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B12 Injections

B12/MIC Shots:

Vitamin B12 combined with MIC in an injection is used to facilitate weight loss and boost energy, aiding in the use of food for energy and in the breakdown of fat.

Read on for more benefits of this vitamin combo shot.

What is the function of Vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12 is a co-factor in the transfer of methyl groups in the body, important in the synthesis of DNA. B12 is also important for carbohydrate metabolism. A symptom of B12 deficiency can be neurological problems because the nervous system uses carbohydrates as a main fuel source. In addition, B12 deficiency can result in Megaloblastic Anemia, a type of anemia in which the red blood cells grow without dividing, becoming enlarged.

What are symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency?

People at risk for Vitamin B12 Deficiency:

What is the quickest, most effective way to correct a Vitamin B12 deficiency?

The best way to correct a deficiency of Vitamin B12 is through a Vitamin/Nutrient IV that contains vitamin B12 and/or via vitamin B12 injections. When administered intravenously or through injection, the Vitamin B12 is not subject to gut absorption and the entire dosage administered is available to the body for use. Any excessive amount not used by the body is flushed out in the urine due to vitamin B12 being a water soluble vitamin.

What does MIC stand for?

Methione: An essential amino acid, meaning that it cannot be synthesized in the body. Methionine helps form SAM (S-adenosyl methionine), which is the “activated” form of methionine. SAM does the following:

Breaks down estrogens Carnitine synthesis (the fat carrier molecule of the body)

Inositol: A B vitamin and a primary component of cell membranes. Inositol does the following:

Choline: Similar to the B vitamins but not “officially” a B vitamin, yet often placed in the B vitamin category. It is an essential nutrient which is water soluble. Functions of choline in the body:


Author
Meghan Doherty Clinical Nutritionist

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