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WHAT DO YOU WANT TO (B)?

Do you want to BE ageless, BE balanced, BE brilliant, BE calm … or maybe BE invincible … we’ve got just the shot for you.


 

Nutrient Toppers ($10 each)

Add additional nutrients to any shot that doesn’t already contain the nutrient. Choose from the following:

  • Biotin — 5 mg (make it a double for 10 mg)

  • Dexpanthenol — 125 mg

  • Glutathione — 100 mg (make it a double for 200 mg)

  • Magnesium — 150 mg

  • Taurine — 25 mg

NOTE: Additional B12 is treated as a 2-FER (please see below).

 

 

(B)io Enhancements ($15 each)

Add a biological homeopathic preparation to any shot to enhance it + customize it to suit today’s needs. These biologics are not found in any of our shot formulas.

  • Auto (B)oost™ — Benefits those with auto-immune disorders + Lyme disease

  • Complexion (B)oost™ — Aims to clear acne + benefit the complexion

  • Detox (B)oost™ — Supports liver + gallbladder function; rids toxins; reduces nausea

  • Emotion (B)oost™ — Specific for acute grief, especially in times of loss with tearfulness

  • Immune (B)oost™ — Supports the immune system + the body’s innate defense mechanisms

  • Lady (B)oost™ — Support lady hormone fluctuation + reduce associated symptoms

  • Mood (B)oost™ — Helps alleviate irritability + pissiness—the perfect attitude adjustment!

  • Power (B)oost™ — Promotes endurance + catapults energy into the next stratosphere

  • Thyro (B)oost™ — Supports thyroid function, specifically conversion of T4 to T3

  • Zen (B)oost™ — Reduces anxiety + stress; promotes relaxation + inspires a sense of Zen

 

 

2-FERS

BOGO 50% OFF

Buy One Get One 50% OFF! Many people enjoy the benefits of getting more than one shot at a time, which is why we offer a 50% savings on your second (+ third) shot ... for the health of it!

To qualify for the savings, shots need to be administered to the same person at the same time. Discounts are applied to shots of lesser monetary value.

 

If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have Leber’s disease or cancer, or are currently undergoing chemotherapy, prior approval from your treating physician (e.g., obstetrician, oncologist) is absolutely necessary.

If you are planning on going in for blood work, please refrain from getting a shot for at least one week prior to your blood draw so your results do not reflect false-positives or false-negatives; this is especially true when supplementing with biotin (B7), which is found in our (B) Ageless™ shot, or you’re having your serum B12 level tested.


Forms of Vitamin B12

We use both hydroxocobalamin + methylcobalamin. While cyanocobalamin is the most widely used form of vitamin B12, mostly because of its low cost + commercial availability, only traces of cyanocobalamin occur naturally in the human body. The human body primarily contains hydroxocobalamin, adenosylcobalamin + methylcobalamin.

Hydroxocobalamin is a stable form of B12. It occurs naturally in the human body + converts to the active coenzyme forms (methylcobalamin + adenosylcobalamin). It does not contain a cyanide molecule like cyanocobalamin + it produces higher, more sustained serum vitamin B12 levels in the body.

Methylcobalamin is a coenzyme form of B12 + is typically recommended for those with MTHFR. However, there is no clear evidence that methylcobalamin is preferable to hydroxocobalamin. Methylcobalamin cannot convert into adenosylcobalamin (the other coenzyme form of B12), whereas hydroxocobalamin increases the concentration of both biologically active forms of B12. Based on the evidence available, hydroxocobalamin is the preferred form of vitamin B12 for therapeutic use. There is an advantage to administering hydroxocobalamin + methylcobalamin in combination, which is why we offer both forms of vitamin B12.

Click here for a detailed editorial regarding the different forms of B12 by Alan R. Gaby, MD.

NOTE: Occasionally, hydroxocobalamin is not available + therefore will be substituted with methylcobalamin. This is out of our control + based on availability due to the FDA or pharmacy delays.

About Glutathione

Glutathione is a powerful antioxidant. As we age, glutathione is depleted from the body, so repletion is important. Glutathione supports the immune system, has anti-aging benefits, helps absorption of vitamin B12 when co-administered + has been shown to improve fertility as well as lessen tremors associated with Parkinson’s disease. Glutathione supports liver function + promotes detoxification.

Glutathione may be contraindicated in the presence of cancer—it protects all cells including cancer cells. Intramuscular (IM) injections of glutathione have been found to reduce toxicity following chemotherapeutic drug therapy. If you have cancer, please consult your oncologist to see if glutathione is appropriate for you.

About Our Biological Homeopathic Preparations

Most of our specialty shots contain a unique biological homeopathic preparation, which makes each shot truly distinctive + exclusive to B Bar®. Each biological homeopathic preparation is composed of very low doses of active natural ingredients (plants +/or minerals) that help restore the body's ability to self-regulate + heal. Each preparation contains sterile water for injection + sodium chloride. There are no preservatives, no animal-derived components or harsh (toxic) ingredients + have a very low risk of adverse reactions. Biomedical therapy is a modality used in traditional medicine; its use is based on the Materia Medica + supported by various studies. The laboratories + manufacturing facilities are certified by globally recognized institutions such as the US Food + Drug Administration (FDA) + meet validated manufacturing standards such as Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). The active ingredients in each preparation are many. And because these preparations make our products unique, the ingredients of our homeopathic preparations are not disclosed (“trade secret”). Solutions typically contain “X” potencies (1:10 dilution) + are considered low-dose. Allergic reaction is extremely rare. However, if you are allergic to any plants or minerals, please let us know. If you’re not comfortable receiving biological homeopathic treatments, we offer several (B) shots that contain only nutrient solutions for injection.

About Our Shots

Our shots are natural, safe + effective, vegan-friendly + cruelty-free—they have not been tested on animals.

What’s Not Available + Why

Not all nutrients are available for injection, and not all are safe. Here are some nutrients we don’t offer in our shots with explanations as to why not.

• VITAMIN D is not available in our injections. It is a lipid (fat) soluble vitamin + stores in the body making it potentially toxic. One should not supplement with vitamin D unless a recent blood panel has been evaluated + supplementation with proper dosing has been prescribed by a qualified healthcare provider after reviewing recent labs. Supplementing with vitamin D can cause health issues in persons with certain conditions including artherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), histoplasmosis, hyperparathyroidism, lymphoma, kidney disease, sarcoidosis + tuberculosis. Supplementation with D in those with elevated serum calcium levels may make the condition worse + put the individual at risk for kidney stones. Supplementation with D in those with vitamin K deficiency may induce long-term soft tissue calcification + cardiovascular disease.

• IRON is not available in our injections. It is highly toxic + should not be supplemented without the recommendation of a doctor who has evaluated recent blood work. It’s important to have a highly-skilled, trained professional who’s adept at Z-track injections administer an iron shot to reduce the risk of permanent skin discoloration (tattooing). Iron injections should only be done in a facility equipped for emergency care as they can cause severe or life-threatening reactions that can come on quickly.

• FOLATE/FOLIC ACID is not available in our injections. It can cause serious issues in those with MTHFR + people with pernicious anemia.

Approximately 60% of the population has a genetic defect of the MTHFR gene, which can cause an issue with methylation in the body. Those who can’t efficiently convert folic acid into its methylated form for proper absorption tend to have high serum levels of folic acid, low serotonin, high histamine + are considered to be under-methylated. Administering folic acid to an under-methylated individual can not only make them feel much worse, but it may increase their risk for developing cancer.

Some symptoms + traits of under-methylation include: chronic depression, history of perfectionism, seasonal allergies, high libido, addictiveness, phobias, obsessive compulsive tendencies, calm demeanor but high inner tension + frequent headaches.

Folic acid should not be administered to people with undiagnosed anemia. The most common sign of anemia is fatigue + because most people seeking a (B) shot have fatigue, it is highly likely some have undiagnosed anemia. Administration of folic acid to those with undiagnosed pernicious anemia may result in severe nervous system damage. Vitamin preparations containing folic acid should be avoided by those with pernicious anemia because folic acid may potentiate neurologic complications of vitamin B12 deficiency.

• VITAMIN C is not available in our injections. Ascorbic acid is generally well tolerated + absorbed when taken orally. It can’t be mixed with all B vitamins in solution for injection + can be very painful as an intramuscular (IM) injection. Typically, the most that can be tolerated in an IM shot is about 150-250 mg, whereas when taken orally most people can tolerate 3,000-6,000 mg before it causes loose stools.

Overloading the body with supplemental vitamin C may result in the formation of calcifications + kidney stones in the urinary tract. Vitamin C is metabolized to oxalate + excreted in urine potentially increasing the risk for calcium oxalate stone formation, especially in men.

REFERENCES REGARDING VITAMIN C + RISK OF KIDNEY STONES

Auer, B.L., D. Auer, and A.L. Rodgers. 2001. Relative hyperoxaluria, crystalluria and haematuria after megadose ingestion of vitamin C. Eur J Clin Invest. 28(9):695-700. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2362.1998.00349.x

Curhan, G.C., W.C. Willett, F.E. Speizer, and M.J. Stampfer. 1999. Intake of vitamins B6 and C and the risk of kidney stones in women. J Am Soc Nephrol. 10(4):840-845. [link]

Ferraro, P.M., G.C. Curhan, G. Gambaro, and E.N. Taylor. 2016. Total, dietary, and supplemental vitamin C intake and risk of incident kidney stones. AJKD. 67(3):400-407. doi:10.1053/j.ajkd.2015.09.005

Thomas, L.D.K., C.G. Elinder, H.G. Tiselius, et al. 2013. Ascorbic acid supplements and kidney stone incidence among men: a prospective study. JAMA Intern Med. 173(5):386–388. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.2296

Other Things You Should Know

Nutrient injections are intended as supplementation for generally healthy individuals. Treatments are not substitutions for standard medical care.

Formulas have not been evaluated by the United States Food + Drug Administration (FDA) + have not been approved by the FDA to diagnose, treat, or cure disease. Use of these products + formulas should not be used in place of treatments recommended by your qualified healthcare practitioner. Before beginning any supplemental treatment or new dietary or lifestyle regime, you should consult with your doctor. The information contained herein is for informational purposes only + does not establish a doctor-patient relationship. Please be sure to consult with your doctor regarding any healthcare questions + for any health related concerns or problems. 

Shots, injectable solutions, shot formulas, services, locations, times, availability + prices subject to change without prior notice. We do not offer refunds or exchanges.