Vitamin B12 shots are injections that can be prescribed to treat the deficiency of Vitamin B12. What is Vitamin B12, you ask? Well, it is an essential water-soluble vitamin that plays a crucial role in many functions of the body such as energy levels, metabolism, and mood. Due to the fact that B12 is difficult to absorb when our stomach does not produce enough acid, these B12 intramuscular injections are quick, relatively painless, and are easily absorbed into your bloodstream! What could be easier than that?
Vitamin B12 is mainly found through animal sources, so this type of injection is perfect for vegetarians! It is also beneficial to anyone who is found to be deficient in B12 for other reasons such as gastrointestinal disorders, diabetes, or those taking certain medications.
Listed below are the most common signs and symptoms of a B12 deficiency:
**Any person who is demonstrating any of the above symptoms of a B12 deficiency should seek medical attention.
Typically injections of vitamin B12 are administered in doses of 1000 mcg. This dose is typically injected into the upper arm once weekly for 4 weeks, while afterwards the injections become more spread out, occurring once monthly.
Vitamin B12 is filtered through the kidneys. Any excess Vitamin B12 that the body does not require will then be excreted through urination similar to most oral vitamins.
Please keep in mind that everyone’s body is different. With that being said, always consult with your medical practitioner regarding the use and frequency of Vitamin B12 injections.
To put it simply, these shots may provide a convenient and effective approach in boosting your B12 levels. Regular B12 shots can help manage stress and maintain good health as well as the following:
If you are interested in trying Vitamin Injections in Toronto, make sure you contact the experts here at Skin Studio to book your appointment. Questions? Feel free to write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 416-804-7256 to learn more about Vitamin B12 injections.