Vitamin B12 is a nutrient, which our bodies don’t naturally create, that helps to keep your nerves and blood cells healthy. We can access Vitamin B12 from foods such as meat, fish, milk and eggs. You may have a deficiency if you are vegan, don’t eat enough B12 rich food, or if you have other health conditions which mean you are unable to absorb it properly.
A Vitamin B12 booster shot is a concentrated dose of Vitamin B12 that is delivered directly into the bloodstream for a fast, convenient boost of your energy levels, your immune health and your mood. At PURE our skincare experts offer Vitamin B12 Booster Shots following a consultation to ensure you’re suitable for treatment.
What are the signs of Vitamin B12 deficiency?
There are many signs of a potential deficiency, these will vary from person to person, they can also overlap with other conditions, which include:
- A rapid heart beat
- Feel exhausted
- Autoimmune thyroiditis
- Have brain fog
- Pernicious anemia
- Numbness of arms or legs
Will Vitamin B12 benefit my immune system?
Vitamin B12 plays a crucial role in helping your immune system to function. Our immune systems work day and night to keep us healthy. Especially during the flu and cold season, your immune system will work tirelessly to prevent you from catching what’s going around. Vitamin B12 supplements and booster shots, can give your body a jolt of energy, boost your mood and your metabolism, they can also help to keep your immune system in the best of condition
Vitamin B12 is also known as the powerhouse energy vitamin, it’ll help make DNA, nerve cells and red blood cells and is also crucial for a healthy brain and immune system too.
Will Vitamin B12 increase my energy?
B12 and 7 other B Vitamins help the body to convert food into glucose which provides energy for your body. Vitamin B12 helps to produce elements of DNA and red blood cells. Vitamin B12 will support your body in multiple ways that contribute to healthy energy levels despite the lack of a direct energy boost.
Will Vitamin B12 help with my joint pain?
Vitamin B12 will help to provide relief and decrease inflammation for conditions that causes pain within your joint and joint stiffness such as arthritis. Your joints play a very crucial role in helping with your bodies optimal movements. After years of exercising and weight training stresses your joints will have wear and tear over time. For example knee joints can experience frictions and tend to compact due to the constant use of these joint when weight training. Overtraining and lack of proper rest between training sessions will contribute to joint deterioration. Correct joint care is essential, even when young and don’t notice any pain, you MUST look after your joints, always wear the correct footwear for your training session.
What are some of the other benefits of Vitamin B12?
Other benefits associated with Vitamin B12 include:
- Healthy sleep patterns
- Skin healing and healthy complexion
- Muscle recovery
- Improved brain performance
- Improve Cardiovascular health
What are the side effects of Vitamin B12 Booster Injections?
The B12 injection is generally very safe. However, some people may experience some pain, swelling or redness at the injection site, and in much rarer cases headaches, itching or nausea. If any of these symptoms persist or worsen please contact your GP or 111.