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Vitamin B12 Shots

Vitamin B12 Injections To Boost Your Energy

Vitamin B12 booster shot is popular with many people who want the wide-ranging health benefits that come from having high energy levels in the body. Our bodies rely on B vitamins which are involved in the health of our skin, eyes, hair, liver, and even the nervous system. If you are feeling tired and run-down all the time, susceptible to colds and the flu, then you may have a vitamin B12 deficiency.

B12 is an water-soluble vitamin that you can easily become deficient in whether you follow a special diet or are pregnant or breastfeeding or are over a certain age. B12 is only found naturally in animal foods so deficiency is common, especially in people who follow a vegetarian or vegan diet. It plays a vital role in brain function and the production of DNA and red blood cells.

Vitamin B12 is essential for a healthy brain and immune system. Your metabolism suffers without it. It’s different from the other vitamins however, and is really only found in animal products (eggs, meat, shellfish and diary) and so vegans, vegetarians and celiacs often struggle to receive enough Vitamin B12.

Vitamin B12 deficiency signs include exhaustion, rapid heartbeat, brain fog, and other symptoms.

B12 shots are the most common way to prevent or treat a deficiency and are very effective at raising blood levels of B12 and preventing/reversing a deficiency.

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is an essential nutrient required to maintain good general health. Some of its most important functions include:

  • Making Red Blood Cells
  • Making DNA
  • Prevention Megaloblastic Anemia

Vitamin B12 SHOTS are injected intramuscularly and often given in the following areas:

  • Deltoid muscle of the arm. The deltoid muscle is the site most typically used for vaccines.
  • Vastus lateralis muscle of the thigh.
  • Ventrogluteal muscle of the hip.
  • Dorsogluteal muscles of the buttocks.



Vitamin B12  Benefits:

  • Overall well being
  • Boosts immune system
  • Boosts and helps maintain natural energy levels
  • Maintains health of cells
  • Helps with digestion and heart health
  • Boosts mood and helps regulate nervous system
  • Essential for healthy skin, hair and nails
  • Overall well being
  • Boosts immune system
  • Boosts and helps maintain natural energy levels
  • Maintains health of cells
  • Helps with digestion and heart health
  • Boosts mood and helps regulate nervous system
  • Essential for healthy skin, hair and nails
  • Benefits cognitive function (brain health)
  • Helps with cholesterol levels
  • Reduces stress levels
  • Relaxation
  • Revival and rejuvenation
  • Helps to reduce anemia

Things you may not know about Vitamin B12 deficiency:

  • Early symptoms include weakness and fatigue
  • Heartburn drugs can cause it
  • Taking birth control pills sets you up for it
  • Heavy drinking increases your odds
  • It can trigger a false positive on a Pap test
  • It’s linked to pernicious anemia
  • It’s linked to immune system issues
  • Digestive problems can cause it

Frequently Asked Question About B12 Injection (FAQ’S)

Cyanocobalamin is a man-made form of vitamin B12 used to treat low levels (deficiency) of this vitamin.

Vitamin B12 helps your body use fat and carbohydrates for energy and make new protein. It is also important for normal blood, cells, and nerves. read more about Vitamin B12 




About one week. The effects of our shots vary between individuals, but are typically felt for about one week. The nutrients we provide are water-soluble;

the only water-soluble nutrient that has the capability of being stored in the body is B12, so whatever your body doesn’t readily utilize it will store for later use.

The usual dose for pernicious anemia-associated vitamin B12 deficiency is 100 mcg given as an injection into the muscle or under the skin once daily for 6-7 days.

Then the dose may be given every other day for 7 doses followed by every 3-4 days for around 3 weeks. Then, 100 mcg should be injected every month for life.

Some weight-loss clinics offer vitamin B-12 injections as part of their weight-loss programs.

Proponents of vitamin B-12 injections say the shots give you more energy and boost your metabolism, helping you shed unwanted pounds. … If you’re hoping to lose weight, resist the lure of quick and easy solutions.

Weakness and fatigue are common symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency.

They occur because your body doesn’t have enough vitamin B12 to make red blood cells, which transport oxygen throughout your body. As a result, you are unable to efficiently transport oxygen to your body’s cells, making you feel tired and weak.

Side Effects. Pain/redness at the injection site, mild diarrhea, itching, or a feeling of swelling all over the body may occur.
Usually 24 hours after the first injections.

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