IV Nutrition and Vitamins

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?


Glutathione is a super antioxidant, it has the power of chelation of some heavy metals, it reduces free radical damage, and it’s in every cell of your body. It’s been known to help boost liver and brain function.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C  is an antioxidant.  It helps with repairing skin, restores the adrenals, and boosts the immune system.  It’s used in high amounts as adjunct therapy for cancer treatment, and it helps decrease bruising.

Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 helps convert your food into energy, is an old-fashioned remedy for Bell’s Palsy and Shingles.  It may help with weight loss.  It is also protective for the nerve endings and can help with anxiety and depression.  Your adrenals, they love it too.

B Complex

B complex helps convert your food into energy; it helps with brain function, and with immune function. It helps to decrease food cravings and help regulate the menstrual cycle.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D helps with brain function. It can help with anxiety and depression. Vitamin D has helped with hormone balancing, bone building, decrease pain, fights against cancer, and can help with athletic performance.


Magnesium-is an element that helps relax the muscles, beneficial for bringing water to the colon, helps your mitochondria, it can help you sleep at night.

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.

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