INTRAVENOUS VITAMIN (IV) THERAPY FOR IMPROVED COGNITIVE FUNCTION

Did you know that according to the CDC, 9 out of 10 Americans do not get enough vital nutrients? This statistic raises serious concerns about our overall health and well-being. The good news is that there has been growing interest in intravenous (IV) vitamin therapy in recent years, particularly for improving cognitive function. This is because it delivers faster and relatively better results when compared to oral supplements and some prescriptions. Suppose you’ve been seeking to increase concentration and focus and improve overall cognitive function. In that case, IV therapy may be the missing piece of the puzzle. But what does science have to say about IV therapy? Does it really work? Are there any side effects? How exactly does it benefit brain health? We understand you may have some questions and concerns, and we will address them in this article. 

 What is Intravenous Vitamin Therapy?

Intravenous vitamin or Intravenous micronutrient therapy involves administering vitamins and minerals directly into the bloodstream through the vein. This route of administration ensures 100%  bioavailability, meaning the body absorbs and uses every bit of the nutrient, vitamin, and mineral. Here, the process of absorption and metabolism is not affected by factors such as digestive limitations, as seen in oral intake.

Common Ingredients in IV Vitamin Therapy

  1. Antioxidants 

Antioxidants like Vitamin C and Zinc help protect brain cells from oxidative stress. This 2017 study revealed that cognitively intact people had higher levels of vitamin C than those cognitively impaired. 

  1. B Complex

B-Complex includes eight B vitamins, namely thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, biotin, cobalamin, pantothenic acid, folic acid, and pyridoxine, cobalamin to boost brain health, improve energy and mood. 

  1. Magnesium

Magnesium has so many benefits for brain health. It is responsible for efficient nerve function and cognitive processing. It relieves mental disorders like depression and anxiety. 

  1. Glutathione

This is another powerful antioxidant that acts as a detoxifier, cleansing the brain and other vital organs of damage caused by oxidative stress, including peroxides, heavy metals, and free radicals. 

  1. Amino Acids: 

It also delivers amino acids like glutamine and L-carnitine, which support brain function and neurotransmitter production.

  1. Fluids

Nutrients, minerals, and vitamins are dissolved in intravenous fluids such as Ringers lactate and normal saline. These fluids contribute massively to overall health and wellness by providing optimal hydration to the body. 

We offer IV Therapy with all of the ingredients listed above! Learn more about our customizable IV’s today. 

Benefits of IV Vitamin Therapy for Cognitive Function

1. Enhanced Mental Clarity

One of the main benefits of IV therapy is improved mental clarity. Individuals struggling with brain fog and confusion will benefit a great deal from receiving IV therapy. 

2. Improved Memory

Vitamins such as B12 and folate are directly linked to cognitive health. Deficiencies in these vitamins can lead to memory problems and mental decline. IV therapy can quickly replenish these nutrients, potentially improving memory retention and recall.

3. Increased Energy Levels

Mental fatigue is often linked to low energy levels. B vitamins, especially B12, play a crucial role in energy production at the cellular level. IV vitamin therapy can boost these levels, increasing mental and physical energy.

4. It Provides Neuroprotection

Antioxidants like vitamin C and glutathione protect brain cells against oxidative damage. Thereby reducing the risk of common neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

5. Mood Enhancement

Nutrient deficiencies, specifically in B vitamins and magnesium, can massively affect you and also lead to depression and anxiety. The goal of IV vitamin therapy is to address these deficiencies.

Contact Inner Healing Medical today for tailored IV therapy.

Scientific Evidence and Considerations

Not only has IV therapy been widely discussed on the internet, but it is also science-backed. Several studies have proved that, indeed, IV therapy improves brain health.

For example:

This 2020 research to discover the impact of low vitamin B-12 on cognitive function revealed that Vitamin B-12 is directly linked to memory and impaired cognition. The lower the B-12 amounts, the more memory and cognition are impaired. Vitamin B-12 deficiency also increases the risk of Alzheimer’s and stroke. That said, administering B vitamins can slow cognitive decline, especially in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. 

Furthermore, according to this research, older people who consume sufficient essential nutrients have better cognition function, which is best delivered through the vein because it ensures maximum absorption.

However, more research is needed to evaluate IV therapy’s efficacy for cognitive enhancement precisely.  

ADVANTAGES OF IV THERAPY

  1. Faster Results: 

IV therapy is delivered straight into the bloodstream without any bypass, making it one of the quickest ways to see results. This is to say that you will experience an almost immediate increase in your attention span and cognitive function. 

  1. Tailored Treatments:

 At Inner Healing Medical, each client is unique.  We take our time to listen to your concerns, undergo further investigation, and create a tailored IV therapy fluid for your specific needs.

  1. Long-Lasting Results: 

Many reports improved reduced brain fog, mental clarity, and stabilized mood for several weeks after a session. You can top up or replenish once every two weeks for sustained results. 

ANY SIDE EFFECTS OR RISK YOU SHOULD KNOW?

Generally, IV vitamin therapy is considered safe when administered by a qualified or licensed healthcare professional. However, potential risks may include infection at the injection site, allergic reactions, and vitamin toxicity (since it bypasses all your body’s gatekeeping structures and is delivered directly into the bloodstream) if not correctly done. 

To avoid such complications, consult your healthcare provider and ensure the procedure is done by a licensed professional following the process. 

The bottom line

Scientists have proven that untreated nutrient deficiencies, such as vitamin B-12 and zinc, contribute to age-related cognitive decline. One of the fastest yet safe ways to address this problem effectively is IV micronutrient therapy. It delivers essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals directly into the bloodstream. IV therapy improves mental clarity, mood, and energy levels and prevents Alzheimer’s and dementia. 

Contact Inner Healing Medical today for tailored IV therapy. Our team is here to help your mental or brain health and overall health and wellbeing. 

REFERENCES

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7077099/#:~:text=Vitamin%20B12%20deficiency%20is%20linked,an%20outcome%20of%20poor%20myelination

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5622720/#:~:text=studies%20demonstrated%20higher%20mean%20vitamin%20C%20concentrations%20in%20the%20cognitively%20intact%20groups%20of%20participants%20compared%20to%20cognitively%20impaired%20groups

https://bmcnutr.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40795-023-00802-0#:~:text=Conclusions-,Our%20findings%20suggest%20that%20older%20adults%20with%20sufficient%20intakes%20of%20certain%20essential%20nutrients%20have%20higher%20cognitive%20function.,-Future%20studies%20are



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