Should there be concerns around B12 and acne? Acne can be triggered in one in ten people who get vitamin B12 injections.
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This is part of my extended look at B12. For background and my updated recommendations, see:
• The Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-symptoms-of-vitamin-B12-deficiency)
• The Optimal Vitamin B12 Dosage for Adults (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-optimal-vitamin-B12-dosage-for-adults)
• Healthiest Food Sources of Vitamin B12 (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/healthiest-food-sources-of-vitamin-B12)
• The Optimal Vitamin B12 Dosage for Kids, Pregnancy, and Seniors (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-optimal-vitamin-B12-dosage-for-children-pregnancy-and-seniors)
• The Best Type of Vitamin B12: Cyanocobalamin or Methylcobalamin? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-best-type-of-vitamin-B12-cyanocobalamin-or-methylcobalamin)
All of these videos can be found in one digital download: Latest Vitamin B12 Recommendations (https://drgreger.org/collections/videos/products/b12-recommendations-digital).
I previously explored vitamin B12’s role in stroke risk. Check out:
• Vegetarians and Stroke Risk Factors: Vitamin B12 and Homocysteine? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/vegetarians-and-stroke-risk-factors-vitamin-b12-and-homocysteine)
• How to Test for Functional Vitamin B12 Deficiency (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-test-for-functional-vitamin-b12-deficiency)
• Should Vegetarians Take Creatine to Normalize Homocysteine? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Should-Vegetarians-Take-Creatine-to-Normalize-Homocysteine?)
• The Efficacy and Safety of Creatine for High Homocysteine (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/the-efficacy-and-safety-of-creatine-for-high-homocysteine)
That series is also available for digital download: Why Do Vegetarians Have Higher Stroke Risk? (https://drgreger.org/collections/videos/products/vegetarian-stroke-risk-digital).
Up next is Do Vitamin B12 Supplements Cause Bone Fractures and Lung Cancer? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/do-vitamin-B12-supplements-cause-bone-fractures-and-lung-cancer).
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