Vitamin B12 Injections Bexley, Kent | Persona Cosmetic Medicine
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Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause a wide range of symptoms. These usually develop gradually but can worsen if the condition goes untreated. They include:

  • Extreme tiredness (fatigue)
  • Lack of energy (lethargy)
  • Breathlessness
  • Feeling faint
  • Headaches
  • Pale skin
  • Noticeable heartbeats (palpitations)
  • Loss of appetite and weight loss

If symptoms are extreme or worsen we advise you to see your GP for a blood test.

B12 has been popular among athletes for many years for its natural energy boosting effects but more recently there has been more awareness as to what more B12 can help with.

Veganism is more common in todays society & with B12 normally being obtained from liver, milk, eggs, fish, oysters & clams a B12 injection is an alternative method of ensuring your body still receives these essential vitamins.

B12 can help boost low energy levels & mood during illness. The immune system is strengthened with B12 and the effects can be especially noticeable when going through stressful & anxious periods.

How B12 injections are carried out at Persona Cosmetic Medicine

If you’re interested in B12 injections, your first step would be to book your free consultation with Dr.Lisa. This is the perfect opportunity for Dr. Lisa to listen to your concerns, medical history & fully assess you.

Having the right information and understanding the treatment and potential results will help you to make an informed decision.

If you decide to go ahead, Dr Lisa will carry out your first treatment & recommended frequency of treatment. Your further treatments will then be carried out by a fully qualified Aesthetician.

The actual B12 injection only takes a few seconds but we like to take the time to go through the procedure and any advice that you need to follow after treatment is complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know about B12 Vitamin Injections at Persona

  • Why have Vitamin B12 therapy?

    If you are lacking in energy or feel tired all the time then you may be deficient in vitamin B12. This a a very common problem and can be resolved with a simple injection of B12. Used by many stars and celebrities to boost energy levels, vitamin B12 treatments are a popular way to overcome this.

  • What does Vitamin B12 do?

    Vitamin B12 is a water soluble vitamin and is essential in converting carbohydrates into glucose which in turn leads to the release of energy. It is also a key player in the health of the brain, nervous system, digestive system, cardiovascular systems, and aids cell renewal for healthy skin, hair and nails.
    Lacking in Vitamin B12 can cause: -tiredness and fatigue, lack of energy, muscle weakness, problems with memory and mood changes. Our normal red blood cells are unable to function correctly and therefore lacks the ability to carry oxygen around our bodies.

  • Why have B12 injected?

    B12 can be taken as a food supplement, however if the problem lies in the stomachs ability to absorb this vitamin, then the quantity of B12 that can get through into the blood stream is reduced. The other problem is that oral supplements are subject to digestive acids in the gut which reduces the amount of B12 that is absorbed.

    By injecting B12 we can bypass the stomach and deliver a stronger more effective dose into the body.

  • Is the treatment painful?

    Treatment is administered by injection into the muscle of the arm or leg. The needles used are very thin and take a couple of seconds to administer.

  • How will I feel after the treatment?

    You will feel no different immediately after treatment and it can take several days for B12 to be effective. If you are only mildly deficient then you should start to feel more energised and less tired by this point. If your deficiency is more extreme then the treatment will need to be repeated within 1-4 weeks.

  • How long do the results last?

    You should be feeling more energised for several weeks after the treatment, however repeat treatments may be required to maintain your B12 levels. These are usually recommended every 1-3 months.

*Results may vary and are different for each individual. As such, Persona Cosmetic Medicine cannot guarantee specific results.

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