Question by  beenthere13 (197)

Is neuropathy curable with B12?

Will B12 cure neuropathy?


Answer by  Mcbaldr63 (13)

According to studies in the united states of america, the purpose of vit. B12 is to sheath the nerve cells to hasten transmission. It is yet to be proven.


Answer by  janerohan (44)

A deficiency of Vitamin B12 is often an overlooked cause of neuropathy, especially in the elderly. Getting shots of B12 will often alleviate the symptoms of Neuropathy, but in current medical practice, there is no cure.


Answer by  skm (432)

Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause a peripheral neuropathy, as well as anemia and some other neurological symptoms. Therefore, B12 can cure neuropathy that is due to B12 deficiency. It will not cure neuropathies due to other causes such as diabetes.


Answer by  quisqualis (1756)

Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause a type of neuropathy, and that is the only kind of neuropathy that can be cured with B12. Neuropathy caused by disease or drugs will not respond to treatment with B12.


Answer by  navywriter (790)

B12 will not cure neuropathy, but it is a vitamin that the body needs, so it can't hurt to take it and see if it makes you feel better.


Answer by  sandhyanandayahoocom (93)

yes injection of high doses b12 suppliment in the form of methycobalamin can cure peripheral neuropathy. it also cure autism due to diabaetics.

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