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B12 and other injections


Many people are short of B12, so it is not surprising that many people go to the doctor for a B12 shot. However, the question is whether a B12 injection is the right option.


When B12 is injected into the arm or leg, for example, and not delivered intravenously (directly in the vein) or taken orally, any kind of calamity can ensue, resulting in brain inflammation. Our body has a safety mechanism. Anything that breaks the skin is seen as an enemy if any kind of foreign substance is left behind. Our body will build an antibody to that foreign substance. The body does not consider it foreign if it’s delivered intravenously: that is, by IV. That’s why IV nutritional therapy is different from B12 shots. When B12 or any other type of nutrient or even medication enters in through the vein, the body will not consider it an enemy unless it’s an outright poison. If a B12 injection breaks the derma, travels into the muscle, and is then released into the muscle, leaving behind B12 or any preservatives, the deeper the injection injury is, the more chance your body has of retaliating and building an antibody or allergy to it!. Retaliation can mean anything from a mild sensitivity to B12; to a total breakdown of the body’s ability to create, process, or convert B12; to seeing B12 as an enemy, allowing for an inflammatory occurrence to happen, including inflammation of the brain. Also, B12 injections lower the immune system, allowing pathogens to take advantage and increase viral neurotoxin inflammation. Someone who has had B12 injections should switch to oral B12 in the form of adenosylcobalamin with methylcobalamin. Intravenous (IV) B12 is okay, although B12 administered orally is best anyway. However, stay away from cyanocobalamin and don't take B12 lozenges! Lozenges always contain a flavoring and they are made from MSG, the E number E621. There are far too many negative stories about this and there are minimal that can cause possible health problems (Source).


The same applies to antibiotics delivered via injection and to allergy shots. If the needle goes deeper than the derma and enters into the muscle, there’s a greater chance for the body to see the antibiotic or allergy shot serum as an enemy and to build an antibody, resistance, or allergy against that antibiotic or allergy shot. (Yes, allergy shots create more allergies.) The same could happen with cosmetic injections. While cosmetic injections are usually just underneath the derma, cosmetic injection injuries do occur, where the needle accidentally goes a little farther and ends up directly in connective facial tissue, main nerves, or deeper in blood vessels and the bloodstream. When this happens, the body sees the cosmetic injection substance as the enemy and can build an antibody, resistance, or allergy to its components, such as to the botulinum toxin that is commonly used. The original trend was for women in their 40s and 50s to get cosmetic injections. Now younger generations in their teens and 20s are getting cosmetic injections, giving them an additional 20 to 30 years of exposure. That means 20 to 30 extra years to build up antibodies and allergies to the injections and cosmetic fillers, placing an additional load on the immune system, which weakens and lowers the immune system, allowing common, everyday viruses such as EBV to cause brain inflammation that much earlier in life. Steroid injections often go deep into the muscle and connective tissue, which is why many people become sensitive to steroid injections. The body can eventually tag the steroid as a threat because it’s not entering intravenously through a vein and is instead entering through a needle into muscle and connective tissue. Anything that enters the body through this avenue has the potential to create sensitivities and conflict with other problems someone is struggling with, such as viruses. Our immune system is already burdened with viruses and the immune system is struggling to keep these viruses under control. Treatments that require an injection from outside the body that are not administered intravenously create a complication where the body’s immune system pays attention to these distractions. Your immune system is now trying to decipher the poison, the toxin, or the foreign invader as friend or foe, and then making a decision about whether the body needs to create an antibody or chemical compound for resistance purposes, to protect the brain and other organs. This strain on the immune system can be a trigger for viruses to take advantage. Previously, the immune system might have had EBV, cytomegalovirus, HHV-6, HHV-7, herpes simplex 1, herpes simplex 2, or shingles under control. With the immune system’s eye off the ball, these viruses can become reactivated.


Till next time,


Aschwin Van Diermen

Orthomolecular therapist

Lyme recovery therapist


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