Vitamin B12 is essential for the healthy functioning of every cell in the body. It helps make our DNA and red blood cells, and it has a key role in the normal function of the brain and nervous system and maintaining healthy plasma homocysteine levels.
Vitamin B12 is involved in:
the maintenance of a healthy nervous system and nerve function
maintaining healthy plasma homocysteine levels
DNA synthesis and normal cell division
normal healthy red blood cells
a healthy immune function
Vitamin B12 is found almost exclusively in animal-based food. Our body doesn’t make vitamin B12, we need to get it from diet or supplements and it needs to be consumed on a regular basis.
Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause fatigue, nerve damage, digestive issues and neurological problems like depression and memory loss.
People who are at risk of Vitamin B12 include: the elderly, people who have part of the bowel removed, people taking metformin for diabetes, people taking long term medication for heartburn, people following strict vegan diet, and those suffering from chronic pain including Fibromyalgia and CE/FMS.
Methylcobalamin is the bioavailable and metabolically active coenzyme form of vitamin B12. Elixir compound Methylcobalamin (B12) sublingual drops which may assist in the management of dietary vitamin B12 deficiency. If you or someone you love suffers from Vitamin B12 deficiency contact Elixir today for your complementary phone consultation.