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Who needs to supplement mecobalamin?

Who needs to supplement mecobalamin?

Who needs to supplement mecobalamin? What is Methylcobalamin? This article explains in detail

Many people have never heard of mecobalamin and are very unfamiliar with this term. But if you ask if you know vitamin B12, everyone will be particularly familiar with it. Yes, methylcobalamin is another name for vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 has a very important effect on the human body. Can methylcobalamin be taken for a long time? What is the harm to the body if it is taken for a long time?

What is Methylcobalamin?

Methylcobalamin is a type of vitamin B and the only vitamin in the human body that contains metal elements. Mainly used for peripheral neuropathy caused by lack of vitamin B12 in the body. It maintains the normal functions of the nervous system and blood cells in the human body.

The main effect of mecobalamin is to treat “peripheral neuropathy”. What kind of disease is this? In fact, peripheral nerves are all other nervous systems in the human body except smell and vision. Including cranial nerves, and spinal nerves. These nervous systems are responsible for the transmission of human body’s sensation and movement. If the peripheral nervous system is diseased, people may experience movement disorders, sensory disturbances, decreased muscle strength, muscle atrophy and other symptoms. If the above symptoms occur, if it is caused by the lack of mecobalamin in the human body, it can be effectively improved by supplementing mecobalamin.

Can mecobalamin be taken for a long time?

Normally, although methylcobalamin is a vitamin, it is also a drug. “It is a three-point drug”. If you can supplement enough methylcobalamin through food, it is recommended to eat less. But if the condition is serious, such as severe peripheral neuropathy, not taking mecobalamin will cause serious harm to the human body. It is recommended to take mecobalamin as directed by a doctor.

What are the foods containing methylcobalamin?

If not necessary, if there is a lack of mecobalamin in the body, you can still supplement it by eating more food containing mecobalamin. In life, there are many foods containing methylcobalamin. Meats are: beef, pork, chicken, and animal liver and kidney.

Aquatic products include fish and clams; other foods include eggs, milk, cheese, dairy products, fermented bean curd and so on. These foods are rich in methylcobalamin. You can deliberately eat more of these foods in your usual diet.

Who needs to take mecobalamin?

1. First of all, for some people who drink for a long time, alcohol will inhibit the absorption of vitamin B12 in the body. In the long term, the body will lack vitamin B12, which is the nutritional supplement methylcobalamin.

2. Secondly, there are patients with diabetes, because they often take blood sugar lowering drugs, such as metformin. The drug also affects the absorption of mecobalamin in the human body. But it cannot be overdose for a long time.

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