Intravenous (IV) therapy is when a substance or drug is administered to a patient directly into the vein. Over the last 15 years, it has become very clear that IV treatments can help improve cold/flu symptoms, recovery, hangovers, and fatigue. Some intravenous treatments are approved by the FDA for the treatment of conditions such as heavy metal poisoning, dehydration, and nutritional deficiency. The benefits of IV therapy include: Nutrients go right into the bloodstream Nutrients bypass the gut and avoid absorption issues Higher doses of nutrients can be delivered with greater tolerance Therapeutic doses of nutrients can be given Doses can be given quickly IV therapy is an excellent way to get nutrients and hydration whether it be for optimizing health or restoring health. It has been hypothesized that as low as 10% and as much as 80% of our nutrients are absorbed from the food we eat. The factors that impact your nutrient status are: Diseases of the digestive system such as IBS, Crohns, Ulcers, GERD, and Gastric bypass High level athletic training Menstrual irregularities and heavy menstrual cycles Infections Poor dietary intake of nutrients Is IV Therapy Safe? Generally speaking, IV vitamins and minerals are safe for most...