Sally-T Vitamin B12 + Folic Acid [120 Caps]
General Health, Prevention of Pernicious Anaemia
Vitamin b-12 (also known as cyanocobalamin) should be plentiful in most of our diets but the body’s ability to utilize it is often impaired, especially as we age. 20% of elderly people are thought to be deficient in vitamin b-12 even if many of them have no overt symptoms.
Supplements are therefore often recommended with advancing age. Pernicious anaemia, affecting older adults in particular, can be a fatal unless cured by Vitamin B-12. Vitamin B-12 is the only B vitamin that the body stores in large amounts, mostly in the liver. It is usually taken in conjunction with folic acid. Vitamin B-12 is essential for cell replication and is particularly important for red blood cell production. It helps maintain the protective sheath around nerves (myelin), assists in converting food to energy and plays a critical role in the production DNA and RNA, the genetic material in cells.
- Energy deficits are present - Advanced age
- Muscle weakness - Peptic ulcers, Crohn’s disease
- Severe fatigue - Gastro-intestinal disorders
- Pernicious anaemia - Chronic heartburn
- Raised Homocysteine levels - When medicated for epilepsy
- Depression - Excessive alcohol ingestion
- Confusion, memory loss and even dementia - Vegetarians
- Numbness and tingling in extremities - Multiple Sclerosis
1 to 2 capsules per day or as directed by your health professional.
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