So, is anyone up for shots?

Don’t be too disappointed, but I’m talking about vitamin shots, not tequila!

But now that I’ve got your attention, let me explain what I mean…

As well as offering intravenous or IV vitamin infusion therapy at Hilton Skin Clinics in Reading – where we recommend the Intravita range which can be tailored to meet your needs – we are also able to offer single booster treatments or ‘shots’ of vitamin B-12. And at only £40 per injection, they’re a cost-effective way to put the spring back in your step.

Our range of both vitamin drips and vitamin booster shots, or single vitamin injections are designed to help you to boost your immune system to ward off illness, great as we battle through the colder months of winter and all those cold and flu germs doing the rounds. Plus, they can increase your energy levels, so you’re on tip-top form when Christmas is over with and you want to be at the front of the queue at the January sales; like an athlete primed for the race of your life – you’ll need all the energy you can get for fighting over those bargains!

Intravita IV Vitamin Infusion

Our specially trained staff can take a full medical history and find out about your lifestyle, as well as carry out various general health checks. This will determine if a stand-alone booster shot is all you need, or if you would benefit from a shot as well as one of our IV drips which come with a range of other great ingredients to give you a boost including vitamin C, glutathione, magnesium, zinc, plus other amino acids and anti-oxidants.

But what is vitamin B-12 and why do we need it?

B vitamins are vital for the health of our bodies, we need them for healthy skin, hair, nails, and eyes, as well as for the health of our internal organs, such as the liver. Vitamin B-12 is one of eight B vitamins and is essential for the normal functioning of the brain and nervous system. It is a core nutrient which is involved in the function of every cell in the human body, and is particularly important in the creation of red blood cells. Sadly, we cannot make Vitamin B-12 ourselves, we must ingest it. If you’re even slightly deficient you may notice symptoms of fatigue, depression or anaemia.

Vitamin B-12, which is also called cobalamin, is found in food such as liver, meats, like lamb, beef and turkey, as well seafood sources such as mackerel and crab meat. It is commonly added to our food, as fortified breads and cereals, to help us to get adequate amounts in our daily diet. As well as food, Vitamin B-12 can be produced as a supplement, but it comes in four different synthetic types, some of which are easier and more effective than others for the body to convert and use. It’s important that if you’re taking Vitamin B-12 that you use a form that will give you the best benefits. The form of Vitamin B-12 used in the Intravita range is called hydroxocobalamin. This is the most medically effective form and is commonly given to those with long-term or severe deficiencies and medical conditions. An Intravita Vitamin B-12 booster is designed to give you the immediate energy improvement that many of us need in the Winter time.

If you’re interested in learning more about vitamin booster shots, or intravenous vitamin drip therapy, then please contact Hilton Skin Clinics today to book a consultation to discuss how we can help.