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IV Therapy - Intravenous Nutrient Infusion

Our cells require vitamins and minerals for the proper biochemical processes for our overall health.  These nutrients can be obtained from many sources, including the foods we eat and select nutritional supplements, such as multivitamins or antioxidants.  However, we can only absorb a certain amount from these sources.  Infusing these substances directly into the blood circulation allows a chance to provide a higher concentration of vitamins and minerals than would be possible by taking supplements. This then allows for rapid delivery of these nutrients directly to our cells and tissues by bypassing the gastrointestinal tract.  Other benefits include the ability to provide nutrients and medicines that would otherwise be difficult due to their poor absorption rate, or any barriers to normal absorption, such as a digestive illness.  In addition to vitamins and minerals, other substances that can be infused include botanical extracts and antioxidant compounds if required.

 
Intravenous administration of nutrients can achieve serum concentration not obtainable with oral or even IM (Intramuscular) administration.  Cells are repeatedly flooded with nutrients and the improvement can be cumulative.
IV THERAPY IS GOOD FOR:
  • Managing Stress

  • Fatigue (Including Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)

  • Fibromyalgia and Neuralgia

  • Depression

  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

  • Seasonal Allergies and Rhinitis

  • Managing Menopausal Symptoms

IV MYER'S HAS:
  • Multivitamin and Multimineral with emphasis on 

  • High Dose Vitamin C

  • High Dose Vitamin B Complex

  • High Dose Magnesium

Prior to the first IV Therapy, a consultation with an ND is required.

IV Options:

• Wellness Infusion (Myer's Cocktail, AKA the Gold Standard)

- Provides vitamins and minerals, as well as hydration, directly into your bloodstream to maximize overall health and wellness. As this IV infusion therapy bypasses the digestive system, it is also ideal for those with issues around malabsorption, Crohn's disease, Pernicious anemia and Celiac disease.

• Energy Booster Infusion

- Provides added B vitamins and L-Taurine to increase your energy, enhance your mood and help your body deal with stress. Since B vitamins also increase the metabolism, this booster is ideal for patients who want to maximize weight loss efforts.

• Immunity and Recovery Booster Infusion

- Provides Vitamin C and Zinc to help your body fight the flu/cold, allergies and any illnesses. As Vitamin C helps your body heal faster, this IV infusion is a great option for post-surgical patients.

• Weight Loss Infusion

- Provides the Lipotropic Factor (Amino Acids MIC) as well as L-Carnitine to efficiently metabolize fat and enhance insulin sensitivity.

• Beauty Booster Infusion

-Provides age-busting antioxidants to protect your cells from harmful toxins. Since Vitamin C is needed for collagen production, this IV infusion will help fight fine lines and wrinkles. Glutathione also assists in decreasing blemishes and helps to brighten the skin. This booster is great for patients who want to maximize their results from receiving Botox, fillers, kybella, as well as other facial rejuvenation procedures.

• The Hangover Infusion

- Did you over indulge last night? The Hangover Infusion delivers extra hydration, plus added vitamins and minerals directly into your bloodstream along with medications for headaches and nausea to help you recover quickly from a hangover.

 

THINGS TO KNOW:

Before IV:

  • A urine sample is required before the first IV Therapy to rule out current infections and any other kidney issues.  

  • Eat a good meal minimum of two hours before IV Therapy and make sure to drink at least 1L of water.  This ensures the blood sugar levels and blood pressure are stable during IV Therapy.

  • Feel free to bring a light snack if you did not have a full meal.  Otherwise, apple juice will be given.  

  • Bring in any recent or relevant blood work with you and inform us of any supplements or prescription medications you are taking.

  • Wear loose and comfortable clothing.

  • Do not work out before or after your IV therapy.

During IV

  • Stay awake during your treatment and please feel free to bring an iPad, smartphone or reading material with you.

  • Do not cross your legs during your treatment or move your arm that is hooked up to the IV line.

  • Let us know if you are experiencing dizziness, pain, heart palpitations, nausea, headaches, cramps or difficulty breathing.

After IV

  • After the IV Therapy, make sure to drink 2-4 glasses of water and eat a meal.

  • Do not lift any heavy objects after IV Therapy.

  • If the needle insertion site becomes red, hot or itchy or you develop a rash or fever call us immediately during operating hours.  After hours call 911 or go to the emergency room.

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