Emma Wedgwood

Vitamin B12 injections

B12 injections are a common method used to treat B12 deficiency. B12 is an essential vitamin that plays a crucial role in the body, including the production of red blood cells and the maintenance of a healthy nervous system. In this article, we will explore the benefits of B12 injections, how they work, and who may benefit from them.


The body needs vitamin B12 for many vital physical and mental functions. However, it is difficult for us to get enough B12 from our diet, this often causes us to feel run down and weak.

Sufficient B12 is commonly attributed to our energy levels and is known to provide a supportive function in weight loss and in maintaining healthy hair, skin and nails.

B12 deficiency is very common in women who are menopausal and perimenopausal, which can exacerbate symptoms. B12 injections can help ease symptoms of the menopause and perimenopause, improving cognitive function and vitality.

B12 injections can only be prescribed by medical professionals, and provide the following benefits:

What happens during B12 treatment?

Emma will first discuss any symptoms you might have and assess whether B12 injections are right for you. B12 is administered as an injection to the upper arm.

The appointment will take around 20 minutes.

You will usually start to feel the effects of the B12 injection instantly, with full effects within 48-72 hours.


Frequently asked questions

The B12 is injected into the muscle, like a flu jab, and might cause some local pain during the injection and/or mild bruising afterwards.

Am I suitable for B12 Injections?

B12 injections are considered very safe and are suitable for most people. Emma will discuss your medical history with you and assess your suitability.

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