Up to 40-50% of the population in the US is deficient in vitamin B12.
That number gets even worse if you have hypothyroidism (up to 50% of these patients have B12 deficiency).
It gets even more important when you realize that vitamin B12 is vital for cellular energy production and detoxification systems via the glutathione pathway.
What you may not realize is that many simple over the counter medications may be blocking your ability to absorb vitamin B12.
I'm talking about acid blockers, H2 blockers and even non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications.
Because of this it is very important to understand if you are deficient and to replace your levels if you are.
There are some nuances to replacement which make sublingual B12 and vitamin B12 shots superior to other forms of B12 which we will talk about below:Continue reading