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I recently started getting B12 shots. I get one every week for the first 4 weeks, and then once a month. Can anyone tell me how long it will be before I start feeling the effects (increased energy) of the B12? Thanks!
Hi Autumn Rose,
I never noticed a surge of energy after I get my shot. ...If I mess up my monthly schedule, it does seem to make a difference in how I feel. I always try to get it the week after my cycle starts so its the same time each month.
I know I never suddenly felt more alert, it was more of a gradual process. I used to have a lot of trouble staying awake and alert and it went away after I started taking B-12. I don't recall how long it took me to feel the effects but for me it was noticeable. Before I'd fall asleep everywhere! In class, at bus stops or while I was cooking...
My B12 shots started after my surgery in '97. If I miss taking the shot I am very worn out and wonder what my problem is. Then the big light bulb goes off and I realize I haven't had my shot. I have never once notice a surge in energy either, just felt more human is the best way to describe it for me.
Good luck! :bigsmurf: