To B or Not to B? Is Vitamin B12 right for me?
Do you have digestive issues?
Are you a vegan or vegetarian?
Do you have heartburn and have been on a PPI for a while?
Are you middle-aged or older with a poor diet?
Do you have diabetes?
Do you just feel depleted and off?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, the answer may B to consider a Vitamin B12 injection.
What is Vitamin B12?
Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that plays a vital role in the production of red blood cells, in DNA synthesis, and in an optimally functioning nervous system.
Why would I inject it?
B12 injections provide 100% delivery and absorption of Vitamin B12. In comparison, the absorption of an oral B12 supplement is only 5%!
How do I know if I am Vitamin B12 deficient?
Signs and Symptoms Include:
- Numbness and tingling in the hands and feet
- Loss of appetite
However, you don’t have to wait to feel crappy to benefit from Vitamin B12. You can test for your Vitamin B12 levels through your MD or ND.
To learn more, book an appointment with Dr. Jess, ND: HERE
- PMID: 10209501
- Yuen T. So, Deficiency Diseases of the Nervous System, Bradley’s Neurology in Clinical Practice, 85, 1226-1236