Vitamin Infusions For health and wellness
Vitamin infusions have proved to be a helpful therapy in improving the overall health of the body. Vitamin infusions are given intravenously, thus the essential vitamins directly go to the blood without passing through the gastrointestinal tract and various absorption steps that take place in GI tract. So, vitamins are easily available to the body and various organ systems easily get the desired vitamins. There are many health advantages of vitamin infusions and some of them are mentioned below:
Effect on immune system :
A strong immune system is essential for a healthy body as it helps in combating diseases and malady. So, it’s important to have a strong immune system. Vitamin A and B help in making the immune system stronger and if they are not absorbed completely or inactive due to some other causes, the body will have a weak immune system. Vitamin C speeds up the process of healing. Vitamin infusions are essential for immune system proper functioning.
Vitamin C is important for healthy skin and prevention against autoimmune diseases:
Vitamin C has several benefits for skin as it helps in maintenance of collagen protein of the skin. If vitamin C is not available to the body, it can result in scurvy and frequent infections. Vitamin C makes the skin glow as it repairs the skin and protects the skin from harmful sun rays. Vitamin C also helps in prevention of autoimmune diseases as it stimulate the glucocorticoid synthesis.
Role in Detoxification:
Vitamins are essential for getting the body rid of harmful toxins and thus vitamins help in detoxification. Vitamin B complex and vitamin C helps in producing blood cells such as lymphocytes and also helps to detoxify the toxins after alcohol intake. Vitamin C is a natural detoxifying agent and it may help combat various diseases such as cold, viral infections and cancer.
Role in recovery from various diseases:
Vitamin infusions have proved to be life saving in certain diseases that occur due to deficiency of a particular vitamin and it may reverse the some of the harmful effects of such diseases. Vitamin infusions help combat symptoms from many diseases such as:
- Respiratory diseases such as acute respiratory distress syndrome
- Neurological disorders
In Treatment for neurological disorders:
Vitamin B1 is essential for brain as it provides energy to the brain by complex mechanisms. If it is deficient various neurological diseases such as dementia and wernicke-korsakoff syndrome can occur. Vitamin infusions help prevent neurological damage due to B1 deficiency.
Vitamins are a natural part of healthy nutrition and generally carry no risk of side effects. In some rare cases, allergic reactions to vitamins may occur, so be sure to talk to your doctor before you start any treatment.
Some patients may experience mild side effects from the infusion itself, including:
- Bruising and soreness around the injection area
- Cooling sensation down the arm
- Metallic taste in your mouth
Less common side effects include a risk of infection or an allergic reaction to treatment. All side effects are of short duration and treatable.
How does IV vitamin infusions work?
Vitamin infusions provide you with everything your body needs for a sound health. The process can take 30 minutes to up to a few hours depending on the type of Vitamin infusion. For your first appointment,you will be asked to fill out a medical history questionnaire, and undergo a thorough medical exam. Please bring any recent labs, scans or medical reports with you on your first appointment.
After your exam, your medical professional will disinfect the IV site and insert a cathetor in a sterile manner and your infusion will begin. You can lay back and enjoy your infusion in a comfortable massage and heat chair. When it is finished, our professional will remove the cathetor and put a dressing on, which can be removed after 15 minutes.