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What are the Benefits of IV Therapy for Health and Wellness?

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What are the Benefits of IV Therapy for Health and Wellness?

IV wellness infusions have taken off in popularity, but their appeal may be confusing if they’re unfamiliar. In fact, we often try to avoid needles, so why do so many seek them out?

Let’s look at some reasons behind the use of intravenous vitamin therapy, and why it’s so versatile.

1. Why Intravenous Infusions?

As we’ve covered in previous blogs, IV wellness infusions bypass the digestive system. They have a 100% absorption rate, so people with poor digestion, thanks to stress, illness, or aging, don’t miss out.

Additionally, cheaper supermarket supplements are often made with poorly-available forms of their nutrients. This only leads to wasted time, money, and frustration when you’re trying to turn over a new leaf or stay healthy in high-performance situations.

2. Health and Immunity

Don’t you just “love” the rebound colds and flu after a hectic period at work, adventure tourism (or any travel), a major event, or a sporting competition?

During times of stress, your body’s nutrient requirements spike. These include vitamins that your immune cells need to fight infections. Research shows that supplementing vitamin C, one of the options we provide can halve your risk of developing a cold after situations such as sporting events. Vitamin C boosts the production and functions of immune cells, including finding and destroying microbes.

3. Energy and Performance

Perhaps the most common reason why clients choose SOUL IV is to maintain or improve their energy and performance.

The last thing you need is for fatigue to wear away at your abilities gradually or for you to crash right when it’s most inconvenient.

To help prevent this, we offer a range of nutrients, including magnesium.  Magnesium and the other nutrients we provide for performance play numerous roles in cellular energy production and nerve conduction that influences perceived energy.

4. Stress, Anxiety and Fatigue

We’ve all been there. Sometimes, situations you’re typically able to handle can become overwhelming, and it’s commonly caused by nutrient depletion or higher requirements.

For example, our “calming superhero” option, taurine, is essential for the protection and function of brain cells. Cellular integrity, neurotransmitter production, and more depend on nutrients such as taurine.

These properties extend to emotional regulation, including anxiety and stress.

5. Hangovers.

Don’t settle for the hair of the dog; try replenishing your body instead.

Our IV wellness infusions can provide rapid rehydration, reversing the diuretic effect of excessive alcohol. We often also include nutrients such as B vitamins that are used in alcohol detoxification.

The importance of B vitamins in energy production is a potential reason why it may take a few days to recover after partying.

We can include nausea relief in our services for hangover recovery, too.

6. Skin, Hair and Nails

Whether you’re preparing for a wedding or other event or just starting your wellness journey, it feels good to include interventions that provide anti-aging benefits for the skin.

Unfortunately, some nutrients indicated in these situations are poorly absorbed as oral supplements.

One of these nutrients is glutathione, the “master” antioxidant. Research demonstrates broad anti-aging properties of glutathione, including wrinkles, age spots, elasticity, and water loss.

Efforts to erase wrinkles through Botox can be quickly betrayed by deep-seated dryness or uneven pigmentation, so it’s best to take the holistic approach.

It’s also important to remember that this is not just about vanity. Your self-perceived age typically has profound benefits on physical and mental well-being.

7. Weight Management

Nutrient status has a powerful effect on weight management, and IV wellness infusions are here to help. At SOUL IV, we know it’s more than just “calories in, calories out”.

A range of nutrients is critical to generate cellular energy so you can burn unwanted fat, be motivated to exercise and build muscle tissue.

One of these nutrients is vitamin B3, which we also give as NAD+. This is the “final form” of energy production.

A growing body of research demonstrates the benefits of NAD+ in metabolism, including its precursors. For example, a 2020 paper found that a NAD+ precursor increased the proportion of fat-free mass, which includes muscle tissue. It also raised the sleeping metabolic rate and markers of energy production.

We recommend that you only use IV wellness infusions to supplement a healthy diet and exercise plan to avoid over-treatment and maximise your results.

8. Iron Deficiency

Iron infusions are perhaps the most well-established of all IV wellness infusions. They are used when you cannot tolerate oral supplements, such as if they cause serious constipation or you don’t benefit from them.

You can get iron infusions from your doctor’s office, and we can fulfil their recommendations in the comfort of your home.

Patients typically report a rapid restoration of their energy levels, as iron enables oxygen transport on your red blood cells.

IV wellness infusions aren’t just hype. Their ability to skip the digestive process delivers their benefits directly to you, and a growing body of evidence shows the uses of supplementation in people who need it.

Click here to learn more about your potential needs as an individual or to book a session.

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To learn more about how vitamin infusions might help you, contact SOUL IV’s Customer Experience team at 1300 GO SOUL or click here

References:

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