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Doctor insights on: I Want To Start Taking B12 Vitiamin For Energy Is 500 Mg Enough 1 Tab A Day

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I want to start taking B12 vitiamin for energy is 500 mg enough 1 tab a day?

I want to start taking B12 vitiamin for energy is 500 mg enough 1 tab a day?

Maybe: Unless you are known to be vitamin B12 deficient, there is much debate about whether or not you'll get any energy benefit from supplementing b12: there is no good data to support this, however there are many anecdotal stories from those who feel better. That said, 500 micrograms per day should be safe and hopefully help you feel better and more energized! ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin B12 (Definition)

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


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Are monster energy drinks bad for you? It has vitamins c, b3, b5, b6, B12 and calcium. Is this drink really that bad for you?

Are monster energy drinks bad for you? It has vitamins c, b3, b5, b6, B12 and calcium. Is this drink really that bad for you?

As long as no caffei: This drink with vitamins and calcium you listed is not bad for you as long as it does not contain any caffeine.Some of these so called energy drinks do contain caffeine and that can cause problems in some people. ...Read more

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2 elevated B12 readings. Second higher at 1100. Stopped taking vitamins per doctor. No energy drinks. Should i be concerned that it didn't go down?

2 elevated B12 readings. Second higher at 1100. Stopped taking vitamins per doctor. No energy drinks. Should i be concerned that it didn't go down?

No need to worry: There is absolutely no need to be concerned about high B12 levels. This simply means you have more B12 in your blood than average but this is not a problem. There is no known toxicity from B12 ; no need or reason to stop taking vitamins. However, i'm not a big fan of "energy drinks" as they tend to be high in sugars or, even worse, artificial sweeteners. Consider herbs like ashwagandha ; rhodiola. ...Read more

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Why do I have b12 anemia if I consume energy drinks with lots of b vitamins including b12?

Why do I have b12 anemia if I consume energy drinks with lots of b vitamins including b12?

Depends on cause...: There are lots of reasons for B12 deficiency, but 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 injection appropriate to the cause of the B12 deficiency. Talk with your doctor about which formulation is appropriate for you. Or do you have a parasite that needs treatment?? ...Read more

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Can vitamin B12 1500 mcg give me more energy during the day?

Can vitamin B12 1500 mcg give me more energy during the day?

If you are needing: B12 will make a big difference if you are deficient. ...Read more

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Is taking vitamin B12 good for more energy?

Is taking vitamin B12 good for more energy?

No: Vitamin B12 is commonly thought of as a vitamin that improves energy. This is a common misconception. Individuals who have B12 deficiency may become anemic causing tiredness. In these individuals, a B12 shot will improve anemia and thus improve energy. However, non-anemic individuals who receive a B12 injection will not have more energy. ...Read more

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How long will a vitiamin b12 shot last if taken for energy?

How long will a vitiamin b12 shot last if taken for energy?

See answer: Vitamin B12 shots for energy are used as a placebo. Patients actually feel better if they believe in a treatment, due to both imagination and the true healing powers of the mind-body connection. Lack of energy is not a symptom of Vitamin B12 deficiency. Vitamin B12 is stored in the liver and other body sites. Signs of Vitamin B12 deficiency are anemia and neurological abnormalities ...Read more

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Will taking a vitamin B12 complex help with low energy levels?

Will taking a vitamin B12 complex help with low energy levels?

Vitamin B12 : It may help with low energy levels depending on the cause. It is always best to consult a physician to determine the cause of fatigue, low energy, weakness, asthenia, etc. Before self-medicating with vitamin supplements. While vitamin B12 is safe, the cause for feeling tired may have to do with something unrelated to it. ...Read more

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Hi docs, would vitamin B12 1500 mcg give me energy?

Depends: If your fatigue is due to a B12 deficiency, then yes, correcting that deficiency would improve your energy levels. ...Read more