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Intravenous (IV) Vitamin Therapy involves administering vitamins, minerals and amino acids directly into the bloodstream. This delivery system allows for maximum nutrient absorption because it bypasses the GI tract where there is a high potential loss of nutrient potency and poor absorption of some orally administered vitamins.

Poor nutrition, chronic stress, improper sleeping patterns and lack of physical activity all contribute to premature aging, weight gain, digestive disorders, skin problems, fatigue and illness. This leaves the cells deficient of nutrients that are necessary for repairing and healing. However, the nutrients are not available because the cells have become too weak to transport vitamins and minerals where they are needed. This quick procedure allows for us to provide you with immediate therapeutic response by giving you the nutrients your body needs and correcting deficiencies. IV Therapy can be used both proactively to maintain optimum wellness and also to treat acute and chronic conditions.

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Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)- is a potent antioxidant that increases extracellular collagen production and is important for proper immune cell functioning. Without proper levels of Vitamin C, free radicals damage the collagen necessary for cell wall growth. This affects ligaments, blood vessels, collagen and causes chronic pain, suppressed immune, skin dryness and wrinkles.

  • Provides antioxidant protection
  • Restores appropriate nerve function
  • Protects the body from oxidative stress
  • Anti-viral / Anti-Cancer / Anti-histamine aid

Glutathione- Is an antioxidant that aids in protecting the cells of the body from harmful toxins. It reduces the effects of free radical responsible for skin pigmentation and blemishes. It also plays a crucial role in the detoxification process that neutralizes drugs, chemicals, radiation, metabolic waste and other toxins and carcinogens.

  • Increases immune response
  • Promotes DNA repair
  • Detox vital organs
  • Aids treatment of neurodegenerative disorders
  • Protect against free radical damage

Myers Cocktail- Is one of the more commonly known vitamin therapies and is sometimes referred to as the “Wellness” cocktail. It consist of Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin C, Complex B Vitamins and additional B12. The nutrients work by restoring your body with minerals, different anti-oxidants, electrolytes to bring your body back into equilibrium, maximizing your productivity, leaving you feeling healthy and refreshed.

  • Decrease stress levels and promotes relaxation.
  • Assist adrenal hormone production.
  • Destroys histamine, allergies & asthma
  • Increases overall energy and stamina
  • Great for maintenance and keeps your body in balance.

Vitamin B Complex This refers to all the known essential water-soluble vitamins except for vitamin C. These include Thiamine (vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Niacin (Vitamin B3), Pantothenic acid (Vitamin B5), Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6), Biotin (B7), Folic Acid (B9) and the Cobalamins (B12). These essential nutrients all carry a complex structure and perform unique functions in the human body. Vitamins B1, B2, B3 and Biotin participate in different aspects of energy production. Vitamin B5 aids in the production of sex and stress related hormones, like testosterone. Vitamin B6 is essential for amino acid metabolism.  Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid facilitate steps required for cell division and repairs DNA.

CUSTOMIZED DRIPS:

Energy Drip    «B Complex with Additional B12»   $75
            The Energy drip is a quick way to feel more energized and improve mental clarity. High doses of B vitamins work together to accelerate the process your body uses to convert food in fuel, allowing you to stay energized throughout the day. Also, these B vitamins support healthy red blood cells and help iron create the oxygen carrying protein, hemoglobin.

Immunity Drip     «Vitamin C»  $99
            The Immunity drip contains the potent antioxidant, Vitamin C, which has been known for its diverse uses in health promotion and disease prevention. Vitamin C not only boost your immune system to help fight off viruses and colds, but will help restore collagen production resulting in healthier, brighter, smoother skin.

Detox Drip       «Glutathione»  $150
            Wellness and balance are keys to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The Detox drip contains high doses of Glutathione to help your body naturally repair cell damage and cleanse vital organs. Increasing Glutathione levels is not only a smart move for health maintenance but also an effective anti-aging therapy by working from the inside out to soften wrinkles, illuminate skin and help skin’s natural radiance to return.

Anti-Aging Drip     «Vitamin C & Glutathione»  $199
            The Anti-Aging drip delivers high doses of master anti-oxidants Glutathione and Vitamin C, restoring hydration to your skin and reversing effects of free radical damage. Free radicals cause oxidative destruction to the collagen in our skin leading to pigmentation issues, dull complexion, wrinkles and accelerated aging. This drip allows for us to help prevent and reverse these symptoms resulting in a younger rejuvenated look.

Wellness Drip     «Myers : Vitamin C, B Complex, Calcium, Magnesium & Additional B12»  $225
            The Myers drip contains a variety of nutrients that works together to help balance your body and support your system. This drip can maximize health, relieve stress, increase energy and give you a sense of overall well-being.  Formulated more than 30 years ago this drip has recently grown in popularity for being known as the “Party Drip” by improving symptoms associated with hangovers, enhancing athletic performance, improving wound healing, and many other positive effects on the body.

 

FAQ:

Is IV Vitamin Therapy safe? Yes, Vitamin drips were introduced in the 1950’s by Dr. John Myers and have a long history of safety and efficacy. Additionally we receive vitamin drips from a Board Certified Compounding Pharmacy that uses a patented method of sterile preparation, supplying us with only top grade intravenous vitamins.

Does the procedure hurt? Everyone’s pain threshold is different. While some patients find needles to be relatively painless, other will find this process painful when the needle is first inserted. For these patients, we do offer ways of making the process more comfortable. Also, it is highly recommended to be well-hydrated (and nourished) prior to your appointment.

How long does the procedure take? It takes approximately 30-45 minutes for the drip to be fully administered.

Are there any side effects? When used at an appropriate dose and range of infusion, there is a low occurrence of side effects. Some patients may experience a light cooling or burning sensation on the IV site at the initial moment of infusion and a metallic taste in their mouth. This is all normal. Bruising at the injections can occur.

How often can I get one? This will differ depending on your nutritional needs and health condition at that time. Our most frequent dosage is every 4-6 weeks. It is best to speak with our friendly staff about a customized program during your consultation.

    About us

    The Institute of Anti Aging Medicine and Skin Spa is the original Antiaging wellness center with a fully integrated Medical Spa located in Houston Texas. 

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    Institute of Antiaging Medicine and Skin Spa
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    drleconey@antiageinstitute.com