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IV Vitamin Therapy Are you looking for a quick pick-me-up, a boost in your immune system or even a rejuvenated appearance? If so, Intravenous Vitamin Therapy may be just what you are looking for. In today’s society, we are constantly seeking out the newest trends, no matter what the cost. Even if that means overcoming your fear of needles in order to nourish and regenerate your body from within. Many medical providers claim the results are instantaneous, but we all know that just because something feels good, does not necessarily mean that it is good for you. In this essay, we will discuss the supposed benefits, as well as, cons of this therapy so that you will be able to determine whether or not this treatment is right for individuals. Intravenous Vitamin Therapy is a luxurious treatment, popular among many Celebrities including Rihanna, Rita Ora, Simon Cowell, and Madonna. The treatment can be offered as a concierge service in the comfort of your own home, in your hotel, or even in a spa-like atmosphere, such as Hangover Heaven or Revive, located in Las Vegas, Nevada. The idea of Intravenous Vitamin Therapy first came about in the 1960’s by an Internist, Dr. John Myers. The concept came to him because he felt his patients were not getting a sufficient amount of nutrients through their diet alone. Therefore, he decided to mix an essential array of vitamins and minerals into an elixir that would be administered via the blood stream to boost his patients’ health. This Intravenous treatment is known as the Myers’ cocktail, and is said to treat a number of medical conditions such as: Chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), Parkinson’s disease, chronic depression, Lyme disease, cancer, sinusitis, bronchitis, the common flu/cold, low immune system, muscle fatigue and even food poisoning. Intravenous Vitamin Therapy involves a method of administering minerals and vitamins directly in the bloodstream. Apart from the medical conditions named above, the Intravenous Vitamin Therapy is said to boost energy levels and induces the immune system through the vitamin injections. The providers of these injections evidently customize the formula of vitamins betting on the needs of the patient. The high doses of magnesium, vitamin B, and vitamin C are considered to treat a wide a wide range of clinical conditions from cardiovascular disease to acute asthma attacks. Administering nutrients directly to the body higher than normal blood levels is achieved, and this provides an immediate therapeutic response by adjusting deficiencies that may arise from a disease state. For example, pregnant women, or those that are trying to conceive are urged to take 400µg/day of folic acid to ensure they not associated with neural tube defects.
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