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IV Vitamin Therapy

(IV Therapy) Intravenous Infusion of Vitamins, Minerals, and Healing Remedies

Overview

Intravenous (IV) therapy is the introduction of substances through a needle directly into the vein. These substances are then exposed to the cells and tissues directly. Using this method, vitamins, minerals, homeopathics, herbs, and other healing substances are delivered in far greater amounts than can be achieved via inhalation, orally, or through the skin-and with far greater effect.

Oral intake of vitamins or food delivers only about 10-25% of the available nutrients to the cells, while IV therapy delivers 100% of the infused therapies nutrients directly to these cells. It is particularly important for people suffering from chronic illness and/or a compromised gastrointestinal system (e.g. lack of enzymes or poor gut lining integrity).


Common Questions

  • What is the immune system?

    The body’s immune system, often called our “defense system,” is designed to ward off and eliminate “invaders” such as toxins, bacteria, fungus, viruses, parasites, microbes and pathogens of all kinds. The immune system works at different levels to find “invaders,” and provide immediate response or memory for future response.

    In order to do an effective job of defending our bodies, the immune system must be healthy. To keep the immune system in top fighting condition, we need to provide it with the proper nutrition and supplementation, fortifying it with vitamins, minerals and amino acids. We must also detoxify our bodies to minimize toxins, wastes and heavy metals, which weaken and overburden the immune system. It is also important to minimize overall stress in our lives, as well as eliminating specific major issues of stress as they occur (bad relationships, unhappiness in a job, etc.). Stress, be it physical or emotional, weakens our immune system and contributes to illness. Eventually, this leads to a high susceptibility to illness. Decreasing stress in our lives lessens our chances of becoming ill.

    If we do what is necessary to make our immune system as healthy as possible, and maintain a good balance in our daily lives, our immune system will function at peak operating condition for our given genetic potential and render our bodies better able to avert most disease.

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Key Benefits

  • Combats fatigue
  • Combats infection
  • Combats heart disease and strokes (chelation) by removing vessel blockages
  • Enhances the immune system
  • Helps detoxify the body (heavy metal chelation)
  • Enhances nutrition (for people with good or poor gastrointestinal function)
  • Helps slow or reverse aging
  • Energizes the body and mind by enhancing energy production pathways
Who Benefits?
 
After a medical evaluation, your NHWC physician may suggest that IV Therapy is recommended as an important part of your treatment plan.  Patients who have difficulty absorbing nutrients, who suffer from chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, immune deficiencies, and other chronic conditions may be good candidates for these therapies.  Acute infection, illness or injury may also be indications for this therapy.

Schedule an Appointment

To arrange for IV therapy, or learn more about its many benefits, contact Natural Horizons Wellness Centers at 1-877-292-1571.


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