Yet, this vitamin is also a core marker used by doctors to help diagnose neurodegenerative diseases.
It’s also known to be a contributor to depression, sleep problems, cognitive decline and even heart disease… Yet 20% of those over 65 experience some level of depleted Vitamin B9.
Many programs have been put in place to add extra folate and folic acid to foods, but not all of it is easily absorbed. That’s why a special type called Quatrefolic was created.
Did you know that a lack of folic acid is a core marker for neurodegenerative diseases?
Both Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) and Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) are incredibly important to the bodies homocysteine levels which help protect against circulation problems.
People with low levels of these vitamins have more tingling in their hands, feet, arms and legs. They get more canker sores in their mouth, headaches and dizziness.
It’s also a big contributor to high blood pressure, higher cholesterol levels and poor blood sugar levels.
Either way, the good news is… it’s not hard to add these important vitamins to your diet.
You probably already get enough Vitamin B12 by eating meat, fish or dairy products, but Vitamin B9 is a little tougher, since not all of it is readily available to the body.
That’s why our Opti-Max Multivitamin includes Quatrefolic®. It’s a specially designed folic acid (B9) that’s more effective than the types found in food.
We feel it’s also more convenient to take alongside all the other well-researched vitamins known to help reduce the symptoms of aging and neurological disorders.