WHAT IS A MIC SKINNY SHOT?
MIC is a variety of nutrients that help with digestion, increase natural energy, and control weight and cholesterol gain. Paired with diet and exercise, a skinny shot will amplify your efforts and support your weight-loss goals
This injection is provided to you for treatment of conditions not related to pernicious anemia. If you have been diagnosed with Pernicious Anemia (a condition wherein the body cannot absorb the B12 Vitamin from dairy products or other foods) you will be referred to your primary care physician for treatment.
∙ Be aware that aspirin, aspirin-containing medications (ie: Motrin), fish oil, flax seed, high doses of Vitamin A or E, Ginko Biloba, or Garlic may cause undue bleeding which may result in bruising. If you wish to minimize the risk of bleeding be advised that we recommend you avoid these substances for a minimum of three days prior to injection.
∙ Eat a meal or light snack prior to treatment. Notify clinician if you have a needle phobia, prior to treatment. This allows the clinician to take the appropriate precautions to ensure your treatment is as comfortable as possible.
∙ Optimal results are achieved with clients who continue treatments routinely. Frequency will depend on your individual needs/goals as well as your medical history.
∙ It is normal for the injection site to burn for just a few minutes immediately or shortly after the injection. This will dissipate once the muscle is used and the product diffuses into the muscle.
∙ B12 injections do not directly help with losing weight but since B12 vitamins is often nicknamed the “energy vitamin” it does stay true to its name in that it should promote those who take a vitamin B12 injection into doing more exercise.
What is Vitamin B12?
B12 is an essential nutrient not produced in the body. It is commonly found in animal products and foods fortified with B12.
Are there side effects from B12 shots?
Bruising and soreness at the injection site are common and should subside within a few days.You may also notice a pink or orange tint to your urine up to two days after treatment due to the red crystalline structures that occur in Vitamin B12.
How long does treatment take?
Your appointment takes around 15 minutes to administer.
When will I feel the benefits?
Everyone’s response to treatment will differ, however clients generally notice benefits within 24 hours.
How long do B12 benefits last?
This varies depending on how depleted you are of the vitamin, however most patients feel the benefits for up to one week.
How often should I receive treatment?
We recommend scheduling a consultation and setting up a treatment plan to determine your frequency of treatment. B12 wellness shots are safe to get when you feel necessary. If you have a deficiency, you may need treatment more frequently.