B1 VITAMIN INJECTION
Also known as Thiamine. It helps your body convert carbohydrates into energy and is essential for the proper function of, heart, muscles and nervous system. It plays an important role in our energy production systems and in DNA production.
- It is considered an essential vitamin because our body is unable to produce and it has to be obtained through our diet.
- Foods that are rich in B1 are meats, nuts and whole grains
- Thiamine deficiency tends to be uncommon, but these risk factors can increase your chances of being deficient:
- Alcohol dependence
- Bariatric Surgery
- Advanced Age
Deficiency in any of the B vitamins can be caused by a lack of a balanced diet, medication (Especially Diabetic and Rheumatoid Arthritis medications), alcohol intake or genetic issues (MTHF gene). Schedule a office visit today for a B vitamin injection!