What is Vitamin B12?
Well respected as a dietary supplement, Vitamin B12 is a water-soluable nutrient that can be
found naturally in animal products, including, meat, poultry, fish. eggs, dairy, and dairy products. It is important in keeping the body's nerve and blood cells healthy, aiding in DNA production, the genetic material in cells, and preventing a type of anemia called megaloblastic anemia that causes weakness and tiredness.
What Happens Without Enough Vitamin B12?
an uncanny resemblance to many of the symptoms associated with aging... fatique,
depression, confusion, dementia, loss of appetite, mood swings and trouble sleeping.
Are There Other Benefits?
Effective in treating a myriad of conditions in addition to its deficiancy, Vitamin B12 is effective in increasing both energy and mood, decelerating aging, increasing concentration
and helping the immune system. It is also credited with lowering high homocysteine levels, linked to heart disease. But that's not all! The benefits continue with positive applications in
the areas of male infertility, diabetes, sleep disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, asthma,
allergies, skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis, memory loss, osteoporosis, swollen tendons, AIDS, diseases including Alzheimer’s, Lou Gehrig's, Lyme and AMD
(macular degeneration)...even preventing cervical and other cancers!
How Do I Make Sure I Am Getting Enough B12?
There is simply no substitute for proper nutrition, but very few of us have diets that deliver all of the vitamins and minerals our bodies need. People have relied on dietary supplements for thousands of years to fill the gaps and maintain well-being. Over-the-counter B12 oral supplements are readily available in pill or sublingual form. Prescription strength Vitamin B12, in the form of cyanocobalamin or hydroxocobalamin, is usually administered by intramuscular injection. Weekly injections of Vitamin B12 are included with all of the weight loss programs
at OptiWell MD. Individual B12 packages are also available.
What About Lipotropic Injections?
combined with Vitamin B12. Popular as a stimulant for weight loss, Lipotropics succeed by supporting the removal of fat from the liver and burning this fat for energy. Without lipotropics, fats and bile can become entrapped, resulting in slowed metabolism and even cirrhosis. Lipotropic injections are often recommended in conjunction with a medical weight loss program based on a restricted calorie diet and excersise. The end result is
extra-ordinary with more rewarding results. Liotropics also provide a variety of other health benefits including heart and liver health, overall mood improvement,
disease prevention and appetite suppression.