Mercury and Formadehyde in B-12 Injections

by Barb

I have received B-12 injections (cyanocobalamin) monthly for 20 years due to pernicious anemia. I recently saw a nutritionist who, through testing, found I have mercury and formaldehyde toxicity in my body. I'm wondering if this may be a result of the B-12 injections. Is there mercury or formaldehyde in these injections? How can I determine this? I've been unable to find my answer in online research.


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Stop Doing Injections
by: Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune Queen!

Hi Barb,

Why don't you just STOP doing injections! They began making sublingual vitamin b12 many years ago in order to solve the problem of B12 not absorbing in the stomach. EVERY study done on this shows that the sublingual B12 works JUST as well as the shots. You just likely need to take a sublingual pill every day.

GET OFF THE SHOTS. Even if they DON'T have mercury and formaldehyde, they will have some sort of preservatives, additives or extra junk in order to keep them fresh. Just stop taking them and treat your toxicity. In fact, one way to help treat your toxicity is to switch to Methylcobalamin B12 instead of the cyanocobalamin that you are currently on.

Methlycobalamin is a powerful detoxifying agent that can help you to get rid of mercury and many other toxins.

In addition, it sound like you are having other health problems as well and it could very well be that you don't even HAVE pernicious anemia, but Gluten Sensitivity that is leading to B12 malabsorption and the inability to detoxify well.

H Pylori can also lead to B12 malabsorption that might be misdiagnosed as pernicious anemia.

It is VERY common to be misdiagnosed with pernicious anemia and actually have gluten sensitivity and/or H pylori.

Kerri Knox RN

Kerri Knox, RN- The Immune System Queen
Functional Medicine Practitioner
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B12 shots
by: Anonymous

I use B12 injections because I do not convert B12 to the usable form. My blood tests show high levels of B12. I need B12 for my homocysteine levels, they are always high even when I took a supplement with B12. I don't believe the sublingual form solves the conversion problem. Any thoughts?

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