Intravenous (IV) Infusion Therapy: What You Need to Know

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IV Infusion Therapy is the process of administering a mixture of liquid vitamins and minerals directly into the bloodstream. Performed all over the world, this procedure has gained increasing popularity in recent years. 

At Tel Aviv Doctor we stay curious and we look beyond standard medical procedures for new ideas and treatments that benefit our patients’ health. Intravenous Infusion Therapy provides a way of administering vitamins, minerals and other nutrients directly into the blood stream and to the body’s cells, bypassing the digestive system. This kinds of treatments are increasingly used and researched world-wide.

Services like ‘IV Lounges’ have opened up in some parts of the world, administering ‘Hangover Cures’ and other intravenous therapy with little or no medical oversight. At Tel Aviv Doctor we apply the treatment in a strictly medical context, administered according to the medical needs of our patients and overseen by a doctor.

Doesn’t a daily multivitamin do the same? What are the additional benefits?

When you take your oral multivitamin each day, it travels down to your stomach and through your digestive tract, which limits the amount your body absorbs. Whereas with IV infusion therapy, the liquid enters your bloodstream, bypasses your digestive system, and it allows for a quick absorption of a much higher concentration of the vitamins and minerals in your body tissues and cells.

Who could benefit from Intravenous (IV) Infusion Therapy?

As a natural immunity booster, a myriad of health concerns may benefit from these infusions: from lung conditions such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to fibromyalgia and hypothyroidism. The infusions have been known to improve allergies, relieve migraines, increase energy, and it can be beneficial to rehydrate athletes after intense exercise. It can help overcome symptoms of the flu or a cold or any acute viral infection. And recently the media has picked up on the popularity of IV Treatments as a hangover cure after a long night of drinking ..

If you think you could benefit from Intravenous Infusion Therapy, take a look at our Medical Services and get in touch to discuss it with your physician at Tel Aviv Doctor.