IV Therapy has been growing in popularity since Rihanna enthused it in 2012, but what is all the hype about? Vitamin deficiency in the United States is at an all-time high! This can be attributed to lower amounts of nutrition in food produced and an overall lack of healthy diets across the country. Being deficient in these vitamins and minerals has an effect on major systems in the body like detoxification processes, immune health, and hormone production. IV Therapy is the administration of vitamins, minerals, electrolytes and amino acids directly to the bloodstream. This is in leu of or in addition to traditional vitamins that you take orally, that your body only absorbs about 50% of. IV Therapy delivers these nutrients directly to the bloodstream ready for your body to utilize.
When most people are deficient in the essential vitamins their body needs, it isn’t enough to just eat nutrient rich foods, this is where IV therapy can be extremely beneficial! Although healthy eating habits and taking a daily supplement will improve your deficiencies IV supplements are rapidly becoming an answer for our fast-paced culture of individuals looking for the most time efficient fix. What once started as a hangover cure has grown in popularity to include many diverse “cocktails” that aid many different ails. IV drips are typically a much higher dose than in supplements and food alone. They can be customized to your body’s needs and take only about 45 to 60 minutes to administer.
This IV process also obviously helps hydrate your body which is always a good thing. With your body hydrated and energized with the vitamins it is craving you will feel an instant pick me up! IV supplements are a targeted treatment to many minor health ailments. They are great for before AND after big events, relieve jet lag, hangovers, weakened immune system and over all fatigue. The IV you choose is up to you! The IV’s are very convenient and customizable, so you get all your supplements in one dose.
Popular among elite celebrities, adding glutathione to an IV drip will help your skin look more radiant and youthful. Glutathione is an antioxidant produced by your body to fight off free radicals that cause signs of aging. Again, because this powerhouse antioxidant is delivered directly to the bloodstream ready for the body to use you see greater effects of glutathione than taken orally. Vitamin C is another popular and beneficial addition to these IV drips, not only does it help boost your immune system to fight off infection, it does the same thing for your skin fighting off free radicals.
The benefits of IV Therapy are bountiful and there really are not many contraindications, meaning almost everyone can benefit from it. IV therapy isn’t just revolutionizing the beauty and wellness industry, it has created a new wave of business ventures. Although many “fad” procedures come and go IV therapy is one that has proven to stick around because the benefits are so immense. Overall, if you want to try IV therapy it can’t do anything but help, give your body the ultimate “Fuel Up”.