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IV VITAMIN THERAPY

The Limitless Drip is an all time favorite! It is the ultimate vitamin infusion that contains the most studied vitamin mixture created by Dr. John Meyer in the 1950s plus the added touch of Drip Doctors’ specially formulated anti-oxidants. The Limitless Drip contains high dose multi vitamins for optimizing your immunity, neuro-function, metabolic energy, and cell recovery. It has been studied in terms of efficacy for treatment of symptoms related to multiple chronic fatigue and life debilitating disorders such as Parkinson's disease, cancer, fibromyalgia, and dementia just to name a few. The high dose glutathione, which is the mother of all anti-oxidants and master detoxifier, is touted for its benefits alone. We top this with vitamin C and B-Complex to help boost your immune system as well as DNA replication.

IV is an abbreviation for “intra-venous”. To administer an IV Drip, a small plastic tube (catheter) is inserted into a vein using a needle that is quickly removed once the plastic tube is advanced into the vein. IV Drips consist of 500-1000 ml of fluid with a mixture of vitamins and anti-oxidants. The intravenous route is the fastest way to deliver fluids and vitamins throughout the body with 100 % absorption into the bloodstream. IV Drips usually take 45-60 min to infuse.

An IV Push is infused directly into the bloodstream via a plastic catheter that is inserted into the vein. IV Pushes are in a 60 cc syringe, concentrated more on high dose vitamins with minimal fluid hydration and take about 10-15 min to administer. You still get 100% absorption via an IV Push.

A Vitamin Booster Shot is a quick 10-second injection that delivers vitamins intramuscularly, directly into the gluteus or deltoid muscle. There is no IV access required with vitamin boosters. The dosages of vitamins also differ since the rate of absorption is different with an IV going directly into the bloodstream, and a booster going into the muscle, which allows a smaller volume of vitamins to be injected.

IV Vitamin Therapy works by administration of vitamins and nutrients directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the digestive system. This provides increased cell absorption and 100% bio availability of vitamins via IV infusion. Booster shots are administered via intramuscular (IM) injection so there is no GI metabolism, which also allows for increased absorption. With oral supplements, you only get about 20% absorption after filtering through your digestive system, which clearly pales in comparison to IV vitamins.

After an IV infusion, the vitamins remain in your system and maintain your levels for 2-3 weeks.

IV treatments are administered by Board Certified Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Physicians.

The frequency of IV Drip therapy is determined on a patient by patient basis, we take a customized approach to suit your individual needs. For preventative health and wellness, we recommend two IV drips per month to help balance out any vitamin deficiencies.

In some cases, with people who suffer from advanced stages of autoimmune diseases or cancer, continued IV therapy may be necessary for nutritional support. Some patients get progressively better and after a series of treatments they no longer require ongoing weekly IV therapy, only monthly treatments to maintain balance. Other patients need regular vitamin injections in order to help alleviate symptoms of their chronic or common medical conditions.

Diagnostic tests are available to better determine how often a person should be receiving treatments.

IV vitamin therapy is not a trend. IV vitamin therapy promotes new advancement in overall health and wellness. Many people are accepting the benefits of IV vitamin therapy and are aware that an individual does not need to go to a hospital to receive an IV anymore. Most also see the upside of getting nutrients and vitamins through an IV and that one does not need to ingest daily vitamin supplements to stay healthy. As we continue to promote health and wellness via our IV therapy services, the awareness surrounding the wave of preventative health is growing.

SIDE EFFECTS

Infrequent complications from starting and IV access include bruising, swelling, or pain at the site of insertion which is minimized by proper post care instructions. Other rare complications include vein inflammation or damage to anatomical structures ar the site of insertion. Extremely rare complications can occur such as a blood clot.

We always ask about allergy information before providing any treatments. Allergic reactions to IV vitamin therapy are also rare but can occur if a patient has an unknown allergy to one of the nutrients used. All nutrient information about IV Drips is provided upon request. Reactions to the vitamins themselves are unlikely since they are all naturally present in the body.

Bruising is a known side effect that rarely occurs in a minority of peripheral IVs. Due to the catheter insertion into a vein, the venipuncture itself can lead to bruising for a few reasons: patient’s vein anatomy such as angle, size, venous wall fragility, and previous scarring. We minimize this at Drip Doctors by using highly skilled medical professionals with ER & ICU experience using advanced IV technique. We also provide standard aftercare instructions for prevention.

Using metabolic elements, the osmolarity and infusion rates of each vitamin formulation is carefully calculated. Each IV Drip provides highly concentrated combinations of vitamins based on parenteral micronutrient therapy science. IV Drips consist of all natural bio-identical vitamins and nutrients found in organic foods and the human body. Our list of vitamins included range from From B-vitamins to amino acids and electrolytes, we use only the highest quality products.Vitamin B12, B-Complex, Ascorbic Acid, Niacinamide, Taurine, Pyridoxine, Niacinamide, Dexpanthenol, Pyridoxine, Procaine, Calcium, Magnesium, Multi-Trace Elements, Amino Acids, Glutathione, Selenium, Zinc to name a few.

There are many conditions that IV Vitamin Therapy can assist in treating; including autoimmune diseases, chronic ailments and common vitamin deficiencies. While it is famously used for detoxification and hydration to treat hangovers, it can treat so much more.

IV Vitamin Therapy can be used to aid in the treatment of cancer, critically ill, malabsorption digestive diseases, auto-immune diseases such as (Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Lupus, and Rheumatoid Arthritis.), Other conditions include migraines, chronic fatigue syndrome, depression, fibromyalgia.and viral diseases (Hepatitis, HIV). IV Vitamin Therapy has been used as effective therapy in preventative and anti-aging medicine in improving physical and mental performance, DNA replication, immune support, and reducing inflammation or oxidative stress at a cellular level.

Yes, DripDoctors’ IV Drips can be customized based on your individual needs. Each drip can be targeted to support your immune system, cellular inflammation, adrenal stress, mental function, or physical health based on known biological mechanisms. We also provide micronutrient testing to help pinpoint any vitamin deficiencies and customize treatment plans to restore your body’s natural balance.

IV Vitamin Therapy using high dose vitamin C has been shown to have positive to neutral improvement in many patients being treated with chemotherapy and radiation. We recommend IV treatments in adjunction to current cancer therapy to help improve treatment efficacy and overall quality of life. There have been case studies of IV High Dose Vitamin C therapy with cancer remission and theories on ability to kill cancer cells. Each case may have varied treatment response depending on type and stage of cancer. Please consult with your oncologist prior to getting High IV Vitamin C Treatment for any interactions with your specific chemotherapy agents.

Most IV treatments are not recommended more than 2 times per month because of the highly concentrated doses provided. The vitamins remain in your system and help maintain levels for 2-3 weeks. However it varies on the individual and reason for treatment. For example, someone looking for adjunctive cancer treatment can receive multiple high dose vitamin C IV drips per month versus someone looking to use IV vitamin therapy as a preventative health measure. Please consult your medical provider to determine if IV Vitamin Therapy is right for you.

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