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What is a b-12 shot?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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In brief: B-12 is one of the…

Vitamin b family, viz.
Cobalamin, a water-soluble vitamin, used primarily to treat anemia due to b 12 deficiency. Other uses include treatment of cyanide poisoning, & hereditary deficiency of transcobalamin ii. High B12 levels may protect elderly against brain atrophy. High-dose B12 has been found to stimulate th1 suppressor t-cells which down-regulate over-production of allergy antibody ig-e.

In brief: B-12 is one of the…

Vitamin b family, viz.
Cobalamin, a water-soluble vitamin, used primarily to treat anemia due to b 12 deficiency. Other uses include treatment of cyanide poisoning, & hereditary deficiency of transcobalamin ii. High B12 levels may protect elderly against brain atrophy. High-dose B12 has been found to stimulate th1 suppressor t-cells which down-regulate over-production of allergy antibody ig-e.
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