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Low vitamin B12 levels may lead to brain shrinkage

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by RustyJ, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. RustyJ

    RustyJ Contaminated Cell Line 'RustyJ'

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    http://medicalxpress.com/news/2011-09-vitamin-b12-brain-shrinkage-cognitive.html
     
  2. Boule de feu

    Boule de feu Senior Member

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  3. RustyJ

    RustyJ Contaminated Cell Line 'RustyJ'

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    http://forums.phoenixrising.me/forumdisplay.php?49-Detox-Methylation\B12\Glutathione\Chelation\... Start reading.

    Seriously, 1000 (iu/mcg?) taken ingested will not give you anything as absorption is low. It has to be at least taken sublingually as a lozenge for an hour or more. :Retro smile:
     
  4. L'engle

    L'engle moogle

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    Please also don't take cyanocobalamin, the typical type of B12 found in most vitamins. The thread 'B-12 The hidden Story' talks about why other forms of B12 are better: methylcobalamin, hydroxocobalamin and adenosylcobalamin. It's worth looking into! Lots of use are seeing some improvements on Freddd's and RichVanK's protocols.
     
  5. Wonko

    Wonko Senior Member

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    Surely this is really, really old news?

    B12 deficiency is a known risk factor for cognitive issues resulting from organic brain changes, otherwise known as dementia.

    I'm slightly puzzled as to why a new study has been published on it, given it's accepted as medical fact anyway.
     
  6. Sushi

    Sushi Moderator and Senior Member Albuquerque

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    Also cyanocobalamin, particularly in high doses, can be dangerous. If your detox cycle isn't working properly you can get cyanide poisoning. It happened to a member of this forum.

    Sushi
     
  7. Boule de feu

    Boule de feu Senior Member

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    Oops! My mistake. It's not B12 but D.
     

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