Are You Deficient in the Energy Vitamin?

Our Better Health

Michelle Schoffro Cook     January 10, 2015

Are you dragging your body around, going between caffeine boost to caffeine boost just to get through your day? If so you may be deficient in vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is also known as the “energy vitamin” since it is necessary for our energy levels and cellular energy. It also helps to maintain balanced moods, strong memory and healthy nervous system functions. Vitamin B12 along with folate (B9) may also help prevent the human papilloma virus (HPV) from spreading.

According to the Mayo Clinic, a vitamin B12 deficiency is linked with many symptoms including many abnormal mental symptoms, shaky movements and unsteady gait (ataxia), muscle weakness, stiff or rigid muscles, incontinence (lack or loss of bladder control), low blood pressure, vision problems, dementia, psychoses, mood disturbance, and some forms of anemia.

New research published this week in the European Journal of Clinical…

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