Intravenous (IV) vitamin therapy is a process of delivering essential nutrients directly into the bloodstream. These nutrients include calcium, B complex, amino acids and vitamin C, which are absorbed 100 percent by the cells because they do not go through the digestive process. The dose and benefit varies for individuals because each person has different needs. There is a wide range of health issues that may be addressed by IV vitamin therapy, including the following:
• Chronic depression
• Chronic fatigue syndrome
• Viral infections
• Sinusitis and allergies
• Weak immune system
• Faster recovery from illness or injury
During an IV vitamin therapy session, a temporary intravenous catheter is placed into a vein and the nutrients are administered over a period of time. The time period may change according to the issues being addressed and the nutrients that are given. Certain nutrients may only require five to 15 minutes to be delivered, while others require 30 to 45 minutes. The nutrients are delivered directly to the cells, optimizing cellular health. IV vitamin therapy allows vitamins and minerals that the body does not easily absorb through digestion to be absorbed completely.
Another main benefit is that many of these nutrients can have a powerful, positive effect on the body when they are delivered directly into a vein so the person may be able to avoid certain prescription medications. For example, high levels of vitamin C taken orally may cause diarrhea and be eliminated in the urine. When it is taken in high levels by IV, it is absorbed and may have the similar effects of antivirals, anti-histamines and smooth muscle relaxants.
Certain diseases may preclude vitamins and minerals from nourishing cells. With IV vitamin therapy, there is a much better chance that the nutrients get inside the cells and stay there. The cells are effectively flooded with nutrients repeatedly, increasing their ability to heal.
In some cases, people who are treated with IV vitamin therapy get better progressively throughout a series of treatments and can stop the therapy. Other people have conditions that require regular IV therapy to control their medical conditions. Finally, if a person’s disease is not reversible, IV therapy may be ongoing.
For fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue syndrome, the symptoms may improve after the first therapy and only require weekly or twice monthly sessions. People who feel a cold or the flu coming on may greatly reduce its severity or even stop the illness completely if they get therapy at the beginning.
Other conditions that have good results from IV therapy include menstrual cramps, allergies, drug withdrawal and recovery from endurance events or athletic training.
To find out if IV vitamin therapy is a good option for what ails you, we recommend that you have a consultation with our specialist at MD Beauty Labs in West Palm Beach. Your medical history may be examined and any medical issues can be discussed. A specific plan can be outlined for you. Contact us today to learn more about the many benefits of this therapy!