Vitamin B12

(Hydroxycobalamin)

 

Vegetarians/vegans commonly have this deficiency as well as people with poor gut absorption.

 

Signs of Deficiency:

  1. Fatigue & weakness
  2. Anemia
  3. Constipation
  4. Weight loss
  5. Numbness/tingling of hands and feet
  6. Difficulty maintaining balance, poor memory, dementia & confusion
  7. Soreness of mouth/tongue.

Benefits:

  1. Increased energy and endurance
  2. Better regulated metabolism
  3. Weight loss aid
  4. Lower cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s risk
  5. Immune system support
  6. Enhanced mood and mental clarity
  7. Better sleep
  8. Benefits neurological disorders (neuropathy, shingles, fibromyalgia, migraines)