What Is the Difference Between IV Nutrition and Oral Nutrition?
With IV therapy, nutrients are absorbed into the body faster. It bypasses the digestive system. The cells and organs get immediate benefit. Your body gets 100% of it. Oral nutrition requires it to go through the digestive system and can take up to 1 hour before the vitamin starts to break down. Your body may absorb only 50% of nutrients through oral intake. These days a lot of OTC vitamins are more filler than nutrients or vitamins.
What Are the benefits of IV Nutrition?
- More energy
- Better sleep
- Faster way to rehydrate
- Boost your immune system
- Helps your adrenals
- Chelates heavy metals
- Helps repair your liver
- Helps improve brain function
- Help protect your nerve endings
- Helps you feel good over all
- Helps with hair growth
- Helps to improve hormone function/balance
What Are Some Nutrients and Vitamins Used In IV Therapy?
Are There Any Side Effects Of IV Nutrition and Vitamin Therapy?
There are hardly any side effects with the IV nutrition and vitamin therapy. There can be a slight pain at the site of insertion. Occasionally, patients report Headache, Nausea, Fatigue, Redness at the sight of insertion, Dizziness, or Lightheadedness. These side effects are temporary, and some are associated with the healing crisis as your body has nutrients needed to help clean out and detox.