Vitamin B-12 Injections - | Ellen Mahony MD

131 Kings Highway North
Westport, Connecticut, 06880

203-221-0102

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Vitamin B-12 Injections

Westport | Fairfield CT

Vitamin B12 is an extremely vital nutrient and oddly, difficult to detect when deficient. B12 deficiency is often seen in people who follow vegetarian or vegan diets, regularly use anti-acids or have overused antibiotics. And, even if meat and seafood are part of your diet, it’s important to know that most of the proteins you consume aren’t wild caught (fish) or grass-fed (meat and dairy)  thus, the amount of B12 (and other nutrients) you are consuming can be much lower.

Some of the most common symptoms of low B12 levels are poor concentration, moodiness and general fatigue (see below for a full list of symptoms.) Unfortunately, the benefits of oral supplementation are often drastically reduced by poor absorption (either due to genetic predisposition, autoimmune disorders or leaky gut/poor gut).  And aging itself means we absorb less Vitamin B12 from food. It is estimated 85% of us come up short of the necessary B12 from our diet.

In addition, absorption of B12 in food requires a substance from our stomachs called intrinsic factor, the production of which decreases with age. (The American College of Physicians assumes that no one has intrinsic factor past age 70).  The decline in our intrinsic factor starts decades earlier.  For all of these reasons contributing to unpredictable and low levels, we like to recommend the injectable form of B12.

Our prescription for most patients is weekly B12 shots for a two to three-month period and with monitoring symptoms to see the response.  We then suggest injections once a month.  Our formula includes the following components to cover the spectrum of B vitamins most beneficial in combating symptoms.  We offer 2 variations on B-12:  one directed to weight loss and the other to building muscle.

Look Forward to the following benefits:
 

° Improved energy and stamina
° Improved sleep quality and duration
° Higher metabolism
° Improved mental clarity
° Balanced immune system

 

Formulas and Ingredients

Lipo- Plus (Weight Loss, Energy): Pyridoxine (B6), Methionine, Inositol, Choline, and Hydroxocobalamin (B12).

Lipo- Mino (Build Muscle, Energy): Pyridoxine (B6), Methionine, Inositol, Choline, Hydroxocobalamin (B12), Carnitine, Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin.

Pyridoxine (B6): Promotes red blood cell production and converts food to energy.

Methionine: Helps break down sugars & carbohydrates and convert to energy.

Inositol: Converts food to energy.
Choline: Healthy nerve cells, cuts muscle recovery time, helps convert fat to energy.

Hydroxocobalamin: Energy, healthy nerve cells.

Carnitine: Building block for proteins, helps body burn fat as fuel.

Thiamine (B1): Improves immune system, helps convert fat and carbohydrates into energy.

Riboflavin (B2): Increases metabolism, supports immune system.

 

 

 

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Symptom Checker

See if any of the following signs and symptoms apply to you.
The following symptoms are often signs of B12 deficiency: Fatigue, Low depressed mood, Pernicious Anemia Weight Issues, Irritability/moodiness, Pregnant/trying to become pregnant, Breastfeeding, Heart Disease, Diabetes, Memory loss/Alzheimer’s, Sleep disorders, Osteoporosis, Tendonitis,Asthma,Allergies, History of Migraines, Immunosuppression, Thyroid Disorders,Numbness/tingling of body.

Contact us 203-221-0102 for your B12 Injections today!

131 Kings Highway North, Westport, Connecticut, 06880

Dr Ellen Mahony Westport Ct

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Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ellen Mahony specializes in breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, tummy tuck, liposuction, face lift and eyelid surgery. Her office is located in Westport and serves Fairfield, Bridgeport, Norwalk, New Canaan, Ridgefield, Shelton, Darien, Redding and Monroe.

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