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    wake you up

    "Normally, a catabolic-aerobic-acidifying influence would wake you up and promote alertness."

    Does "wake you up" mean "to stop sleeping" or "to become lively" in the above?

    https://www.quora.com/Why-does-vitam...make-me-sleepy

    http://www.macmillandictionary.com/d...erican/wake-up

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    Re: wake you up

    It means 'become lively'. It's the opposite meaning of the one expressed in the article's title, 'Why does vitamin B12 make me sleepy?'
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    Re: wake you up

    Quote Originally Posted by Roman55 View Post
    It means 'become lively'. It's the opposite meaning of the one expressed in the article's title, 'Why does vitamin B12 make me sleepy?'
    But I cannot understand how you can associate "wake you up" as the opposite of the title, Why does vitamin B12 make me sleepy? I ask this question because it is still blur for me to understand this. The other possibility still appears in my mind.

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    Re: wake you up

    The piece explains that a Vitamin B12 supplement would normally be expected to make someone more lively (make them more awake). However, the person who posted the question on the forum has found that taking a Vitamin B12 supplement seems to be making him/her tired (sleepy) and he/she wants to know why.
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