Vitamin B12 in Chronic Pain

Since it was found that high dose B12 shots can almost double life expectancy of victims with ALS, the use of B12 shots has taken a new life

Vitamin B12 – three studies have now shown large doses in form of B12 shots can reduce back pain by 15-20%

 

Less effect with smaller dose study:

My Canadian Pain Society poster study:
Vitamin B12 Injections For Chronic Pain

http://painmuse.org/?p=7098

Large dose B12 took a very positive hit with the finding large injectable doses can potentially double survival in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis = ALS¬† – “Steven Hawking disease”:

Oki, Ryosuke, et al. “Efficacy and Safety of Ultrahigh-Dose Methylcobalamin in Early-Stage Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Randomized Clinical Trial.” JAMA neurology (2022).

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaneurology/article-abstract/2792228

Good blurb about it here:
High Dose Methylcobalamin Appears to Slow ALS Progression in Early-stage Disease
Experts Cite Study Limitations
Susan Fitzgerald
Neurology Today  June 16, 2022
https://journals.lww.com/neurotodayonline/Fulltext/2022/06160/High_Dose_Methylcobalamin_Appears_to_Slow_ALS.6.aspx?context=LatestArticles

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