Intravenous (IV) drip therapy, also known as intravenous hydration or intravenous infusion, is a medical procedure in which fluids and various nutrients are delivered directly into a person's bloodstream through a vein. It is typically administered by a healthcare professional, such as a nurse or doctor. IV drip therapy can serve various purposes and may contain a combination of fluids, electrolytes, vitamins, minerals, and medications, depending on the specific needs of the individual.
Here are some common uses and benefits of IV drip therapy, all available at Kindred:
IV drip therapy can rehydrate individuals who may be dehydrated due to illness, excessive sweating, or inadequate fluid intake, under the guidance of a medical professional. This can help restore electrolyte balance and alleviate symptoms of dehydration.
IV drips can deliver essential vitamins and minerals directly into the bloodstream, which may be more effective than oral supplements for individuals with nutrient deficiencies and absorption problems. Common nutrients included in IV drips are vitamin C, B vitamins, magnesium, calcium, and zinc.
Some IV drip formulations claim to boost the immune system with high doses of vitamin C and other nutrients. However, the efficacy of these claims is a topic of debate in the medical community.
Energy and wellness
Promoters of IV drip therapy often suggest that it can increase energy levels, improve skin appearance, and enhance general well-being. However, scientific evidence supporting these claims is limited.
Recovery from illness or intense physical activity
Professional athletes and individuals recovering from strenuous physical activities may use IV drips to help rehydrate and replenish essential nutrients.
It's important to note that the efficacy and safety of IV drip therapy are subject to debate within the medical community. While it can be beneficial in specific medical scenarios, it is not without risks. Possible side effects include infection, vein irritation, allergic reactions, and imbalances in electrolytes.
Before considering IV drip therapy, it is crucial to consult with a healthcare provider to determine if it is necessary and safe for your specific health needs. IV drips should be administered by trained medical professionals in a clinical setting to minimize risks and maximize benefits. Additionally, the ingredients and claims made by providers should be scrutinized, and individuals should be cautious about unsubstantiated or exaggerated claims surrounding the therapy.
Types of IV Drips
IV Push (Glutathione + Vitamin C)
The IV Push (Glutathione + Vitamin C) is ideal for those looking to take charge of their health and fortify their immune systems. It also helps detoxify the liver, control inflammation, and boost energy levels.
Myer’s Cocktail Drip
The Myer’s Cocktail Drip is ideal for individuals with chronic conditions such as asthma, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and migraines, and may also be recommended for cancer patients. It enhances the immune system, lessens fatigue, helps with seasonal allergies, and reduces symptoms of asthma, cardiovascular disease, and fibromyalgia.
The Antiviral Drip is ideal for COVID patients with severe symptoms. It helps treat acute viral and bacterial infections, boosts immune function, and reduces symptoms of fatigue and chronic illness. The main ingredient in this infusion is the high dose Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) and Zinc, which is an immune booster, antioxidant, antiviral, antibiotic, and antihistamine. It also plays an important role in wound healing, immunotherapy, heart health, and the reduction of oxidative stress loads.
*Disclaimer: This is not a treatment for COVID-19.
The NAD+ IV Therapy is ideal for individuals who want to improve their mental clarity and energy levels, speed up their metabolism, slow down signs of aging, and reduce inflammation. Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide is administered intravenously directly into your body for optimal rejuvenation benefits. Your cellular health and energy levels may improve gradually over the course of several weeks following NAD+ IV infusion therapy as it can help beat fatigue and improve mental clarity.
NAD+ IV Therapy can help combat symptoms of aging, such as reducing fine lines and wrinkles, speeding up metabolism and weight loss, improving mental clarity, boosting the body’s overall energy, reversing sun damage, and reducing inflammation.
High Dose Vitamin C
The High Dose Vitamin C drip boosts the body's immune system with the optimum amount of Vitamin C benefits, prevents illness, treats infections, and acute or chronic health conditions. It is also ideal for cancer patients.
*Disclaimer: This is not a cure for cancer.
Mini IV Push and Drips
Mini drips are an alternative to regular IV drips given intravenously in smaller amounts. They are ideal for patients with certain sensitivities who may find difficulty in tolerating high doses of nutrients found in regular IV drips.
The lower concentration of essential vitamins offers a more tailored solution that caters to an individual’s needs. This likewise minimizes any potential adverse reactions with a more gradual and manageable absorption of vitamins. There are Mini Drip variants of the IV Push, Myer’s Cocktail Drip, High Dose Vitamin C Drip, and Antiviral Drip.
Experience the ultimate boost in well-being by booking an IV drip session today! Elevate your energy levels, enhance your immune system, and replenish essential nutrients with this efficient and personalized wellness solution.
Whether you're seeking hydration, immune support, or a revitalizing energy boost, you can say goodbye to fatigue and hello to a renewed sense of vitality. Embrace the convenience and effectiveness of IV therapy by booking a drip today on mykindred.co!
Last medically reviewed on December 19, 2023.