Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by place, Apr 1, 2011.

  1. place

    place New Member

    is there an issue with absorption issues with people with CFS or Fibro when in it comes to B vit.?

    Thanks in advance!

  2. richvank

    richvank New Member

    Hi, Kim.

    I can't comment on Fibro, because I don't understand it.

    In ME/CFS there can be problems in absorbing nutrients in general, because of gut dysbiosis. Some of the dysbiotic bacteria can make use of B vitamins themselves.

    The reason I suggest sublingual supplementation it to help the absorption into the blood. This is particularly important for B12, because a large dosage is needed to counter the loss of B12 to reactions with toxins (in my hypothesis), owing to the depletion of glutathione, which removes protection from B12 inside the cells. Also, the normal absorption mechanism for B12, which involves intrinsic factor, is limited in how much it can absorb.

    Some PWCs inject B12, and that's another way to get large dosages into the blood.

    Best regards,

  3. place

    place New Member

    I am just trying to rap my mind around my issue with B. I find it very interesting the effects it causes and takes care of. thanks as always!