Naturopathy/Vitamin B12

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I have been taking a subliminal form of vitamin B12 in the dosage of 1,000 mcg. Could you tell me if this amount is too high and do we get enough B12 from food?

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Hi Janet,
The dosage for B12 can vary from person to person based on their health.  The absorption of b vitamins and B from food depends on how well your stomach is functioning.  The best way to determine if B12 is necessary is to consult with your local ND and have lab testing to assess your levels.  They would also discuss your medical history, digestive history and diet history to see if B12 supplementation is necessary.
To your best health,
Dr.R  

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