Vitamins are good for you — everyone knows that — but the source of your vitamins matter too. No matter how healthy you eat, you may still be lacking in nutrients. While oral vitamins offer a relatively straightforward way to supplement, vitamin injections offer more immediate benefits that can help you to feel and look your best right away.
B12, in particular, is a daily vitamin that vegetarians and vegans often lack, given that its natural sources are in meat and fish. Taken orally the vitamin itself offers many benefits: it supports the metabolism, red blood cell formation, and normal cell division. Injected, it offers additional benefits like providing a boost of energy and relieving stress. Nicknamed the energy vitamin, B12 is a powerhouse in your body that supports a healthy brain and immune system.
Why add a B12 injection to your routine?
On a particularly bad day a quick injection could be a massive mood and productivity changer. If you’re feeling weak and tired, you may be low on B12 — one shot could fix that. As a mostly pain-free and a quick procedure, the B12 injection is a great option to consider.
Depending on your health and immune system we recommend more than one shot for continued health, but it’s important to start somewhere. At its worst, a deficiency could lead to anemia, but additionally it could cause numbness in the limbs, depression or paranoia, abnormal reflexes, weakness, and confusion.
How does it work?
When a vitamin is injected, it goes straight to the bloodstream — bypassing the digestive system traditional vitamins go through first. Since the cells where they can be more effectively utilized by the body. This means any potential deficiency is able to be addressed right away and you’ll be able to reap the benefits.
What are the benefits?
There are many tangible benefits from getting B12 injections:
B12 aids in turning the food you eat into glucose, which directly impacts your energy. In fact, a general feeling of fatigue is an early sign of B12 deficiency.
B12 is involved in the melatonin process, meaning a deficiency can interrupt your sleep patterns, making it both more difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep. Regular B12 injections can help regulate the process to ensure you’re sleeping soundly.
Without sufficient B12 levels, it’s difficult for your body to metabolize fats or carbohydrates properly.B12 can boost both metabolism and energy.
Even a mild B12 deficiency can result in poor memory, making this an essential vitamin for day-to-day functions. With improved memory and increased energy, productivity goes up as well.
B12 is vital for healthy hair, skin, and nails. Improve the quality and quantity of both with regular B12 injections. The only downside is more appointments to the hair salon.
Best of all? There are no known risks of taking B12, meaning there’s no harm to adding this powerhouse vitamin injection to your schedule. Come learn more and start improving your overall health today: Call us at (989) 214-1973 or schedule an appointment online to learn more.