You Are Low on Vitamin B12!

Harry Elwardt, N.D., PhD

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Are You Experiencing Low Energy? Feeling Anxious or Depressed? Forgetting Things?

You Are Low on Vitamin B12!

And you’re not alone…

An estimated 46 million Americans are deficient!

The standard blood test for B12 is inaccurate!

Vitamin B12 deficiency has become an epidemic in America. More than 46 million people are afflicted. And yet very few people (or their doctors) know they have this problem.

They do know the symptoms: low energy, loss of mental clarity, a feeling of nervousness, anxiety, depression, and weight gain.

A severe B12 deficiency also has been implicated in serious conditions such as:

  • Dementia and Alzheimer’s
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Pernicious anemia
  • Inflammatory bowel
  • Bell’s palsy
  • Heart disease
  • Cancer

How can one vitamin be so important? Because vitamin B12 is vital to the energy production of virtually every cell in your body.

It also works with dozens of important enzymes for a whole host of biochemical processes that are essential to good health.

So if you’re vitamin B12 deficient — and millions of Americans are — you’re going to develop unpleasant symptoms, and even serious health problems!

That means the cause of your symptoms is either not being treated, or it’s being mistreated. You also should know that the standard synthetic B12 shot in your doctor’s office is unsafe.

Vitamin B12 Is Essential

Vitamin B12 is essential to the function of two critically important enzymes, methylmalonyl CoA mutase (MUT) and methionine synthase (MS). I’ll cut the medical jargon, but you do need to know this . . . without a perfectly functioning MUT enzyme, you won’t make enough blood cells, and that puts you at risk for anemia. Plus, a compromised MS enzyme puts you at risk for heart disease and cancer.

Cancer? Heart disease? Yes! Because your body just won’t work right without B12 and that’s how disease gets started.

For instance, B12 works with the MS enzyme to synthesize and control homocysteine. If you’ve read my book (Let’s STOP the #1 Killer of Americans TODAY), you know that elevated homocysteine (not cholesterol) is the real culprit when it comes to heart attack and stroke.

And here’s something else you’d never suspect: B12 is necessary for healthy nerves. That’s because it catalyzes the production of the co-enzyme SAMe, which makes the myelin sheath that protects your nerve cells.

Have you ever heard the expression, “My nerves are frazzled”?

Sure. Most people think it comes naturally with age. No, it doesn’t! What comes with age is a vitamin B12 deficiency, and that leads to nerve problems.

Dementia or Vitamin B12 Deficiency?

Don’t think you or a loved one is coming down with Dementia or Alzheimer’s until you’ve properly and accurately tested for B12 deficiency.

And remember, you’ll be protecting against memory loss, anxiety, nervousness, and depression when you get the pure, natural form of B12.

You see, vitamin B12 deficiency is very common in people over age 40 because of our nutrient-starved modern diet, reliance on harsh drugs, and overuse of antacids.

Are you experiencing any of these symptoms . . .

  • Fatigue and weight gain
  • Migraine headaches
  • Slower reflexes
  • Restless legs
  • Trouble concentrating or remembering
  • Body aches and pains
  • Impaired touch perception
  • Depressed mood or anxiety

These are all symptoms of B12 deficiency. And most doctors completely miss the problem because the standard doctor’s office blood test for B12 is too broad and thus inaccurate.

It’s sad, but I frequently see my medical colleagues prescribing pain pills, sedatives, antidepressants, and other harsh drugs that do nothing to get at the root problem of low B12!

And by missing the problem, they put their patients at risk for the serious ailments and diseases listed at the top of this report.

But wait a minute! Why are so many people B12 deficient in the first place? It’s pretty simple . . .

Our Bodies Don’t Make B12 . . . We Must Replenish!

It’s true. We can get vitamin B12 only from foods. And no plants or vegetables contain B12. Only fresh meats do.

When we’re young, we digest meats just fine and our bodies absorb the B12. But as we age, our ability to digest meats and absorb this essential vitamin declines steadily.

Another problem: People over 40 have frequent indigestion and heartburn — again a result of a modern diet that consists of too many fast and processed foods.

To get relief, most people turn to over-the-counter and prescription antacids (a multibillion-dollar business). But that’s exactly the wrong thing to do because . . .

Antacids Prevent Your Body from Absorbing B12

So what happens? You develop a vitamin B12 deficiency. And now you’re susceptible to all kinds of problems because Vitamin B12 is essential to synthesizing fatty acids. That’s how you get your energy.

If you’re not breaking down and processing fats, you’ll feel fatigued, irritable, even depressed. You’ll gain weight, too, because unprocessed fats trigger hormones that manifest as cravings for more food.

And then, as your homocysteine level goes up — and it will with low B12 — the unprocessed fat will start to form as plaque in your arteries. Now, you’re at risk for heart attack and stroke!

The fact is, when you’re short on vitamin B12, the problems just snowball. And it’s estimated that 46 million Americans are deficient, most of who don’t know it.

A Safe, Effective Vitamin That Can Change Your Life

  • B12 deficiency can cause brain fog, memory loss, and confusion!
  • B12 deficiency causes fatigue, weight gain, and depression!
  • B12 deficiency mimics or leads to dementia and Alzheimer’s!
  • B12 deficiency can cause serious conditions like chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia!
  • B12 deficiency is implicated in multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease!
  • B12 deficiency can do irreversible damage to your nervous system!
  • B12 deficiency causes body aches and pains, frazzled nerves, and migraine headaches!
  • B12 deficiency increases your risk for cancer and heart disease!
  • If you’re over 40, you’re probably B12 deficient!
  • B12 must be replenished continually in our bodies!

The Solution Is Simple

CardioForLifecontains 500 mcg of vitamin B12 per serving.  And not the cheap form that is found in the majority of supplement bottles that line the shelves of your local health store.

Cyanocobalamin is the most commonly supplemented form of vitamin B12, but you might be surprised to discover that this form of vitamin B12 does not actually occur in plants or animal tissues. In other words, outside of the chemically synthesized cyanocobalamin that you encounter as B12 in most vitamin supplements, you would be extremely hard pressed to find this compound in nature (in fact you would not be able to find it). As the name implies, cyanocobalamin contains a cyanide molecule. Most people are familiar with cyanide as a poisonous substance. Although the amount of cyanide in a normal B12 supplement is small and from a toxicology point, viewed as insignificant, your body will still need to remove and eliminate this compound. This removal is accomplished through your detoxification systems with substances like glutathione being very important for the elimination of the cyanide.

CardioForLife contains the form of vitamin B12 known as Methylcobalamin, which is better absorbed and retained in higher amounts within your tissues. In simple terms, they are used much more effectively. In general, methylcobalamin is used primarily in your liver, brain and nervous system.

Methylcobalamin is the specific form of B12 found in CardioForLifeand needed for nervous system health. Because of this it should be the first form of this vitamin thought of when interested in attempting to optimize the health of the nervous system with vitamin supplementation. Indications of a potential deficiency of B12 in the nervous system might include numbness, tingling, loss of feeling sensation, burning sensations, muscle cramps, nerve pain and slowness of reflexes.

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