Vitamin B12 Injections


Vitamin B12 Injections

Nutrition

Vitamin B12 injections are offered to patients as part of Meliora Integrative Medicine's Five-Point Restorative Approach.

As a water-soluble vitamin, Vitamin B12, plays an important role in brain and nerve function, red blood cell production, energy and metabolism. It is the largest and most structurally complicated vitamin.

Vitamin B12 deficiency can be found in people with vegetarian or vegan diets, elderly people, certain medications (ie. proton pump inhibitors for heartburn), those who have had intestinal or weight loss surgery, those with disease that affect the gut (Chrohn's disease, celiac disease). It can also be caused by poor absorption because of one's genetics.

Symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency:
Low Energy

Memory Difficulty

Numbness and tingling in hands, feet or extremeties

Who can benefit?

  • If you have very low levels and need an initial boost while starting oral supplementation

  • If you have difficulty tolerating oral supplementation

  • Vitamin B12 shots can help boost your metabolism, give you more energy and increase the benefits of exercise and in turn help you lose weight
Vitamin B12 Injections are very safe, when prescribed by a physician.
Check Your Levels! Vitamin B-12 shots are only available by prescription!
In rare cases, may cause allergic reactions, requires clinical diagnosis.