Vitamin B12

Looking for a B12 injection in Manchester?
We’ve got the low down, the need to know and who it’s good for and who should never take it.

Vitamin B12 Injections

What’s the background on getting Vitamin B12​ injections in Manchester?

Our bodies require a certain amount of vitamins and minerals so that they function properly. Very often, one or more of these become deficient because either our bodies don’t have the ability to make enough, or we don’t have sufficient intake from the foods and drinks we consume. And sometimes serious health concerns can arise from these deficiencies.

One such vitamin that can become deficient due to the hectic lifestyles we tend to lead these days is vitamin B12. There are several reasons why, including a vegan or vegetarian diet that’s not fully balanced, stomach problems, pernicious anaemia, regularly having one too many alcoholic drinks, smoking, immune system disorders and certain medications – to name just a few.

Luckily though, those that have difficulty absorbing sufficient vitamin B12 through dietary restrictions or other health issues can get a fast-acting vitamin B12 shot. It is a brilliantly effective way to get your B12 levels back where they should be.

What is a Vitamin B12 shot?

Vitamin V12 shots are intramuscular injections indicated in those who have low levels of B12 and those with difficulties absorbing it from foods or supplements. B12 is one of the nutrients essential for maintaining the nervous system and the blood cells. It is also required to help in the release of energy from your food. It can be found in chicken, beef, liver, fish (such as salmon and tuna), dairy products, eggs and fortified cereals and breads. A Vitamin B12 shot in Manchester  is effective at bringing your levels of B12 back up quickly which is why so many people opt for this convenient treatment.
Vitamin B12​ in Manchester
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Who are B12 shots for?

In a nutshell, anyone who is experiencing the symptoms of B12 deficiency. Over time, a lack of B12 can lead to serious health consequences, not just tiredness and fatigue, but even neurological disorders if the levels are not rectified. You should not use B12 if you are allergic to cobalt or if you have Leber’s disease.

What are the symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency?

Symptoms will begin to feel worse the longer vitamin B12 deficiency is left untreated. Below are some of the most common symptoms of B12 deficiency:

Irritability
Depression
Breathlessness
Heart palpitations
Muscle weakness
Disturbed vision
Pale yellow colour to the skin
Decline in mental abilities (such as memory)

Sore, red tongue
Mouth ulcers
Extreme fatigue
Appetite loss
Feeling faint
Headaches
Ringing in the ears
Frequent pins and needles

Who is at risk of vitamin B12 deficiency?

What we love about B12 shots is that they can bring with them almost instant health benefits. Here are just a few of the effects you’ll likely experience within the first 24 to 72 hours after your shot:

Increased energy level
Enhanced concentration
Improved sleep
A boost to your immune system
Better ability to cope with stress
Improved sporting performance

Regular B12 shots can:

Help stop specific kinds of hair loss

Raise metabolism and aid weight loss efforts

Regulate the appetite

How much does a Vitamin B12 Injection cost?

If you’re looking for Vitamin B12​ in Manchester, then you can get a single injection at King Street Grooming for just £35 per shot. A course of B12 Injections is discounted at £90 and can be spaced over a few weeks.

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If you’ve been burning the candle at both ends, working long hours, experiencing high levels of stress, drinking more than you know you should, and not taking care of your diet, come and see us for your vitamin B12 shot.

Our B12 shots are always performed by our in-house registered Doctor Patrick, so you’re in excellent hands.