What Are B12 Pills For?


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According to WebMD, B12 pills are used to treat a deficiency in the vitamin B12. B12 pills are also used to decrease memory loss, increase energy, treat mild depression and decrease risk of heart disease.

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What Are B12 Pills For?
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Vitamin B12 is necessary for brain function and development, including development of nerves and blood cells, so B12 pills are an effective supplement for many neurological benefits. There is insufficient evidence to prove it helps treat Shaky-leg syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, cervical and breast cancer, and aging. To add B12 to a diet as a supplement, it is recommended by WebMD to take 1-25 mcg a day.

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