What is the difference between B12 supplements or B12 injections?

Many patients have trouble with nutrient absorption due to the presence of intestinal inflammation. Therefore, a B12 injection side steps this issue by directly delivering nutrients to the cells. Allowing your body instantaneous utilization.

Why is vitamin B12 important for health?

Red blood cell formation, neurological function and DNA synthesis is dependent on vitamin B12. It also plays a vital role in the physiologic biochemical pathways in our body, aiding in providing energy to our cells.

Are there any side effects of B12 injections?

Patient's can experience very mild or no side effects. If a patient experiences side effects they may notice bruising, redness, discomfort, itching at the injection site. In addition, less common side effects include nausea, fatigue, warmth or flushing.

Who can benefit from a B12 injection?

Anyone can benefit from receiving a B12 injection. B12 insufficiency or deficiency are most commonly seen in those who are vegans, vegetarians, those who eat less red meat, elderly or patients with gastrointestinal issues.