Intravenous Vitamin Therapy

intravenous dripIntravenous vitamin therapy (IV therapy) is a safe and efficient way of introducing therapeutic doses of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients into the body. IV therapy is an integral part of our Naturopathic services at Naturmend.

Each IV drip includes varying amounts of B vitamins, vitamin C, magnesium, calcium, zinc, selenium, trace minerals, amino acids and other essential nutrients. A treatment typically lasts between 30 minutes-3 hours depending on the type of IV administered and is performed by a highly trained naturopathic doctor in a comfortable clinic environment after doing a complete medical history and assessment of your health.

Benefits of IV therapy:

  • Increases immune health
  • Assists in fighting autoimmune diseases
  • Helps with chronic illness and infection
  • Aids in treating intestinal conditions (Crohns, ulcerative colitic, celiac, malabsorption)
  • Improves athletic/sport performance and recovery time
  • Aids in treating fibromyalgia and migraines
  • Helps fight allergies
  • General health

Types of IV Therapy treatments offered at Naturmend:

  • Glutathione IV

    Our bodies make glutathione as an anti-oxidative defensive mechanism to get rid of reactive oxygen species or free radicals. When the magnitude of free radicals passes a certain threshold, disease occurs. Glutathione works against these free radicals and is beneficial for liver disease, heavy metal/toxin elimination and neurological and many other conditions which require additional antioxidant support.

  • Methylsulfonylmethane IV

    Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) is an anti-inflammatory agent that has anti-oxidant effects in the body. MSM is beneficial in a variety of inflammatory conditions such as: joint disorders, autoimmune conditions and gastrointestinal inflammatory disorders.

  • Phosphatidylcholine IV

    Phosphatidylcholine has neurological benefits and can help with cognition, memory deficits, brain fog and improve focus and inflammation in the nerves.

  • Alpha-Lipoic Acid IV

    Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA) is a potent anti-oxidative agent that has been shown to be most beneficial in restoring nerve function and treating peripheral neuropathy due to chronic infection, cancer chemotherapy and diabetes. ALA IVs are commonly used as part of the integrative cancer care treatment at Naturmend.

  • High Dose Vitamin C

    Vitamin C is a powerful anti cancer agent and can help to reduce inflammation in the body. High dose Vitamin C IVs are commonly used as part of the integrative cancer care treatment at Naturmend.

  • Aminosyn IV

    This IV is a blend of amino acids administered intravenously, bypassing the gastrointestinal tract and therefore, doesn’t require to be broken down.

  • Rehydration IV

    The rehydration IV is used to help rehydrate the body in times of dehydration due to antibiotic use, physiological reasons and general well being.

  • Myers IV

    The Myers IV is a blend of Vitamin C, B vitamins and mineral elements to support the immune system and the health of the adrenals.

  • Chelation IV

    Chelation therapy has been around for a while and is used to remove heavy metals from the body. As part of a chelation treatment plan, doing chelation IVs is recommended

 

Please note that an initial naturopathic visit with one of our naturopathic doctors is required before doing any IV treatments at Naturmend. Contact us or give us a call at 403-457-3205 for more information.