If you are feeling tired and run down all the time, suffering from unexplained aches and pains and regularly falling victim to colds and other common viruses, then you may have a vitamin B12 deficiency. B12 is an important vitamin that you can become deficient in, especially if you follow a restricted or special diet, if you suffer from certain health conditions or if you are over a certain age. Heavy smokers and drinkers can also have low levels of B12.
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What are Vitamin B12 injections?
Vitamin B12, is naturally found in animal products, but also found in certain foods and is available as an oral supplement or injection.
Vitamin B12 has many roles in the body. B12 is particularly important for cell growth in the central nervous system (CNS) and is therefore essential for the normal function of your nerve cells. Vitamin B12 supplementation can also enhance wellbeing and physical health. As B12 plays an important role in enhancing the metabolic function of the cells, this nutrient can boost energy release and improve memory.
What foods are B12 found in?
Large amounts are found in liver, beef, salmon, trout, tuna, and clams. Smaller amounts are available in eggs, yogurt, cheese, and cereal products fortified with B12.
An injection Vitamin B12 can bring on immediate health benefits
- Increases energy levels and concentration
- Help improve sleep patterns
- Boots metabolism
- Boots immunity
- There are multiple benefits of B12 on physical & mental health as well as emotional wellbeing
- Reducing tiredness & fatigue
- Reducing stress, anxiety & emotional instability
- Enhances healthy cells in nails, hair and skin
What are the symptoms and causes of Vitamin B12 deficiency?
The following symptoms may be experienced if you are anaemic, and they are due to the reduced oxygen levels in your body:
- Lack of energy (Lethargy)
- Tiredness (Fatigue)
- Feeling faint
- Pale yellow tinge to your skin
- Feeling blue (Depression)
- Pins and needles (Paraesthesia)
Less common symptoms, include:
- Loss of appetite
- Altered taste
- Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
Who is most likely to have low B12 levels?
Vegans, vegetarians, elders, people who drink alcohol, people who have digestive issues and who are taking certain medications.
What is strength of B12 injections?
Vitamin B12 injection – £30
Vitamin B12 course of 3 injections
Original Rate : £90
Reduced Rate : £75