1Who can be treated with IV Vitamin Therapy?
IV therapy can be used to treat a variety of conditions. Before starting any treatment, each patient will be evaluated by our physicians who will determine if this treatment is right for your needs. All the treatments are performed under medical supervision and they are individually planned fit each patient’s need.
2What are the benefits of IV Vitamin Therapy?
Patients that receive IV Vitamin Therapy experience an increase in energy levels, they usually perform better in their daily activities and feel more energized throughout the day. It improves the performance of cells and boosts the immune system making you less prone to infection.
3Does the IV Vitamin Therapy have side effects?
When used at an appropriate dose and range of infusion, there is a low occurrence of side effects. Some patients may experience a light burning sensation on the iv site at the initial moment of the infusion. Rare side effects include fever and headache.
4What patients can’t receive IV Vitamin Therapy?
Patients with allergies to any of the components or patients with moderate to severe kidney disease are not candidates for this treatment. Expectant mothers are also in the few patients where IV Vitamin Therapy is contraindicated.
5What diseases or conditions can be treated with IV Vitamin Therapy?
There is a wide range of conditions that can be treated with IV Vitamin Therapy including: muscle spasms, fibromyalgia, fatigue, skin and respiratory allergies, coronary disease, migraines, depression, narcotic withdrawals, hyperthyroidism, malabsorption syndromes, post gastric by pass patients, post op patients.
6What if I am healthy, can I still use IV Vitamin Therapy?
Yes, prevention is the key. IV Vitamin Therapy will aid in maintaining a healthy and balanced. Most of us are exposed daily to numerous toxins, so iv therapy will help us keep our circulatory system clean, which in turn will prevent many common conditions like arteriosclerosis, joint disease and some cancers. By doing this, we are helping the body get rid off substances that would normally not know how to “digest” or “break down”
7What is the difference between IV Vitamin Therapy and oral vitamins?
Only 5%-15% of the oral vitamins are absorbed when taken by mouth. Not only the absorption is very low because of the acids in our stomach, but also the high doses of vitamin can cause irritation and sensitivity. Even when we increase the doses given orally, there is a threshold that is dictated by the absorption capacity of the stomach.
8How is this treatment provided?
After your initial consultation, the treatment is done at our office in a very easy and safe manner. The nutrients are infused intravenously by a nurse under the doctor’s supervision. The treatment can last from 15 minutes to 1 hour, depending on the amount of nutrients needed. You will be in a comfortable reclining chair while you can listen to music, watch a movie, read a book or just close your eyes and relax. The treatment generally involves no discomfort and you can resume your activities immediately after.