B-12 Shots in Austin TX
B12 Injections increase energy, metabolism and boost your immune system. True Weight Loss Clinic in Austin TX uses B12 Injections to aid in weight loss.
B12 may be nicknamed the “energy vitamin”, but it does so much more. This important nutrient helps make the DNA in every cell of our bodies, maintains nerve cells, and is integral in the production of oxygen-carrying red blood cells.
B12 deficiency is relatively common, especially among older people. While some people don’t get the 2.4 mcg of B12 recommended daily, others can’t absorb enough, no matter how hard they try.
B12 is mostly found in animal products, so vegetarians and vegans usually supplement this vitamin. Smaller amounts can be found in green leafy vegetables, whole grains, legumes, mushrooms and many foods, like cereals, are also fortified with B vitamins. The body can store around about 2 to 4 years worth of B12, so changes in diet or digestion can take time to show. It’s estimated that up to 15% of the population may have a deficiency.
You may develop a B12 deficiency if you are a vegetarian, have low stomach acid, have any conditions which affects absorption in the intestines like Crohn's or celiac disease, have had weight loss surgery, or do not produce enough “intrinsic factor” - a protein which binds to B12 and aids in its digestion. Some common medications, such as heartburn medications, certain antibiotics, and metformin, increase your risk for a deficiency. As we age we also tend to absorb less of this important nutrient.
Benefits of Vitamin B12 Injections include:
More energy, mental alertness and stamina for everyday tasks
Healthier immune systems
Increases metabolism, thereby aiding in weight loss
Reduces allergies, stress and depression
Improves mood stabilization
Lessens frequency and severity of migraines and headaches
Helps lower homocysteine levels in the blood, thereby reducing the probability of heart diseases and strokes
Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is an essential water-soluble vitamin that the body uses to maintain healthy nerve cells, produce RNA, DNA and red blood cells and help iron to function properly. Vitamin B12 also works with folate to produce the amino acid SAMe which controls mood and supports immune function. B12 injections have many benefits and are often prescribed for deficiencies that cause fatigue, shortness of breath, diarrhea, numbness and neurological damage.
Aides in growth of healthy blood cells, nerve cells, and proteins in the body. Helps with metabolism of fats and carbohydrates. Treatment for people who cannot absorb vitamin B12.