read more

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A verterinarian told me they give B12 injections to animals to gain weight? Why then are B12 injections given to lose weight in humans?

A verterinarian told me they give B12 injections to animals to gain weight? Why then are B12 injections given to lose weight in humans?

No wt loss w/B12: I can't speak for veterinary medicine as I am not a veterinarian. However, as a family physician, i can assure you that i don't give B12 injections to cause weight loss in humans as there is no such link between the two. In other words, taking B12 whether as a shot or pill will not lead to weight loss. If you're low in b12, you may need B12 pills or shots, but that won't cause weight loss. ...Read more

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I have lost a significant amount of weight in a short time. My b/w only has the absolute monocytes flagged as low vitiam D25 vitiam B12 low too.advice?

I have lost a significant amount of weight in a short time. My b/w only has the absolute monocytes flagged as low vitiam D25 vitiam B12 low too.advice?

Weight loss: that is unintentional needs to be assessed by your doctor along w/the low vitamins D & B. Please continue to see your doctor and/or get a second opinion. This is a good thing because a second look may reveal something the first doc didn't see even though he/she is competent. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Vitamin B12 (Definition)

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