Sometimes, our bodies can feel like they aren’t getting the nutrients and vitamins that are necessary to stay fit, healthy, and at peak performance. Even when you have a good idea about what your diet might be missing, the problem can’t always be solved by changing your diet and lifestyle. This is why IV therapy can be extremely helpful when your body needs an extra boost.
IV therapy, also known as intravenous therapy, is a treatment that delivers vitamins, nutrients, and other important fluids to the body directly through the veins. With the aid of an injection by syringe or infusion, this is the quickest method of delivering beneficial products directly to the bloodstream for immediate effect.
IV treatment can address a range of different issues that often relate to a lack of nutrients and vitamins in the body, such as Vitamin C or Vitamin D. Nutritional deficiencies can lead to negative side effects, such as weakness, fatigue, migraines, headaches, muscle spasms, lightheadedness, and even memory loss. It can also make someone more susceptible to illness since the body has less support in helping to fight off disease and infection.
By supplementing any possible deficiencies, IV therapy can help balance and stabilize the body again. Specific benefits from an IV treatment or therapy program include promoting a healthy, stable immune system, helping build healthy skin, hair, and nails, and aiding with conditions like chronic dehydration.
If you’re wondering how IV therapy works, it’s simply a direct way to give your body specific vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to support your body systems, such as to support a healthy immune system. For example, IV vitamin treatment provides a custom blend of vitamins like B12 complexes, Vitamin C, or Vitamin K, which is important for preventing excessive bleeding.
Other types of IV treatments include growth factors and electrolytes to help boost performance whether before or after exertion. Minerals like iron can help your red blood cells uptake and deliver oxygen to depleted areas throughout your body.
Whether you’re suffering from a depletion of energy or want a boost of energy for higher performance, IV therapy might be able to help.
Those who believe that they have a possible nutritional deficiency may be a good candidate for IV therapy. Additionally, if you suffer from chronic fatigue or neurodegenerative problems, IV infusions may be beneficial. Also, anyone who has trouble consuming enough calories throughout the day, has limiting diet restrictions, or suffers from certain medical conditions that impact the way the body takes in and uses nutrients should look into this type of treatment.
With our team at Basile Plastic Surgery & Wellness, you couldn’t be in better hands. Whether you’re receiving IV injections from one of our specialists, an aesthetic nonsurgical procedure like Botox, or getting a cosmetic plastic surgery procedure from Dr. Basile, our whole staff is here to give you a completely personalized experience and the results you’re looking for.
If you think IV vitamin therapy may be the solution to your nutrient deficiencies or believe that it can help reduce the symptoms of other problems, schedule a consultation with Dr. Basile today. To find out if IV therapy is right for you, schedule an appointment with our office in Jacksonville, FL by calling 904-701-1927 or filling out an online form.
Is IV Therapy safe?
When administered in a clinical setting by medical professionals, such as Dr. Basile and his team, IV therapy is perfectly safe and offers many benefits.
What is in an IV drip?
Almost all IV therapy drips contain vitamin B, but vitamins C and D are also very common. Other common ingredients include calcium, magnesium, amino acids, electrolytes, and antioxidants, all of which help keep your body healthy.
What can I expect after IV Therapy?
Many people leave feeling refreshed and energized and these effects can continue for days after your treatment.
How often can I receive IV Therapy?
Depending on what you are treating with IV Therapy, you can receive treatment as often as two times a week.
How long does an IV Therapy treatment take?
Depending on your health needs, your IV drip will take anywhere from 15-90 minutes to administer. On average, you should expect your treatment to take at least 30 minutes.