Stories Out Loud

Results for Vitamin B12

Back to all results

Summary

Total votes: 54
Average rating: 4.0 (out of 6)
Vote for Vitamin B12
See all comments

Latest Comments

5 Point Comments - It Helped Me a Lot

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 18:00:03
Methylcobalamine has helped my cognition enormously! I can read again (short stories or a novel over a while) whereas before I had been unable to read even an average length online article in one go. I take 5000mcg/day. And I have had no side effects. It's miraculous.

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 12:41:21
Twice daily injections hydroxocabolamin 1mg. No negative side effects as long as I keep potassium up and take 10mg folic acid daily to partner the high dose.

All 5 point comments for Vitamin B12 - 24 (44%)

4 Point Comments - It Helped Me a Bit

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 11:09:31
I use 2 x 1000 mg methylcobalamin sublingual tablets on/off when I have a extra painful day. I have tried using it on request daily basis but that has no effect. Now I use 2000 mg 1-2 times every two weeks

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 08:32:17
High dose injections help with deep muscle/vascular pain.

All 4 point comments for Vitamin B12 - 11 (20%)

3 Point Comments - It Made No Difference

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 19:29:53
It made no difference.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 17:29:23
It made no difference.

All 3 point comments for Vitamin B12 - 17 (31%)

2 Point Comments - It Made Me a Bit Worse

Sat, 01 Feb 2014 16:00:19
With methyl B12 can come a slight over stimulation, and an increase in the wired but tired feeling, which in turn can burn you out sooner. You may think there is an improvement, but in the end you're driving yourself out of fuel sooner. For many people I think it will do more harm than good.

There is a mixed opinion on whether or not people with CFS should be taking methyl B12 and methylfolate, and I've taken it for a few years to come to an understanding that it isn't good... or at least isn't for me. It's important to do whatever works for you, and to resist people telling you that any negative effects from it are actually good. Otherwise there is no way to weigh whether or not it is helping, if any effect (positive or negative) is assumed part of the process.

It's also important to weigh whether or not the B12 is what is helping by separating it from your other supplements. It may be that any benefits are actually coming from other supplements you are taking, which you may assume to be the B12.

All 2 point comments for Vitamin B12 - 1 (2%)

1 Point Comments - It Made Me a Lot Worse

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 21:16:29
MTHFR - diagnosed due to B6, Folic Acid and B12 (cobalamin) making me ill.

All 1 point comments for Vitamin B12 - 1 (2%)