Intravenous (IV) Treatments
How Does IV Therapy Work?
The human body has an amazing ability to heal itself. At times, however, healing from illness or disease requires work that your body may be unable to perform properly. The body becomes too sick to run its own healing process.
When our cells can’t do the work of transporting nutrients, oral supplements aren’t properly absorbed, and the body’s natural repair processes are restricted.
Using Intravenous (IV) therapy allows us to deliver nutrients directly into the bloodstream in a high concentration so cells don’t have to do the work. As your body heals, your cells regain their ability to actively transport vitamins and minerals on their own, and your body’s own healing process can take over.
Why can’t I just increase my dose of oral supplements?
Your stomach and intestine don’t absorb the nutrients fast enough to create the high concentration of nutrients required, so the supplements leave your body faster than they are absorbed. Intravenous drips deliver a concentrated dose of nutrients directly into the blood stream.
- Please Enlighten Your Oncologist: Intravenous Vitamin C in Cancer Management (PDF) – IHP Feb/Mar 2008
- Intravenous Nutrient Therapy: the “Myers’ Cocktail” (PDF) – Alternative Medicine Review, Volume 7, Number 5, 2002