Are you feeling fatigue despite your best efforts? Does your skin look and feel dull? You may benefit from Dr. Patel’s Vitamin B12 shots. For an appointment, call the office or book an appointment by messaging us online today.
Vitamin B12 is one of the 8 B vitamins that is an essential nutrient for proper bodily functions.
At your consultation, Dr. Patel will individually tailor a health program for you, by ordering labs and additional studies to help you feel your best.
Vitamin B12 is an essential water-soluble nutrient, also known as cobalamin. It is an essentail nutrient in for proper bodily function of many systems in the body, including:
Vitamin B12 plays a key role in the normal functioning of the brain and nervous system. It’s also important in the formation of red blood cells.
Common signs and symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency include:
Typically, Vitamin B12 will be given to the shoulder muscle in our office. After sanitizing, your clinician will use their thumb and forefinger to hold the skin tight and administer the shot. This is a safe and easy procedure, that takes only several minutes to complete. After the procedure you will be able to continue your day as otherwise planned with no recommended downtime. B12 shots start to work much faster than vitamins taken orally. Typically, people start experiencing benefits 24-72 hours after treatment.