Vitamin B12 Benefits
Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin, meaning it is necessary for your body to function properly. Low vitamin B12 levels have been positively associated with cognitive decline and even dementia. The CDC estimates about one in 31 adults over the age of 50 are deficient in Vitamin B12.
B12 supplementation can result in improved memory, energy, mood and digestion.
Vitamin B12 Dosage
A single dose of Pure Nootropics Sublingual Vitamin B12 contains 2500mgc (2.5 milligrams) and should be taken once per week.
Vitamin B12 Mode of Action
B12 has several mechanisms of action in your body that are crucial to maintaining overall heath.
B12 works by maintain level of myelin in the body. Myelin is a white fatty substance that insulates nerve cells and is essential for the proper functioning of the nervous system. Damage to myelin prevents nerves from communicating effectively and impedes nervous system function, which can result in nerve damage, change in mood, depression and even dementia.
Vitamin B12 also helps with hemoglobin synthesis, hemoglobin is a protein molecule that helps your body transport oxygen. Without B12, your body cannot produce enough hemoglobin, which can result in anemia and may further cause low energy, shortness of breath and other symptoms.
Vitamin B12 Toxicity
No toxic or adverse effects have been reported with large intakes of B12 supplementation in healthy people.