Vitamin deficiencies can deplete your energy levels, slow your metabolism, and weaken your immune function. Robin F. MacDougall, DO, uses vitamin injections to improve your mental and physical fitness at My True Image in Phoenix and Glendale, Arizona. Dr. MacDougall and the team tailor your vitamin shots to address your specific needs, so you can look and feel your best. Call My True Image today or schedule an appointment online to learn more.
Vitamin injections deliver nutrients directly into your muscles, allowing your bloodstream to absorb them right away. Injections are quick and you can feel the effects of the vitamins within 24-72 hours. At My True Image, the team offers multiple types of vitamin injections to accelerate weight loss, increase energy, and promote healthy nutrition.
The most popular type of vitamin injection is the B-12 shot. This essential vitamin helps protect your red blood cells and nerves. B-12 also allows your body to convert sugar into energy. When you have a B-12 deficiency, your metabolism can slow and your energy levels decline. Restoring your B-12 levels can help boost metabolism and accelerate weight loss.
Vitamin injections help nutrients reach your bloodstream quickly. Many vitamins, including B-12, don’t absorb into the body easily. Even if you regularly consume vitamin-rich foods, like lean meats, dairy, and leafy greens, your body may not process B-12 as well as it should.
The team injects vitamins deep into your muscle tissue. Also called intramuscular injections, vitamin shots are most effective when injected into the buttocks or upper arm. These areas are ideal because they contain many blood vessels. Once the vitamins reach your muscles, the blood vessels absorb them.
Many people can benefit from vitamin injections. The team at My True Image may recommend these supplements if you:
Before recommending vitamin injections, the team performs a comprehensive medical history review and physical exam.
Vitamin injections offer several benefits for men and women. A vitamin injection can help:
Certain vitamin injections that are rich in antioxidants can also brighten dull skin and enhance your complexion.
You may not feel the effects of a vitamin injection immediately. Unlike intravenous (IV) vitamin therapy, which immediately delivers nutrients into the bloodstream, your muscles absorb vitamin injections slowly. The effects also last longer than IV therapy because your body absorbs the nutrients over several days.
Call My True Image today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about vitamin injections.