• Tristin Hunter

Vitamin B12: Cobalamin

Updated: Aug 5, 2020


Vitamin B12, otherwise known as Cobalamin, is a water-soluble vitamin that plays essential roles in red blood cell formation, cell metabolism, nerve function, and the production of DNA.


B12 is known for having positive effects on your mood, plus it is a great way to boost the growth of your hair and nails. This essential vitamin is also known to better your bone and skin health!


Deficiency is rare but can have a dramatic consequence on yo ur body. A lack of B12 can lead to tiredness, weakness, loss of appetite, and weight loss. It can even cause anemia if left untreated. If you feel uncharacteristically depressed, confused, or even off-balance, you might have a deficiency! However, don't be too worried. A B12 deficiency is incredibly rare since your body is capable of storing several years' worth of it.

You can find your daily value of vitamin B12 (only 6mcg!) in foods such as eggs, meats, poultry, dairy products, and seafood. To put it concisely, any "animal food" will have plenty of B12 in it for your daily dose!


After you go out for a night of drinking, you can wake up feeling fatigued, achy, and sore. This can be due to a small deficiency in your Vitamin B12. Since alcohol is a natural diuretic, meaning it increases urine production, you'll end up peeing out a lot of your necessary vitamins, including all your B Vitamins as well as Vitamin C.


Taking a vitamin supplement before you go out and after your last drink can greatly reduce

the severity of your morning-after symptoms. The more vitamins you lose, the more imbalanced and weak you can feel the day after.

Therefore, TN Scientific has created The Hangover Pill. 13 ingredients packed with vitamins and minerals, including Vitamin B12, make up this hangover supplement. If you want to avoid a hangover, take one dose of The Hangover Pill before your first drink, then another dose after your last. The number of capsules you take each dose will depend on the directions printed on the side of your bottle label. The Hangover Pill will restore the balance of vitamins in your body and lighten your hangover symptoms!



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Felman, A. (2017, November 28). Everything you need to know about vitamin B-12. In Medical News Today. Retrieved from https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/219822.php


West, H. (2017, October 7). 9 Signs and Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency. In Healthline. Retrieved from https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/vitamin-b12-deficiency-symptoms


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