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FAQ'S 

What is IV hydration therapy?

IV hydration therapy is a common, low risk treatment used by doctors, nurses, paramedics, to rehydrate the body intravenously. It bypasses the gut, and is the fastest most efficient way to deliver fluids to vital organs throughout the body.

 

How does IV hydration work?

IV hydration delivers a combination of saline solutions, vitamins, electrolytes, and medications through a catheter inserted into the vein that infuses the solutions directly into the bloodstream. The ingredients in the infusion are specific to one’s health needs.

 

Are IV hydration therapies safe?

Yes, vitamin IV therapy has been practiced for decades and people have been receiving them for almost 200 years. If there are any questions, they can be answered prior to service or during your treatment.

 

What if I take vitamins and drink plenty of water?

IV infusions are faster and more effective than oral supplements and medications. Water and vitamins ingested orally have to be digested and absorbed into the bloodstream before they can to be effective. Age, activity, illness, malabsorption issues, stress, and previous gastric surgeries can have an influence on how well the body can absorb supplements and medications when taken orally, Also, drinking alcohol slows the absorption process which is why oral hangover treatments are ineffective.

 

The body uses the maximum amount of what it needs and then excretes the rest for maximum effect. Since IV hydrations are delivered directly into the bloodstream it becomes immediately available for the cells in the body, and greatly decreases the time it takes for medications or supplements to take effect.

 

How can I pay for Infusion therapy?

IV hydration therapies are not covered under private insurances, Medicare, or Medicaid. It is an out of pocket expense.

 

How often should I get an infusion?

Typical protocols are weekly for 4 weeks then monthly but can be given as a one-time infusion.

 

Can glutathione be given in the IV?

Glutathione is best given as an IV push or IM, not mixed in an infusion bag.

 

What is an isotonic solution?

Relative to blood in the body, and the safest and preferred osmolarity range.

 

What is a Hypotonic solution?

Hypotonic Fluid shifts from blood vessels into cells; hydration. Less than 145 mOsm/L is absolutely contraindicated due to severe hemolysis and shock.

 

What is a Hypertonic solution?

Fluid that shifts from the cells into the vasculature structure. Hypertonic solutions should be infused slowly at 1-4 ml/minute as its more irritating to the veins, dehydrating. 

Additives

Amino Blend

This blend of vitamins have enormous benefits and are one of the most important nutrients for a healthy digestive tract. It helps support the blood vessels to relax and also improve circulation. It also may reduce fatigue and improve measures of athletic performance such as speed, strength, and power in some people. According to research, it also may reduce anxiety and promote blood flow. It may also help your body use fat and carbohydrates for energy and make new protein. This combination can also help your muscle mitochondria burn fat, which can increase your endurance, give you an edge in the gym, and help you recover faster.

 

Biotin

Is a vitamin commonly used to treat hair loss, brittle nails, and nerve damage. It is found in small amounts in eggs, milk, and bananas.

 

Folic Acid

Folic acid acts by helping the body produce and maintain new cells. In particular, red blood cell formation is dependent upon adequate levels of this vitamin.

 

Glutathione

Is a mineral produced naturally by the liver and exists in every cell of the body. Glutathione boosts the immune system, helps break down nutrients, and provides antioxidant-like benefits.

 

M.I.C. (Methionine, Inositol & Choline)

These vitamins are fat burners, liver support, and energy producing injections that can be used to facilitate weight loss or for general health. Methionine is an essential amino acid that helps the liver breakdown fats, lowers cholesterol, relieve fatigue and help with allergies by lowering histamine release.

 

Modified Myer's Cocktail

The Myers cocktail is a nutrient mix invented by Dr. John Myers. This intravenous vitamin and mineral formula has been utilized as a safe and effective treatment by hundreds of practitioners to successfully treat a wide range of clinical conditions. The “Cocktail” includes magnesium, calcium, B-vitamins (including B12), and Vitamin C.

 

Toradol

Toradol, also known as ketorolac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to reduce hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body

 

Vitamin B1

Vitamin B1, also called Thiamine enables the body to use carbohydrates as energy. It’s essential for glucose metabolism, and it plays a vital role in nerve, muscle, and heart function.

 

Vitamin B2

Vitamin B2, also called Riboflavin is needed for growth and overall good health. It helps the body break down carbohydrates, proteins and fats to produce energy, and it allows oxygen to be used by the body.

 

Vitamin B3

Vitamin B3, also called Niacin boosts brain and skin function. It lowers triglycerides which is a type of fat found in the blood.

 

Vitamin B5

B5 is also called Pantothenic Acid, it’s one of the most important vitamins for human life. It's necessary for making blood cells, and it helps the body convert food into energy.

 

Vitamin B6

B6, also called Pyridoxine, according to some research may improve mood, promote brain health and aid in treating nausea.

 

Vitamin B12

Also known as Cyanocobalamin, this vitamin helps with helps with red blood cell formation. According to research, it also may support bone health improve mood.

 

Vitamin C

An antioxidant also known as ascorbic acid, Vitamin C is necessary for the growth, development and repair of all body tissues. It's essential to healing wounds, maintaining the immune system, and keeping cartilage, bones, and teeth healthy.

 

Zofran 

Zofran also known as ondansetron blocks the actions of chemicals in the body that trigger nausea and vomiting.

 

Magnesium

Magnesium is a mineral that’s crucial to the body function. It helps keep blood pressure normal, bones strong, and heart rhythms steady.

 

Calcium Chloride

Calcium Chloride is an electrolyte used to help the body maintain fluid through activities and helps with maintenance of muscle and nerve functioning.

 

Selenium

Selenium is a mineral found in soil that naturally appears in water and in some foods. While people only need small amounts, as it plays a vital role in metabolism and its antioxidant properties that protect cells from damage. 

 

Arginine

Arginine, also known as L-Arginine is an amino acid that aides in wound healing, kidney function, immunity and hormone function, and dilates and relaxes the arteries.

 

L-Carnitine

L-Carnitine is an amino acid that is produces in the body and helps turn fat into energy. It’s important for brain and heart function, muscle movement, and many other body processes.