Hi, I'm hypothyroid and latest blood test show thyroid hormone levels as good so I'm working on getting my B12, Vit D and folate up to optimal levels. I have lack of energy, a lot of muscular aches and joint pain, also since around February this year when I fall asleep my arms go numb. I thought at first it may have been related to sleeping position but it happens if I sleep on my side, back, front or sitting up. I haven't been to the GP with this. My memory is pretty bad with brain fog and I can forget mid sentence what I was talking about.
I can only find one old B12 result
04.11.10 Serum vitamin B12 ng/L 402 (172 - 1162)
17.09.15 Serum Ferritin 277 ug/l (16-323)
Fed up of feeling like c**p and being fobbed off by GP's I wanting to speed things up and having read some posts on here, I followed a link to order some B12 ampules (1000ug Hydroxocobalamin) from Goldpharma, and syringes, needles, swabs from UK.
I did lots of reading and gave myself an intramuscular shot at the weekend.
How quickly should you feel any different? The numbness hasn't stopped.
What kind of impact does one shot have on the levels in your blood, should I follow up with another injection?
I'm ready for some flack as I should have asked these questions before I guess.
Advice and constructive criticism accepted