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Nourish Your Mind with the B12 LOVE Blog

Helpful tips from B12 LOVE on healthy living in a busy world.

Meet B12 LOVE Team Member: Jeff | B12 LOVE

Meet Jeff – B12 LOVE Health & Safety Officer and Registered Nurse. From the rolling plains of Kansas to the lush hills of Kentucky, Jeff has lived in many different states across the nation. In 2008, he arrived in California and has been calling it home ever since. In 2019, Jeff joined the B12 LOVE…
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Combat Cognitive Decline with NAD+ and Alpha-Lipoic Acid | B12 LOVE

Aging is often associated with cognitive decline. As the years go by, many people experience gradual impairments in memory, attention, and other cognitive functions. This decline can occur for several reasons, including oxidative stress, inflammation, and the buildup of damaged proteins and DNA. Furthermore, as we age, the brain’s ability to repair itself diminishes. Signs…
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The Menopause-Brain Connection | B12 LOVE

June is Brain Awareness Month – the perfect time to spotlight the effects of perimenopause and menopause on brain health. Many women report experiencing brain fog and memory issues during these phases, which are closely linked to hormonal changes. Hormonal Changes & Brain Health Perimenopause, the transitional period leading up to menopause, involves significant fluctuations…
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3 Key Nutrients to Improve Your Gym Performance | B12 LOVE

For those looking to maximize their gym performance and recovery, getting key nutrients through shots or intravenous (IV) therapy can be incredibly effective. Unlike traditional oral supplements, which must pass through the digestive system and may lose potency along the way, nutrient shots and IV treatments deliver vitamins and minerals directly into the bloodstream. This…
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The Benefits of PRP for Acne Scarring | B12 LOVE

Acne scarring can be a lingering reminder of past skin troubles, affecting not just your appearance but also your confidence. One of the most promising and innovative options for acne scar treatment is platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy. This treatment has gained popularity for its natural, effective, and minimally-invasive approach to skin rejuvenation. So, what exactly…
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Get Your Pre-Event Glow with PRP Microneedling | B12 LOVE

Planning for a big event like a wedding, graduation party, bachelorette/bachelor party, or family reunion can be exciting but also stressful. Looking and feeling your best is something we all strive for when reuniting with family and old friends for an event where lots of pictures will be taken (and posted on social media!). PRP…
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Support Longevity with NAD+ | B12 LOVE

In the quest for longevity and optimal health, there’s a molecule that’s been gaining significant attention: NAD+. Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide, or NAD+, plays a crucial role in various biological processes, including energy metabolism, DNA repair, and gene expression.  As we age, our NAD+ levels naturally decline, contributing to the aging process and various age-related diseases. …
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B12 LOVE Doctors’ Must-Haves for Summer Travel | B12 LOVE

Summer is upon us, and for many, that means it’s time to hit the road or take to the skies for some much-needed adventure. Whether you’re embarking on a cross-country road trip or jetting off to exotic locales, one thing remains constant: the importance of staying healthy and well during your travels. That’s where B12…
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Natural Remedies for Spring Allergies | B12 LOVE

As spring unfolds with its burst of colors and life, it also ushers in allergy season, affecting millions with symptoms like sneezing, itchy eyes, and runny noses. While many turn to traditional medications, exploring natural remedies for spring allergies through diet and supplementation can offer effective relief. This blog post delves into key nutrients and…
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How Vitamin C Enhances the LeanLOVE Semaglutide Weight Loss Program | B12 LOVE

If you’re using Semaglutide to manage your weight, incorporating Vitamin C could be a game-changer for your diet and health regimen. Here’s a closer look at how this combination can significantly bolster your weight loss efforts. Understanding the Benefits of Semaglutide Semaglutide, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, is gaining attention for its effectiveness in weight management…
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Meet B12 LOVE Team Member: Lorna | B12 LOVE

Meet Lorna – B12 LOVE Admin Assistant and Personal Assistant to Dr. Shannon, B12 LOVE’s CEO. Lorna brings to the table an impressive background with 50 years of experience in customer service, a journey that began with a remarkable 30-year tenure at AT&T, where she worked until her retirement in 2000. Lorna transitioned to Amgen…
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Semaglutide for Peri and Menopausal Women | B12 LOVE

Embarking on a weight loss journey during the menopausal transition can feel like navigating through a maze without a map—challenging and often frustrating. However, the dawn of the B12 LOVE Semaglutide Program is lighting up the path with its innovative approach. It offers a glimmer of hope for perimenopausal and menopausal women aiming to shed…
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Meet B12 LOVE Team Member: Norna

Meet Norna – Registered Nurse at B12 LOVE Campbell. Norna brings nearly two decades of invaluable nursing experience across diverse specialties, including: medical-surgical oncology, mother-baby, psychiatric, and pediatrics. Over the past two years, she has been an integral part of the B12 LOVE team, previously making an impact in Livermore and now at our Campbell…
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The Secret to a Balanced Gut: Understanding the Power of Probiotics

In the complex and bustling city that is our gastrointestinal (GI) tract, around 500 different strains of bacteria are constantly competing for space and nutrients. This finely balanced environment thrives under eubiosis, a harmonious coexistence where beneficial bacteria dominate, keeping us healthy and symptom-free. However, like any bustling metropolis, the balance can be disrupted—a state…
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Meet the Non-Surgical Facelift: Microneedling | B12 LOVE

Are you dreaming of a youthful, radiant complexion without the need for invasive procedures? Welcome to the world of microneedling at B12 LOVE, where we redefine beauty with every gentle touch! What is Microneedling? Microneedling, often referred to as collagen induction therapy, is a revolutionary, minimally-invasive treatment that rejuvenates your skin. This procedure involves using…
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8 Nutrients for Better Sex

In the quest for improved sexual health and intimacy, nutrition often plays a fundamental role. Specific nutrients can significantly enhance libido, stamina, and overall sexual well-being. B12 LOVE, renowned for its comprehensive range of naturopathic services, vitamin shots, and IV drips, offers a variety of treatments designed to boost your nutrient levels and, consequently, your…
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Embracing the Age of #BroTox | B12 LOVE

In recent years, the stigma surrounding men and cosmetic treatments has dramatically shifted, paving the way for a new era of male beauty standards. At B12 LOVE, we’re at the forefront of this change, championing the rise of #BroTox — neuromodulator treatments specifically tailored for men. This movement isn’t just about aesthetics – it’s about…
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Understanding how the LOVE Hormones Shape our Life Experiences

Meet the LOVE Hormones Oxytocin: The Cuddle Hormone Oxytocin is commonly known as the “cuddle hormone.” The chemical floods our system when we hug someone, share a moment of closeness, or bond with another person. This hormone creates a sense of attachment and deepens our connections, acting even more potent in the presence of estrogen.…
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Show Your Heart Some LOVE with CoQ10

In the quest for optimal cardiovascular wellness, Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) stands out as a pivotal nutrient, offering many benefits for heart health. CoQ10, a fat-soluble compound with antioxidant properties, is naturally synthesized by our bodies and plays a crucial role in cellular energy production and protection against oxidative damage, particularly in the heart’s muscle cells.…
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B12 LOVE Founder and Co-Owner, Dr. Shannon Wood-Gallegos, Talks Work-Motherhood Balance, Hormone Health, and Longevity.

B12 LOVE is excited to explore the dynamic life of Dr. Shannon, showcasing her commitment to balancing various aspects of life with enthusiasm and dedication. Dr. Shannon champions the holistic health approach that B12 LOVE stands for, highlighting the critical role of nutrient injections and IV therapies, complemented by a nutritious diet, in maintaining wellness.…
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What it Means to #NourishYourLife

Cravings are a universal experience that can challenge our efforts to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle. Whether it’s the sudden urge for a slice of chocolate cake or a bag of potato chips, managing these cravings can be a real struggle. However, science has shed light on the role of a hormone called GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) in helping us control our cravings and make healthier food choices.

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The Science Behind B12 LOVE’s Ultra Weight Loss Shot | B12 LOVE

Cravings are a universal experience that can challenge our efforts to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle. Whether it’s the sudden urge for a slice of chocolate cake or a bag of potato chips, managing these cravings can be a real struggle. However, science has shed light on the role of a hormone called GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) in helping us control our cravings and make healthier food choices.

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Embracing a Healthier You: The B12 LOVE Approach to Weight Loss | B12 LOVE

Cravings are a universal experience that can challenge our efforts to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle. Whether it’s the sudden urge for a slice of chocolate cake or a bag of potato chips, managing these cravings can be a real struggle. However, science has shed light on the role of a hormone called GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) in helping us control our cravings and make healthier food choices.

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Meet B12 LOVE Team Member: Lisa

Meet Lisa – Registered Nurse at B12 LOVE Cow Hollow. Lisa has extensive nursing experience (23 years!) and has spent most of her time working as a postpartum nurse. Aside from her success as an RN, she also finds joy as a parent to her 13 year-old son, her two dogs, and two cats. In…
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Hangover-Free Celebrations with B12 LOVE

Cravings are a universal experience that can challenge our efforts to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle. Whether it’s the sudden urge for a slice of chocolate cake or a bag of potato chips, managing these cravings can be a real struggle. However, science has shed light on the role of a hormone called GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) in helping us control our cravings and make healthier food choices.

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Conquering Holiday Sugar Cravings

Cravings are a universal experience that can challenge our efforts to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle. Whether it’s the sudden urge for a slice of chocolate cake or a bag of potato chips, managing these cravings can be a real struggle. However, science has shed light on the role of a hormone called GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) in helping us control our cravings and make healthier food choices.

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The Ultimate Guide to Achieving Optimal Gut Health

Cravings are a universal experience that can challenge our efforts to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle. Whether it’s the sudden urge for a slice of chocolate cake or a bag of potato chips, managing these cravings can be a real struggle. However, science has shed light on the role of a hormone called GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) in helping us control our cravings and make healthier food choices.

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Health Hacks for the Holiday Season from the B12 LOVE Team

While the holiday season brings excitement and joy, don’t forget to pamper your well-being along the way! Amidst the joyous hustle and bustle, it’s easy to overlook self-care. We’ve compiled some of our favorite health tips for navigating the holiday season with grace and wellness. Here’s how to keep your holiday spirit high while safeguarding…
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Meet B12 LOVE Team Member: Catherine

Meet Catherine – Registered Nurse and Assistant Manager at B12 LOVE Campbell. Catherine has been working as an RN for over four years, with experience as a Psychiatric Nurse in addition to her time with B12 LOVE. She finds joy as a dance instructor and competing in Scottish Highland Dancing. In her 12 years of…
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Jeuveau vs. Botox: Which One is Right for You?

Looking to revitalize your skin and bid farewell to wrinkles? Take into consideration the dynamic duo of Jeuveau and Botox. These injectable neuromodulators are the town’s talk when combating fine lines and wrinkles, each bringing its own unique flair to the table. Meet Jeuveau, aka #NEWTOX, a fresh face on the scene approved by the…
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Meet B12 LOVE Team Member: Jamie

Meet Jamie – B12 LOVE Walnut Creek Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). Although Jamie has spent less than one year with B12 LOVE thus far, she has some serious health care experience under her belt. For a few years, Jamie worked for the VA as a phlebotomist, where she found herself wanting to be involved in…
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Fighting Cravings Naturally

Fighting Cravings Naturally

Cravings are a universal experience that can challenge our efforts to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle. Whether it’s the sudden urge for a slice of chocolate cake or a bag of potato chips, managing these cravings can be a real struggle. However, science has shed light on the role of a hormone called GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) in helping us control our cravings and make healthier food choices.

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The Incredible Benefits of Iron

Iron is an essential mineral that plays a crucial role in many bodily functions. It is needed to make hemoglobin, the protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout the body, and to form myoglobin, which stores oxygen in muscles. Iron also supports the immune system, helps regulate body temperature, and aids in energy…
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Boost Your Immunity: The Wonders of Vitamin C IV Therapy

With the current state of the world, we all have one thing on our minds: health. Maintaining our immune system and ensuring its optimal function is crucial during these times. Thankfully, vitamin C IV therapy has been making waves for its exceptional benefits in boosting the human immune system. Apart from being a potent antioxidant,…
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Meet B12 LOVE Team Member: Dr. Tara

Meet Dr. Tara – Naturopathic Doctor, B12 LOVE Director of Education, and all around superstar. She grew up in Delaware, attended college in New York, then moved to the Bay Area soon after graduating. After a stint in Seattle for naturopathic medical school, Dr. Tara returned to the East Bay in 1999 and has been…
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B12 LOVE x The Bar Method Campbell

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with The Bar Method Campbell, a boutique fitness studio offering barre classes for students of all levels. B12 LOVE is always looking for ways to enhance the fitness and wellness journey of those in our community, and so we feel this is a perfect partnership. B12 LOVE offers…
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Meet B12 LOVE Team Member: Elizabeth

Elizabeth, the Location Manager at B12 LOVE Napa, is well versed in all things holistic medicine. With 20 years of experience, she is truly a gem to our Napa clients. Elizabeth’s passion for natural healing from the inside out and her motherly instincts make her a reliable source for service and product recommendations. She is…
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B12 LOVE x The Bar Method Livermore & Tracy

In our increasingly fast-paced world, it’s essential to prioritize health and wellness. Because both B12 LOVE and The Bar Method Livermore & Tracy champion this mindset, we’ve partnered to create an even more significant impact on people’s lives. By nourishing your body with B12 LOVE and strengthening it with The Bar Method, you’re giving your…
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Unveiling the Power of NAD+: 5 Transformative Ways to Revolutionize Your Health

Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide (NAD+), a wondrous molecule coursing through our bodies, holds the keys to many complex processes that drive vitality (as we’ve previously explored). A silent hero behind the scenes, NAD+ is a co-pilot for various biological mechanisms, from energizing our cells and mending DNA to orchestrating gene expression and even championing our immune…
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Meet B12 LOVE Team Member: Heyleeng Pasquier

Heyleeng Pasquier is LOVE-d by the B12 LOVE team for her loyalty, caring personality, and her ability to make everyone feel heard and LOVE-d. She has been part of the B12 LOVE team for seven years and remains committed to the betterment of the company. Originally from Nicaragua, Heyleeng is a proud mother of two…
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Embracing Radiance: Skin Care Tips for Women Over 40

Aging is a beautiful journey, and our skin deserves to reflect the wisdom and grace that comes with it. As we reach our 40s and beyond, our skin care needs evolve, requiring a more tailored approach to maintain a radiant complexion. In this blog post, we will explore effective skin care tips specifically for 40+…
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The Vital Importance of Vitamins for Pets

When it comes to the health and well-being of our furry companions, providing them with proper nutrition is crucial. While a balanced diet is essential, this might not always be enough to meet their specific nutritional needs – that’s where vitamins come into play. Just like humans, pets can greatly benefit from the supplementation of…
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Meet B12 LOVE COO and Co-Founder: Armando Gallegos

Meet Armando Gallegos – the COO and Co-founder of B12 LOVE. Armando has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience from working with Fortune 500 companies in various sectors such as retail, real estate, and technology. These experiences have shaped his conviction in prioritizing world-class experiences for clients and staff as a key to…
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