What is Vitamin B12?
Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient which promotes nerve and blood cell health. Vitamin B12 is known as an ‘extrinsic factor' which means it can not be produced by our bodies and must be obtained from outside sources. These typically include food such as meat, fish, eggs and milk. Therefore, you are likely to have a deficiency if you are vegan, don’t eat enough B12 rich food, or if you have other health conditions which mean you are unable to absorb it properly, such as pernicious anaemia.
However, research indicates that most people, irrespective of dietary preferences, do not consume the recommended daily amounts of this key vitamin. Given the importance of vitamin B12 for healthy body function, supplementation can be an excellent way to increase your intake of it beyond food sources.
How do Vitamin B12 Injections Work?
An injection is one of the most effective ways to get Vitamin B12
They are typically injected into a muscle or under the skin and the dose you will be given will ultimately depend on your age, whether you are pregnant or breastfeeding, your diet and if you have any existing medical conditions. As Vitamin B12 is also water-soluble, any excess of the vitamin that your body doesn’t need or have the capacity for will pass through and remove any risk of overdose.
Who Can These Injections Help?
Our Vitamin B12 injections are designed to provide a much-needed vitamin boost, particularly to those who may be experiencing signs of deficiency including exhaustion, brain fog, a rapid heartbeat, frequent headaches or other relevant symptoms.
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What are the Benefits of Vitamin B12 Injections?
Even if you don’t suffer from a deficiency, a Vitamin B12 boost can still provide a number of benefits, from reducing the risk of deficiency-related conditions to improving brain function, bone health and giving you an overall energy boost:
Reduced risk of associated complications
Vitamin B12 shots can help to prevent the associated complications of deficiency, including heart disease, coordination problems, vision loss, infertility, neurocognitive disorders and peripheral neuropathy.
Higher Level Of Absorption
When injected into the body, Vitamin B12 can bypass the gastrointestinal tract and go directly where it’s needed – for this reason, a shot can be a better choice than oral supplements for a higher level of assimilation. This is particularly beneficial for adults over 65 and those with problems or previous surgery in the digestive tract.
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Helps Brain Function
Vitamin B12 can help to prevent the loss of neurons associated with memory reduction. Some studies suggest that it can even slow down the development of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia.
May Reduce Risk Of Depression
B12 is a key player in the production of the mood-regulating chemical serotonin and when your body is lacking the vitamin, production can decrease. While Vitamin B12 injections can’t cure depression on their own, they have been known to relieve or reduce some of the symptoms and can also be used to reduce the risk of severe cases of depression.
Other benefits of B12 Injections include:
- Promotes Bone Health
- Gives an Energy Boost
- Reduces Fatique
- Lowers the Risk of Heart Disease
- Essential for the Health of Skin, Nails and Hair
How much do vitamin B12 injections cost?
|Vitamin B12 Injection (Single)||£35|