The health and welfare of our patients is of our utmost concern.

In accordance with the recommendations of the CDC and Governor Sisolak’s recommendation to the state of Nevada, we have closed our medical spa for any procedures and treatments.

We are seeing post op patients, and any of our patients that need medical care.

Although we will not be doing any medical Spa Treatments, we would love to book your future appointments and look forward to seeing you hopefully after April 20th.

If anything changes with the date of us opening up to patients, we will post it here.

We are still taking phone calls, and can schedule consults and appointments.

Thank you for your support and understanding.

Dr. James and Tracy Murphy and the staff at Murphy Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa.

Benefits of Vitamin B Supplementation

SEO Admin Oct 3, 2011

Vitamin B supplementation can be beneficial in all types of lifestyles and situations. Listed here are a few of the many benefits of vitamin B:


  • Energy production: vitamin B1 is needed at the cellular level for the conversion of carbohydrates to glucose. The conversion of glucose intousableenergy for the body requires B2, B3, B5, B6 and biotin. Without such, individuals may feel lethargic or fatigued.

  • Healthy Nervous System: vitamin B5 is needed for proper function of the adrenal glands in the brain, which aid in hormonal balance and healthy nerve regulation. B1, B6, and B12 are needed for overall healthy brain function and B9 has shown to be beneficial in prevention of neural tube defects in babies. Deficiency of B vitamins can cause exaggerated feelings of stress or anxiety.

  • Digestion: B-complex vitamins are very important for proper digestion processes, including production of stomach acid (HCl) and proper balance with intrinsic factor (vitamin B12) for an ideal environment for absorption of nutrients.

  • Healthy Skin, Hair, and Nails: B vitamins are essential for DNA and RNA synthesis and cell reproduction. Healthy formation of structures that are constantly growing such as hair, nails and skin aredependenton these nutrients. Without B vitamins, deficiency can lead to wrinkles, dry and grey skin, acne, hair loss, or nail splitting.

Remember,Taking a high dose vitamin B complex(50mg - 100mg) daily can turn urine a bright fluorescent, this is perfectly safe and normal so don't be alarmed!

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