Why I take it:
Why it works:
The B vitamins have to do with the working of all nerve cells. And the brain is almost nothing but nerve cells. As an example, nicotine is a close relative to the B vitamins, to the extent that the nerves use it instead of whatever Bs they would normally use. This is why trying to quit smoking results in shakiness, frustration, anger, etc. You are depriving your nerves of their usual source of nutrition.
My sister-in-law, who battled constant medical problems, became very depressed. Not that she didn’t have reasons! But based on my own experience, I encouraged her to try vitamin B supplementation. The next time I visited her, her conversation continued to be depressed and lethargic, and I asked whether she had tried to vitamin B. Well, no, of course not. My experience is that people who are clinically depressed are too depressed to do anything about it. And they can always find reasons for being depressed, therefore don’t think that there is anything to be done. I insisted ...