Whenever I think about things that thyroid patients can do to potentially improve their health, supplementing with vitamin B12 immediately comes to mind.
Because there are not very many easy "wins" for thyroid patients.
Many of the therapies required to improve your overall thyroid status may require a prescription from your doctor.
And, as you probably already know, getting your doctor to prescribe certain types of thyroid medications can be difficult!
The good news is, though, that there are still several things that you can do to improve how you are feeling overall and addressing your Vitamin B12 status is one of those.
Unfortunately, this particular issue is filled with some pitfalls which can limit how good you feel if you aren't taking the right type of B12, your dose is off, or if you have certain genetic issues.
Let's dive into these issues so you can get a clear picture of how B12 deficiency impacts both your body and your thyroid.