Vitamin B12 can be found in food sources such as meat, fish, eggs and cheese, however if you have do not include these in your diet, you may be deficient in this vitamin. Others who might be deficient include those who have Crohn’s or celiac disease.
Signs that you might be lacking vitamin B12 include fatigue, pale or yellow skin, headaches, depressive symptoms, gastrointestinal issues and brain fog.
Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant which helps promote healing in the body and is vital for healthy skin, blood vessels, bones and cartilage.
If you are having frequent bouts of illness and constantly feeling fatigued, then a boost of vitamin C could be what you need. Alternatively, vitamin C injections can be a great addition to help aid your fitness recovery if you find you aren’t getting enough in your diet.
A lot of people in the UK are low in vitamin D thanks to the weather but it can be found in fish, eggs and meat.
Like vitamin C, this can also help to give your immune system a boost but also helps better absorption of calcium which is great for obtaining strong and healthy bones. Additionally it can help to boost your mood if you have been feeling a bit low.
Biotin deficiency translates to dry and brittle nails, hair and skin as it is essential for cell growth.
Biotin is a great supplement to use alongside massage and/or microneedling.