Vitamin B12 Injection

Why do people take vitamin b12 shots?

Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin B-12 include: depression and mood disorders, anemia,fatigue, memory failure,high homocysteine levels, and low blood pressure. While Vitamin B-12 shots addresses these deficiencies, it may also be prescribed to boost energy, and drive cognitive function.

What are the side effects of b12 shots?

    Less serious side effects may include:

  • headache, dizziness, weakness
  • nausea, upset stomach, diarrhea
  • numbness or tingling
  • pain, swelling, redness, or irritation where the injection was given
  • fever
  • joint pain; or
  • itching or rash

What does vitamin b12 do in the body?

Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body's nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all cells. Vitamin B12 also helps prevent a type of anemia called megaloblastic anemia that makes people tired and weak.

Do vitamin b12 injections work for weight loss?

There's no solid evidence that vitamin B-12 injections aid weight loss. Proponents of vitamin B-12 injections say the shots give you more energy and boost your metabolism, helping you shed unwanted pounds.

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