Health Benefits of Vitamin B12

Health Benefits of Vitamin 12


There are 2 types of Vitamin B12 namely Methylcobalamin and Cyanocobalamin.

The differences between the two sources are;

Cyanocobalamin is a synthetic source of Vitamin B12 that is frequently used as oral supplement, because it is more stable and less expensive than other Vitamin B12.

Basically Cyanocobalamin are broken down into 2 types of Vitamin B12, methylcobalamin and adenosylcobalamin in our body that are significantly essential to our health.

It aids to increase the body metabolism on fats, amino acid, it increases the red blood cell production and DNA synthesis as well as brain nerve health.

Unlike Cyanocobalamin, Methylcobalamin basically is a natural source of Vitamin B12 where we can consume them from eggs, fish, red meat, milk etc. However, it can be obtained in the form of supplement as well.

Research has shown that by taking Cyanocobalamin is highly effective compared to Methylcobalamin due to its level of water soluble bioavailability.

Deficiencies of Vitamin 12 can leads to fatigue, loss of memory, nerve damages, low red blood (anemia), depression, digestive issues and neurological problems.  Therefore, it is essential to up take Vitamin B12 to maintain good state of health and prevent onset of deficiencies, especially for the elderly and patients with low red blood count and Iron deficiency (anemic).

Other Benefits of oral supplement of B12 includes in preventing osteoporosis and heart health conditions.

Common side effects include

  • joint pain,
  • dizziness,
  • headache, and
  • cold symptoms.

Other side effects include:

  • severe allergic reactions,
  • diarrhea, and
  • heart failure.

There are rarely any side effects if the patients do not have any underlying health conditions.

Pain Clinic @ Wellness Philosophy sublingual Vitamin B12 is easily melted under the tongue that enhance fast effective absorption that by pass the digestive system.  It also make it easier for elderly that may have digestive issues on tablet form.

Our sublingual Vit. B12 is a high quality and effective supplement, which is an excellent choice for vegans and vegetarian patients as well.

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