B12 Shots

Allen Lawrence, MD, MA, PhD -  - Integrative Medicine Physician

Conejo Valley Advanced Wellness

Allen Lawrence, MD, MA, PhD

Integrative Medicine Physician & Preventative Medicine Specialist located in Thousand Oaks, CA

Vitamin B12 is an important type of nutrient that helps your body function at its best. A vitamin deficiency can lead to other health concerns and even weight gain. Allen Lawrence, MD, MA, PhD, at Conejo Valley Advanced Wellness in Thousand Oaks, California, is proud to offer B12 and lipotropic injections that can help you look and feel your best. To learn more about B12 shots, book an appointment online or by phone today.

B12 Shots Q & A

What are B12 injections?

Vitamins are an important building block for the body. Vitamin B12 is a critical vitamin for your metabolism, mood, and hair. It helps produce red blood cells, keeps your nerves healthy, and is responsible for converting the food you eat into energy.

Your body doesn’t make vitamin B12 or store it, so that means you need to get it from supplements or animal-based foods. To keep your vitamin B12 levels high, regular supplementation is necessary.

B12 injections deliver essential nutrients to your body quickly and provide long-lasting benefits. While vitamin pills take a long time to break down in your stomach and your body has to work harder to absorb the nutrients, injections are quick and effective.

What are the symptoms of B12 deficiency?

Many people suffer from vitamin B12 deficiencies and may not know it. If you’re older or a vegan or vegetarian, you might be at increased risk for developing a vitamin B12 deficiency.

Common signs and symptoms of a B12 deficiency include:

  • Pale skin
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Nerve damage
  • Mood changes

Some symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency are serious. If you’re experiencing any health concerns, seek treatment. Proper evaluation of your symptoms and condition helps Dr. Lawrence determine the underlying cause and makes it easier to develop an effective treatment plan.

What are lipotropic injections?

Lipotropic injections are metabolism-boosting shots that contain methionine, inositol, choline, thiamine HCL, niacinamide, levocarnitine, and vitamin B12. These compounds blast fat and increase your metabolism. Combined with a healthy diet and exercise plan, lipotropic injections might give you some extra help to lose those unwanted pounds.

Sometimes, weight loss is inhibited by your metabolism even if you make healthy lifestyle choices. A slow metabolism doesn’t effectively convert the food you eat into energy your body can use, making it harder to lose weight. Lipotropic injections can help jump-start your metabolism and boost weight loss.

What can vitamin injections treat?

Vitamin injections can help improve your physical and mental well-being, including detoxifying your body. They can help jump-start and promote weight loss, give you more energy, or improve your mood. In addition to vitamin B12 shots and lipotropic shots, Dr. Lawrence offers other vitamin shots to keep you feeling your best.

Vitamin D3 is important for bone strength and immunity against certain diseases. Many people don’t get enough vitamin D3. Vitamin injections can help to address a variety of woes, and treatment can be customized to meet your needs.

Curious about vitamin injections and what they can do for you? Make an appointment with Dr. Lawrence at Conejo Valley Advanced Wellness online or by phone today to learn more.