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B12 injections

If you are feeling tired and run down all the time, suffering from unexplained aches and pains and continually falling victim to colds and other infections, then you may have a vitamin B12 deficiency.

B12 is an essential vitamin that you can become deficient in, particularly if you follow a restricted or special diet, if you’re pregnant or breast feeding, 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.

What are the benefits of Vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12 enhances the metabolic function of the cells helping to boost energy release and support overall wellbeing.

There are multiple benefits of B12 on physical & mental health as well as emotional wellbeing:

Boosts Energy – reducing tiredness & fatigue
Boosts Immunity – to support optimum physical health
Boosts Metabolism – helping to support fat burning & weight loss
Boosts mental well-being – reducing stress & emotional instability

Why do I need vitamin B12?

B12 is involved in producing red blood cells, maintaining a healthy nervous system, and converting food to energy. It also helps to regulate the immune system and mood, and control levels of the amino acid homocysteine, elevated levels of which are associated with heart disease. Most people who eat meat, fish, eggs and dairy products get enough B12. Vegans are advised to eat fortified food and take supplements.

Who is most likely to have low B12 levels?

Vegetarians, vegans, elders, people who drink alcohol, people who have digestive issues and who are taking certain medications.