Vitamin B Shots FAQ
Are there any restrictions for Vitamin B Shots?
Some nutrients should be avoided in the presence of certain health conditions and circumstances including pregnancy, breastfeeding, cancer, advanced liver disease, seriously compromised kidney function and hypotension.
What does the B12 shot do?
Vitamin B12 is vital for health, required for proper red blood cell (RBC) formation + provides the body with energy. Benefits include improved energy, better sleep, elevated mood (it increases serotonin), increased focus, hormone regulation + so much more!
What is in the Skinny Shot and what does it do?
The skinny shot is comprised of B12 and B1, which boosts the metabolism by helping your digestive system break down carbs, fats, and proteins into a usable source of energy.
What is in the Energy Shot and what does it do?
The energy shot is comprised of B12 and B6, which gives you an extra boost of energy. It is not like drinking an energy drink and shouldn’t keep you up at night. It is more of a slow release (24 to 48 hours) into the blood system.
What is in the Super Shot and what does it do?
The super shot is comprised of B12, B1, and B6. It is a combination of the B12, the skinny shot, and the energy shot.
What is the cost?
The Vitamin B12 shot is $15, the skinny and the energy shot are $39, and the super shot is $79. We also have packages that bring down the price for all our Vitamin B shots.
Are there any negative effects?
Side effects are generally non-existent or mild. On occasion, you may experience some discomfort, bruising, redness, itching, inflammation, or tenderness at or around the site of injection that could last from a few minutes to several days. Less frequent side effects may include lightheadedness, nausea, fatigue, headache, dizziness, warmth or flushing. True allergic reaction is extremely rare. However, if you experience throat swelling, a pruritic (itchy) body rash, dangerously low blood pressure (that may result in lightheadedness, fainting or feeling weak), or symptoms associated with anaphylaxis (throat swelling, trouble breathing) following administration of an injection, please visit your nearest emergency department without hesitation or call 9-1-1.
How often should I do them?
Many people like to front-load initially to boost their levels faster- for example, weekly for the first month or every other week for the first two months. For maintenance, many people will come in once a month. Vitamin B Shots are water soluble so it is virtually impossible to get "too much" in your system as you will urinate out any extra.
How is a B12 shot different than taking an oral supplement?
Many people have trouble with nutrient absorption—from supplements or food—due to the presence of intestinal inflammation, poor gut health, or a deficiency of intrinsic factors—glycoprotein produced in the stomach that's essential for B12 absorption. Injecting nutrients intramuscularly sidesteps this issue by delivering nutrients directly to the cells, feeding your body instantaneously for immediate utilization.
How long will the effects of a B12 shot last?
The nutrients we provide are water-soluble. The only water-soluble nutrient that has the capability of being stored in the body is B12; however, it's in minute amounts. Having said all that, the effects of our shots vary between individuals, but typically are felt for about one week.
Do you need a prescription to do a Vitamin B shot?
No, you do not need a prescription and can just simply walk in during our hours of operation. You should be in and out within 10 minutes.