Frequently Asked Questions
IV Nutrient Therapy ?
IV Nutrient Therapy is a method of administering vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants and amino acids directly into the bloodstream through intravenous infusion.
This delivery method
provides increased cell absorption and 100% bioavailability of vitamins & nutrients to the body because it bypasses the
IV Nutrient Therapy has been clinically proven to be more effective than oral supplements.
All vitamins and nutrients used at LIVeWell IV Nutrition are FDA approved and go through high levels of testing. Every IV therapy treatment is administered by registered nurses and performed under a medical director. Before a client receives IV therapy, vitals signs are recorded and health history is evaluated. After the treatment ends, clients can resume most activities and daily responsibilities immediately, with the exception of heavy lifting.
HOW LONG DO THE BENEFITS
After an IV infusion, the vitamins and nutrients remain in your system and maintain your levels for up to 2 weeks because they are 100 % absorbed directly into
bypassing the GI tract.
One IM (intramuscular) vitamin B12 shot is equivalent to taking one week’s worth of oral supplementation.
ARE THERE ANY
Side Effects ?
There are no specifically reported negative side effects. Almost anyone can use IV nutrient therapy & hydration.
Caution is advised in those with known congestive heart failure, renal failure, or liver disease.
Please notify staff if you have a rare allergy to any vitamins or micronutrients.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I GET AN
IV Drip ?
The benefits of IV nutrient therapy can be felt with a single treatment.
For preventative health & wellness, and to optimize your cellular functioning, we recommend 1-2 IV drips
Those who suffer from advanced stages of autoimmune diseases or have chronic inflammation may benefit from weekly infusions in order to help alleviate symptoms of their chronic medical conditions. For those who have undergone gastric bypass surgery, bi-monthly IV therapy may be helpful for nutritional support.
Every client is different, but our goal is to get every IV with one “stick”. To ease the discomfort, our registered nurses can use a numbing medication, lidocaine,
for each treatment.