What is B12?
B12 is an essential vitamin that is found in many of the foods we eat such as organ meats and dairy. The cool thing about B12 is that your body uses what it needs throughout the day, and stores the leftovers for use later. Unfortunately, most people don't consume enough of the vitamin the body needs. The signs of B12 deficiency include:
There are many benefits to supplementing with B12 including increased energy levels, better mood, improved sleep, and even boosting metabolism and assisting with weight loss. No wonder this is one of the most popular injections.
Types of B12
There are 3 common forms of B12: methylcobalamin, hydroxocobalamin, and cyanocobalamin. We often get asked which form of B12 is the best. This question can have a different answer depending on the usage. First and foremost, we place our integrity on superior quality. At Regen IV Wellness, we only use METHYLcobalamin B12 for injections, and HYDROXOcobalamin B12 for IVs. The truth is all forms of B12 are synthetically made in a lab. The differences lie in how the body processes each type. CYANOcobalamin is inexpensive, slightly toxic but more stable with a cyanide molecule leading to a longer shelf life. We don’t recommend it for ANYONE especially those with MTHFR gene dysfunction. METHYLcobalamin is more bioactive and the same B12 form found in the blood as well as a cofactor in two enzymes. It is the Kingpin being the most effective and shows the greatest utilization in the body. We use it in our IV cocktails, Prolozone, and injections. HYDROXOcobalamin is the MOST active form and predominant form found in B12 rich foods. It has a higher affinity for plasma proteins and lasts longer in the body requiring less injections. We use it in select IV cocktails only.
Who Can Benefit From B12?
B12 injections are great for everyone; especially teachers heading back to school, parents with small children who are in daycare or school, anyone entering cold and flu season, and professionals who are in contact with large groups of people. It's basically a great vitamin supplement for ANYONE to take on a regular basis to set the body up for success.
Schedule an appointment with us to get your B12 injection and receive all the benefits of this essential vitamin.