Vitamin C Injections

Benefits

  • Protects Healthy cells
  • Maintains healthy skin, blood vessels and cartilage
  • Helps wound healing

Also known as ASCORBIC acid, it has several important functions.

Lack of vitamin can lead to SCURVY. Mild deficiencies may occur in people with poor or very restricted diets

Vitamin C cannot be stored by the body, so it is needed every day

An adult (19-64) needs 40mg of vitamin C per day. Smokers need more as smoking depletes Vit C levels quicker

Signs of Scurvy

  • Loose teeth
  • Bleeding gums
  • Red inflamed gums
  • Proptosis (bulging eyes)
  • Scaly dry skin
  • Discoloured skin
  • Slow healing wounds
  • Swelling around joints
  • Dry Hair
  • Hair breakage
  • Lack of bone growth (children)