Vitamin B12 Injections

 
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BEnefits of B12

Why should you consider getting a vitamin B12 injection? Well, if you are struggling with mood, energy, memory, muscle weakness, tingling or burning sensation in the hands or feet, or poor skin, hair or nails; vitamin B12 can help those concerns.

It may surprise you to learn that vitamin B12, also known as methylcobalamin (active form of vitamin B12), can also aid in eye sight, brain function, heart health, anemia, prevention of birth defects, osteoporosis and bone health, and mental health or mood disorders.

Deficiencies of vitamin B12 often occur in:

  • older adults,

  • people with gastrointestinal conditions, such as Crohn’s, Ulcerative Colitis, or Celiac disease,

  • those who have had gastrointestinal surgeries such as bariatric surgery or bowel resection surgery,

  • Vegetarians or vegans,

  • individuals who take metformin or other blood sugar control medications,

  • those taking proton pump inhibitors for conditions such as chronic heartburn,

  • those with reduced stomach acid,

  • individuals under chronic or long-term stress

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About Vitamin b12

Vitamin B12 is a water soluble vitamin that we must get through the diet or by supplementing. It is only found in animal sources such as meat, fish, eggs. Some foods may be fortified with B12, but it is often not enough to meet our bodily requirements. Getting enough B12 is crucial for many cellular functions, if you’re experiencing a deficiency or struggle to get enough call us or go online to book an appointment for an injection.