IV infusions are just one of the Age Reversal technologies we use to help people achieve their health, performance, and appearance goals at the Age Reversal Technology Center (ARTC).
Many different nutrients and related substances can be infused & injected into the body including vitamins, minerals, NAD, Glutathione, and Stem Cells. We customize our IV & IM therapies to fit your individual needs & goals.
IV stands for intravenous. This is the direct infusion of substances, in this case primarily nutrients, directly into the bloodstream. IV administration bypasses the limitations of absorbing things via the gastrointestinal system which is compromised in many people with health challenges.
Our IV & IM Menu of Services (both in-office & at-home):
|Mini Myers* $120||Myers* Plus $190||Myers* Maximus $235||Alleviate Pain,
Cramps, Headaches $185-265
|More potent than the|
Cocktail at a great
|Double strength of|
our Mini Myers plus
a few added
higher amounts of
several nutrients than
our Myers Plus.
|A Myers Mini or Plus
with higher amounts of
several nutrients to
reduce pain, cramps, and
|Age Reversal Basic|
with Systemic Stem Cells! $1,900-7,900
|Athletic Recovery &|
Performance Booster $235
|Beauty Boost for
Skin & Hair $245
formula to enhance
|1-2ml of stem cells|
with or without
an Age Reversal
Basic Booster IV
|Nutrients to speed|
recovery from injury
or intense training
|Nutrients to enhance
rejuvenation of Skin,
Hair & Nails
|Brain Boost $225||Energy Boost $155-255||Fat Burning Boost $220|
|High potency nutrients to enhance brain function||High potency nutrients to enhance|
|High potency nutrients to enhance
fat mobilization & burning
|Immune Boost||Detox A (NAD+)|
|Detox B (Phosphatidyl
nutrients to support
nutrients to support a
|Excellent as a general|
detox from any
|Vital to repair &
restore damaged cell
membranes, esp. in
the Brain & Liver
|Stem Cell Boost||Sun / Radiation /
|The gold standard for|
Lead & related heavy
|1-2ml of stem cells|
with or without
an Age Reversal
Basic Booster IV
|Add in-office IM|
|B12 or combo with|
By utilizing the IV (or in some cases IM for intramuscular injections) we are able to deliver significant amounts of vital nutrients directly into your body for 100% absorption. This can be extremely helpful when your body is fighting to regain proper balance and health.
Are you feeling run down, exhausted, or just generally unwell? Maybe you’re struggling with a chronic health condition that’s leaving you feeling less than your best. If so, you might want to consider IV nutrient therapy.
IV nutrient therapy is a type of treatment that involves the administration of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients directly into the bloodstream through an IV drip. This allows for fast and effective delivery of nutrients to the body’s cells, bypassing the digestive system and ensuring maximum absorption.
IV nutrient therapy has been used for decades to help people with a wide range of health issues, from chronic fatigue and immune system disorders to anxiety, depression, and even hangovers. Research has shown that IV nutrient therapy can help improve energy levels, boost immune function, reduce inflammation, and support overall health and wellness.
One of the key benefits of IV nutrient therapy is that it can provide quick relief from symptoms, sometimes in just one session. This is because the nutrients are delivered directly to the bloodstream and then to the cells that need them rather than dealing with potential digestive and GI absorption issues that can limit what actually gets into the bloodstream.
IV nutrient therapy can also be customized to meet individual needs. The team at Age Reversal Technology Center has a combined 50+ years of experience using IV nutrients. They can tailor your treatment to include specific nutrients that are lacking in your diet or to address specific health concerns. This means that you can get exactly what you need to feel your best.
There is no single ‘Myers cocktail’ formulation as Dr. Myers formulation was never actually found after his death; many have approximated what it likely was and modified it over the years. Ours starts out with a Mini Myers that is already more potent than what most centers use; then we add even more to create the Myers Plus and Myers Maximus formulations. They all deliver an overall wellness boost by providing a range of vitamins and minerals; we also include amino acids in all of them. The “cocktails” are indicated to help those dealing with things like chronic fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Depression, muscle spasm, Asthma, hives, Congestive Heart Failure, Angina (chest pain), infections, and Senile Dementia. It improves immune function, adrenal (stress) function, energy, and mood. *A quick note to satisfy ‘big brother.’ No claims can be made, and these IVs are not intended to prevent, treat, or cure any ‘disease’ condition.
Contents: Comprised of essential multivitamins and other nutrients, this cocktail is designed to help alleviate chronic symptoms, including ongoing pain, asthma, and more. As with most health & wellness interventions, it is best done as a series of 6 or more infusions.
Magnesium Chloride: Magnesium chloride can help improve immunity, decrease the risk of developing migraines, improve relaxation, and more.
B-Complex Vitamins: B-complex vitamins may help keep skin and blood cells healthy as well as convert nutrients into energy.
Ascorbic Acid: Ascorbic acid can act as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, detoxifier, and more that may help protect cells from free-radical damage, absorb iron, create collagen, and boost immunity.
Hydroxy B12: Hydroxy B12 is designed to help treat low levels of Vitamin B12, as well as promote healthy brain function, blood, cells, and nerves.
Calcium Gluconate: Calcium gluconate helps promote healthy bones and the normal functioning of muscles, nerves, and cells in the body.
- Helps alleviate stress.
- Improves immunity.
- Restores balance.
- Provides hydration.
- Helps reduce migraines.
- Reduces chronic pain.
‘Myers’ aka Myer’s and/or Myers,’ refers to Dr. John Myers who was one of the top pioneers in using IV nutrients over a few decades of practice. He was reported to have helped thousands of patients with a wide range of problems using his infusion of vitamins and minerals. He recognized early on that most patients had multiple vitamin and mineral deficiencies and that many were not able to get the vital nutrients that they needed from their diets or basic oral supplements. He instituted a regimen of IV nutrients, later to be referred to as ‘Myer’s Cocktail,’ for his patients. He developed a large following of patients who swore by and came back regularly for his cocktails.
Myers Cocktails should be considered the foundation of any IV Nutritional Regimen. We find it both interesting & perplexing that many IV centers eliminate many of the vital components of a good Myers Cocktail from most of the ‘Specialized’ formations, it just doesn’t make any sense (if you understand how nutrition works).
Most of the formulations that IV centers use are made by compounding pharmacies and clearly, most pharmacists have very little if any training in nutrition. We use our Myers Plus (a ‘beefed-up version of Myers Cocktail) as our foundation to build virtually all of our other formulations. That’s what you get when you deal with doctors that have been doing nutritional work for almost 50 years!
We have three levels of Myers Cocktails from our Mini Myers (which is actually significantly more potent than most Myers formulations) to our Myers Plus (DOUBLE the strength of the Mini plus a few additional vital nutrients), to our Myers Maximus (this is about as strong a formulation as anything else out there).
The Mini Myers ($120) contains Vitamin complex including B complex, B1&3@100mg, B2,5,6@2mg each, Biotin* 500mcg, B12 2mg of hydroxocobalamin IM, vit C 2500mg Minerals including Magnesium Chloride 1080mg, Calcium Gluconate 300mg, Zinc 1mg, Manganese 20mcg, Copper 0.2mg; Amino Acid Blend* glutamine 30mg, ornithine 50mg, arginine 100mg, lysine 50mg, citrulline 50mg. *Note that these items are not included in most Myer’s Cocktail formulations. Additionally, we add an IM injection of Folic acid (1mg) & B12 (2mg) as they are more effective via IM injection than IV. This is included with ALL of our IVs.
The Myers Plus ($190) contains a double strength version of the Mini Myers Plus 50mg Taurine & 200mg Glutathione, and 0.2mg Selenium.
The Myers Maximum ($235) contains the ultimate Myers formulation by Dr. Max. Myer’s Maximus compared to Myer’s Plus: 2.5x Vit C = 12,500mg; +400mg MgCl (1400mg total) & +100mg Ca Gluconate (400mg total), 2x aminos, Taurine (100mg) & Glutathione (400mg).
Alleviate Pain, Headaches, Cramps, PMS $185 – 265
($185 with Mini Myers or $265 with Myers Plus): Alleviate contains everything in the Mini Myers or Myer’s Plus with added Vit C to 17,500mg total, Magnesium to 1800mg total, Calcium to 500mg total, Double the Amino Acids, Taurine (100mg) & Glutathione (400mg).
Pain, whether it be due to an injury, muscle cramps, PMS, nerve pain, or a headache, can be debilitating. At the very least is can sap your energy and dramatically reduce your quality of life. This formulation was created to provide a high amount of the nutrients that are known to help reduce pain, cramps, headaches, etc. Depending on the severity and chronicity of your pain, several sessions over several weeks may be necessary. In the case of chronic musculoskeletal pain associated with damaged tissue, it is very important to identify what structures are damaged and to repair the underlying cause of your pain whenever possible. That’s something that we can definitely help with as well.
Age Reversal / Anti-Aging IV
Many people have begun to realize that Age is more about ‘Biological Age’ than ‘Chronological Age.’ One has to do with your actual HEALTH, while the other is simply how long you’ve been on the planet. When dealing with this topic, make sure you are working with someone that has the appropriate training, background, and looks and performs at a significantly younger level than their ‘chronological years’ might indicate.
Rejuvenate from the inside out by providing a high potency formulation of all of the key vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and other nutrients that have been shown to be vital for health & regeneration. Rejuvenate your love life, skin, and body with vitamins and nutrients that enhance libido, performance in the boudoir, and skin quality.
Aesthetic treatments can successfully treat a line here or a wrinkle there, but most fail to address cell-deep damage caused by the aging process. Utilizing the power of antioxidants including glutathione – described as the mother of all antioxidants – our Anti-Aging IV can help in the fight against free radicals that cause many of the signs of aging.
Other key ingredients in this drip include essential Vitamin C and the powerful B vitamins, necessary for collagen production which gives skin its elasticity. The B vitamins also support and repair our muscles when they are overused or become damaged and also helps the muscles flush out lactic acid. If you suffer muscular aches and pains, you may be deficient in B vitamins. Age Reversal / Anti-Aging IV [complete formulation and price] Many people have begun to realize that Age is more about ‘Biological Age’ than ‘Chronological Age.’ One has to do with your actual HEALTH, while the other is simply how long you’ve been on the planet. When dealing with this topic, make sure you are working with someone that has the appropriate training, background, and looks and performs at a significantly younger level than their ‘chronological years’ might indicate. Alleviate Pain, Headaches, Cramps, PMS $185 – 265 ($185 with Mini Myers or $265 with Myers Plus): Alleviate contains everything in the Mini Myers or Myer’s Plus with added Vit C to 17,500mg total, Magnesium to 1800mg total, Calcium to 500mg total, Double the Amino Acids, Taurine (100mg) & Glutathione (400mg).
Age Reversal / Anti-Aging with Systemic / IV Stem Cells
Age Reversal / Anti-Aging with Systemic / IV Stem Cells For those who want to take the Age Reversal process to the NEXT LEVEL we now offer Whole Body (Systemic/IV) Stem Cell procedures. This is where a specially filtered & processed Nano Matrix Stem Cell product is used either with or without added Exosomes. Exosomes are tiny vesicles packed with growth factors, nutrients, and other biological response modifiers that help to reduce inflammation and enhance the healing and regenerative response more aggressively.
Silver Level: $2,900 for 1 ml of Nano-Filtered Stem Cell Concentrate from Umbilical cord Wharton’s Jelly. add Exosomes @ $1,200 for 60 Billion; $2200 (120B); $3,000 (180B).
Gold Level: $4,900 for 2 ml of Nano-Filtered Stem Cell Concentrate from Umbilical cord Wharton’s Jelly. add Exosomes @ $1,200 for 60 Billion; $2200 (120B); $3,000 (180B).
Platinum Level: $7,900 for 2ml of Nano-Filtered Stem Cell Concentrate from Umbilical cord Wharton’s Jelly & 180 Billion Exosomes!
As with any therapy, these are best when repeated based on one’s situation and clinical response. *All levels include our Age Reversal / Anti-Aging IV & IM protocol along with pre & post EWOT Oxygen therapy.
Most People have heard about Stem Cells, but what are Exosomes and why should you consider adding them?
Exosomes are small extracellular vesicles that are released by all cells; they carry a cargo of proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, and numerous other ‘biological communication molecules and biological response modifiers that modulate the behavior of other cells in the area and throughout the body.
Due to their extremely small size, they are able to penetrate virtually all cellular barriers to deliver their components and messages to other cells. There has been significant speculation that they may be the primary drivers of the benefits of Stem Cell therapies.
Exosomes have been shown to promote tissue repair and regeneration by delivering bioactive molecules to damaged tissues, stimulating cellular proliferation, angiogenesis (growth of new blood vessels), and modulating the local microenvironment.
Exosomes derived from stem cells can enhance the regenerative capacity of endogenous (our body’s own) stem cells by facilitating their activation, migration, and differentiation, thereby promoting tissue regeneration in conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative disorders, and musculoskeletal injuries.
Exosomes possess potent anti-inflammatory properties by regulating immune responses and suppressing pro-inflammatory cytokines. This immunomodulatory effect makes exosome therapy a potential approach for managing inflammatory diseases, autoimmune disorders, and transplant-related complications.
Exosomes derived from immune cells or engineered exosomes can be utilized to modulate the tumor microenvironment, enhance immune surveillance, and improve the efficacy of cancer immunotherapy.
The beneficial uses of exosomes are an area of major, active research that shows great promise for the future. Of course, that could be decades off when it comes to widespread use by ‘conventional modern medicine.’ Thus far, there have been no indications of any significant risks of using exosomes.
Can you afford to wait another 10-20 years for the Medical Industrial Complex to allow them to become the ‘standard’ of care? That may never actually happen since they are not ‘drugs.’ Due to their being such a ‘disruptive technology,’ it is not likely that either exosomes or stem cells will become widely accepted (or paid for) by mainstream medicine in the foreseeable future.
Much of the info provided on Exosomes comes from the following scientific paper.
The biology, function, and biomedical applications of exosomes
Authors: Raghu Kalluri and Valerie S. LeBleu
Located at the following URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7717626/
Exosomes: A cell-to-cell transit system in the human body with pleiotropic functions.
Exosomes are extracellular vesicles generated by all cells and they carry nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, and metabolites. They are mediators of near and long-distance intercellular communication in health and disease and affect various aspects of cell biology.
Athlete’s Recovery & Performance Booster $235
(Also ideal for anyone healing from an injury or a chronic, degenerative condition) Athletic Booster compared to Myer’s Plus. Athletic Boost has 3 times the B-complex, 2 times the B12, 3 times the minerals, and 2 times the amino acids of our Myers Plus.
Designed to help shorten the time of recovery after an injury and potentially improve athletic ability; recommended as a series of six treatments of premium-quality compounds that can help promote improved performance and overall wellness.
B-Complex Vitamins: B-complex vitamins may help keep skin and blood cells healthy as well as convert nutrients into energy.
Ascorbic Acid: Ascorbic acid can act as an antioxidant that may help protect cells from free-radical damage, absorb iron, create collagen, and boost immunity.
Amino Blend: This blend of essential amino acids can help enhance athletic performance, decrease muscle loss, burn fat more quickly, and improve metabolism speed.
Mineral Blend: This essential blend of minerals helps reverse the effects of dehydration, remove toxins, and replenish vitamins.
- Decreases recovery time.
- Enhances athletic performance.
- Replenishes essential nutrients.
- Reduces inflammation.
Beauty Boost ($245)
All of the key nutrients needed to support the regeneration of Skin, Hair & Nails. Beauty Boost contains everything in the Myers Plus in addition to 2 times the Biotin & 2 times the Glutathione.
do so much, true age reversal happens from the inside out. Glutathione levels decrease with age and are therefore widely used as a general anti-aging treatment. Glutathione is also used commonly to decrease pigmentation or as a stand-alone skin-lightening therapy. In this context, it is done 2-3 times a week for a few months.
The color of your skin occurs from the production of melanin and greater melanin production means darker skin. The antioxidants used in our IV Drip can inhibit the production of melanin. On top of this, they also contribute to speeding up cell turnover, replacing the damaged cells that give a dark appearance to the skin with new cells. This IV can help with dark spots from acne scarring, sun-damaged skin, hyperpigmentation, melasma, uneven skin tone, freckles, skin blemishes, aging skin, and liver spots.
Designed to help bring out the radiance and a natural glow, recommended as a series of six treatments of premium-quality compounds believed to fortify hair, skin, and nails, reduce wrinkles and quench skin from the inside out.
B-Complex Vitamins: B-complex vitamins may help keep skin and blood cells healthy as well as convert nutrients into energy.
Ascorbic Acid: Ascorbic acid can act as an antioxidant that may help protect cells from free-radical damage, absorb iron, create collagen, and boost immunity.
Biotin: Biotin is one of the B vitamins (a.k.a. Vitamin B7), which can fortify keratin infrastructure and may help promote healthy hair, skin, and nails.
- Fortifies hair, skin, and nails.
- Reduces wrinkles.
Brain Boost $225
($2,025 for a package of 10) The Brain has the highest energy needs of any organ. This IV provides high levels of all the key nutrients needed for optimum brain function & repair. Brain Boost contains everything in our Myer’s Plus with the addition of 3 times the Vitamin B6, 100mg of Taurine, and 300mg of Glutathione.
Do you have difficulty focusing? Are you becoming forgetful? Do you have brain fog?
Our Brain Boost IV will help detoxify and repair your brain on a cellular level, boost your cognitive function, and provide the mental stamina you need to blast through the week.
Improve mental clarity, focus, and stamina for a long work week, project, or exam. It also may serve as a ‘preventative measure’ for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Dementia although no claims can be, or are being made.
The Brain Boost IV may help improve overall brain function, increase memory recall, and improve certain aspects of learning. In addition to everything in our Myers Plus, Brain Boost has higher levels of the following.
Pyridoxine (B6): may provide some protection against memory loss and help with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Taurine: helps protect against environmental toxins, reduces brain inflammation, and stimulates neuron formation.
Alpha-Lipoic Acid: This is a powerful antioxidant that helps your body produce more glutathione, which is important in reducing oxidative stress and fighting certain neurological diseases.
- Improve overall brain function.
- Increase memory recall.
- Enhance certain aspects of learning.
Energy Boost $155 for Mini or $255 for the Plus
($1,395-2,295, respectively for a package of 10 sessions) Myer’s cocktails all help with energy, this formulation can be done with either a Mini Myers or a Myers Plus as the base. With a Mini Myers we will add higher amounts of specific nutrients including NAD+, Glutathione, & Taurine to boost energy even more. If done with a Myers Plus we add more NAD+, the others are already included. An IM injection of Folic acid & B12 is also included.
Looking for a quick pick-me-up? Infuse wellness by increasing your energy. Perfect for those feeling tired and overwhelmed, or those frequently needing an afternoon nap. Energy IV Drip will help you and your adrenal glands get back on track.
Our high-octane drip is charged with all the vitamins and minerals you need to beat the energy drain, including essential B vitamins and magnesium that are required by the body for the production and use of energy. It optimizes your physical performance and neurological functions and keeps you feeling energized and refreshed.
When energy levels are low, push the refresh button with our Energy IV.
Designed to help kickstart your metabolism and feel more energized, recommended as a series of 6-10 treatments of premium-quality compounds believed to help burn fat, boost metabolism, and provide the nutrients needed for optimal wellness.
Amino Blend: This blend of essential amino acids can help enhance athletic performance, decrease muscle loss, burn fat more quickly, and improve metabolism speed.
- Helps burn fat.
- Restores energy.
- Boosts your metabolism.
- Improves performance.
Fat Burning Booster $220
($1,980 for a package of 10 sessions) Myers cocktails all help with diverse metabolic processes including Fat Burning; this formulation adds more of specific nutrients to crank up fat burning pathways.
Fat Burning Booster
The perfect combination of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients such as methionine, Inositol, choline and B12 for those looking to boost fat-burning power on a journey to slim down and power up. Hydrate and restore balance while optimizing nutrient levels to help you burn more fat, increase metabolism, build lean muscle & curb appetite. With increased energy and stamina, you can really accelerate your weight loss goals!
Detox A with NAD+ $400 to $800
$450 for 250mg of NAD+; $650 for 500mg; $850 for 1,000mg; infusion time ranges from 3-5 hours Packages of 10 for $4,150, $5,850, and $7,650 respectively. Containing Lyophilized Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide *Mini Myers IV push before or after + IM B12 & Folic Acid included.
NAD+ is a vital component of cellular energy production inside the mitochondria (which provide 95% of the body’s energy). Taking high doses of NAD+, particularly via IV or IM administrations can radically enhance cellular energy which can in turn help with a wide range of things including but not limited to assisting with any or all of the following:
- Assist Recovery from Addictions/Substance abuse (alcohol, nicotine, opioids, etc.)
- General Health Optimization & Slowing of the Aging Process.
- Restoring &/or Improving Neurological & Brain function.
- Restoring muscle strength and function.
- Boosting a Weight-loss regimen.
- Reducing Fatigue and improving overall energy levels.
- Improve Mental clarity and clear brain fog.
- Reduce Anxiety and Depression.
- Improve Athletic performance.
You don’t have to wait until you are experiencing a medical condition to experience the benefits of NAD IV or IM therapy. This versatile treatment helps promote whole-body wellness and can help your body maintain optimal performance over time.
As we age, our cells slow down and die. You can turn the clock back with our NAD+ IV therapy.
Our NAD+ IV Treatments range from 250 mg to 1,000mg of NAD+ in a sterile saline solution that delivers nutrients directly into your bloodstream, rehydrates your body, and ensures 100% absorption typically infused over 2-4 hours.
Included, is our Mini Myers IV push before or after the NAD IV drip.
NAD is a coenzyme naturally produced by the body that is associated with anti-aging. The level of NAD in the body declines with age, but supplementation can improve a wide variety of changes including restoring muscle function and athletic performance, improving brain regeneration, restoring energy levels, and boosting mood.
NAD+ provides a wide range of support and benefits like improved health, auto-immune disease mitigation, anti-aging, enhanced energy, and much more. Recommended as a series of sessions depending on the situation.
- Anti-aging Benefits.
- May Help Safeguard Brain Cells.
- May Help Reverses Cell Damage.
- Benefits Metabolism & Digestion.
- Aids Mental Clarity
Detox B with Phosphatidylcholine
Coming Soon (cost to be determined)
($xxx for a package of 10)
Cell Membrane repair & restoration protocol for those suffering with
‘Brain of Fire’ symptoms associated with post Toxin, Mold, Lyme, and
Viral Encephalopathy (Brain Inflammation).
Contains Essentiale N (phosphatidylcholine), sodium phenylbutyrate,
leucovorin, levoleucovorin, glutathione, and methylcobalamin.
Cell membranes throughout the body are crucial to proper cell function. Numerous things including various toxins, nutritional imbalances, and microbial insults have been associated with altering & damaging the proper balance and type of fatty acids that comprise the cell membrane. Brain cell membranes are especially sensitive to these alterations and can lead to severe and persistent symptoms since the brain is composed of 60% lipids.
IV therapy using Phosphatidylcholine and several additional substances, along with an appropriate oral regimen, has been demonstrated to provide major benefits and improvements in those suffering from brain-related inflammation.
Phospholipids comprise the Lion’s share of the lipids (fats) that compose our cell membranes. They perform many vital functions. The goal of this protocol called the PK Protocol, is to help restore & rebalance the lipids that compose the cell membranes throughout the body. Damage to the membranes of nerve cells, including the brain, is responsible for many severe and often debilitating neurological symptoms.
Detox C with Disodium EDTA $145-200
($1,350 – 1,900 for a package of 10) Heavy Metals such as Lead, Cadmium, Arsenic, Mercury, etc. are extremely toxic and have been spewed into our air, water, and soil for many decades leading to elevated levels in our bodies. Our bodies have very limited capacities to eliminate such toxins, they need help.
Discover the Benefits, Risks, and Scientific Support for Chelation Therapy
Chelation therapy is a medical procedure that has been used since WWII to help detoxify soldiers who had been poisoned by arsenic used in chemical weapons. The main substance used then and now is Disodium EDTA which is effective at removing a number of toxins and heavy metals including lead.
Although it has been around for about 80 years it continues to gain increasing recognition for its potential to alleviate various acute and chronic health conditions by removing toxic heavy metals from the body. Of course, progressive doctors have been utilizing it for this decades, however, EDTA is generic (off-patent) and therefore Big Pharma can’t make any serious money on it, so it doesn’t fit ‘their economic model.’ Sad, ridiculous, and criminal, some might say, but that’s the way our current ‘disease’ care system works.
This innovative treatment has shown promising results and is becoming increasingly popular among individuals seeking alternative options to both overcome chronic health challenges and optimize their health and longevity.
Let’s briefly explore the benefits, risks, and scientific support behind chelation therapy, shedding light on this intriguing medical approach.
Benefits of Chelation Therapy:
1. Heavy Metal Detoxification: Chelation therapy involves the administration of chelating agents, which bind to heavy metals in the body, facilitating their removal through urine. By eliminating toxic substances such as lead, mercury, and arsenic, chelation therapy may help improve overall health and well-being. We say may purely for legal reasons dictated by ‘big brother.’
2. Cardiovascular Health: Studies have suggested that chelation therapy could potentially benefit individuals with cardiovascular conditions, including coronary artery disease. Research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) revealed that chelation therapy, combined with vitamins and minerals, demonstrated a reduction in cardiovascular events among patients with a prior heart attack.
3. Enhanced Cognitive Function: Some researchers have explored the role of chelation therapy in improving cognitive function, particularly in individuals with heavy metal toxicity-related cognitive impairments. Although further research is needed, initial studies have shown promising results in reducing symptoms associated with conditions like Alzheimer’s disease.
Risks and Considerations:
1. Adverse Reactions: Like any medical treatment, chelation therapy carries potential risks. Common side effects may include nausea, diarrhea, and stomach cramps. More severe reactions such as allergic reactions and hypocalcemia (low calcium levels) can occur but are relatively rare.
2. Impact on Essential Minerals: Chelating agents can bind to essential minerals, leading to their elimination along with heavy metals. It is crucial for healthcare providers to closely monitor patients undergoing chelation therapy to ensure that appropriate mineral supplementation is provided to maintain a healthy balance.
Scientific Support: Scientific research on chelation therapy is ongoing, with various studies demonstrating positive outcomes. The TACT (Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy) study, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), provided preliminary evidence of the effectiveness of chelation therapy in reducing cardiovascular events. Note that Dr. MacCloud participated in the TACT study.
Furthermore, the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) recognizes chelation therapy as a viable treatment option for heavy metal toxicity and related health conditions. However, it is important to note that while scientific support exists, there is not widespread consensus among ‘regular’ physicians that its benefits go beyond the removal of heavy metals and related toxic substances.
Conclusion: Chelation therapy offers a potentially beneficial approach for individuals seeking effective treatments for heavy metal toxicity that may also benefit other health conditions. While evidence suggests positive outcomes, it is imperative to consult with a qualified healthcare professional before considering chelation therapy. Proper evaluation and monitoring are essential to ensure patient safety and maximize the potential benefits of this intriguing medical procedure.
1. Lamas GA et al. (2013). Effect of disodium EDTA chelation regimen on cardiovascular events in patients with previous myocardial infarction: The TACT randomized trial. JAMA, 309(12), 1241-1250.
2. American College for Advancement in Medicine. Chelation Therapy. Retrieved from.
3. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2022). Heavy Metals. Retrieved from.
How does chelation therapy work?
Before beginning treatments, you will meet with the doctor to review your health history and discuss your issues and goals. When heavy metal toxicity is suspected it is best to run a couple of tests including two urine analyses for heavy metals. The first is done prior to a trial chelation session and the second is done after a trial chelation session as a provocation. This gives us a good indication of true, stored levels of heavy metals. In 95+% of cases, we are dealing with long-term exposure and buildup of heavy metals rather than short-term or acute exposure. For short-term exposure, blood can be used but not for long-term exposure. A provocation challenge must be done to mobilize and pull some of those heavy metals from the tissues that they are being stored in.
Once a sound rationale is established, a treatment plan can be established. This will consist of a series of chelation sessions along with appropriate oral and IV nutritional interventions to support the clearing of heavy metals and related toxins while helping the body to repair damaged tissues. *Note, if you are already on a chelation regimen prescribed by another doctor, we are happy to provide sessions per their recommended protocol while you are in our area.
This is not an overnight process. It requires anywhere from 20-40+ sessions over several months with periodic blood and urine tests to monitor progress. Additionally, in our protocol, called The Wolverine Healing Protocol, we will also address resetting & repairing your microvascular system (the only site of nutrient exchange), your mitochondria (where 95% of the body’s energy is created), your overall metabolism, and building your metabolic reserve (muscle & lean body weight).
The actual treatments consist of intravenous drips that include EDTA and several additional nutrients. You will relax in a comfortable recliner for anywhere from 90 minutes to 3 hours depending on the volume of EDTA, nutrients, and fluids in your particular drip. During this time, you can just relax, read, chat, or work on your phone or tablet, etc. Depending on the situation and regimen, these drips can be done anywhere from 3 times a week to once or twice a month.
There is no additional downtime other than sitting during the treatment.
Detox D with NAC Chelation $200-375
($1,800 – 3,375 for a package of 10) Certain Heavy Metals such as Cobalt, Copper, & Chromium (most commonly associated with artificial joints) require different chelating agents for best results. NAC is also used for Acetaminophen overdose and increases Glutathione levels. Best as a loading dose followed by a 3-4hr. Infusion. Alone @ $300 with loading dose; $200 without; Combined with Myer’s Plus $375 with loading; $275 without. Weekly or 2/week IM of Glutathione and oral NAC daily @ 1200mg.
Harnessing the Power of IV NAC: Effective Detoxification of Heavy Metals and Toxins
Intravenous N-acetylcysteine (IV NAC) is gaining recognition as an effective therapy for removing toxic levels of heavy metals including copper, cadmium, and chromium, as well as lead, mercury, and arsenic from the body. This innovative treatment approach holds promise in addressing heavy metal toxicity and its associated health risks. Here we will explore the potential of IV NAC in detoxifying copper, cadmium, and chromium, supported by scientific references.
1. Detoxification of Copper: Excessive copper accumulation in the body can lead to a condition known as copper toxicity, which can result in various health issues. IV NAC, by promoting the synthesis of glutathione, a powerful antioxidant, aids in copper detoxification.
Scientific studies supporting the efficacy of IV NAC for copper detoxification:
A study published in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health demonstrated that IV NAC administration significantly reduced copper levels in patients with Wilson’s disease, a condition characterized by impaired copper metabolism.
2. Removal of Cadmium: Cadmium, a toxic heavy metal commonly found in industrial settings, can accumulate in the body, and cause detrimental health effects. IV NAC enhances cadmium detoxification by increasing the production of metallothionein, a protein that binds and helps eliminate cadmium.
Scientific evidence supporting IV NAC for cadmium removal:
- A study published in the Journal of Applied Toxicology showed that IV NAC administration enhanced the elimination of cadmium and reduced its toxicity in experimental animal models.
3. Chromium Detoxification: Hexavalent chromium, a highly toxic form of chromium, can be found in certain industrial processes and has been associated with adverse health effects. IV NAC aids in chromium detoxification through its antioxidant properties and the promotion of glutathione production.
Scientific research supporting IV NAC for chromium removal:
- A study published in the Journal of Toxicological Sciences demonstrated that IV NAC administration reduced chromium-induced oxidative stress and protected against chromium toxicity in rats.
Conclusion: IV N-acetylcysteine (IV NAC) emerges as a promising therapy for the removal of toxic levels of copper, cadmium, and chromium from the body. By enhancing detoxification processes and supporting antioxidant activity, IV NAC helps reduce the burden of these heavy metals and promotes overall health. However, it is essential to consult with a qualified healthcare professional to determine the suitability of IV NAC therapy for individual circumstances.
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Immune Booster $240
($2,160 for a package of 10) Myer’s cocktails all boost Immune system function. Here we add higher amounts of specific nutrients to enhance immune system efficiency even more. Immune Booster contains everything in our Myers Plus with Vitamin C increased to 30,000mg, Zinc to 11mg, and an IM injection of Folic acid & B12, and Vit. D3.
Designed to help your immune system, prevent illnesses, and make you feel better faster after getting sick; it can help improve immunity and promote optimal wellness.
Ascorbic Acid: Ascorbic acid can act as an antioxidant that may help protect cells from free-radical damage, absorb iron, create collagen, and boost immunity.
Zinc Sulfate: Zinc Sulfate is used to help reduce the duration of illnesses, prevent infection, and speed up the body’s healing process.
- Protects against infection.
- Improves healing time.
- Builds up your immune system.
- Reduces the duration of illnesses.
Our Immunity Drip builds you up from the inside out.
This is very powerful support during the cold and flu season and can help fend off a cold, flu, or infection if you get an IV as soon as you feel you’re getting ill. It improves both immune health and mental clarity. It includes a high dosage of Vitamin C, B vitamins, and Zinc combined with nutrients that help keep common illnesses at bay and accelerates recovery.
Your immune system is on constant guard to protect against viruses, bacteria, and other pathogens. A properly functioning immune system keeps you free of not only serious infections but also cancer, lupus, and rheumatoid, in which the immune system attacks healthy cells. Unfortunately, the older we get, the harder we are hit by these immune-related conditions.
Alleviate symptoms and decrease the severity and duration of your illness from the common cold, flu, or food- poisoning. Our super-supportive IV drip therapy is perfect for those fighting a bug or wanting to prevent one.
This is the perfect drip for the busy businessperson or the continental world traveler. Either prior to departure or after arrival, if you are looking to beat jet lag, feel refreshed, and get you back in the groove of things, this IV drip is a great choice.
Oxidative stress caused by a build-up of free radicals can seriously overwhelm our immune system which is why we’ve included powerful antioxidants, such as glutathione, cysteine, and arginine, which wage war on free radicals. We all know that Vitamin C is the king of the immunity booster nutrients, but it’s less well-known the importance that zinc plays in maintaining a healthy immune system. It’s absolutely key – and included in this drip to help you.
Sun-Radiation-Hydration Recovery Booster $220-250
(3 pack for $600-700) A bad sunburn can seriously put a damper on even the best vacation or social event. Damage to your skin can take years to repair. Get back to enjoying your family & friends ASAP by speeding up your body’s natural repair processes with a high potency IV infusion. Our Myers Plus or Myers Maximus contains all of the vital nutrients you need to maximize recovery. Added IM shot of Vit D & B12.
Too much time in the sun can be a major stress to your system. Whether it be a day at the beach, or the lake, a hike in the mountains, playing pickleball or volleyball, a summer BBQ, or a day boating, your skin and entire body can take quite a beating from a serious sunburn and dehydration.
The pain and discomfort of a sunburn can put a damper on your day, maybe even a few days, but it doesn’t have to. You can speed up the recovery process dramatically with aggressive nutritional intervention including our specialized IV drip therapy.
What is a Sunburn?
Sunburn happens when UV rays from the sun that exceed your current level of adaptation damage the skin. Free radicals are created in the body from UV radiation, which is the primary reason why tissue damage and skin damage occur.
Free radicals are simply the result of oxidative stress that causes the atoms to lose an electron making them unstable. This creates an electrical imbalance and leads to a cascade of stealing an electron from another atom which creates another free radical and so on. Free radicals cause a chain reaction because they seek to give or remove electrons, causing atoms around them to become unstable. Some free radicals in the body are natural, but too many can result from many different types of stress including high levels of UV light exposure, which can impact cell membranes, proteins, and DNA, causing damage.
During a sunburn, your body experiences:
Dehydration: We all experience loss of moisture through sweat, breathing, and other natural body processes. Often, when we are playing in the sun longer than we are used to, we may not be replacing fluids quickly enough to account for the accelerated loss of fluids.
- Creation of reactive oxygen species (ROS) and free radicals: As mentioned above, UVB and UVA rays from the sun cause the production of higher levels of Free Radicals, also called reactive oxygen species. Inflammation: As more free radicals are produced the body releases inflammatory markers and blood vessels dilate. Blood flow increases and immune cells move to the skin. This process helps to address the damage being done, but it also causes inflammation, redness, and pain associated with sunburn in addition to contributing to substantial dehydration.
- Pain: As the body releases inflammatory markers, they enhance heat sensitivity. As the body tries to repair the damage of UV rays, nerve fibers can be activated, which causes a pain response.
- Skin damage: Some skin tissue will eventually peel if it cannot be repaired quickly enough. Severe sunburns can also cause blistering and long-term damage, including an increased risk of skin cancer.
Ingredients in our Sun / Radiation / Hydration Recovery Booster
Significantly high doses of Vitamin C, B vitamins, key minerals, amino acids, and glutathione. Toradol can be added for additional pain relief if desired.
How IV Therapy can help Sunburn:
Our Sunburn-Radiation-Hydration Recovery Booster IV Therapy is designed to deliver a wide array of nutrients (and medications if desired) directly into your bloodstream. You’ll enjoy a range of benefits.
Hydration: Our IV Therapy includes sterile saline solution made from water, sodium chloride, and electrolytes. Just like the IV fluid you get in a hospital, it is designed to replace fluids in your body quickly.
Antioxidant Neutralization of Free Radicals:
Several ingredients target the effects of free radicals. These include:
- Vitamin C: This antioxidant vitamin is known for its immune-boosting qualities. It may be able to reduce irritation and inflammation in skin tissue.
- Glutathione: Glutathione is a molecule that can reduce your body’s ability to create inflammatory molecules, helping to alleviate pain.
- B-vitamins: B vitamins can boost white blood cell production, which can improve overall feelings of well-being.
We can enhance your IV therapy with medication to treat inflammatory responses that cause pain. The IV Therapy also contains vitamins and nutrients which help target inflammation, a key issue with sunburns.
In addition to vitamin C and glutathione, this treatment includes vitamin D. This vitamin can rein in the body’s inflammatory processes and defenses. Studies have shown that when test subjects took a high dose of vitamin D an hour after sun exposure, they suffered less inflammation and redness when compared with study participants not taking the vitamin.
Anti-inflammatory medicines target the root of your pain — the reaction your body has to damage. Our IV Therapy also contains magnesium, which is vital to over 500 different enzymatic reactions including helping to reduce pain.
Our Sunburn IV Therapies contain vitamins and nutrients to help address the tissue and skin damage a sunburn can cause, including
- Vitamin C: This multitasking vitamin can neutralize free radicals. It’s a trusted ingredient in many skin care regimens for its antioxidant properties. Zinc: Zinc is a micronutrient that aids in cell membrane repair and cell growth as well as immune system health. It has been studied as an important component of the skin’s healing process, particularly in relation to burns.
- Vitamin D: Some studies have shown that vitamin D can activate skin repair genes.
High Dose Vitamin C $300-$750
(10 packs at 10% discount) We start with a Myers Plus and adjust the level of Vit. C added as needed. All of the additional nutrients play vital roles in supporting the body’s use of high dose vit. C. The total amount of Vit. C will vary based on numerous factors and will typically be increased in increments of 25 grams which will add $150 to the total cost of the IV, therefore $300; 50 grams = $300 + 150 = $450; 75 g = $450 + 150 = $650; 100 g = $600 + 150 – $750
Several of our formulations contain relatively high amounts of Vitamin C for its overall nutritional, detoxification, and antioxidant benefits. There are also times when high doses of IV Vitamin C can be used as a pro-oxidant rather than its better-known role as a major antioxidant. The supportive information is broken up into several sections below due to the controversial nature of high-dose vitamin C over the past several decades.
Vitamin C is a booster for the immune system and has a number of benefits; these include working as an anti-microbial and antioxidant. Vitamin C is also thought to raise neurotransmitter levels in the brain. There are limits to the amount of Vitamin C that can be taken orally, which is where IV therapy steps in. Infused intravenously directly into the bloodstream, it is possible to give Vitamin C in much higher doses than can be tolerated orally.
High-dose Vitamin C is used for fatigue, fibromyalgia, immune dysfunction, and pre and post-mercury amalgam removals. Higher amounts of intravenous vitamin C can be especially effective in fighting viruses and cancer cells while being completely safe for all normal cells. It is because of this characteristic that IV vitamin C is particularly useful in knocking out the viruses of the common cold, flu, and sore throat. Patients often start feeling better within hours of administration.
Vitamin C IV is also used for Cancer Co-Management and has been used by many progressive physicians as one of the mainstays of alternative therapy for decades. Due to the increasing censorship by Big Brother, we cannot make any public statements regarding the use of high-dose IV vitamin C for cancer or any medical condition for that matter since it is not a ‘drug’ and is not specifically approved for any medical condition other than scurvy. This is only something that we can discuss under the protection of our Private Membership Association with other members. Sadly, freedom of speech has become a thing of the past, especially with regard to the field of medicine. However, we see many patients that are undergoing medical treatment that is highly taxing on nutrient levels of the body and they are keen to address any deficiencies on their road back to health.
People that have G6PD deficiency, also known as Favism, should not receive IV high doses of Vitamin C because it can cause hemolytic anemia. Favism most commonly affects people of African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian descent. Those with G6PD deficiency will typically be aware of this and it is your responsibility to inform us of any such metabolic inborn errors of metabolism that you might have.
More info on High Dose IV Vitamin C:
Unleashing the Power of High-Dose Vitamin C IV Therapy: A Promising Approach for Health and Wellness High-dose intravenous Vitamin C (IVC) therapy is gaining recognition as a powerful treatment modality for promoting health and wellness. This innovative approach harnesses the potential of Vitamin C, a vital nutrient renowned for its antioxidant properties and diverse physiological benefits. We will explore the remarkable advantages of high-dose Vitamin C IV therapy in this brief review.
1. Enhanced Immune Function: Vitamin C plays a pivotal role in supporting immune system function. High-dose Vitamin C IV therapy provides a concentrated infusion of this essential nutrient, facilitating optimal immune response and resilience. Research suggests that IVC therapy can enhance immune cell function, improve wound healing, and reduce the duration and severity of common infections.
Scientific evidence supporting the benefits of high-dose Vitamin C IV therapy for immune function:
- A systematic review published in Nutrients found that Vitamin C supplementation enhances various immune parameters and reduces the incidence and severity of respiratory tract infections.
- A clinical study published in the Journal of Translational Medicine demonstrated that high-dose Vitamin C IV therapy improved immune function and reduced pro-inflammatory markers in critically ill patients.
2. Antioxidant Powerhouse: Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that helps combat oxidative stress and neutralize harmful free radicals in the body. High-dose Vitamin C IV therapy delivers a concentrated dose of antioxidants, supporting the body’s defense against oxidative damage and promoting overall well-being.
Scientific studies supporting the antioxidant benefits of high-dose Vitamin C IV therapy:
- A review published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition highlighted the ability of Vitamin C to scavenge free radicals and protect cells from oxidative stress-induced damage.
- A study published in the Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition demonstrated that high-dose Vitamin C IV therapy significantly increased antioxidant levels in patients with chronic diseases.
3. Collagen Synthesis and Tissue Repair: Vitamin C is essential for collagen synthesis, a crucial process for maintaining healthy skin, bones, and connective tissues. High-dose Vitamin C IV therapy promotes collagen production, aiding in tissue repair and rejuvenation.
Scientific evidence supporting the role of high-dose Vitamin C IV therapy in collagen synthesis:
- A study published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences highlighted the importance of Vitamin C in collagen synthesis and tissue regeneration, emphasizing its role in wound healing and skin health.
- Another study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology found that Vitamin C supplementation increased collagen production, leading to improved skin elasticity and reduced signs of aging.
From a purely conventional medical perspective, high-dose Vitamin C IV therapy offers a range of remarkable benefits, including enhanced immune function, potent antioxidant support, and tissue repair capabilities. This evidence-based therapy is gaining recognition as a valuable approach for promoting overall health and wellness. Before considering high-dose Vitamin C IV therapy, it is essential to consult with a qualified healthcare professional to determine its suitability for individual needs and goals.
After the references section based on ‘conventional’ medical research, there is an additional section that focuses on some of the ‘progressive’ medical research and applications of high dose vitamin C.
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Are there potential uses of High Dose Vitamin C to help those with Cancer?
There are a few proposed mechanisms of action as to why high dose vitamin C can be used as an adjuvant therapy in various situations. They range from it being a powerful antioxidant to a prooxidant as well as its support for collagen production.
One of the ways high-dose Vitamin C works is associated with its interaction with metals in the body to create hydrogen peroxide. Whereas normal cells have the ability to deal with the effects of hydrogen peroxide, cancer cells do not. Therefore, increased hydrogen peroxide levels are much mor likely to damage cancer cells than normal health cells.
The earliest experience of using high-dose IV vitamin C was by a Scottish surgeon, Ewan Cameron, and his colleague, Allan Campbell, in the 1970s. This work led to collaboration between Cameron and the Nobel Prize- winning chemist Linus Pauling, further promoting the potential of vitamin C therapy in cancer management. The results clearly indicate that this simple and safe therapy is of definite value in the treatment of patients with advanced cancer.
How Does Vitamin C Kill Cancer Cells?
We all know that Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant with abundant benefits including immune enhancement, protection from viruses and bacteria, cardiovascular protection, eye diseases, and even skin wrinkles. What many people may not know, however, is that high-dose IV Vitamin C, can kill cancer cells.
Put simply, Vitamin C works with metals in the body to create increased levels of hydrogen peroxide. Hydrogen peroxide is naturally produced in the body in small amounts and is used by certain types of white blood cells to kill microorganisms. Normal, healthy cells have the ability to reduce the effects of hydrogen peroxide via a variety of antioxidants, cancer cells do not. The high concentration of the resulting hydrogen peroxide damages the DNA of the cancer cells, cuts off their energy supply, and kills them. Vitamin C, even in very high doses, is toxic only to the cancer cells without harming the healthy cells in your body.
Opponents to the use of Vitamin C as a chemotherapeutic agent believe that it actually can protect cancer cells. However, this is only potentially true if small doses are used. Small doses may help the cancer cells arm themselves against the free-radical induced damage caused by chemotherapy and radiation. Only markedly higher doses of vitamin C will selectively build up as peroxide in the cancer cells to the point of acting in a manner similar to chemotherapy. These tumor-toxic dosages can only be obtained by intravenous administration.
What Other Benefits Does High Dose IV Vitamin C Have?
In addition to its benefit as a non-toxic chemotherapeutic agent, intravenous vitamin C also boosts immunity. It can stimulate collagen formation to help the body wall off the tumor. It inhibits hyaluronidase, an enzyme that tumors use to metastasize and invade other organs throughout the body. It induces apoptosis to help program cancer cells to die early.
If Vitamin C Fights Cancer, Why Doesn’t Traditional Medicine Offer it?
One of the biggest hurdles is the critics pointing to the lack of controlled double-blind studies demonstrating Vitamin C’s efficacy in treating cancer. From there, hundreds of millions of dollars would have to be invested to obtain FDA approval for a specific use. This all comes down to economics and politics, NOT science.
Double-blind studies are typically funded by either government or BIG Pharma / pharmaceutical companies. The studies are huge undertakings and prohibitively expensive. They can and will only be done if there is a strong economic reason with the potential for significant profits. Or in the case of government funding, a strong political reason, however, is quite rare.
Vitamin C is a naturally occurring nutrient that cannot be patented and, therefore, drug companies are not willing to sponsor the research. Classically trained doctors and scientists who run various government agencies are largely pawns of BIG Pharma, so they are not after the ‘truth,’ rather, they are doing the bidding of BIG Pharma. Clearly, the multi-billion-dollar cancer drug industry does not want to prove that a naturally occurring Vitamin is more effective than their drugs. They would be putting themselves out of business. And don’t forget, cancer is a very big business.
This is not to say that legitimate research has not been performed that demonstrates the curative effects of Vitamin C on many diseases including cancer. A huge amount has been done, all you have to do is perform a search in PubMed, a government research database, and you will find over 50,000 remarkable studies on Vitamin C. so that you can read this research yourself and feel confident that substantial evidence exists supporting the use of Vitamin C in cancer treatment. Western medicine should be ashamed of itself for ignoring this truth and depriving its patients of these benefits.
Can Oral Vitamin C Help?
Unfortunately, the answer is no. The only way to get the blood levels of Vitamin C high enough to kill cancer cells is to administer it intravenously. Our intestinal tract limits the amount of Vitamin C we can absorb and is not tolerated by our digestive system at these levels. Even if you ingested only 10 g of vitamin C, you would only absorb a fairly small percentage and would certainly develop a pretty severe case of diarrhea. Vitamin C administered intravenously has the benefit of bypassing this control system and you absorb 100% of the intake. Moreover, it does not cause stomach upset or diarrhea.
Is High Dose Vitamin C Safe?
Vitamin C has been used successfully for over 70 years without a single confirmed report of any dose, even a mega-dose, causing any significant harm to an individual. Yet, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association, approximately 100,000 patients died in hospitals in 1994 from legally prescribed and carefully supervised medications and that number has remained constant every year since.
We recognize the benefits of Vitamin C and have administered many high doses vit. C therapies without incident. We believe there is substantial evidence that points to the benefits of High Dose Vitamin C Therapy for a variety of health challenges, including those with cancer. We also believe that YOU have the right and ability to make properly informed decisions about your health and how you would like to improve it. Therefore, we offer this therapy as one of our services.
High-dose IV vitamin C is contraindicated in patients with iron overload disease. It is also contradictory in patients with renal insufficiency or renal failure, or those undergoing dialysis.
Due to the still controversial nature of high-dose vitamin C as an adjuvant cancer treatment, we are including a link as well as the entire article from the cancer.gov site by the National Cancer Institute that explains some of the research and rationale SUPPORTING high-dose vitamin C for cancer.
Intravenous High-Dose Vitamin C in Cancer Therapy
January 24, 2020, by Lewis Cantley and Jihye Yun
Lewis CantleyExit Disclaimer received his Ph.D. from Cornell University and did his post-doctoral work at Harvard University. He was formerly a professor in the Departments of Systems Biology and Medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston. He is current the Meyer Director and Professor of Cancer Biology at the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. Jihye YunExit Disclaimer received her Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine under the mentorship of Bert Vogelstein and did her post-doctoral work with Lewis Cantley at Weill Cornell Medicine. She is currently an Assistant Professor and a CPRIT scholar at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
The discovery and isolation of vitamin C was one of the most important advances in improving human nutrition. Scurvy, a severe vitamin C deficiency disease characterized by weakness, lethargy, easy bruising and bleeding, was particularly problematic for sailors on long voyages during the 16th century, where access to fresh fruits and vegetables was limited. In fact, scurvy was the leading cause of naval deaths between the 16th and 18th centuries, killing more sailors than all battles, storms and other diseases combined. It wasn’t until 1747 that Scottish naval physician James LindExit Disclaimer demonstrated that consuming oranges and lemons cured and prevented scurvy. However, it took scientists nearly two more centuries to identify the nature of the curative substance contained in citrus fruits, now commonly known as vitamin C. The search for this elusive substance ended in 1932 when Albert Szent-GyorgyiExit Disclaimer, a Hungarian biochemist, isolated and identified a 6-carbon carbohydrate, hexuronic acid, as the anti-scurvy factor. Shortly thereafter, Szent-Gyorgyi renamed it “ascorbic acid”, a reference to its anti-scorbutic properties, and later went on to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1937 for his discoveries.
Today vitamin C is a popular dietary supplement, and due to improved accessibility to fruits, vegetables and vitamin supplements, disability and death from scurvy are rare. However, it is worth noting that a significant number of people even in developed countries are still vitamin C deficient. For example, approximately 7% of the US population has a plasma vitamin C concentration of less than 11 μM, that is considered scurvy. Vitamin C has many essential functions in our body in addition to its well-known role as an antioxidant. Thus, prolonged periods of sub-optimal vitamin C exposure could have adverse health effects, including an increased susceptibility to a plethora of diseases. In fact, the optimal dosage of vitamin C required to maximize its health benefits has been hotly debated ever since its discovery a century ago. Linus Pauling, a world-renowned chemist and two-time Nobel Prize Laureate, strongly advocated that megadose quantities of vitamin C (above 1 g intake per day) would prevent and treat many illnesses including the common cold and heart diseases. However, mainstream medicine has largely ignored or even ridiculed Pauling’s claim. This controversy is still very much alive today.
The controversial history of high-dose vitamin C in cancer treatment
Utilizing high doses of vitamin C as a cancer therapy is no exception to this controversy. Nearly 60 years ago Toronto physician William McCormick observed that cancer patients often presented with severely low levels of vitamin C in their blood and featured scurvy-like symptoms, leading him to postulate that vitamin C might protect against cancer by increasing collagen synthesis. In 1972, extending this theory, Ewan Cameron, a Scottish surgeon, hypothesized that ascorbate could suppress cancer development by inhibiting hyaluronidase, which otherwise weakens the extracellular matrix and enables cancer to metastasize. He began treating terminally ill cancer patients and published a case report of 50 patients in which some of the treated patients benefited from high dose vitamin C.
Encouraged by the result, Cameron teamed up with Linus Pauling to conduct clinical trials involving terminal cancer patients. In 1976, they published a study of 100 patients with terminal cancer treated with ascorbate. Their disease progression and survival rates were compared to 1000 retrospective control patients who were matched with the vitamin C-treated patients regarding age, sex, type of cancer and clinical stage and who were treated by the same physicians in the same hospital, and in the same way except that they did not receive vitamin C. Although the study was not well designed by modern standards, mainly because they lacked the placebo-control group, the results demonstrated that patients treated with vitamin C had improved quality of life and a four-fold increase in their mean survival time. In a follow up study, Cameron and Pauling reported that 22% of vitamin C-treated cancer patients survived for more than one year compared to only 0.4% of control patients. A clinical trial in Japan independently showed a similar result. With these promising outcomes, interest in the potential of vitamin C for cancer therapy grew. However, double-blind randomized clinical trials directed by Charles Moertel of the Mayo Clinic failed to show any positive effects of high dose vitamin C in cancer patients, as reported in two papers in the journal of New England Journal of Medicine. Because the Mayo Clinic’s clinical trials were conducted more rigorously, people trusted the Mayo Clinic’s data and discredited the Cameron-Pauling trials, dampening the enthusiasm for vitamin C as a cancer therapy.
So why did the Pauling and Mayo Clinic trials have different results? There are at least two crucial differences. First, the Mayo Clinic trials abruptly stopped the ascorbate administration, switching to traditional chemotherapy, when the patient developed signs of tumor progression. Thus, the overall median time of vitamin C treatment under the Mayo Clinic trials was only 2.5 months, while the Pauling and Cameron trials treated patients for the duration of the entire study period or as long as 12 years. Secondly, the Mayo Clinic trials administered 10 g of daily ascorbate to patients only orally, while the Cameron and Pauling trials administered their vitamin C both orally and intravenously. This difference in the two dosage routes proved highly consequential.
Rekindling vitamin C cancer therapy: oral vs intravenous administration
Based on studies pioneered by Mark Levine’s group at the NIH in the 2000s, the oral vitamin C doses used in the Mayo Clinic studies would have produced peak plasma concentration of less than 200 μM. In contrast, the same dose given intravenously, as used in the Pauling studies, would produce peak plasma concentrations of nearly 6 mM, more than 25 times higher. When given orally, vitamin C concentration in human plasma is tightly controlled by multiple mechanisms acting together: intestinal absorption, tissue accumulation, renal reabsorption and excretion, and potentially even the rate of utilization. However, when ascorbate is administered intravenously or intraperitoneally the tight controls are bypassed, and pharmacologic millimolar plasma concentrations of vitamin C can easily be achieved. For example, a phase I clinical study revealed that ascorbate concentrations could safely reach 25-30 mM with intravenous infusion of 100 g of vitamin C. In this study, plasma concentrations around 10 mM were sustained for at least 4 hours which, based on preclinical studies, is sufficient to kill cancer cells. Given the fact that cancer patients were only treated with vitamin C orally in the Mayo Clinic studies, the studies do not disprove high dose vitamin C’s efficacy as a cancer treatment.
This new knowledge has rekindled interest and spurred new research into the clinical potential of vitamin C. Consequently, over the past decade, there have been an increased number of phase I/II clinical trials and case reports testing the safety and efficacy of high dose vitamin C as a treatment for various cancer patients as a monotherapy or in combinational therapy. We will not discuss these clinical studies as there are already several reviews on the topic. Virtually all studies show improved quality of life for cancer patients by minimizing pain and protecting normal tissues from toxicity caused by chemotherapy. Additionally, vitamin C showed synergistic effects when combined with radiation and standard chemotherapies. Unfortunately, these studies were not designed as large-scale, randomized controlled trials and thus the efficacy of high dose vitamin C therapy remains to be determined.
Challenges of conducting a randomized controlled trial for vitamin C cancer therapy
There are at least three challenges that have thus far prevented large-scale, randomized controlled trials of vitamin C for cancer therapy. First, vitamin C is not patentable. Therefore, there is no financial incentive for pharmaceutical companies to support vitamin C clinical trials, and those that have been done have largely relied on government grants and small private donations. Second, as discussed above, vitamin C cancer therapy has a long history of controversy. Due to the Mayo clinical studies in the 1980s, many orthodox, mainstream clinicians have a prejudice against vitamin C therapy. Third, although many preclinical studies showed high dose vitamin C could kill cancer cells or retard tumor growth in vivo, vitamin C’s mechanisms of action have not been clear, making it hard to predict the pharmacodynamics, the rational design of combinational therapy, and biomarkers for patient stratification. Fortunately, a growing number of recent and rigorous preclinical studies have begun resolving the third challenge, which may also lead to overcoming the first and second barriers. Mechanistic insights into the action of pharmacological vitamin C will generate more explicit scientific hypotheses and allow clinicians to design better trials to investigate those hypotheses, ultimately leading to a definitive answer to the question: can the pharmacological administration of ascorbate benefit cancer patients? Recently, we discussed the potential mechanisms by which vitamin C may act in cancer patients in Nature Reviews Cancer. Here we will highlight one of the mechanisms discovered by our group that relates to Ras protein.
High-dose vitamin C therapy for KRAS/BRAF mutant cancers
More than 80 years ago, the biochemist Otto Warburg observed that cancer cells consume more glucose and produce more lactate even in the presence of ample oxygen as compared with normal cells. This phenomenon, called aerobic glycolysis or the Warburg effect, has been exploited for visualizing tumors in the clinical setting by imaging their uptake of the radiolabeled glucose analog, [18F] fluoro-2-deoxyglucose (FDG), via Positron Emission Tomography (PET). Although the exact mechanism by which glucose reprograming contributes to tumorigenesis remains unclear, numerous genetic and pharmacological studies showed that this metabolic switch can be essential for cancer survival and proliferation. Thus, targeting glycolysis may offer cancer patients a more selective strategy to treat cancer.
More than half of colorectal cancers (CRCs) harbor activating mutations in KRAS or BRAF, yet those cancers are the most refractory to current targeted therapies. Our group and others showed that oncogenic mutations in KRAS or BRAF contribute to the Warburg effect and the addiction to glucose in part by upregulating a glucose transporter, GLUT1, that allows cancer cells to take up glucose efficiently. These data suggest a strategy for targeting KRAS or BRAF mutant cancer by exploiting the selective expression of GLUT1 and the metabolic liability that comes with increased reliance on glycolysis. Indeed, by targeting these unique features in these cancer cells, we recently showed that high dose vitamin C could selectively kill KRAS or BRAF mutant CRC cells.
Interestingly, GLUT1 not only transports glucose but also transports dehydroascorbic acid (DHA), the oxidized form of vitamin C. Subsequently, we observed that CRC cells harboring KRAS or BRAF mutations uniquely increased uptake of DHA via GLUT1 when treated with vitamin C. The increased DHA uptake in mutant cells produced oxidative stress, increasing the level of reactive oxygen species (ROS) in cells because intracellular DHA was rapidly reduced back to vitamin C at the expense of glutathione (GSH), a master antioxidant in cells. In turn, we found that elevated ROS activated poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP), a DNA repair enzyme, consuming large amounts of cellular NAD+ as its cofactor. The depletion of NAD+ resulted in the inactivation of glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) because GAPDH requires NAD+ as a cofactor. Inhibiting GAPDH in highly glycolytic KRAS or BRAF mutant cells ultimately led to an energy crisis and cell death not seen in their KRAS and BRAF wild-type counterparts. Finally, we showed that high-dose vitamin C therapy reduced both the number and size of tumors in KRAS or BRAF mutant mice as compared to mice without these mutations, confirming that vitamin C selectively targets KRAS or BRAF mutant tumors in mouse models of colon tumors. In short, ascorbate functions as a “Trojan horse” through its conversion to DHA, and insidiously enters cancer cells via GLUT1 to promote the generation of intracellular ROS, which ultimately kills the cancer cell.
Although our study showed that DHA is the pharmaceutically active agent, reduced ascorbate (not directly DHA) is used for preclinical and clinical anti-cancer studies because ascorbate has a significantly longer plasma half-life than DHA (>60 min vs a few min). Moreover, the reduced ascorbate can be efficiently oxidized to DHA in tumors’ extracellular fluids where high level of ROS usually exists. Given that KRAS and BRAF mutations are not only restricted to colorectal cancer, vitamin C may be benefit other types of tumors. For example, 90% of pancreatic cancers and approximately 30% of lung cancers have KRAS mutations. These KRAS mutant tumors also have high GLUT1 expression and are linked to altered glucose metabolism similar to CRC. Therefore, high dose vitamin C may benefit other types of tumors harboring KRAS/BRAF mutations. Based on these results, Weill Cornell Medicine is currently conducting a Phase II clinical trial to examine the effects of intravenous high-dose vitamin C in the treatment of KRAS-mutant cancers, and Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center in China is conducting placebo-controlled, randomized Phase III clinical trials in colorectal cancer patients in a combination of chemotherapy.
While KRAS and BRAF mutations are certainly two of the most frequently mutated oncogenes in human cancer, they are not the only mutations known to affect glucose metabolism and sensitivity toward ascorbate therapy. For example, we and others have found that renal cancer cells (RCC) with loss of VHL (Von Hippel- Lindau), a tumor suppressor that destabilizes HIF1A via ubiquitination, are significantly sensitive to ascorbate treatment compared to VHL-proficient cells. RCC-VHL null cells have increased HIF1A transcriptional activity, which not only increases GLUT1 expression, but also deregulates many other glycolytic enzymes to induce metabolic reprograming. Additionally, cancers with increased levels of DNA damage, such as those that have been treated with radiation or those with mutations in BRCA genes, are more reliant on DNA repair mediated by PARP. Pharmacologic vitamin C might selectively impair such cancers by depriving them of the NAD+ necessary for PARP activity.
Vitamin C as a cancer therapy has had a controversial past. What has been intriguing are small clinical trials that suggest some responses, but with no clear rationale for why cancers should respond to vitamin C or a path forward for explaining which patients are most likely to respond. Now a growing number of preclinical studies are showing how high-dose vitamin C might benefit cancer patients. Importantly, these preclinical studies provide a clear rationale and potential biomarkers that may help personalize the therapeutic approach and identify patient populations that are likely to respond to high-dose vitamin C therapy. Since the mechanisms of action of vitamin C are becoming better defined, we can propose vitamin C combinations in a more rational, hypothesis-driven manner. In addition, given the current high financial cost of new cancer drugs, it seems rational to improve the effectiveness of current therapies by studying their clinical interactions with vitamin C. In our view, the implementation of this treatment paradigm could provide benefit to many cancer patients.
This work was supported by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant (R35 CA197588), Stand Up to Cancer–American Association for Cancer Research grant (SU2C-AACR-DT22-17), and the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. Lewis Cantley is a founder and member of the senior advisory boards of Agios Pharmaceuticals and Petra Pharmaceuticals, which are developing novel therapies for cancer. The Cantley laboratory also receives financial support from Petra Pharmaceuticals.
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Reasons to Use IV Therapy
Anti-aging Therapy & Health Optimization
As we get older the effects of chronic stress, including suboptimal nutrition and our toxic world, take their toll on us. There are many pieces to the puzzle of maintaining and optimizing health, reversing biological age, and aging gracefully. IV (and IM) nutrition can be used as one of the tools to quickly restore nutrient levels thereby making it easier to sustain via proper lifestyle habits.
One of the biggest benefits of IV therapy is to correct nutritional deficiencies that are EXTREMELY common in our society. Small nutritional deficiencies can cause large metabolic problems such as in accelerated aging and the development of chronic conditions. Every large-scale study ever performed demonstrates widespread nutrient deficiencies in the general population. This is even more pronounced in those with chronic health challenges. IV nutritional infusions should not be used in place of proper diet and sound oral nutritional supplementation, but rather as a tool to jumpstart the replenishment of nutrient deficiencies and/or imbalances.
Chronic Health Challenges
The vast majority of people these days have one or more chronic health challenges. They range from being overweight to diabetes, heart, circulatory, lung, kidney, digestive, musculoskeletal, auto immune, and/or neurological conditions and more. EVERY one of those has a nutritional component NO MATTER what ‘Modern Medicine’ says about them. In reality, modern medicine has NO EXPLANATION for what causes MOST chronic conditions. They also DO NOT even teach doctors about nutrition, that’s why most doctors are clueless about this entire area. IV nutrition is not and should not be considered a long term solution to anyone’s chronic health problems, BUT it can be an important place to start taking control of your health.
Suspected Toxicity / Heavy Metals
We live in an extremely toxic world, mostly of our making. Industrialization has led to huge amounts of thousands of different toxins being spewed into our air, water, and soil. Not unsurprisingly, much of this ends up in our bodies and our bodies are not designed to or adapted to deal with them. IV nutrients and chelators have been shown to play a major role in helping our bodies to eliminate many of these toxic substances.
Digestive or Absorptive Issues
A startling high percentage of the population has ‘digestive issues’ that they are aware of; many others have digestive issues that they have either learned to live with or are not aware of. Indigestion, heartburn, bleeding, bloating, burning, burping, abdominal pain, nausea, excess gas, diarrhea, or constipation vomiting and more, all point toward digestive challenges. Just look at the number of commercials for medications focused on alleviating some of these symptoms and you’ll have an idea of the number of people suffering from seemingly ‘minor’ digestive issues. No digestive issue is minor, they all impact our long-term health.
Sports Medicine & Performance Related
Healing from an injury (sports medicine) or optimizing performance both require optimum levels of dozens of vital nutrients. Very few people, including athletes and those recovering from an injury, get optimum amounts of all the nutrients; IV Nutrient Therapy is a simple way to ensure that we have every key, essential nutrient ‘onboard.’ Enhancing performance is all about nutrition and providing the best possible nourishment to the cellular energy production process. IV nutrition can be a useful tool to boost recovery and performance.
Infections and Immune System Enhancement
High dose IV Vitamin C has been used for decades to fight a wide variety of infections and toxic exposures. It absolutely gives the immune system a significant boost. There are also synergistic effects of combining high dose Vit C with other vital nutrients (vitamins, minerals and other substances, even antibiotics, for severe infections with multiple beneficial mechanisms identified. Vitamin C in higher doses can be extremely helpful for many things, however, oral intake at higher levels can be problematic. Compounds like zinc help increase the availability of white blood cells and infection fighting T cells. Zinc supplementation has even been shown to slow the growth of cancer cells. Magnesium is vital to over 500 metabolic pathways including several involving the immune response. Pantothenic acid B5 plays a role in metabolism and immune function. It naturally stimulates antibody formation and is known as the anti-stress vitamin.
Chemotherapy Side Effects and Damage to Healthy Cells
The adverse physiological effects of the strong chemotherapeutic drugs can be eased with nutrient and immune therapies that help restore a patient’s health and well-being. Chemotherapy is the ‘controlled’ use of toxic substances to kill cancerous cells, however, many normal, healthy cells are killed or damaged in the process. IV nutrient therapies can help to restore damaged nutrient levels caused by chemotherapy thereby improving the quality of a chemo patient’s life by improving how they feel and helping their immune system to recover from the toxic assault of chemo. Additionally, mood and stress enhancement therapies help to deal with the emotional strain of treatment.
Higher doses of Vitamin C are known to reduce the level of histamines in the body and to bolster allergy fighting hormones in the adrenal glands. Vitamin C in higher doses can be extremely helpful for many things, however, oral intake at higher levels can be problematic. Compounds like zinc help increase the availability of white blood cells and infection fighting T cells. Zinc supplementation has even been shown to slow the growth of cancer cells. Pantothenic acid B5 plays a role in metabolism and immune function. It naturally stimulates antibody formation and is known as the anti-stress vitamin. Essential fatty acid supplementation reduces inflammation and can help moderate the immune response. Antioxidants like vitamin E, D and C reduce free radical damage.
Pre and Post Surgical Stress
Most patients undergo surgery in an already depleted nutritional state that often worsens as a result of the surgery. Optimizing nutrition or fluid balance improves patient comfort and increases the chances for a quicker and better recovery while helping to alleviate many of the complications that occur with surgery.
Stem Cell Support
Stem cell therapies are one of the TOP Age Reversal Technologies available with many applications. Stem cells are absolutely amazing AND they also need all the right nutrients to be available to do their job in helping to regenerate tissue. Most people are deficient in multiple nutrients, so doing a series of supportive IV nutrients is a great way to ensure the you receive maximum benefits from your stem cell investment.
This has become a huge problem that contributes to a wide range of chronic health challenges. There are a number of key nutrients that can help to modulate inflammation and by providing supraphysiologic doses of some of those we can help to stop the excessive inappropriate inflammation process.
IV Additives Frequently Used
Vitamin C is an essential vitamin, meaning it can’t be produced by the body. Nevertheless, it has many roles in your body and has been linked to impressive health benefits. It is water-soluble and found in many fruits and vegetables provided the soil contains all the right nutrients, unfortunately, that is rarely the case.
- One of the main reasons people take vitamin C supplements is to boost their immune system function.
- Vitamin C is involved in many parts of the immune system.
- Vitamin C helps encourage the production of white blood cells known as lymphocytes and phagocytes, which help protect the body against infections.
- Vitamin C helps these white blood cells function more effectively while protecting them from damage by potentially harmful molecules, such as free radicals.
- Vitamin C is an essential part of the skin’s defense system. It is actively transported to the skin where it can act as an antioxidant and help strengthen the skin’s barriers.
- Vitamin C may shorten wound healing time.
- Strong Antioxidant That May Reduce the Risk of Chronic Diseases.
- May Help Battle High Blood Pressure as well as many other conditions.
- Fights Heart Disease Risk Factors, Potentially Lowering Heart Disease Risk.
- Helps Prevent Iron Deficiencies by Improving Iron Absorption.
- Vitamin C is needed to make collagen. It strengthens the connective tissue in the skin, muscles, and blood vessels.
Magnesium is vital in over 500 different metabolic reactions in the body. Magnesium deficiency is widespread, this has been verified in many studies.
Magnesium deficiency may lead to irregular heartbeats and can cause or worsen multiple medical conditions such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia, as well as lead to anxiety and tense muscles or spasms.
Magnesium through IV is often used in conjunction with a Myer’s cocktail which is a time proven IV therapy that combines several crucial vitamins and minerals in one treatment.
Magnesium IV Drip effectively enhances the function of the muscular and nervous systems. Your body needs magnesium to perform over 500 biochemical reactions necessary to sustain life. Magnesium is also a natural calcium channel blocker that helps reduce the workload of the heart.
Anxiety is often treated with prescription medication. Many doctors do not consider that a lack of magnesium can stress your body and create or worsen anxiety. The Magnesium Push has proven effective in the treatment of anxiety in many of our patients.
- Cardiac Arrhythmias
Magnesium deficiency causes major stress on the muscular system. The most important muscle in the human body is the heart. There is an intricate connection between magnesium and the heart’s electrical stability. Magnesium deficiency may cause irregular heartbeats commonly known as arrhythmias. Magnesium IV/Push therapy results in the relaxation of the heart and dilates blood vessels. This allows the heart to work more efficiently.
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Magnesium is crucial for energy production in our Mitochondria, therefore deficiency is associated with fatigue. Proper magnesium levels are vital in lessening the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome.
A severe deficiency of magnesium can cause the muscles in the body to be chronically tight and prone to spasms. Since the muscular and nervous systems are both involved in Fibromyalgia, there is a definite link between low magnesium levels and Fibromyalgia. Boosting & balancing the levels of magnesium in your body through Magnesium IV therapy can improve and deter the symptoms of Fibromyalgia.
Magnesium is a powerful vasodilator. When blood vessels are dilated, blood pressure comes down dramatically. We will also recommend the state-of-the-art oral magnesium supplement to help maintain proper magnesium levels all the time.
You will receive your Magnesium IV Drip in our relaxing, comfortable IV suite. You can read a book, listen to music, or even work on your laptop computer while you are being treated.
- Zinc is involved in approximately 300 different metabolic reactions, second only to magnesium.
- Zinc deficiency is also well documented to be widespread since the soil has been depleted of zinc for several decades.
- Zinc helps maintain the integrity of skin and mucosal membranes.
- Zinc is a trace element that is necessary for a healthy immune system.
- A lack of zinc can make a person more susceptible to disease and illness.
- Zinc has a crucial role in regulating how neurons communicate with one another, affecting how memories are formed and how we learn.
- Zinc is beneficial in reducing the duration and severity of the common cold in healthy people when taken within 24 hours of the onset of symptoms.
- Patients experiencing chronic wounds or ulcers often have deficient zinc metabolism and lower serum zinc levels.
- Zinc is often used in skin creams for treating diaper rash or other skin irritations.
- Several studies and trials have linked poor zinc status with low sperm quality.
Methyl B12Vitamin B12 is yet another nutrient that studies show to be deficient in a very large percentage of the population. B12 deficiency can occur in one of two ways. Either your diet lacks adequate amounts of it, or your body is unable to efficiently absorb the foods you eat.
Those at risk of vitamin B12 deficiency include Older adults, People with gastrointestinal disorders, such as Crohn’s disease or celiac disease, Those who have had gastrointestinal surgeries, such as bariatric surgery or bowel resection surgery, People on a strict vegan diet, Those who take metformin for blood sugar control, Those taking proton pump inhibitors for chronic heartburn. In many older adults, the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach is reduced, causing a reduction in the absorption of vitamin B12.
- May Improve Mood and Symptoms of Depression
- May Benefit Your Brain by Preventing the Loss of Neurons.
- May Give You an Energy Boost.
- Vitamin B12 supplements have long been touted as the go-to product for a surge of energy.
- May Improve Heart Health by Decreasing Homocysteine.
- Supports Healthy Hair, Skin, and Nails.
- Helps With Red Blood Cell Formation and Anemia Prevention
- May Prevent Major Birth Defects.
- May Support Bone Health and Prevent Osteoporosis.
- May Reduce Your Risk of Macular Degeneration.
B Vitamins – B Vitamins play a crucial role in many vital biochemical metabolic reactions including immune support and energy production.
Vitamin B complex is composed of eight B vitamins:
Each of these essential vitamins contributes to your overall bodily function. B vitamins play a vital role in maintaining good health and well-being. As the building blocks of a healthy body, B vitamins have a direct impact on your energy levels, brain function, and cell metabolism.
Vitamin B complex helps prevent infections and helps support or promote:
- cell health
- growth of red blood cells
- energy levels
- good eyesight
- healthy brain function
- good digestion
- healthy appetite
- proper nerve function
- hormones and cholesterol production
- cardiovascular health
- muscle tone
In women, B vitamins are especially important for women who are pregnant and breastfeeding. These vitamins aid in fetal brain development as well as reduce the risk of birth defects. And for expectant mothers, B vitamins may boost energy levels, ease nausea, and lower the risk of developing preeclampsia (along with proper magnesium levels).
In men, B vitamins are thought to increase testosterone levels in men, which naturally decrease with age. They may also help men build muscle and increase strength.
Chromium is often used as a weight-loss aid and to control blood sugar. Chromium works by aiding the action of insulin in the body. Insulin is essential for the metabolism and storage of carbs, fats, and proteins in the body.
Selenium is part of glutathione peroxidase which protects cell components from oxidative damage due to peroxides produced in cellular metabolism.
- Proteins are composed of Amino Acids which fit together to create muscle, bone, nerves, and virtually all of the structures that compose our bodies.
- There are Non-Essential Amino Acids that already exist and are manufactured biologically within your body. Essential Amino Acids have to come from food or supplements.
- Amino Acids, however, do far more than build our cells and tissues, they are necessary for the synthesis of proteins, enzymes, hormones, neurotransmitters, metabolic pathways, and brain function.
- They repair damaged tissue while generating new ones.
- They, like water, are pivotal in almost every bodily