Vitamin C is not manufactured by the body, but it’s essential to your health. Studies suggest that vitamin C may be an effective remedy for the common cold. In general, people who take vitamin C supplements have slightly shorter periods of cold symptoms or somewhat milder symptoms.
Possible Vitamin C Benefits:
● Vitamin C plays a role in brain health, as it is necessary to make certain neurotransmitters, including serotonin. It has also been found to play a role in preventing the common cold, cancer, osteoarthritis, age-related macular degeneration, asthma, and more.
● Vitamin C is a nutrient found in food and dietary supplements. It is an antioxidant and also plays a key role in making collagen.
● Vitamin C has been studied as a treatment for patients with cancer since the 1970s.
● Vitamin C may slow the growth and spread of prostate, pancreatic, liver, colon, and other types of cancer cells.
● Vitamin C treatment blocks tumor growth in certain models of pancreatic, liver, prostate, and ovarian cancers, sarcoma, and malignant mesothelioma.
● Vitamin C adds the greatest long-term health benefits in disease or preventative treatment that establishes a concentration of an essential nutrient into the body
Vitamin C Deficiency can cause:
● Inflamed and/or bleeding gums
● Frequent nosebleeds
● Decreased ability to fight infection and heal wounds
● Dry, splitting hair
● Rough, dry, scaly skin
● Weakened tooth enamel
● Weight gain
● Swollen and painful joints
Single Vitamin C Injection - $20
Package of 4 Vitamin C Injections - $64
Package of 8 Vitamin C Injections - $112
Package of 12 Vitamin C Injections - $144
What to Know Before your Visit
Our healthcare professionals provide this service to patients 18 years or older. This service is not available to pregnant women. We work as quickly as possible to provide you with quality care.
Each shot takes a few mins to prepare and a few moments to administer. This can take a between 5 to 10 minutes. At the end of your visit, your practitioner will provide you with a summary, a receipt, and educational material.
Possible Side Effects or Contraindications
You should not take vitamin C if:
● You are allergic to ascorbic acid or any other ingredient found in the supplement
● You have problems your kidneys
High doses of vitamin C increase the risk of a rare condition known as hyperoxaluria. Hyperoxaluria is a serious health problem in which too much oxalic acid is excreted in the urine, increasing your risk of kidney stones.
Many medications may interact with vitamin C. They include the following:
● Exjade (deferasirox)
● Ferrous gluconate (Fergon, Ferralet, Ferate)
● Ferrous sulfate (FeoSol, Fer-Gen-Sol, Fer Iron)
● Warfarin (Coumadin)
● Birth control pills that contain some form of estradiol, ethinyl estradiol, or mestranol