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IV Infusion Therapy


IV Infusion Therapy

IV Infusion Therapy services offered in Georgetown, Georgetown, TX


Intravenous (IV) infusion therapy provides highly concentrated vitamins and minerals directly into your bloodstream. At Rebuil-T Healthcare, the knowledgeable IV infusion therapy specialists, led by nurse practitioner Hellen Ndungu, FNP, offer this effective natural treatment in their Georgetown, Texas, office. Call the office or request your appointment using the online appointment button now. 

IV Infusion Therapy Q&A

What is IV infusion therapy?

IV infusion therapy is a way to deliver high concentrations of vitamins and minerals straight into your bloodstream through an arm vein. This allows very fast absorption far faster than getting vitamins and minerals through oral supplements. 

Another noteworthy aspect of IV infusion therapy is the absorption rate. You absorb only a fraction of the nutrients in capsules or pills you take as little as 10-20%, based on solubility and other factors. 

It’s not that different with the food you eat: You can absorb anywhere from 10-90% of nutrients in your food, but you never get the full value of the nutrients into your bloodstream. 

In both cases, the low absorption rate happens because of the digestive process. When you take any food or supplement by mouth, the digestive process breaks down the food or supplement to ensure your body can absorb its nutrients. However, many of those nutrients get lost in the process. 

With IV infusion therapy, you get the nutrients directly into your blood through a catheter (thin tube). This means it takes only a short time (usually 45-60 minutes) to get your nutrients and be on your way. Thanks to this rapid delivery, you may experience positive effects right away.

 

What is the most popular type of IV therapy?

With so many different vitamins and minerals, there are many options in IV therapy. The most popular option among them is a blend of several highly beneficial nutrients. The Myers’ cocktail (IV combination) brings together various vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, including:

  • Vitamin C 
  • Vitamin B1 
  • Vitamin B2 
  • Vitamin B3 
  • Vitamin B5 
  • Vitamin B6 
  • Vitamin B12 
  • Magnesium chloride 
  • Calcium gluconate 
  • Lidocaine HCL (minimum amount) 
  • Benzyl alcohol (preservative)

This unique combination of nutrients was formulated by John Myers, MD, in the 1950s, and it has grown steadily more popular over the decades that followed. 

 

What can IV infusion therapy do for me?

IV infusion therapy offers a wide range of benefits for general health and wellness, including: 

  • Immune support 
  • Improved liver detoxification to support better metabolic function
  • Reduced fatigue levels
  • Increased energy levels
  • Healthier skin

In addition, information published by the National Library of Medicine indicates that IV infusion therapy offers fast help for recovery from hangovers, migraines, acute asthma attacks, muscle spasms, sinusitis, and other illnesses.

 

Schedule your IV infusion therapy online or call Rebuil-T Healthcare today.