IV Nutrition Therapy is something that we’ve been wanting to implement within LifeWorks Integrative Health for the last 10, 11 years. Now it’s become more of a demand, and necessity than it has ever before because of how inflamed and how toxic many of the patients coming in are. We say that because the GI tract is extremely inflamed to the point that the oral administration of nutrients and things that we’ve done in the past and had good success on,
A very common question is, “Do IVs hurt?” We can confidently tell you that IV Nutrition Therapy does not hurt. The most painful part of getting an IV is really just getting the needle stuck into the vein, which for any of you that have had a blood draw that’s essentially what it feels like.
IV Nutrition Therapies are pretty cutting edge, in the sense of what we’re providing from a nutraceutical standpoint. People ask, “Is it safe? My doctor hasn’t ever heard of this.” The answer is they’re extremely safe. Infusions are done by trained professionals. We’ve all been to certification courses and spent countless hours trying to understand the most safe,
How long does an IV infusion take? Well, it depends. IV infusions can take anywhere from five minutes if we’re just doing a simple push with a Mini Myers cocktail of some sort, or just some simple B vitamins. So, we would put that in a syringe and just push it in over a five,
Often times when we’re making a IV regimen recommendation to a patient, they’re saying, “Well Doc, can’t I just take this orally instead?” And the answer is you can, the reality is while oral supplementation can be beneficial, we still have to go through the GI tract through the lymphatics, through the liver,