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LET’S TALK VITAMIN B12



Why B12?

  • Vitamin B12 converts to red blood cells & DNA, ultimately maintaining central nervous system health and preventing anemia. It increases energy and concentration, improves metabolism thus helping with weight loss, boosting immunity, and even improves sleep and benefits your mood.

Signs & symptoms of low B12:

  • Neurological problems including imbalance, irritability, difficulty waking, depression, and brain fog.

  • Blood production problems including anemia.

  • Digestion problems including difficulty eating, mouth ulcers, and weight loss.

Some conditions requiring B12:

  • Crohn’s disease

  • Celiac disease

  • Grave’s disease

  • Certain cancers

  • Pernicious anemia

  • Lupus.

Mild side effects of B12 can include:

  • Minor swelling and/or itching and/or rash at injection site

  • mild diarrhea, nausea,

  • lowered potassium level.

  • headache, dizziness

*All of which may be prevented with increased oral fluids and carbohydrate meal, which is recommended prior to your treatment.

*For injection site side effects, an infusion might be a better option if you tend to have skin sensitivities.

B12 can be given through an intramuscular injection or intravenous infusion

Injection benefits: Faster visit Easier/slightly less painful Cheaper Slower release but lasts ~1-month

Infusion benefits:

Superior effectiveness

Absorption of 100% B12

​Immediate release but lasting ~1 week

Bypasses digestive system


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