From relieving chronic conditions like asthma and migraines to improving skin clarity and recovering from hangovers, IV vitamin therapy provides a wide variety of health benefits. Alexandria Watkins, DNP-APRN, and the team at LiveWell Med Solutions in Flower Mound, Texas, specialize in IV nutraceutical therapy. For IV vitamin therapy from a skilled medical professional, call the office or request an appointment online today.
IV vitamin therapy is an intravenous infusion of nutraceuticals customized to meet your specific needs. Nutraceuticals include vitamins, minerals, and other biological compounds like amino acids and antioxidants.
When you take vitamins and minerals by mouth, your stomach breaks them down and slowly releases them into your bloodstream. Your body only absorbs about 50% of the vitamins this way.
IV therapy delivers nutraceuticals directly to your bloodstream, so you feel the effects immediately. Your body also absorbs them at a much higher rate of about 90%, leaving you feeling like a million bucks.
You may wonder why getting stuck with a needle has become so popular, even among people who have no problem getting nutrition through eating healthy food. IV vitamin therapy has been in use for decades to treat conditions such as:
However, many people use IV vitamin therapy for rapid rehydration after a strenuous sporting event like running a marathon or even a night of heavy drinking. IV vitamin therapy can boost your energy levels, enhance your complexion, and strengthen your immune system. Some people get IV therapy to help their bodies reset after traveling.
IV therapy carries a small risk for infection, which is why it’s important to seek treatment from qualified professionals like the team at LiveWell Med Solutions. The certified health care providers adhere to the highest degree of safety standards, minimizing your risk.
First, the team at LiveWell Med Solutions discusses your symptoms, medical history, and reasons for considering IV vitamin therapy. Make sure to tell them about any medications or supplements you take, including medicinal teas. Feel free to ask questions during this time.
Then, they formulate a customized nutraceutical infusion based on your age, lifestyle factors, and overall health. The infusion may include vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein.
A medical professional carefully places a needle in your vein and begins the infusion. An IV vitamin infusion can take anywhere from 20 minutes to an hour. During this time, you relax in a comfortable chair and may read or listen to music.
To learn more about IV vitamin therapy, call LiveWell Med Solutions today or request an appointment online.