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Intravenous vitamin and mineral infusion therapy is an excellent way to provide the body with therapeutic levels of nutrients. When we ingest oral supplements in the form of tinctures, pills or capsules, a large portion is lost in the digestive system and liver pathways.
Intravenous nutrients that are injected directly into the bloodstream bypass the liver and digestive organs and are available directly through the circulatory system to the tissues and cells of the body.
IV Vitamin Therapy delivers high doses of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids in customized combinations to help support a variety of concerns including sleep, immunity, hydration, and much more.
IV vitamin therapy was pioneer by Dr. John Myers, and he formulated what is now referred to as the Myers’ Cocktail. This is a blend of water-soluble vitamins and minerals administered by an intravenous drip. With this delivery mechanism, there is better absorption compared to any other form of nutrient delivery.
The standard Myers’ Cocktail consists of magnesium, calcium, vitamin B-5, vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine), vitamin B-12, vitamin B complex, and vitamin C. Vitamin C is an important antioxidant that stimulates the immune system and aids in fighting bacterial and viral infections.
Iron is one of the minerals in the human body, and one of the components of hemoglobin (the substance in red blood cells that helps blood carry oxygen throughout the body). If you do not have enough iron, your body is unable to make hemoglobin, which may result in the development of anemia. This is known as iron-deficiency anemia (IDA), and is the most common type of anemia.
Iron Infusion Therapy is an effective way to increase iron levels via direct infusion into the bloodstream. While oral iron supplementation and eating iron-rich foods are beneficial, IV Iron Infusion Therapy may be suitable for patients experiencing inadequate iron absorption, continued blood loss, or those who cannot tolerate iron tablets or liquids.