I’ve heard that B12 shots can help you lose weight, is this true?
Vitamin B12 or cobalamin, is an essential vitamin used for cell replication, red blood cell formation and the production of DNA and RNA. It also helps convert food into energy in the body but there is no link between this vitamin and weight loss. However, many people who receive B12 injections feel more energized and may exercise more which could lead to weight loss.
Does eating after 7p.m. cause weight gain?
Many people, especially celebrities, claim not to eat after the dinner hour. The thought behind this concept is that you are less active in the evening and so you should consume less calories because you’re body will not be using them and they will be stored as fat. However, this is a misconception. As long as you aren’t exceeding your calorie limit for the day you can eat up until the time you get into bed without gaining weight. And in fact, eating small amounts every few hours helps keep your metabolism g...
Generic Name: CYANOCOBALAMIN - INJECTION Pronounced: (SYE-an-oh-koe-BAL-a-min) Vitamin B-12 Inj Precautions
Before using cyanocobalamin, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to cobalt; or if you have any other
allergies. Your doctor may recommend that you receive a smaller test dose
before starting your regular dose. This product may contain inactive
ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your
pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
low potassium blood levels (hypokalemia)
a certain blood disorder (polycythemia vera)
a certain eye disease (Leber's disease)
other vitamin/mineral deficiencies (especially folic acid and
This product may contain aluminum, which can infrequently
build up to dangerous levels in the body. The risk may be increased if this
I have been troubled with migraine for a number of years. I have also been diagnosed with B12 deficiency. About two (2) years or so ago I started having these tightening feeling in my head. When I went to my doctor he said that I was having seizures, which was as a result of my B12 deficiency. Also when I have headaches my sight deteriorates each time that happens.
I take B12 injections once per month and also I take Tripletal 300 mg. Can you tell me if my sight will stop deteriorating and if I will ever stop taking the Tripletal tablets. I hope that this does not prevent me from conceiving.
Thanks in advance, Janice.
Your questions are excellent but frankly, not answerable. It would require foretelling the future. Have you ha d an ophthalmologic exam? I also do not know of a strong relationship between B12 deficiency and seizures. Any medication usage during pregnancy has to be discussed with th...
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