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Vitamin D Shots (IM)

ABOUT VITAMIN D SHOTS

The Vitamin D Shot is a fast-acting means of supplementation for individuals who are deficient in vitamin D. Vitamin D is available in two forms: vitamin D2 and vitamin D3 , the latter being the form we use. Known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’, exposure to sunlight produces vitamin D naturally - an essential vitamin for optimal bone health. A deficiency in Vitamin D may lead to various health conditions. For individuals suffering from Vitamin D deficiency, supplementing its intake can be vitally important.

 

HOW DO VITAMIN D SHOTS WORK?

UVB rays do not trigger as much vitamin D production in darker skin types as they do in lighter skins, meaning that the former type typically requires a greater degree of vitamin D supplementation. Overweight people also require vitamin D in larger quantities in order to attain optimum vitamin D levels. In comparison to oral tablets, the Vitamin D Shot is more potent, fast-acting and effective - particularly in cases where a deficiency in vitamin D exists.

Treatment Indications

Vitamin D Shots treat many different conditions and can improve athletic performance. Factors that affect your body’s natural vitamin D levels include:

  • Exposure to sunlight
  • Body mass
  • Skin colour
  • The use of sunscreen
  • Diet

Vitamin D Shots aftercare

The Vitamin D Shot is a safe treatment. Rarely, however, Vitamin D injections can lead to a number of side effects - the most common of which are stomach discomfort and nausea. Contact your IV/IM practitioner if either of these last for more than two days.

What To Expect

Vitamin Injections London is headed by skilled IV/IM Nurses and Aesthetic Practitioners, who will conduct a full review of your medical history and advise you regarding your suitability for the Vitamin D Shot.