B12 is essential for a number of physical and mental functions. While the body is capable of storing this vitamin in sufficient quantities in most cases, people who find it hard to absorb B12 from food or oral supplements may need to take B12 injections under the care of a medical professional. When we determine that your B12 levels are low and recommend injections, it won’t be long until you notice several benefits. Here are some examples.
Relieve Your Headaches
Low levels of B12 could be the reason you have frequent headaches. Once those B12 injections commence, you should notice that the headaches are less frequent and that they seem less severe. That will go a long way toward helping you feel better throughout the day.
Improve Cognitive Function
A lack of B12 can make it difficult to concentrate on even the simplest tasks. You may find that following a conversation takes so much effort that actually participating is out of the question. Attempting to learn anything new is also a challenge. As the B12 injections begin to take effect, you notice that grasping new information, managing tasks that require some concentration, and even learning new things is a lot easier. That’s because the B12 is restoring the cognitive function that the deficiency took away.
Chase Away the Fatigue
People with low levels of B12 typically have no energy at all. Even after sleeping all night, they still feel tired. It’s hard to get through the day and accomplish the things that have to be done. Finding the energy to pursue hobbies or spend time with friends is almost out of the question. Once you begin the B12 injections, expect to feel more energetic. You can get through the day and still feel like having dinner with friends or engaging in some activity. Best of all, you’ll likely notice that you sleep more soundly and awake feeling truly refreshed.
Ease Your Depression
The impact of a B12 deficiency can pave the way for depression. After you begin to receive B12 injections, the apathy, sense of feeling worthless, and the lethargy will dissipate. Every day, you will feel more like yourself and begin to enjoy life again.
Improve Heart Function
You can bet that B12 injections have a positive impact on heart function. That’s important, since normal levels can reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks. Since low levels can also cause palpitations and irregular heartbeat, replenishing your body’s supply of B12 will usually eliminate these issues too.
Steady Your Balance
Did you ever wonder why you sometimes had trouble maintaining your balance? Low B12 levels can make you feel faint and a little unsteady. Once you begin to receive the B12 injections, it won’t take long to notice that you feel steadier.
Get In Touch with Us for More Information
Do you think that low levels of B12 might be the cause of your health issues? If so, we encourage you to reach out and make an appointment with The Dermatology, Laser & Vein Center. At our convenient location in Cincinnati, OH, our caring and devoted team of professionals will be here to explain this process in greater detail and answer any questions you may have about B12 injections. Contact us today to set up your consultation – we look forward to speaking with you!