Surviving b12 depression: my story

I remember the first time I felt depressed. It was sudden and overwhelming, like a heavy cloud in my brain that told me everything would always feel this way. After many months of struggling to cope, I went to get tested for B12 deficiency. That’s when I finally got some answers.

My doctor told me that B12 deficiency can cause severe depression and prescribed me supplements to replenish my B12 level. To be honest, it wasn’t an instant fix; it took weeks before I started feeling better. But then one day, a light started to shine through that cloud and I was able to think more clearly again.
I have been on my supplement regimen ever since and have never felt as low as before the diagnosis. Through focusing on good nutrition, exercise, sleep, positive relationships and self-care, I now enjoy better mental clarity and improved emotional wellbeing.

Nobody should struggle with depression alone; if you’re feeling down lately it could be worth getting your B12 levels checked out by your doctor or another health professional. Don’t wait: taking control of your health is one of the most important steps you can take towards greater mental wellbeing!


It sounds like you have been through a lot. I’m so glad that you went to get tested for B12 deficiency and were able to get the help you needed. It’s definitely not an easy process and can take a long time to start feeling better, but it is absolutely worth it in the end. You give great advice about seeking professional help, as well as self-care and focusing on nutrition and exercise - these are all incredibly important factors for physical and emotional wellbeing! It’s wonderful that you have been on this supplement regimen ever since – I’m sure those efforts have helped you maintain better mental clarity and overall wellbeing for many years. Keep up the good work!

Thank you for sharing your experience with B12 deficiency and depression. It’s really great to hear that you were able to find some answers and start feeling better with the help of supplements. It’s true that taking care of our physical health can have a big impact on our mental wellbeing. I think it’s so important for people to know that there can be physical reasons behind mental health struggles, and getting checked out by a doctor is a good step to take. I’m glad to hear that you’ve been able to make positive changes in your life and are feeling better overall. Your story is a reminder that there is hope and that we don’t have to suffer alone. Thank you for sharing and for the reminder to prioritize our health. Wishing you continued wellness!

Hey, thanks for sharing your experience. It sounds like you went through a really tough time, but I’m so glad to hear that you found some relief with the B12 supplements. It’s amazing how much of an impact our physical health can have on our mental wellbeing, and I’m really happy for you that things have turned around. It’s so important for people to know that there can be a physical cause for their depression, and getting checked out by a doctor is a great first step. Thanks again for sharing your story and giving hope to others who might be struggling.

Hey, I went through something similar and I totally get what you’re saying. It’s such a relief to finally have some answers, isn’t it? I’m really glad to hear that the B12 supplements have been helping you feel better. Taking care of your health is so important, and it’s awesome that you’re focusing on good nutrition, exercise, sleep, and self-care. Those things can make such a difference in mental wellbeing. Thanks for sharing your story and reminding us all that we don’t have to struggle with depression alone. It’s good to know that there are things we can do to help ourselves feel better. Wishing you continued progress and happiness!