Vitamin B-12 Test

Dr. Oz did an interesting segment on Vitamin B-12 and how many people (from 15% to 40%) have a deficiency in this vitamin. Some of the symptoms are:

1. Lack of energy.

2. Unusual mood changes.

3. Difficulty concentrating or remember things.

4. Tingling or numbness in hands or feet.

5. Has your tongue become inflamed?

What can cause a deficiency?
Aspirin, proton pump inhibitors(acid reducers), Metformin, aging(over 50) .

Here’s the link for the show.

Costco has timed- release pill I’m going to try out. I don’t think I’m deficient, but I can always use more energy.

About Tom Terrific

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Posted on January 12, 2012, in Health. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Great post; another deficient nutrient, in most humans, is magnesium. When I read that, I started looking up foods that contain a lot of that nutrient in them….oatmeal was one of the highest. That helped me with my nervous, anxious behavior I go through, from time to time. Great post and I look forward to sharing more with you:))

  2. Dalton Crafford

    Vitamin B complex is a group of vitamins that includes thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, B-6, folate, B-12, pantothenic acid, biotin and choline. Some of the benefits of vitamin B complex supplements include increased energy, improved or more stable moods, healthier skin, hair and eyes. The vitamins are important for proper nervous system and immune system function. ,

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