What are vitamin B-12 Shots?
Vitamin B-12 shots are used to treat low levels (deficiency) of this vitamin. Vitamin B-12 helps your body use fat carbohydrates for energy and make new protein. Also, is important for normal blood, cells, and nerves. It gives you energy and boosts your metabolism.
What is Vitamin B-12 good for?
Vitamin B-12 keeps your nerves and red blood cells healthy. It helps with patients experiencing the following symptoms:
- Depression or irritability
- Feeling faint
- Difficulty maintaining balance
- Vision changes
If you are experiencing any of these call us today to get your energy back.
Where do you give B-12 shots?
There are several areas that are acceptable places to inject B-12 in the body, and age is an important consideration. Here are the top Vitamin B-12 injection sites, the upper arm (in the shoulder) is a good choice for adolescent and young to middle-aged adults. Also, the thigh is a common place for injection, this injection site is for infants, children, and newborns.
What does it mean when your B-12 is low?
Having Vitamin B deficiency means that your body does not have enough of this vitamin. You need B12 to make red blood cells, which carries the oxygen throughout the body. When your body is low on B12 it can lead to anemia, which means the red blood cells are low so they can do their job that your body needs them to do.
How often do you receive Vitamin B-12 shots?
This honestly all depends on what the patients B-12 deficiency is and what the body needs in order to have the energy for you to feel like yourself when you come in we will get you on the right plan that will work best for you. Usually, we like to start our patients out doing 1000 mcg for the first 4 weeks every single week, then after the fourth week, we move you to once a month doing 1000 mcg. Again this all depends on what will be the best plan for you and your body.